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Stranded by virus, honeymooners hitch home on Antarctic boat

Stranded by virus, honeymooners hitch home on Antarctic boat

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand honeymoon couple stranded on the remote Falkland Islands in March because of the coronavirus has managed to return home by hitching a ride of more than 5,000 nautical miles (9,200 kilometres ) on an Antarctic f
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson acquires XFL

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson acquires XFL

Former wrestling star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said he has acquired the XFL. The 48-year-old Johnson made the announcement Monday on Twitter. The price reportedly is $15 million.

Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America to reopen Aug. 10

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Mall of America said Monday the Nickelodeon Universe amusement park inside the mall will reopen Aug. 10 after being closed nearly five months due to COVID-19.
New this week: Luke Bryan, Jeff Foxworthy and 2 Seth Rogens

New this week: Luke Bryan, Jeff Foxworthy and 2 Seth Rogens

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

Families unhappy with back-to-school plans turn to bubbles, private tutors

TORONTO — COVID-19 fears will keep Rachel Danzinger-Marmer from sending her two grade-schoolers back to class this fall.
From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
Michael Buble headlines the latest Order of British Columbia appointments

Michael Buble headlines the latest Order of British Columbia appointments

VICTORIA — Singer Michael Buble is to be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, one of the province's highest honours. The Burnaby-born singer headlines the class of 13 British Columbians set to become the order's newest members.
Book Review: Hank Phillippi Ryan teeters on the improbable

Book Review: Hank Phillippi Ryan teeters on the improbable

“The First to Lie,” by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge) The first liar we meet in Hank Phillippi Ryan’s “First to Lie” is Nora, a pharmaceutical representative whose job is to push Monifan, a drug that can increase fertility in women who have difficulty c
Notre Dame Cathedral's organ getting 4-year-long cleaning

Notre Dame Cathedral's organ getting 4-year-long cleaning

PARIS — Pipe by precious pipe, the organ that once thundered through Notre Dame Cathedral is being taken apart after last year's devastating fire.
Steve McQueen sets 3 premieres at New York Film Festival

Steve McQueen sets 3 premieres at New York Film Festival

Three original films by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen will debut at the New York Film Festival this year, organizers said Monday.