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Educators wonder how to teach the writings of Alice Munro in wake of daughter's revelations

Educators wonder how to teach the writings of Alice Munro in wake of daughter's revelations

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Robert Lecker has read, taught and written about Alice Munro, the Nobel laureate from Canada renowned for her short stories.
Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has spent three years overhauling its mix of adult apparel to make it stylish as well as sensible for middle America.
TC Energy's US$15B Keystone XL claim thrown out by trade tribunal

TC Energy's US$15B Keystone XL claim thrown out by trade tribunal

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp., the Canadian company behind the ill-fated Keystone XL pipeline, has suffered a major blow after a trade tribunal tossed out its claim to US$15 billion in damages.
S&P/TSX composite up almost 250 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also rise

S&P/TSX composite up almost 250 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also rise

TORONTO — Gains in industrial and technology stocks led Canada's main stock index up more than one per cent on Tuesday, outweighing weakness in energy, while U.S. stock markets also rose, led by a rally on the Dow.
Ex-TV host Carlos Watson convicted in trial over collapse of startup Ozy Media

Ex-TV host Carlos Watson convicted in trial over collapse of startup Ozy Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Former TV personality Carlos Watson was convicted Tuesday in a federal financial conspiracy case about Ozy Media, an ambitious startup that collapsed after another executive impersonated a YouTube executive to hype the company’s succe
Sue Bird Barbie: Mattel honors WNBA great with signature doll

Sue Bird Barbie: Mattel honors WNBA great with signature doll

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — WNBA great Sue Bird has been honored with a signature Barbie doll.
Indigo to remove portraits of Alice Munro from stores; keep books on shelves

Indigo to remove portraits of Alice Munro from stores; keep books on shelves

TORONTO — Canada's biggest bookseller will remove enlarged photos of Alice Munro from stores, but bookstores large and small say they plan to keep her published works on the shelves.
Stock market today: A widespread rally sends Wall Street to records, and the Dow leaps 740 points

Stock market today: A widespread rally sends Wall Street to records, and the Dow leaps 740 points

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose to records after several big companies delivered better-than-expected profits for the spring. The S&P 500 climbed 0.6% Tuesday to top its all-time high set last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average leaped 1.
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Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene, narrated by Richard Poe (HighBridge, a Division of Recorded Books) 3.
'Shelves empty': Sales up at Quebec liquor stores near Ontario amid LCBO strike

'Shelves empty': Sales up at Quebec liquor stores near Ontario amid LCBO strike

MONTREAL — Quebec’s liquor Crown corporation says it’s seeing a surge in sales at some stores along the boundary with Ontario amid a strike by workers of that province's liquor control board.