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Boo! Sitcom 'Ghosts' combos misfit spirits, feel-good charm

Boo! Sitcom 'Ghosts' combos misfit spirits, feel-good charm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The title seems to be a dead giveaway, but there’s more to the new comedy “Ghosts” than things that go bump in the night. “We totally think of this show as ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ meets 'Ted Lasso,” said producer Joe Wiseman.
Gary Paulsen, celebrated children's author, dies at 82

Gary Paulsen, celebrated children's author, dies at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Paulsen, the acclaimed and prolific children's author who often drew upon his rural affinities and wide-ranging adventures for tales that included “Hatchet,” “Brian's Winter” and “Dogsong,” has died at age 82.
Purolator hiring 2,400 workers to deal with record number of packages this holiday

Purolator hiring 2,400 workers to deal with record number of packages this holiday

TORONTO — Purolator Inc. is bulking up on staff, vehicles and pickup locations as it braces for its busiest holiday season yet.

Efforts to track diversity in journalism are lagging

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a year after George Floyd's killing focused attention on efforts to diversify newsrooms, the ability to measure real progress is proving elusive.

Fugitive sought in scheme to sell Raymond Pettibon forgeries

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities are accusing a fugitive of selling forged paintings by Raymond Pettibon, a successful contemporary artist who got his break decades ago by doing album covers for punk rock bands like Black Flag and Sonic Youth.
FDA unlikely to rule on Merck's COVID pill before December

FDA unlikely to rule on Merck's COVID pill before December

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will ask its outside experts to meet in late November to scrutinize Merck's pill to treat COVID-19. The Nov. 30 meeting means U.S.
Review: Guests take Tom Morello’s album on a wild ride

Review: Guests take Tom Morello’s album on a wild ride

“The Atlas Underground Fire,” Tom Morello (Mom + Pop Music) Once the paint-peeling guitar riffs, spleen-shaking drums and rip-roaring parade of guests subside, Tom Morello’s “The Atlas Underground Fire” really gets hearts racing.
Review: Ron and Clint Howard reveal Hollywood success story

Review: Ron and Clint Howard reveal Hollywood success story

“The Boys,” by Ron Howard and Clint Howard (William Morrow) “What was it like growing up on TV?” That’s the question, along with the death of their father in 2017, that prompted Ron Howard and his brother, Clint, to co-write a memoir of their childho
Caesars Entertainment, Spiegelworld ink $75M theaters deal

Caesars Entertainment, Spiegelworld ink $75M theaters deal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment and the company that produces the show “Absinthe” in Las Vegas are teaming up on theater and dining projects in three states that will cost nearly $75 million.
Montreal-made website uses AI to show impacts of climate change on any address

Montreal-made website uses AI to show impacts of climate change on any address

TORONTO — Imagine Parliament Hill blanketed in orange skies, floodwaters climbing the sides of BC Place stadium or a thick layer of smog fogging the view of Halifax from Citadel Hill.