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Indigenous Voices Awards release short list of emerging writers

Indigenous Voices Awards release short list of emerging writers

This image released by PBS Kids shows the puppet Donkey Hodie from the new series, “Donkey Hodie,” inspired from characters in the original Fred Rogers TV show. The whimsical series for children ages 3-5 starts airing Monday and centers on the adventures of Donkey Hodie, an enthusiastic yellow donkey with a bright magenta mane. (Fred Rogers Productions/PBS Kids via AP)

New kids’ TV show emerges from the Mister Rogers universe

New kids’ TV show emerges from the Mister Rogers universe

This image released by PBS Kids shows the puppet Donkey Hodie from the new series, “Donkey Hodie,” inspired from characters in the original Fred Rogers TV show. The whimsical series for children ages 3-5 starts airing Monday and centers on the adventures of Donkey Hodie, an enthusiastic yellow donkey with a bright magenta mane. (Fred Rogers Productions/PBS Kids via AP)
Seen from Burnaby Mountain approximately 16 kilometres away, fireworks explode behind the downtown Vancouver skyline as a pyrotechnic team from Croatia closes out the final night of the Honda Celebration of Light in Vancouver on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. One of the largest and most popular summer celebrations in Vancouver has been cancelled for the second year in a row. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Fireworks festival cancelled in Vancouver for second year due to COVID-19 pandemic

VANCOUVER — One of the largest and most popular summer celebrations in…

Seen from Burnaby Mountain approximately 16 kilometres away, fireworks explode behind the downtown Vancouver skyline as a pyrotechnic team from Croatia closes out the final night of the Honda Celebration of Light in Vancouver on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. One of the largest and most popular summer celebrations in Vancouver has been cancelled for the second year in a row. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
J Balvin performs at "Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World" on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Prince Harry, Jennifer Lopez make voices heard at Vax Live

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — President Joe Biden spoke about the COVID-19 vaccination being…

J Balvin performs at "Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World" on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ wins three trophies at CAFTCAD costume awards

“Star Trek: Discovery” netted three prizes for its otherworldly costumes at the…

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This image released by Searchlight Pictures shows writer-director Chloé Zhao, left, and Frances McDormand, center, on the set of "Nomadland." (Searchlight Pictures via AP)

Arizona town readies for tourists after ‘Nomadland’ movie

QUARTZSITE, Ariz. — “Nomadland” was partly filmed in the Western town of…

This image released by Searchlight Pictures shows writer-director Chloé Zhao, left, and Frances McDormand, center, on the set of "Nomadland." (Searchlight Pictures via AP)
FILE - In this June 26, 2011 file photo, Actress Olympia Dukakis, a celebrity Grand Marshall for the 41st annual Gay Pride parade, waves to the crowd while being driven past them in San Francisco. Olympia Dukakis, the veteran stage and screen actress whose flair for maternal roles helped her win an Oscar as Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy “Moonstruck,” has died. She was 89. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning ‘Moonstruck’ star, dies at 89

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. — Olympia Dukakis, the veteran stage and screen actor whose…

FILE - In this June 26, 2011 file photo, Actress Olympia Dukakis, a celebrity Grand Marshall for the 41st annual Gay Pride parade, waves to the crowd while being driven past them in San Francisco. Olympia Dukakis, the veteran stage and screen actress whose flair for maternal roles helped her win an Oscar as Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy “Moonstruck,” has died. She was 89. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
In this combination photo, actress Esmé Bianco appears at HBO's "Game of Thrones" final season premiere in New York on April 3, 2019, left, and musician Marilyn Manson appears at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 9, 2020. Bianco has sued Marilyn Manson alleging sexual, physical and emotional abuse. She filed the lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles on Friday, April 30, 2021. (Photos by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Actor Esmé Bianco sues Marilyn Manson, alleging sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES — “Game of Thrones” actor Esmé Bianco sued Marilyn Manson…

In this combination photo, actress Esmé Bianco appears at HBO's "Game of Thrones" final season premiere in New York on April 3, 2019, left, and musician Marilyn Manson appears at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 9, 2020. Bianco has sued Marilyn Manson alleging sexual, physical and emotional abuse. She filed the lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles on Friday, April 30, 2021. (Photos by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
FILE - Ryan Lewis, left, and Macklemore pose with their awards for best rap performance and best rap song, for "Thrift Shop," best rap album for "The Heist" and best new artist at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2014. The Grammy Awards are in discussion to remove its nomination review committees — the group that determines the contenders for key awards at the coveted music show. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

In major decision, Grammys cut nomination review committees

NEW YORK — The Grammy Awards have changed its tune and voted…

FILE - Ryan Lewis, left, and Macklemore pose with their awards for best rap performance and best rap song, for "Thrift Shop," best rap album for "The Heist" and best new artist at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2014. The Grammy Awards are in discussion to remove its nomination review committees — the group that determines the contenders for key awards at the coveted music show. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
Otter, a member of the Chinese music group Produce Pandas, reacts while watching other group members practice dance choreography during rehearsals in Beijing, Thursday, April 15, 2021. The Produce Pandas proudly call themselves “the first plus-sized boy band in China.” That’s a radical departure from the industry standard set by Korean super groups such as BTS, whose lanky young members are sometimes referred to in China as “little fresh meat.” (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

‘Plus-size’ boy band in China seeks to inspire fans

Produce Pandas rose to fame after making it about halfway idol talent competition

  • Apr 30, 2021
Otter, a member of the Chinese music group Produce Pandas, reacts while watching other group members practice dance choreography during rehearsals in Beijing, Thursday, April 15, 2021. The Produce Pandas proudly call themselves “the first plus-sized boy band in China.” That’s a radical departure from the industry standard set by Korean super groups such as BTS, whose lanky young members are sometimes referred to in China as “little fresh meat.” (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
FILE - The Weeknd performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game on Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. The Weeknd was snubbed by the Grammys but he’s the leading nominee at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Billboard Awards: 16 nods for Weeknd, 6 for Morgan Wallen

Weeknd up for top artist

  • Apr 30, 2021
FILE - The Weeknd performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game on Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. The Weeknd was snubbed by the Grammys but he’s the leading nominee at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2019, file photo when former Vice President Joe Biden was running for president, Biden works the grill during the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry in Des Moines, Iowa. President Joe Biden spent only a weekend as the “Hamburglar” in the conservative media world, but the incident illustrated the speed at which a false and damaging story can spread. The Daily Mail wrote about things that could potentially be in a Biden climate change plan, and cited an academic study that mentioned reductions in greenhouse gases that could be achieved with limits on beef consumption. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The Hamburglar? How a story about meat limits fell apart

Story spread rapidly on social media

  • Apr 29, 2021
FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2019, file photo when former Vice President Joe Biden was running for president, Biden works the grill during the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry in Des Moines, Iowa. President Joe Biden spent only a weekend as the “Hamburglar” in the conservative media world, but the incident illustrated the speed at which a false and damaging story can spread. The Daily Mail wrote about things that could potentially be in a Biden climate change plan, and cited an academic study that mentioned reductions in greenhouse gases that could be achieved with limits on beef consumption. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Shawn Bath is shown in a handout photo from the documentary, “Hell or Clean Water.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Crockwell

Hot Docs: N.L. man tries to inspire world to clean the ‘hell’ out of the water

Film explores struggles to grow non-profit Clean Harbours Initiative

Shawn Bath is shown in a handout photo from the documentary, “Hell or Clean Water.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Crockwell

US, UK, Barbadian authors up for Women’s Prize for fiction

US, UK, Barbadian authors up for Women’s Prize for fiction

Tanya Talaga doc ‘Spirit to Soar’ details ongoing colonial oppression in Canada

Tanya Talaga doc ‘Spirit to Soar’ details ongoing colonial oppression in Canada

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 file photo, from left, actor Malachi Kirby, Director Steve McQueen, Rochenda Sandall, Letitia Wright and Shaun Parkes pose for photographers during the photo call for the film ‘Mangrove’, as part of London Film Festival at the BFI Southbank, in central London. Small Axe,” a series of dramas exploring the experiences of London’s West Indian community from the 1960s to the 1980s, received 15 nominations on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 for the British Academy Television Awards. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

‘Small Axe,’ ‘The Crown’ lead race for UK’s BAFTA TV awards

‘The Crown’ nominated in 10 categories

  • Apr 28, 2021
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 file photo, from left, actor Malachi Kirby, Director Steve McQueen, Rochenda Sandall, Letitia Wright and Shaun Parkes pose for photographers during the photo call for the film ‘Mangrove’, as part of London Film Festival at the BFI Southbank, in central London. Small Axe,” a series of dramas exploring the experiences of London’s West Indian community from the 1960s to the 1980s, received 15 nominations on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 for the British Academy Television Awards. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Security tries to grab a fan on the field during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Judge nixes plea deal for 2 accused of Super Bowl field run

‘They exposed multiple individuals to injury’

  • Apr 28, 2021
Security tries to grab a fan on the field during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Elle-Maija Tailfeathers’ doc looks at harm-reduction strategy in Kainai First Nation

Elle-Maija Tailfeathers’ doc looks at harm-reduction strategy in Kainai First Nation

This cover image released by W.W. Norton shows "Philip Roth: The Biography," by Blake Bailey. (W.W. Norton via AP)

Publisher pulls Philip Roth bio, cuts ties with author

Publisher pulls Philip Roth bio, cuts ties with author

This cover image released by W.W. Norton shows "Philip Roth: The Biography," by Blake Bailey. (W.W. Norton via AP)