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Its relevance at stake, UN reaches toward a new generation

Its relevance at stake, UN reaches toward a new generation

At the United Nations this week, the pandemic-era rules of engagement for General Assembly week are strict. Entourage sizes are tightly regulated, and there are no exceptions for kings, presidents or other “excellencies.
New homes sales rise for second straight month in August

New homes sales rise for second straight month in August

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose modestly in August as rising prices continue to sideline potential buyers. Sales of new homes last month rose 1.

New head of Time's Up pledges openness after Cuomo scandal

Almost four years ago, a group of high-profile Hollywood women — producers, agents, movie stars — formed Time’s Up, an ambitious initiative to fight sexual harassment in their own industry and beyond, as the #MeToo reckoning was taking hold.
Sotomayor's picture book 'Just Help!' coming in January

Sotomayor's picture book 'Just Help!' coming in January

NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is continuing her successful side career as an author with a picture book about giving to others. Sotomayor's “Just Help! How to Build a Better World” will be published Jan.
Former ABC News executive says Chris Cuomo harassed her

Former ABC News executive says Chris Cuomo harassed her

NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran TV news executive says CNN anchor Chris Cuomo sexually harassed her by squeezing her buttocks at a party in 2005.

Dutch court jails 'incorrigible' thief over 2 museum heists

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A 59-year-old man, described as an “incorrigible and calculating criminal” was convicted Friday of stealing a painting by Vincent van Gogh and another by Frans Hals from two Dutch museums last year, and sentenced to the
Transcontinental CEO François Olivier to retire, Peter Brues named successor

Transcontinental CEO François Olivier to retire, Peter Brues named successor

MONTREAL — Transcontinental Inc. says chief executive François Olivier will retire in December after 28 years with the company, including 13 years as CEO.
CDC endorses COVID booster for millions of older Americans

CDC endorses COVID booster for millions of older Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19. CDC Director Dr.
Bad Bunny tops Billboard Latin Music Awards with 10 trophies

Bad Bunny tops Billboard Latin Music Awards with 10 trophies

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Bad Bunny is the champion of the Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking home artist of the year honors and a whopping 10 trophies.
Q&A: Nick Cannon on talk show, overcoming backlash last year

Q&A: Nick Cannon on talk show, overcoming backlash last year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Nick Cannon faced heavy criticism for his anti-Semitic remarks last year, he initially thought about stepping away from his lucrative TV host and producer career for good.