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Ominous whipped cream art comes to London's Trafalgar Square

Ominous whipped cream art comes to London's Trafalgar Square

LONDON — The latest eye-catching sight in London’s Trafalgar Square is a giant swirl of whipped cream topped with a cherry, a fly and a drone.

Full list of 2020 Toronto International Film Festival titles

The 2020 Toronto International Film Festival runs Sept. 10-19 with 50 titles, which will screen in a mix of online and physical presentations.
Cineplex to begin phased reopening of Ontario theatres on Friday

Cineplex to begin phased reopening of Ontario theatres on Friday

TORONTO — Cineplex says it's ready to start reopening select Ontario movie theatres on Friday. The Canadian cinema operator will begin with 25 locations across the province as part of a wider phased return to business during COVID-19.
Rural Canadians face greater disparities from lack of anesthesia care: doctors

Rural Canadians face greater disparities from lack of anesthesia care: doctors

Canadians living in rural or remote communities are at risk of poorer health outcomes due to a shortage of anesthesia services, say researchers calling for a national strategy to address inequitable access to care. Dr.
As NBA returns, so must an NBA writer in early hot spot

As NBA returns, so must an NBA writer in early hot spot

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — I couldn’t wait to watch basketball in March. The schedule in New York was as good as I could remember in my years covering the NBA for The Associated Press. Superstars Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard and James Harden would be here.
Groups unite to urge US to extend food aid to schoolchildren

Groups unite to urge US to extend food aid to schoolchildren

NEW YORK — A high-profile coalition of educators, activists and philanthropists — including the American Federation of Teachers, the NAACP and the charity World Central Kitchen — is urging Congress to extend and expand emergency provisions that allow
Regina King directorial effort among 'important and urgent' voices in TIFF

Regina King directorial effort among 'important and urgent' voices in TIFF

TORONTO — Regina King's feature directorial debut and two projects from Metis/Algonquin director Michelle Latimer are bound for the Toronto International Film Festival.
Women embrace #challengeaccepted, but some ask: To what end?

Women embrace #challengeaccepted, but some ask: To what end?

CHICAGO — “Challenge accepted," they wrote — female Instagram users across the United States, flooding the photo-sharing app with black-and-white images.
Medicare coverage for Alzheimer brain scans in question

Medicare coverage for Alzheimer brain scans in question

A big study to help Medicare officials decide whether to start covering brain scans to check for Alzheimer’s disease missed its goals for curbing health care costs, calling into question whether the pricey tests are worth it.
Plush toys, jewelry, dance lessons - Broadway's side hustles

Plush toys, jewelry, dance lessons - Broadway's side hustles

NEW YORK — Broadway seamstress Amy Micallef hasn't put her talent on hold while theatres are shut. She's been making plush toys — unusual plush toys.