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This image released by PBS shows activist and Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors during the filming of the documentary “Not Done: Women Remaking America,” debuting Tuesday on PBS stations. (PBS via AP)

Film depicts Black Lives Matter, #MeToo as new feminist wave

LOS ANGELES — The documentary genre’s power of immediacy is evident in…

Police are casting a wider net in their search for writer Richard Vaughan a week after his disappearance in New Brunswick. Vaughan, who writes under the name "RM Vaughan" and is shown in this undated handout photo from Fredericton Police, was last seen near his home in downtown Fredericton on Monday afternoon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Fredericton Police, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Fredericton Police say writer RM Vaughan found dead days after going missing

FREDERICTON — Police in New Brunswick say missing writer Richard Vaughan has…

This image released by CBS All Access shows Dan Illescas, left, and Tracey Stabile of the Central Texas Pig Rescue in a scene from the CBS All Access docuseries "That Animal Rescue Show." (Danny Matson/CBS All Access via AP)

Animals, people rescue each other in heartfelt docuseries

Animals, people rescue each other in heartfelt docuseries

This image released by Netflix shows animated characters, from left, Chin, voiced by Robert G. Chiu, Mrs. Zhong, voiced by Sandra Oh, Fei Fei, voiced by Cathy Ang and Father, voiced by John Cho in a scene from “Over the Moon.” (Netflix via AP)
This image released by Netflix shows animated characters, from left, Chin, voiced by Robert G. Chiu, Mrs. Zhong, voiced by Sandra Oh, Fei Fei, voiced by Cathy Ang and Father, voiced by John Cho in a scene from “Over the Moon.” (Netflix via AP)
Comedic actor Seth Rogen, right, and business partner Evan Goldberg pose in this undated handout photo. When actor Seth Rogen was growing up and smoking cannabis in Vancouver, he recalls there was a constant cloud of shame around the substance that still lingers. Rogen is determined to change that. He’s been pushing for the expungement of criminal records for cannabis crimes and — with childhood friend-turned-business-partner Evan Goldberg — bringing cannabis beverages to the masses, so using the substance can become as accepted as alcohol. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Maarten de Boer
Comedic actor Seth Rogen, right, and business partner Evan Goldberg pose in this undated handout photo. When actor Seth Rogen was growing up and smoking cannabis in Vancouver, he recalls there was a constant cloud of shame around the substance that still lingers. Rogen is determined to change that. He’s been pushing for the expungement of criminal records for cannabis crimes and — with childhood friend-turned-business-partner Evan Goldberg — bringing cannabis beverages to the masses, so using the substance can become as accepted as alcohol. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Maarten de Boer
Kevin Drew, right, and Pearl Wenjack give a tribute to the late Gord Downie at the Juno Awards in Vancouver, Sunday, March, 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Gord Downie’s brother Patrick on the ‘peace’ he hears on new album ‘Away is Mine’

Gord Downie’s brother Patrick on the ‘peace’ he hears on new album ‘Away is Mine’

Kevin Drew, right, and Pearl Wenjack give a tribute to the late Gord Downie at the Juno Awards in Vancouver, Sunday, March, 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE - This Dec. 11, 2019 file photo shows Channing Dungey at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala in Los Angeles. Dungey has been named chairman, Warner Bros. Television Group, starting her tenure at the studio early next year. The news was announced today by Ann Sarnoff, Chair and CEO, WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group, to whom she will report. Dungey will succeed Peter Roth who will be stepping down from his Studio responsibilities running the TV Group and its operating divisions in early 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity

Whites held 92 per cent of chair and CEO positions

  • Oct 22, 2020
FILE - This Dec. 11, 2019 file photo shows Channing Dungey at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala in Los Angeles. Dungey has been named chairman, Warner Bros. Television Group, starting her tenure at the studio early next year. The news was announced today by Ann Sarnoff, Chair and CEO, WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group, to whom she will report. Dungey will succeed Peter Roth who will be stepping down from his Studio responsibilities running the TV Group and its operating divisions in early 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, magician James Randi participates in the “An Honest Liar” panel at the PBS Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. The Florida-based James Randi Educational Foundation announced its founder died Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at 92. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Canadian-born James Randi, dazzling magician and skeptic, dies at 92

Randi targeted those he saw as frauds

  • Oct 22, 2020
FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, magician James Randi participates in the “An Honest Liar” panel at the PBS Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. The Florida-based James Randi Educational Foundation announced its founder died Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at 92. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, file photo, actor Sacha Baron Cohen arrives in character as Borat for the film premiere of "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan," in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Cohen's sequel "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," will be released on Friday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Borat is back, and this time he fits right in

Borat is back, and this time he fits right in

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, file photo, actor Sacha Baron Cohen arrives in character as Borat for the film premiere of "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan," in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Cohen's sequel "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," will be released on Friday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
The main entrance to the Museums Island and the Neue Museum, left, in Berlin, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. A large number of art works and artifacts at some of Berlin’s best-known museums were smeared with a liquid by an unknown perpetrator or perpetrators earlier this month, police said Wednesday. The ‘numerous’ works in several museums at the Museum Island complex, a UNESCO world heritage site in the heart of the German capital that is one of the city’s main tourist attractions, were targeted between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 3, police said. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Over 60 exhibits damaged at Berlin museums, motive a mystery

Surveillance camera footage doesn’t show obvious signs of anyone applying the liquid

  • Oct 21, 2020
The main entrance to the Museums Island and the Neue Museum, left, in Berlin, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. A large number of art works and artifacts at some of Berlin’s best-known museums were smeared with a liquid by an unknown perpetrator or perpetrators earlier this month, police said Wednesday. The ‘numerous’ works in several museums at the Museum Island complex, a UNESCO world heritage site in the heart of the German capital that is one of the city’s main tourist attractions, were targeted between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 3, police said. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
FILE - This Aug. 13, 2020 photo shows a logo for Netflix on a remote control in Portland, Ore. Netflix Inc. (NFLX) on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 reported third-quarter net income of $790 million. The Los Gatos, California-based company said it had profit of $1.74 per share. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber growth

Added 28 million subscribers in the first nine months of the year

  • Oct 21, 2020
FILE - This Aug. 13, 2020 photo shows a logo for Netflix on a remote control in Portland, Ore. Netflix Inc. (NFLX) on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 reported third-quarter net income of $790 million. The Los Gatos, California-based company said it had profit of $1.74 per share. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

‘This Hour Has 22 Minutes’ goes south to cover U.S. election under COVID-19 protocols

‘This Hour Has 22 Minutes’ goes south to cover U.S. election under COVID-19 protocols

Stratford Police sit outside the Stratford Festival’s Festival Theatre in Stratford, Ont., Monday, May 28, 2018. To binge or not to binge will be the question for Shakespeare fans as the renowned Stratford Festival in southwestern Ontario launches its own streaming service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Robins
Stratford Police sit outside the Stratford Festival’s Festival Theatre in Stratford, Ont., Monday, May 28, 2018. To binge or not to binge will be the question for Shakespeare fans as the renowned Stratford Festival in southwestern Ontario launches its own streaming service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Robins
Haviah Mighty, left, reacts to winning the 2019 Polaris Music Prize alongside previous winner Jeremy Dutcher in Toronto on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Haviah Mighty, left, reacts to winning the 2019 Polaris Music Prize alongside previous winner Jeremy Dutcher in Toronto on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Liam Neeson makes an action hero soulful in “Honest Thief.” (Courtesy Open Road Films)

Liam Neeson’s ‘Honest Thief’ notches No. 1 at box office

“Honest Thief” makes U.S. debut

  • Oct 19, 2020
Liam Neeson makes an action hero soulful in “Honest Thief.” (Courtesy Open Road Films)
An NBC logo at their television studios at Rockefeller Center in New York is seen on May 10, 2017. The latest episode of “Saturday Night Live” had a Canadian-themed sketch, complete with references to Drake, “Degrassi” and the CBC. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mary Altaffer
An NBC logo at their television studios at Rockefeller Center in New York is seen on May 10, 2017. The latest episode of “Saturday Night Live” had a Canadian-themed sketch, complete with references to Drake, “Degrassi” and the CBC. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mary Altaffer
Artist Rob Mullen walks down Long Trail, the country's oldest long distance trail, in Manchester, Vt., on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Mullen was nearing the end of his 272-mile month-long hike down the length of Vermont, painting along the way. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

Artist hikes length of Vermont, painting along the way

MANCHESTER, Vt. — After hiking over 200 miles (320 kilometres) on the…

Artist Rob Mullen walks down Long Trail, the country's oldest long distance trail, in Manchester, Vt., on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Mullen was nearing the end of his 272-mile month-long hike down the length of Vermont, painting along the way. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 1981 file photo, Actress Rhonda Fleming poses for a photo in Hollywood, Calif. Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. She was 97.(AP Photo/Wally Fong)

Rhonda Fleming, film star of ‘40s and ‘50s, dies at 97

LOS ANGELES — Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with…

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 1981 file photo, Actress Rhonda Fleming poses for a photo in Hollywood, Calif. Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. She was 97.(AP Photo/Wally Fong)
FILE - Ethan Hawke poses for a portrait during the 2020 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 13, 2020. In an audiobook commissioned by the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan and airing online Oct. 19-29 Hawke inhabits the aging Rev. John Ames of Marilynne Robinson's acclaimed novel “Gilead.” (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Ethan Hawke tapes audio edition of acclaimed novel ‘Gilead’

Ethan Hawke tapes audio edition of acclaimed novel ‘Gilead’

FILE - Ethan Hawke poses for a portrait during the 2020 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 13, 2020. In an audiobook commissioned by the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan and airing online Oct. 19-29 Hawke inhabits the aging Rev. John Ames of Marilynne Robinson's acclaimed novel “Gilead.” (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Canadian director and Samuel L. Jackson probe transatlantic slave trade in ‘Enslaved’

Canadian director and Samuel L. Jackson probe transatlantic slave trade in ‘Enslaved’