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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)
In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appear at the Creative Industries and Business Reception at the British High Commissioner's residence in Johannesburg. Their first Netflix series will center on the Invictus Games, which gives sick and injured military personnel and veterans the opportunity to compete in sports. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Archewell Productions announced Tuesday its first series to hit the streaming service. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool via AP, File)

Harry and Meghan to lead ‘Vax Live’ fundraising concert

Prince Harry and Meghan will serve as the campaign chairs of Global…

In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appear at the Creative Industries and Business Reception at the British High Commissioner's residence in Johannesburg. Their first Netflix series will center on the Invictus Games, which gives sick and injured military personnel and veterans the opportunity to compete in sports. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Archewell Productions announced Tuesday its first series to hit the streaming service. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool via AP, File)
This image released by A24 shows Yuh-jung Youn in a scene from "Minari." (A24 via AP)

China mutes reaction to Zhao’s Oscars as S. Korea lauds Youn

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Chloé Zhao’s history-making Oscars sweep, winning best director and…

This image released by A24 shows Yuh-jung Youn in a scene from "Minari." (A24 via AP)
Ottawa radio personality Gord Atkinson, right, poses with comedian George Burns in an undated handout photo. Atkinson, who exposed the world to a young Paul Anka and rubbed elbows with Elvis Presley on his popular "Campus Corner" show, has died at 94. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Peter Atkinson, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Ottawa radio host Gord Atkinson, who rubbed elbows with Elvis and Sinatra, dies at 94

Ottawa radio host Gord Atkinson, who rubbed elbows with Elvis and Sinatra, dies at 94

Ottawa radio personality Gord Atkinson, right, poses with comedian George Burns in an undated handout photo. Atkinson, who exposed the world to a young Paul Anka and rubbed elbows with Elvis Presley on his popular "Campus Corner" show, has died at 94. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Peter Atkinson, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
This photo shows the cover of “There’s No Ham in Hamburger” by Kim Zachman and published by Running Press Kids. The book, out April 6, details the origins of peanut butter, chocolate, chicken nuggets and other popular kid fare with a nod to the science and folklore behind them. (Running Press Kids via AP)

Chocolate to McNuggets: Book details history of kid food

Chocolate to McNuggets: Book details history of kid food

This photo shows the cover of “There’s No Ham in Hamburger” by Kim Zachman and published by Running Press Kids. The book, out April 6, details the origins of peanut butter, chocolate, chicken nuggets and other popular kid fare with a nod to the science and folklore behind them. (Running Press Kids via AP)
Director Chloe Zhao, left, appears with actress Frances McDormand on the set of “Nomadland.” (Searchlight Pictures via AP)

‘Nomadland’ wins best picture at a social distanced Oscars

‘Nomadland’ premiered at a drive in and debuted in theatres, but found its largest audience on Hulu

  • Apr 26, 2021
Director Chloe Zhao, left, appears with actress Frances McDormand on the set of “Nomadland.” (Searchlight Pictures via AP)
This combination of photos shows the Oscar nominees for best actor, from left, Riz Ahmed; Chadwick Boseman; Anthony Hopkins; Gary Oldman; Steven Yeun. (Amazon/Netflix/Sony Pictures Classics/Netflix/A24 via AP)

Anthony Hopkins wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Father’

Hopkins wasn’t present to accept the trophy

  • Apr 26, 2021
This combination of photos shows the Oscar nominees for best actor, from left, Riz Ahmed; Chadwick Boseman; Anthony Hopkins; Gary Oldman; Steven Yeun. (Amazon/Netflix/Sony Pictures Classics/Netflix/A24 via AP)
The exterior of Union Station in Los Angeles appears on March 23, 2021. The Oscars are headed to the historic site for the first time this year. With wide open spaces and 65-foot high ceilings, it’s ideal for a big crew and cameras. It’s been used in car commercials, reality shows and procedurals. But its beamed ceilings, Spanish tile floors and regal bronze chandeliers really shine in cinema where it’s played train stations, banks, police stations, clubs and airports. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

An Oscars unlike any other to get underway Sunday

An Oscars unlike any before will get underway Sunday night, with history…

The exterior of Union Station in Los Angeles appears on March 23, 2021. The Oscars are headed to the historic site for the first time this year. With wide open spaces and 65-foot high ceilings, it’s ideal for a big crew and cameras. It’s been used in car commercials, reality shows and procedurals. But its beamed ceilings, Spanish tile floors and regal bronze chandeliers really shine in cinema where it’s played train stations, banks, police stations, clubs and airports. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
FILE- DMX performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta on Oct. 1, 2011. The rapper will be mourned at a memorial with family and close friends at the Barclays Center in New York on Saturday. The event will be closed to the public due to pandemic conditions. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

DMX to be mourned during memorial service at Barclays Center

NEW YORK — Rapper DMX will be mourned at a memorial with…

FILE- DMX performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta on Oct. 1, 2011. The rapper will be mourned at a memorial with family and close friends at the Barclays Center in New York on Saturday. The event will be closed to the public due to pandemic conditions. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Laura Pausini is ready to sing at the Oscars

Laura Pausini is ready to sing at the Oscars

This image released by Focus Features shows Carey Mulligan, left, Emerald Fennell and Laverne Cox on the set of "Promising Young Woman." (Focus Features via AP)

In possible Oscar preview, ‘Nomadland’ wins at Spirit Awards

In possible Oscar preview, ‘Nomadland’ wins at Spirit Awards

This image released by Focus Features shows Carey Mulligan, left, Emerald Fennell and Laverne Cox on the set of "Promising Young Woman." (Focus Features via AP)
FILE - Gal Gadot arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gadot is using her Hollywood star power to spotlight remarkable women from around the world. The “Wonder Woman” actor is host and executive producer of a new documentary series “National Geographic Presents IMPACT with Gal Gadot,” premiering Monday, April 26. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Gal Gadot spotlights women’s stories in new docuseries

First episode follows a young Black figure skating coach in Detroit

  • Apr 23, 2021
FILE - Gal Gadot arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gadot is using her Hollywood star power to spotlight remarkable women from around the world. The “Wonder Woman” actor is host and executive producer of a new documentary series “National Geographic Presents IMPACT with Gal Gadot,” premiering Monday, April 26. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino listens to speakers during a news conference in Ottawa, Friday October 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Retaking language test unfair during COVID-19: applicants to new residency pathway

New program aims to grant 90,000 essential workers and international graduates permanent status

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino listens to speakers during a news conference in Ottawa, Friday October 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - In this Friday, April 22, 2016 file photo, Argentine writer Mariana Enriquez poses for a portrait in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Books from Europe and Latin America that blur the boundaries of fiction, history and memoir are the final six contenders for the 50,000 pound ($69,000) International Booker Prize. On the shortlist is imaginative short-story collection “The Dangers of Smoking in Bed” by Argentina’s Mariana Enriquez. (AP Photo/Leandro Teysseire, File)

Inventive books make final 6 for International Booker Prize

Inventive books make final 6 for International Booker Prize

FILE - In this Friday, April 22, 2016 file photo, Argentine writer Mariana Enriquez poses for a portrait in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Books from Europe and Latin America that blur the boundaries of fiction, history and memoir are the final six contenders for the 50,000 pound ($69,000) International Booker Prize. On the shortlist is imaginative short-story collection “The Dangers of Smoking in Bed” by Argentina’s Mariana Enriquez. (AP Photo/Leandro Teysseire, File)
FILE - Japanese actress Miyoshi Umeki, accepts her Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in "Sayonara," as presenter Anthony Quinn looks, during the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on March 26, 1958. Umeki was the first person from Japan to win an Oscar. (AP Photo)

Oscar slate holds “firsts” for Asian actors, filmmakers

Oscar slate holds “firsts” for Asian actors, filmmakers

FILE - Japanese actress Miyoshi Umeki, accepts her Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in "Sayonara," as presenter Anthony Quinn looks, during the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on March 26, 1958. Umeki was the first person from Japan to win an Oscar. (AP Photo)
Chinese-Canadian actor Ludi Lin addresses the crowd during a rally opposing discrimination against Asian communities and to mourn the victims of those affected by the Atlanta shootings, in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday, March 28, 2021. “Mortal Kombat” may be based on a hit video-game franchise, but Lin says it serves as an “apt metaphor” for divisions in the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Chinese-Canadian actor Ludi Lin addresses the crowd during a rally opposing discrimination against Asian communities and to mourn the victims of those affected by the Atlanta shootings, in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday, March 28, 2021. “Mortal Kombat” may be based on a hit video-game franchise, but Lin says it serves as an “apt metaphor” for divisions in the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck