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Review: In 'The Old Guard,' the comic movie gets an overhaul

Review: In 'The Old Guard,' the comic movie gets an overhaul

For all the painful absences of this summer, it has been a season blessedly bereft of superheroes. No, they’re not all bad. And there is much of the normal rhythms of the movies’ main-event months to be nostalgic for.
Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

TORONTO — Journalists have not had to go far to uncover searing stories of racism in Canada — they're finding them in their own newsrooms, among their co-workers and involving their bosses.
Cancer trial to focus on protecting patients from COVID-19 infection

Cancer trial to focus on protecting patients from COVID-19 infection

OTTAWA — A national clinical trial this summer will focus on protecting cancer patients against severe COVID-19 infection by attempting to boost their compromised immune system.

Tyler Perry to pay funeral expenses for girl shot in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Tyler Perry has offered to pay the funeral expenses for an 8-year-old girl who was fatally shot in Atlanta over the weekend, a representative for the actor and filmmaker confirmed Wednesday.
In UK court, Depp accuses Amber Heard of 'hoax' abuse claims

In UK court, Depp accuses Amber Heard of 'hoax' abuse claims

LONDON — Johnny Depp denied an allegation by ex-wife Amber Heard that he is a “Dr. Jekyll and Mr.
Kanye West breaks with Trump, claims 2020 run is not a stunt

Kanye West breaks with Trump, claims 2020 run is not a stunt

NEW YORK — Kanye West says he is no longer a Trump supporter.
With a satirical fictional memoir, Jim Carrey gets real

With a satirical fictional memoir, Jim Carrey gets real

NEW YORK — When Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon handed in the book they had toiled on for eight years -- a satirical “anti-memoir” about Carrey’s life but with increasingly extreme flights of absurdity -- to Sonny Mehta, the late Knopf publisher said he w
Safe injection sites may curb opioid deaths, report suggests

Safe injection sites may curb opioid deaths, report suggests

A safe haven in the U.S. where people can give themselves heroin and other drugs has observed more than 10,500 injections over five years and treated 33 overdoses with none proving fatal, researchers reported Wednesday.
Network: Shepard Smith joins CNBC for weeknight news program

Network: Shepard Smith joins CNBC for weeknight news program

NEW YORK — Shepard Smith, who abruptly quit Fox News Channel last October amid the ascendancy of opinionated programming, will bring a nightly newscast to CNBC this fall.
Is COVID-19 airborne? Experts say term is incorrect for describing transmission

Is COVID-19 airborne? Experts say term is incorrect for describing transmission

A group of 239 scientists and physicians urging the World Health Organization to recognize the potential for airborne transmission of the novel coronavirus have sparked debate over how COVID-19 is spreading.