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A blender from the 1960s, a restored 1936 piano. What I learned from clearing out my childhood home

A blender from the 1960s, a restored 1936 piano. What I learned from clearing out my childhood home

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been eight months since I closed the door for the last time to my childhood home in suburban New Jersey and said goodbye to more than a half century of memories. I sometimes still struggle to let it go.
Ottawa adds funding to CBC, despite executives' claims it was asked to cut its budget

Ottawa adds funding to CBC, despite executives' claims it was asked to cut its budget

OTTAWA — Canada's public broadcaster is getting an increase in funding, despite executives insisting that a request to cut CBC/Radio-Canada's budget for the next fiscal year was one reason they announced layoffs for 10 per cent of staff.
Some doorbell cameras sold on Amazon and other online sites have major security flaws, report says

Some doorbell cameras sold on Amazon and other online sites have major security flaws, report says

NEW YORK (AP) — Some doorbell cameras sold by Amazon and other online retailers have security flaws that could allow bad actors to view footage from the devices or control them completely, according to an investigation published Thursday by Consumer
Norovirus illnesses are up in some places. Here's what you need to know

Norovirus illnesses are up in some places. Here's what you need to know

Cases of norovirus, a nasty stomach bug that spreads easily, are climbing in the Northeastern U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.
ImagineNative film festival scraps 2024 event, pushes 25th anniversary to June 2025

ImagineNative film festival scraps 2024 event, pushes 25th anniversary to June 2025

TORONTO — A prominent Indigenous film and media arts festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary a year late. Organizers of the ImagineNative Film + Media Arts Festival say they are delaying this year's event until 2025.
Flu shots are doing OK vs. virus, US numbers indicate

Flu shots are doing OK vs. virus, US numbers indicate

NEW YORK (AP) — Early estimates suggest flu shots are performing OK in the current U.S. winter flu season.
Tribunal wraps first 'junk fee' case over online fees for Cineplex movie tickets

Tribunal wraps first 'junk fee' case over online fees for Cineplex movie tickets

OTTAWA — The Competition Tribunal heard a second day of arguments Thursday in a case that could decide whether Cineplex can keep charging customers an extra fee for buying movie tickets online.
Michael Keaton, Bad Bunny, Jennifer Lawrence set for the Oscars. Here's more on how to watch

Michael Keaton, Bad Bunny, Jennifer Lawrence set for the Oscars. Here's more on how to watch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a winter barrage of award shows — the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Grammys — the grandaddy of them all, the Academy Awards , are around the corner.
French actor urges lawmakers to investigate sex crimes and sexism in the film industry

French actor urges lawmakers to investigate sex crimes and sexism in the film industry

PARIS (AP) — The woman leading a push for a reckoning about sexual abuse in France's world-renowned cinema industry urged lawmakers Thursday to establish a commission to investigate sex crimes and sexism in the sector.
Liev Schreiber dons a collar to play a Catholic priest in revival of 'Doubt' on Broadway

Liev Schreiber dons a collar to play a Catholic priest in revival of 'Doubt' on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Liev Schreiber was in a reflective mood one recent Sunday when he got a call about possibly starring in the play “Doubt” on Broadway.
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