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Hit with #metoo revolt, head Activision Entertainment is out

Hit with #metoo revolt, head Activision Entertainment is out

The president of Activision's Blizzard Entertainment is stepping down weeks after the company was hit with a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit in California as well as backlash from employees over the work environment.
Giant Dildo sign is on private property, please stay away, urges N.L. town

Giant Dildo sign is on private property, please stay away, urges N.L. town

DILDO, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, CANADA — A Newfoundland town that became famous on a late-night American talk show for sharing a name with a sex toy is once again urging residents to steer clear of a sign spelling out the name "Dildo.
The Latest: 1st cruise ship in Puerto Rico since pandemic

The Latest: 1st cruise ship in Puerto Rico since pandemic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Carnival Mardi Gras has docked in Puerto Rico — the first cruise ship to visit the U.S. territory since the start of the pandemic. Some cautiously celebrated Tuesday’s visit.
Montreal composer on creating a 'Hawaiian Hitchcock' score for 'The White Lotus'

Montreal composer on creating a 'Hawaiian Hitchcock' score for 'The White Lotus'

TORONTO — Montreal composer Cristobal Tapia de Veer says he was thinking of a "Hawaiian Hitchcock" when he wrote the score for HBO's "The White Lotus.
Reese Witherspoon sells Hello Sunshine, joins new company

Reese Witherspoon sells Hello Sunshine, joins new company

It's a perfect day for Reese Witherspoon as the actress and producer is selling the media company she founded to a newly formed company backed by private equity firm Blackstone Group.

1st cruise ship docks in Puerto Rico since pandemic began

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Carnival Mardi Gras docked Tuesday in Puerto Rico — the first time a cruise ship has visited the U.S. territory since the pandemic began. Some cautiously celebrated the arrival.
How to chop remodeling costs when wood prices are high

How to chop remodeling costs when wood prices are high

Wood costs have skyrocketed over the last year, leaving would-be home renovators to choose between waiting in price purgatory or moving forward and possibly overpaying.
Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

LONDON (AP) — Early in the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Sherlock went out with a few men she met through dating apps. The dates were “weird,” she said, and not just because they were masked, socially distanced and outdoors.
Turkey's Erdogan faces mounting criticism over wildfires

Turkey's Erdogan faces mounting criticism over wildfires

BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — As Turkish fire crews pressed ahead Tuesday with their weeklong battle against blazes tearing through forests and villages on the country's southern coast, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government faced increased criticism o
Pushback challenges vaccination requirements at US colleges

Pushback challenges vaccination requirements at US colleges

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The quickly approaching fall semester has America’s colleges under pressure to decide how far they should go to guard their campuses against COVID-19 while navigating legal and political questions and rising infection rates.