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Review: Imagine Dragons offer light at the end of the tunnel

Review: Imagine Dragons offer light at the end of the tunnel

“Mercury — Act 2,” Imagine Dragons (Interscope) If you were hiding under your bed after listening to the last album by Imagine Dragons, it's time to come out. The second volume of “Mercury” is upbeat, often Caribbean-spiced and throbbing.
'Permanent bone loss': Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

'Permanent bone loss': Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

CALGARY — The experience may be out-of-this-world but research indicates those who travel to outer space suffer from increased bone loss.
Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada will require nutrition warnings on the front of pre-packaged food with high levels of saturated fat, sugar or sodium starting in 2026 in an effort to help grocery shoppers make healthier choices with just a glance.
Sonequa Martin-Green, Kate Mulgrew share 'Star Trek' stories

Sonequa Martin-Green, Kate Mulgrew share 'Star Trek' stories

LONDON (AP) — After light years in space, actors Sonequa Martin-Green and Kate Mulgrew are meeting up on Earth to compare “Star Trek” stories.
''Da Kink in My Hair' returns to Toronto stage for 20th anniversary

''Da Kink in My Hair' returns to Toronto stage for 20th anniversary

TORONTO — The beloved theatrical smash "'Da Kink in My Hair" will return to a Toronto stage this fall to mark its 20th anniversary.
Mary J. Blige is next artist in Apple Music concert series

Mary J. Blige is next artist in Apple Music concert series

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary J. Blige’s 2022 is going pretty well. Her new album landed in the top 10 of Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and she was featured at the Super Bowl halftime show. Now she's been tapped for a concert like no other.
Author Jesmyn Ward wins Library of Congress fiction prize

Author Jesmyn Ward wins Library of Congress fiction prize

The 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction has gone to Jesmyn Ward, who at 45, is the youngest person to receive the library’s fiction award and is being honored for her lifetime of work examining racism and social injustice.
UK royals' spending up 17%, mostly for palace overhaul costs

UK royals' spending up 17%, mostly for palace overhaul costs

LONDON (AP) — The British monarchy's publicly-funded spending rose by 17% to 102.

Liz Weston: 3 lessons I wish I’d learned sooner about travel

Almost every trip teaches me something about myself, the world and what not to do next time. Here are three hard-won travel lessons that may help you learn from my mistakes.
July streaming picks: Canadian drama 'Scarborough,' Neil Patrick Harris's 'Uncoupled'

July streaming picks: Canadian drama 'Scarborough,' Neil Patrick Harris's 'Uncoupled'

Here's a look at some of the standout TV series and films debuting on subscription streaming platforms in July: “Scarborough” Catherine Hernandez adapts her acclaimed 2017 novel into a tender feature film that traces the tribulations of several low-i