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Oprah, Lionsgate to help adapt The 1619 Project for film, TV

Oprah, Lionsgate to help adapt The 1619 Project for film, TV

Oprah Winfrey and Lionsgate are partnering with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones to adapt the The New York Times’ recent project examining the legacy of slavery for film and television.
Review: Hanks lends steady, sober hand to taut naval drama

Review: Hanks lends steady, sober hand to taut naval drama

He’s Forrest Gump. He’s Mr. Rogers. He’s Woody.

Lithuania bans Russian television channel RT, follows Latvia

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania's media watchdog says it has banned the broadcasts of the state-controlled Russian television channel RT, effective Thursday, following a similar decision made in Baltic neighbour Latvia last week.
Comic hero 'Asterix' plans friendly assault on the New World

Comic hero 'Asterix' plans friendly assault on the New World

NEW YORK — Americans have long adored things from France, like its bread, cheese and wine. But they've been stubbornly resistant to one of France's biggest imports: “Asterix.
Virtual training can be good for trainers, owners and dogs

Virtual training can be good for trainers, owners and dogs

Jennifer Stile was apprehensive when she found out that training classes for her puppy Josie would be moving online because of the pandemic.
Ban on vaping ads that can be seen by youth to take effect next month

Ban on vaping ads that can be seen by youth to take effect next month

Ottawa's new rules restricting the promotion of vaping products in places young people can access are set to come into effect next month.
Sara Bareilles leads 'Little Voice' to small screen

Sara Bareilles leads 'Little Voice' to small screen

NEW YORK — Though it shares a title with her major label debut album, Sara Bareilles isn't exactly telling her own story in the new streaming series “Little Voice.
Writers including Atwood, Gladwell warn in open letter against threat to free speech

Writers including Atwood, Gladwell warn in open letter against threat to free speech

LONDON — Dozens of artists, writers and academics have signed an open letter decrying the weakening of public debate and warning that the free exchange of information and ideas is in jeopardy amid a rise in what they call “illiberalism.” J.K.

'Desperation science' slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs

Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamouring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste.
'Desperation science' slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs

'Desperation science' slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs

Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamouring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste.