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'Saturday Night Live' recreates debate in 46th season opener

'Saturday Night Live' recreates debate in 46th season opener

LOS ANGELES — “Saturday Night Live” went political with a parody of this week’s presidential debate, Chris Rock's jab at President Donald Trump and Megan Thee Stallion's message supporting Black people during her performance.
Malls say visits with Santa will be different this year, but still magical

Malls say visits with Santa will be different this year, but still magical

Shopping centres say meeting Santa will be just as magical for children this Christmas, even if it has to be at a distance of two metres — or via webcam.
Hermes plays with depth in Surrealist Paris show

Hermes plays with depth in Surrealist Paris show

PARIS — Hermes headlined Saturday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week with a cinematic, surrealist runway staging, but the lack of celebrities attending and the patchy drizzle put a slight dampener on the usually high-octane events.
What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?

What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?

What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19? The goal of contact tracing is to alert people who may have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus, and prevent them from spreading it to others.
Trump's age, health woes raise his risk for COVID-19 illness

Trump's age, health woes raise his risk for COVID-19 illness

President Donald Trump has several strikes against him — age, obesity, elevated cholesterol and being male — that could put him at greater risk of becoming seriously ill from the coronavirus infection he disclosed early Friday.
Trump gets experimental drug aimed at curbing severe illness

Trump gets experimental drug aimed at curbing severe illness

The experimental antibody drug given to President Donald Trump has been called one of the most promising approaches to preventing serious illness from a COVID-19 infection. Its maker, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
TIFF releases attendance numbers during pandemic-tailored festival

TIFF releases attendance numbers during pandemic-tailored festival

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival has released attendance figures for last month's slimmed-down, pandemic-tailored event.
Sexual, gender minorities much likelier to be crime victims

Sexual, gender minorities much likelier to be crime victims

PHOENIX — The first study of its kind found that people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or gender non-conforming are nearly four times as likely to be victims of violent crime than those outside such communities.
Municipal, provincial leaders clash over response to COVID-19 surge in hotspots

Municipal, provincial leaders clash over response to COVID-19 surge in hotspots

TORONTO — Staggering daily case counts elicited stern warnings to immediately tighten social circles and limit outings in the nation's COVID-19 hotspots, but also gave rise to a growing schism between municipal and provincial leaders who clashed Frid
Harvey Weinstein charged with 3 more rapes in California

Harvey Weinstein charged with 3 more rapes in California

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with the rape of two more women. The former movie mogul now faces 11 sexual assault counts involving five women in California as he serves prison time in New York, Los Angeles County prosecutors said.