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Stock market today: Wall Street drifts higher; Dow has its first close above 40,000

Stock market today: Wall Street drifts higher; Dow has its first close above 40,000

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks drifted to a mostly higher close on Wall Street, marking their fourth winning week in a row. The S&P 500 rose 0.1% Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3% to close above 40,000 points for the first time.
Paul Schrader felt death closing in, so he made a movie about it

Paul Schrader felt death closing in, so he made a movie about it

CANNES, France (AP) — After a string of hospitalizations for long COVID, Paul Schrader had a realization. “If I’m going to make a film about death,” Schrader told himself, “I’d better hurry up.
Chicago Tribune staffers' unequal pay lawsuit claims race and sex discrimination

Chicago Tribune staffers' unequal pay lawsuit claims race and sex discrimination

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Tribune is being sued by some of its staffers, who say they and other women and Black journalists are being paid less than their white male counterparts.
Loblaw's participation in grocery code 'a big step in the right direction': Trudeau

Loblaw's participation in grocery code 'a big step in the right direction': Trudeau

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says with the biggest Canadian grocer now on board, the grocery code of conduct is much more likely to succeed.
Bank chief executives summoned to House of Commons environment committee

Bank chief executives summoned to House of Commons environment committee

OTTAWA — A parliamentary committee has summoned Canada's big five bank CEOs to talk about the environmental and climate impacts of the financial system.
California's scenic Highway 1 to Big Sur opens to around-the-clock travel as slide repair advances

California's scenic Highway 1 to Big Sur opens to around-the-clock travel as slide repair advances

BIG SUR, Calif.
In Cannes, Francis Ford Coppola talks Trump, self-financing 'Megalopolis' and why he has no regrets

In Cannes, Francis Ford Coppola talks Trump, self-financing 'Megalopolis' and why he has no regrets

CANNES, France (AP) — Much attention has been paid to the $120 million of his own fortune that Francis Ford Coppola put up to make the futuristic epic “Megalopolis,” but the director himself isn't much concerned. “I don’t care.
Pride House on Seine River barge is inaugurated by Paris Olympics organizers

Pride House on Seine River barge is inaugurated by Paris Olympics organizers

PARIS (AP) — The Pride House of the Paris Olympics was inaugurated on a barge in the Seine River by Games organizers on Friday.
Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
‘The Blue Angels,’ filmed for IMAX, puts viewers in the ‘box’ with the elite flying squad

‘The Blue Angels,’ filmed for IMAX, puts viewers in the ‘box’ with the elite flying squad

If you’re looking for a little bit of that “ Top Gun: Maverick ” spectacle and thrill at the movie theater this summer , you’re in luck. A groundbreaking new documentary, “ The Blue Angels ,” is flying onto IMAX screens for one week, through May 22.