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Tony Moments: A night for Broadway to reclaim its groove

Tony Moments: A night for Broadway to reclaim its groove

NEW YORK (AP) — Surely many in the audience were thinking it, but “Company” director Marianne Elliott said it most directly at Sunday's Tony awards: In the devastating two years since the pandemic hit, it “felt at times that live theater was endanger
Nearly 1 in 4 homeowners would have to sell home if interest rates rise more: Survey

Nearly 1 in 4 homeowners would have to sell home if interest rates rise more: Survey

TORONTO — Nearly one in four homeowners say they will have to sell their home if interest rates go up further, according to a new debt survey from Manulife Bank of Canada.

Chinese Canadian pop star Kris Wu faces rape charge in court

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese Canadian pop star Kris Wu has faced rape and other criminal charges at a closed trial in Beijing as China was in uproar over a video showing a group of men physically assaulting four women in another city.
Japan toughens defamation penalties after wrestler's suicide

Japan toughens defamation penalties after wrestler's suicide

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament approved tougher penalties for criminal defamation Monday in a move prompted by a bullied wrestler's suicide and that is raising free speech concerns.
Many baby formula plants weren't inspected because of COVID

Many baby formula plants weren't inspected because of COVID

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have historically inspected baby formula plants at least once a year, but they did not inspect any of the three biggest manufacturers in 2020, according to federal records reviewed by The Associated Press.
List of winners at 75th Tony Awards

List of winners at 75th Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — The list of winners at the 75th Tony Awards , being held Sunday in New York: — Best Musical: “A Strange Loop” — Best Play: “The Lehman Trilogy.
Tonys Latest | ‘A Strange Loop’ wins for best new musical

Tonys Latest | ‘A Strange Loop’ wins for best new musical

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 11 p.m. “A Strange Loop,” an utterly unforgettable, idiosyncratic trip into one man’s psyche, has won the best new musical Tony Award, beating more commercial fare. Michael R.
US: Pfizer COVID-19 shot appears effective for kids under 5

US: Pfizer COVID-19 shot appears effective for kids under 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials said Sunday that kid-sized doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines appear to be safe and effective for kids under 5, a key step toward a long-awaited decision to begin vaccinating the youngest American children
Country star Toby Keith discloses stomach cancer diagnosis

Country star Toby Keith discloses stomach cancer diagnosis

Country music star Toby Keith announced Sunday that he has been undergoing treatment for stomach cancer since last fall.
Rapper Roddy Ricch arrested on gun charges in New York

Rapper Roddy Ricch arrested on gun charges in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Roddy Ricch is facing gun charges after being arrested on his way to perform at a concert Saturday night.