Skip to content

Lifestyle News

First two longlists announced for National Book Awards

NEW YORK — Stories of voting rights, space exploration and displacement at home are among the young people's literature works that appear on the longlist for the National Book Awards.

Historical society receives $7.5 million for archive storage

NEW YORK — A multimillion-dollar grant will enable the New-York Historical Society to upgrade its storage for documents ranging from John Jay's draft of a Federalist Paper to the archives of author Robert Caro. The $7.
Review: Back roads brutality in 'The Devil all the Time'

Review: Back roads brutality in 'The Devil all the Time'

Say what you will, Antonio Campos' “The Devil all the Time” lives up to its title.
No public at Dutch Saint Nicholas party due to coronavirus

No public at Dutch Saint Nicholas party due to coronavirus

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The annual nationally televised arrival in the Netherlands of Saint Nicholas, known locally as Sinterklaas, will happen without public fanfare this year because of concerns about the coronavirus, the broadcaster that organize
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

A drug company says that partial results from a study testing an antibody drug give hints that it may help keep mild to moderately ill COVID-19 patients from needing to be hospitalized, a goal no current coronavirus medicine has been able to meet.
1 wedding may undo Maine's virus fight, officials say

1 wedding may undo Maine's virus fight, officials say

PORTLAND, Maine — A rural church wedding and reception on a beautiful day in the shadow of Mount Katahdin was no doubt a happy day. But it has spread misery ever since. That single event on Aug.
Review: A provocative idea that doesn’t work in 'Antebellum'

Review: A provocative idea that doesn’t work in 'Antebellum'

The new film “ Antebellum ” begins with a famous William Faulkner quote: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.
Review: A cross-cultural marriage hits the skids in 'Nest'

Review: A cross-cultural marriage hits the skids in 'Nest'

Centuries-old creaking wood floors. Dark and endless hallways. Secret doors. When the O’Hara family from suburban New York arrives at their massive new manor in the English countryside, it feels like we’re settling in for another jumpy horror movie.
Is testing for COVID before socializing a good idea if you're asymptomatic?

Is testing for COVID before socializing a good idea if you're asymptomatic?

Some asymptomatic Canadians have been flocking to COVID testing centres this summer, looking to rule out the possibility they're carrying the infection before seeing family or heading out on a weekend getaway with friends.
Mena Massoud's 'Evolving Vegan' is a cookbook, travel guide and family homage

Mena Massoud's 'Evolving Vegan' is a cookbook, travel guide and family homage

TORONTO — As immigrants from Egypt, "Aladdin" star Mena Massoud's parents worked hard to establish themselves in any job they could get when they first moved the family to Markham, Ont.