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Wall Street's rally runs out of gas, leaving indexes lower

Wall Street's rally runs out of gas, leaving indexes lower

NEW YORK — Stocks ended slightly lower on Wall Street as a gangbuster two-day rally ran out of gas. The S&P 500 ended 0.2% lower Wednesday after briefly heading into the green late in the day.
Boston Symphony Orchestra to embark on 4-city tour of Japan

Boston Symphony Orchestra to embark on 4-city tour of Japan

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra is embarking on a four-city tour of Japan next month, for its first overseas engagements since before the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of cultural events around the world.
Shopify, publishers ask court to dismiss case alleging company profited from piracy

Shopify, publishers ask court to dismiss case alleging company profited from piracy

Shopify Inc. and a group of textbook publishers, which accused the tech company of profiting from content that is pirated or infringes on their trademarks, have asked a U.S. court to dismiss the case.
Steinbeck's letter to son on love, 'the best thing,' on sale

Steinbeck's letter to son on love, 'the best thing,' on sale

BOSTON (AP) — A tender and touching letter that author John Steinbeck penned to his teenage son , offering fatherly advice after the young man confided that he was in love for the first time, is going up for auction.
End vaccination mandate at Canada-U.S. border, New York senator urges White House

End vaccination mandate at Canada-U.S. border, New York senator urges White House

WASHINGTON — A prominent New York senator is joining the ranks of American lawmakers who want the White House to end vaccination rules at the Canada-U.S. land border. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep.
Newfoundland and Labrador giving some residents $500 to help with cost of living

Newfoundland and Labrador giving some residents $500 to help with cost of living

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government is offering residents one-time payments of up to $500 in an effort to offset high inflation and soaring costs of living.
Parents, critics want action on kids' pain medication shortage as flu season sets in

Parents, critics want action on kids' pain medication shortage as flu season sets in

Experts eyeing a shortage of some kids' pain and fever medications say there are several things governments, retailers and manufacturers can do to combat the months-long supply crunch, but they are up against soaring demand that is intensifying with
Price at the gas pumps could rise more as OPEC Plus cuts production

Price at the gas pumps could rise more as OPEC Plus cuts production

Gasoline prices in Canada continue to creep higher ahead of the Thanksgiving long weekend. According to retail fuel price tracking website GasBuddy.com, the national average price for regular gasoline as of midday Wednesday was 167.
SXSW's Pierson steps down after 15 years leading film fest

SXSW's Pierson steps down after 15 years leading film fest

NEW YORK (AP) — After 15 years running SXSW's film festival, director Janet Pierson is stepping down. Her longtime deputy, Claudette Godfrey, will take over leading the annual Austin, Texas, gathering, one of America's premier film festivals.
Jake Lacy becomes a lead after years of supporting roles

Jake Lacy becomes a lead after years of supporting roles

While most people slowed down during the pandemic, Jake Lacy's schedule accelerated.