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Official: Merck to help produce rival J&J's COVID-19 vaccine

Official: Merck to help produce rival J&J's COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly, the White House said Tuesday.
Biden's pick for SEC flags trading app gimmicks for scrutiny

Biden's pick for SEC flags trading app gimmicks for scrutiny

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission told Congress on Tuesday that the agency should address how to protect investors who use online stock-trading platforms with flashy tech gimmicks that entice the
Tonywatch: Dede Ayite's costumes always 'build up layers'

Tonywatch: Dede Ayite's costumes always 'build up layers'

NEW YORK — One of the most intriguing parts of the costumes at the Broadway play “A Soldier's Story” was something the audience likely never saw. Each of the 12 actors wore uniforms carefully reflecting the attire of real soldiers in 1944.

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah - 9781250178626 - (St. Martin’s Publishing Group) 2. The Kaiser’s Web by Steve Berry - 9781250140357 - (St. Martin’s Publishing Group) 3.

The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Movies US charts: 1. The Croods: A New Age 2. Greenland 3. Wrong Turn (2021) 4. Monster Hunter 5. Silk Road 6. Tenet 7. Minari 8. The Swordsman 9. Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar 10. Let Him Go Movies US charts - Independent: 1. Minari 2.
Publisher to appeal ruling that it invaded Meghan's privacy

Publisher to appeal ruling that it invaded Meghan's privacy

LONDON — A British newspaper publisher said Tuesday it plans to appeal against a judge’s ruling that it invaded the privacy of the Duchess of Sussex by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father after her 2018 marriage to Prince H
6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images

6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images

BOSTON — Six Dr.
Nova Scotia rapper Classified leads list of nominees for 2021 East Coast Music Awards

Nova Scotia rapper Classified leads list of nominees for 2021 East Coast Music Awards

HALIFAX — Rapper Classified and singer-songwriter Rose Cousins lead the list of nominees for the 2021 East Coast Music Awards. Classified, from Enfield, N.S.
Kohl's reports mixed 4Q results but offers upbeat outlook

Kohl's reports mixed 4Q results but offers upbeat outlook

NEW YORK — Kohl's reported mixed results for its fiscal fourth quarter, delivering a 30% increase in profits but a 10% drop in sales. Results handily beat Wall Street estimates.
S&P/TSX composite up in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets down

S&P/TSX composite up in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets down

TORONTO — Gains in the energy and metals and mining sectors helped Canada's main stock index gain ground in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 19.92 points at 18,319.54.