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Major retailers are offering summer deals to entice inflation-weary shoppers

Major retailers are offering summer deals to entice inflation-weary shoppers

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who spend Memorial Day scouting sales online and in stores may find more reasons to celebrate the return of warmer weather.
Armenians, Hmong and other groups feel US race and ethnicity categories don't represent them

Armenians, Hmong and other groups feel US race and ethnicity categories don't represent them

The federal government recently reclassified race and ethnicity groups in an effort to better capture the diversity of the United States, but some groups feel the changes miss the mark. Hmong, Armenian, Black Arab and Brazilian communities in the U.
‘Furiosa’ sneaks past ‘Garfield’ to claim No. 1 spot over Memorial Day holiday weekend

‘Furiosa’ sneaks past ‘Garfield’ to claim No. 1 spot over Memorial Day holiday weekend

Furiosa won the holiday box office over Garfield by a hair.
Mae Martin hopes 'people are happier' with this year's Canadian Screen Awards

Mae Martin hopes 'people are happier' with this year's Canadian Screen Awards

After working the standup circuit for years and breaking out during the pandemic, Mae Martin "can't believe" they're hosting the Canadian Screen Awards this week. "I remember watching when Martin Short hosted the awards, and he's a true idol of mine.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 2-8

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 2-8

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 2-8: June 2: Actor Ron Ely (“Tarzan”) is 86. Actor Stacy Keach is 83. Actor-director Charles Haid (“Hill Street Blues”) is 81. Singer Chubby Tavares of Tavares is 80.
Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move but is not committing to it

Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move but is not committing to it

OTTAWA — Canada is looking at the massive new U.S. import tariffs on Chinese-made electric vehicles imposed by President Joe Biden earlier this month, but is not making any commitment to following suit north of the border.
Poor neighborhood in Peru's Amazon region hosts film festival celebrating tropical forests

Poor neighborhood in Peru's Amazon region hosts film festival celebrating tropical forests

BELÉN, Peru (AP) — In the heart of Peru’s Amazon region, a poor neighborhood put aside the trials and tribulations of everyday life and celebrated an international film festival with works from countries with tropical forests.
Former 'General Hospital' actor Johnny Wactor killed in downtown Los Angeles shooting

Former 'General Hospital' actor Johnny Wactor killed in downtown Los Angeles shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “General Hospital” actor Johnny Wactor was shot and killed when he interrupted thieves stealing the catalytic converter from his car in Los Angeles, his family said Sunday. The shooting occurred around 3 a.m.
‘Furiosa,’ ‘Garfield’ lead slowest Memorial Day box office in decades

‘Furiosa,’ ‘Garfield’ lead slowest Memorial Day box office in decades

Movie theaters are looking more and more like a wasteland this summer. Neither “ Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga ” nor “ The Garfield Movie ” could save Memorial Day weekend, which is cruising towards a two-decade low.
Boating accident in Summerside Harbour leaves 57-year-old P.E.I. man dead

Boating accident in Summerside Harbour leaves 57-year-old P.E.I. man dead

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — RCMP in Prince Edward Island say a 57-year-old man has died following a boating accident in the Summerside Harbour.
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