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Venice Biennale titled 'Foreigners Everywhere' platforms LGBTQ+, outsider and Indigenous artists

Venice Biennale titled 'Foreigners Everywhere' platforms LGBTQ+, outsider and Indigenous artists

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Outsider, queer and Indigenous artists are getting an overdue platform at the 60th Venice Biennale contemporary art exhibition that opened Saturday, curated for the first time by a Latin American.
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers

Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers

Pregnant employees have the right to a wide range of accommodations under new federal regulations for enforcing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act that supporters say could change workplace culture for millions of people.
Children learn matzo making and Passover's traditions ahead of the Jewish holiday

Children learn matzo making and Passover's traditions ahead of the Jewish holiday

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The group of first graders had no time to waste — they had matzo to make.
California is rolling out free preschool. That hasn't solved challenges around child care

California is rolling out free preschool. That hasn't solved challenges around child care

CONCORD, Calif.
Liberal government turning to influencers to get its message to younger Canadians

Liberal government turning to influencers to get its message to younger Canadians

OTTAWA — Dennis Mathu and Stephanie Gordon first started posting financial-advice videos on YouTube three years ago — a side hustle that helped to scratch a creative itch.
Maurizio Cattelan, Zoe Saldana join iconoclastic Vatican Biennale exhibition inside women’s prison

Maurizio Cattelan, Zoe Saldana join iconoclastic Vatican Biennale exhibition inside women’s prison

VENICE, Italy (AP) — A pair of nude feet — dirty, wounded and vulnerable — are painted on the façade of the Venice women’s prison chapel.
Theater Review: 'Stereophonic' is a brilliant 'Behind the Music' play on Broadway

Theater Review: 'Stereophonic' is a brilliant 'Behind the Music' play on Broadway

It's July 1976 in a Northern California recording studio and the rock ‘n’ roll band cutting their latest album is exhausted and wary. The coffee machine is broken. Never mind, there's always cocaine — and heaps of it.
4/20 grew from humble roots to marijuana's high holiday

4/20 grew from humble roots to marijuana's high holiday

SEATTLE (AP) — Saturday marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal-weed states thank their customers with discounts.
Mandisa, Grammy-winning singer and 'American Idol' alum, dies at 47

Mandisa, Grammy-winning singer and 'American Idol' alum, dies at 47

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mandisa, a contemporary Christian singer who appeared on “American Idol” and won a Grammy for her 2013 album ‘Overcomer’, has died. She was 47.
Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department' is here. Is it poetry? This is what experts say

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department' is here. Is it poetry? This is what experts say

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has released her 11th studio album, “The Tortured Poets Department.
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