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Quebecor's interest in Cirque du Soleil seems logical, analyst says

Quebecor's interest in Cirque du Soleil seems logical, analyst says

MONTREAL — Quebecor's interest in Cirque du Soleil seems logical to at least one financial analyst if the media company opts to trim the size of Cirque's entertainment business in order to revive its financial health.
Haunting drama 'A Confession' puts police in ethical turmoil

Haunting drama 'A Confession' puts police in ethical turmoil

NEW YORK — Most actresses like to meet the real person who inspired the role they're about to tackle. Not Imelda Staunton. Not for her latest job.
Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92

Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92

NEW YORK — Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached new heights in his senior years as the high-strung Frank Costanza on the classic sitcom “Seinfeld" and the basement-dwelling father-in-law
Canadian Nicholas Johnson named Princeton's first black valedictorian

Canadian Nicholas Johnson named Princeton's first black valedictorian

PRINCETON, N.J. — A Canadian student at Princeton University is making history as the first black valedictorian since the school's founding 274 years ago.
Strangeness of the day: For Americans, an in-between moment

Strangeness of the day: For Americans, an in-between moment

In coming years, when they write the narrative histories of the 2020 pandemic — those paperweight-level volumes that reconstruct these strange days in painstaking and vivid detail — the past week in American life will be a particularly curious moment
Funeral delayed: tiaras, white outfits, turquoise face masks

Funeral delayed: tiaras, white outfits, turquoise face masks

WASHINGTON — When the time finally came, they laid Joanne Paylor to rest the finest way they could during a pandemic. A church service was out. The viewing had to be socially distanced.
Canadian Nicholas Johnson named Princeton's first black valedictorian

Canadian Nicholas Johnson named Princeton's first black valedictorian

PRINCETON, N.J. — A Canadian student at Princeton University is making history as the first black valedictorian since the school's founding 274 years ago.
New this week: Taylor Swift, 'Maleficent,' Marshall special

New this week: Taylor Swift, 'Maleficent,' Marshall special

This week comes an encouragement to go way back to watch a great movie — all the way to 1926. Buster Keaton’s “The General” is considered ahead-of-its-time and it counts Quentin Tarantino as a fan.
Quarantine fashion: Buyers ditch PJs for elevated loungewear

Quarantine fashion: Buyers ditch PJs for elevated loungewear

MIAMI — When Los Angeles-based fashion blogger Jacey Duprie finally emerged from days in sweats, changing into black jeans, an ankle-length camel sweater and Gucci loafers, she counted it as one of those “very big victories that used to be small vict
Review: Netflix's 'Have a Good Trip' is only a mild high

Review: Netflix's 'Have a Good Trip' is only a mild high

We can't take trips these days for obvious reasons. But Netflix is offering a trip into the mind with a gentle new documentary about the world of hallucinogens.