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Pandemic hasn't slowed China's love for US lobster

Pandemic hasn't slowed China's love for US lobster

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — China is showing no signs of slowing its demand for American lobster this year despite disruption to the supply chain and international trade caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Liz Weston: How to get more joy while giving to good causes

We may think spending money on ourselves will make us happier than spending it on someone else. That belief can make it hard to carve money out of our budgets to give to good causes.
Jill Biden: I didn't expect 'healing role' as first lady

Jill Biden: I didn't expect 'healing role' as first lady

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Her husband campaigned to help unite the country , but Jill Biden says “healing” a nation wounded by a deadly pandemic , natural and other disasters and deep political polarization is among her chief roles as first lady, too.

Birju Maharaj, legend of India's kathak dance form, dies

NEW DELHI (AP) — Birju Maharaj, a legend of classical Indian dance and among the country’s most well-known performing artists, died Monday. He was 83.
Celebrated Greek painter Alekos Fassianos dies at 86

Celebrated Greek painter Alekos Fassianos dies at 86

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Alekos Fassianos, one of the most important modern Greek painters, died Sunday at his home after a long illness, the state news agency ANA reported. He was 86. Alekos Fassianos was born in Athens on Dec. 16, 1935.
Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan bookend Prada menswear show

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan bookend Prada menswear show

MILAN (AP) — Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat that cast a dramatic silhouette.

For 'ice wine' vintners, frigid temps are reason to rejoice

OVID, N.Y. (AP) — While the vast majority of New Yorkers are hunkering down to ride out frigid temperatures and snow blasts from the latest winter storm, others are seizing on the opportunity to ...

Quebec filmmaker Jean-Claude Lord dies at 78 weeks after stroke

MONTREAL — Prominent Quebec filmmaker Jean-Claude Lord has died following a massive stroke that occurred on Dec. 30. He was 78.

'Scream' scares off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — After a month at no. 1, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has finally been overtaken at the box office. Paramount Pictures' “Scream” reboot debuted with $30.6 million in ticket sales over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Prince Harry files court claim over UK police protection

Prince Harry files court claim over UK police protection

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has filed a claim for a judicial review against the British government’s decision not to let him personally pay for police protection while in the U.K.