Monday, August 2, 2021

What to stream in August: Sandra Oh faces the lows of higher learning in...

August 2, 2021 7:01 am TORONTO — Social turmoil echoes through the halls of academia, while a journey back to Sesame Street offers some levity in August’s streaming highlights. Here’s a...

Hong Kong pop singer, activist arrested on corruption charge

August 2, 2021 12:52 am HONG KONG (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong singer and pro-democracy activist was arrested by the city’s anti-corruption watchdog Monday over accusations that he broke...

‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite COVID concerns

August 1, 2021 3:51 pm LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, “Jungle Cruise” still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film’s opening weekend to...

MTV marks 40th anniversary with a new ‘Moon Person’ design

August 1, 2021 2:21 pm MTV is marking its 40th anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon, with an MTV flag planted nearby. ...

DaBaby booted from Lollapalooza after homophobic comments

August 1, 2021 1:16 pm CHICAGO (AP) — Rapper DaBaby was cut Sunday from Lollapalooza's closing lineup following crude and homophobic remarks he made last week at a Miami-area music...

MTV marks 40th anniversary with a “Moon Person” image

August 1, 2021 1:06 pm MTV is marking its 40th anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon, with an MTV flag planted nearby. ...

Young TikTok star shot in California movie theater dies

August 1, 2021 10:46 am CORONA, Calif. (AP) — A young TikTok star who had been on life support after he and a friend were shot inside a Southern California...

Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases

July 31, 2021 4:16 pm ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal...

‘Vote them out’: Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rally

July 31, 2021 3:32 pm AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Country music legend Willie Nelson led more than a thousand spectators in singing “vote them out” Saturday from the steps of...

Chinese-Canadian pop star detained on suspicion of rape

July 31, 2021 11:31 am TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu has been detained by Beijing police on suspicion of rape, police announced Saturday, following an accusation...

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Evictions resume, tenants scramble for assistance

August 2, 2021 5:06 pm PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — Gabe Imondi, a 74-year-old landlord from Rhode Island, had come to court hoping to get...

FACT FOCUS: False reports of serial killer in Atlanta area

August 2, 2021 4:41 pm ATLANTA (AP) — After two women were found dead in Atlanta-area parks last week, false reports spread on social media...

Judge denies new trial request in Mollie Tibbetts case

August 2, 2021 4:21 pm DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Monday rejected a convicted man's request for a new trial in the...