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Greta Thunberg docuseries amplifies her climate change fight

Greta Thunberg docuseries amplifies her climate change fight

NEW YORK — Greta Thunberg turned 18 in January, but she’s already made peace with her future: While most college students will change their concentrations multiple times, the Swedish high school student says climate change activism will be her life’s
Queen thankful for 'support, kindness' after Philip's death

Queen thankful for 'support, kindness' after Philip's death

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her thanks for all the “support and kindness” shown following the death of her husband, Prince Philip.
Arkansas to honour country legend Johnny Cash with holiday

Arkansas to honour country legend Johnny Cash with holiday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Man in Black is about to get his own day in Arkansas. The Arkansas House on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill that would make Feb. 26 “Johnny Cash Day," voting 92-0 to send the measure to Gov.
A 'Romeo and Juliet' movie that celebrates theatrical roots

A 'Romeo and Juliet' movie that celebrates theatrical roots

NEW YORK — The cast appears at first chatting amiably as they enter a theatre . They're in street clothes — hoodies, sneakers and backpacks. They seem blissfully unaware that not all will survive the next hour or so.
Behind production of a top-selling bourbon, push to go green

Behind production of a top-selling bourbon, push to go green

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The process of making fine whiskey involves aging spirits to a golden brown, but a bourbon producing giant is going green along the way.
Amazon begins rollout of pay-by-palm at Whole Foods near HQ

Amazon begins rollout of pay-by-palm at Whole Foods near HQ

NEW YORK — Amazon is rolling out pay-by-palm technology at some Whole Foods grocery stores near its headquarters to make paying quicker and more convenient.
New enrollments push Anthem beyond expectations in Q1

New enrollments push Anthem beyond expectations in Q1

INDIANAPOLIS — Anthem delivered a better-than-expected first quarter and pushed its 2021 forecast past expectations as enrolment growth lifted the health insurer.
Bad news overload: pandemic blurs line between informing public and feeding anxiety

Bad news overload: pandemic blurs line between informing public and feeding anxiety

Scrolling through social media for COVID-19 updates has become a precarious activity for some Canadians, with news of the worsening pandemic becoming harder to escape.
Germany vows to boost cycling as part of climate effort

Germany vows to boost cycling as part of climate effort

BERLIN — Germany, home to the Autobahn and a powerful motor industry, wants its citizens to spend less time driving and more time cycling to help save the planet.
Annual pace of inflation leaps higher in March to 2.2%, Statistics Canada says

Annual pace of inflation leaps higher in March to 2.2%, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation jumped higher in March due in large part to a plunge in prices a year ago at the start of the pandemic. Statistics Canada said Wednesday the consumer price index in March was up 2.