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Jann Arden's messy alter-ego returns for second season of Calgary-set sitcom

Jann Arden's messy alter-ego returns for second season of Calgary-set sitcom

CALGARY — Real-world Jann Arden is handling the COVID-19 pandemic better than she thinks TV Jann Arden would.
Welcome to Twitch U: Pandemic has some profs streaming lectures on gaming platform

Welcome to Twitch U: Pandemic has some profs streaming lectures on gaming platform

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — David Churchill is just 20 minutes into his first lecture of the semester at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and already students are expressing their enthusiasm.
Keith Urban finds musical connections across genre lines

Keith Urban finds musical connections across genre lines

NASHVILLE — This year was poised to be a busy one for Keith Urban, with a full year of touring as well as a Las Vegas residency.

US-Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

1. “Disloyal” by Michael Cohen (Skyhorse Publishing) 2. “Dog Man: Grime and Punishment” by Dav Pilkey (Graphix) 3. “Shadows in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin's Press) 4. “Think Like a Monk” by Jay Shetty (Simon & Schuster) 5.
Review: Blake & Carlberg conduct jazz keyboard conversation

Review: Blake & Carlberg conduct jazz keyboard conversation

Ran Blake and Frank Carlberg “Gray Moon” (Red Piano Records) Here's one for pianos lovers: On “Gray Moon,” Ran Blake and Frank Carlberg tickle the ol' 176, conducting a compelling keyboard conversation in the language of jazz, as broadly defined.
UN chief: don't 'throw away' stimulus money on fossil fuels

UN chief: don't 'throw away' stimulus money on fossil fuels

VIENNA — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday on governments not to “throw away” economic stimulus funds by supporting fossil fuel industries that contribute to global warming.
Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

NASHVILLE — In surprise twist that fit an unexpected year of firsts, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards, the first time the top prize has been split between two artists.
Netflix woos Japan with new original series about a reporter

Netflix woos Japan with new original series about a reporter

TOKYO — Netflix is producing and shooting an original series set in Japan about a journalist who challenges authority, hoping to woo this nation that’s hooked on watching good old TV. Good timing.
What are the rules on masks in schools?

What are the rules on masks in schools?

What are the rules on masks in schools? Whether students have to wear masks, and the trouble they could face if they don't, depends on where they go to school. The U.S.
Bones to pick, for $8M: Stan the T rex goes up for auction

Bones to pick, for $8M: Stan the T rex goes up for auction

NEW YORK — He weighed at least 7 tons and had eyes the size of baseballs. His bite could have crushed a car. He bore scars from fierce prehistoric battles. All this could be yours for as much as $8 million.