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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.
Vatican Museums, Uffizi team up to confirm a Raphael is real

Vatican Museums, Uffizi team up to confirm a Raphael is real

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Two of the world’s most important art museums, the Vatican Museums and the Uffizi Galleries, joined forces for the first time on Friday to inaugurate a small exhibit of rarely seen works by two Renaissance masters that confirmed a
Review: Mickey Guyton soars on her powerful, personal record

Review: Mickey Guyton soars on her powerful, personal record

“Remember Her Name," Mickey Guyton (Capitol Records Nashville) It's hard enough to be Black woman in America, but Mickey Guyton's path in country music has been especially fraught with obstacles she had to overcome.
Hudson's Bay steps into booming resale marketplace with baby gear startup Rebelstork

Hudson's Bay steps into booming resale marketplace with baby gear startup Rebelstork

Hudson's Bay Co. is wading into the booming resale marketplace through a partnership with Canadian startup Rebelstork Corp. as shoppers increasingly turn to second-hand e-commerce platforms in search of cheaper and greener goods.
Nurses want national hiring and retention strategy amid staffing 'crisis'

Nurses want national hiring and retention strategy amid staffing 'crisis'

Logan Giesbrecht left his dream job as an emergency room nurse when the mental health strain of an understaffed department became unbearable, even before the pandemic's fourth wave hit and anti-vaccination protesters began gathering outside hospitals
Buffy Sainte-Marie to reflect on music and activism in upcoming documentary

Buffy Sainte-Marie to reflect on music and activism in upcoming documentary

TORONTO — Buffy Sainte-Marie is sharing new insight into her trailblazing rise in an upcoming documentary.

Saint Laurent becomes latest fashion house to go fur free

French luxury house Saint Laurent will go completely fur free in its collections from next year, its parent company Kering said Friday.
Federal deficit hit $48.5 billion over first four months of fiscal year

Federal deficit hit $48.5 billion over first four months of fiscal year

OTTAWA — The federal government ran a deficit of more than $48 billion over the first four months of its fiscal year, about $100 billion less than the treasury pumped out during the same period one year earlier.
Muti extends to 2022-23 as Chicago Symphony music director

Muti extends to 2022-23 as Chicago Symphony music director

CHICAGO — Absent from Chicago since February 2020 due to the pandemic, Riccardo Muti walked into Orchestra Hall and started to rehease Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.
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.