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Disabled nominees hope their Oscar moment becomes a movement

Disabled nominees hope their Oscar moment becomes a movement

LOS ANGELES — Right down to its production design, the Oscars have not always felt like the most welcoming place for people with disabilities.
List of guests attending the funeral of Prince Philip

List of guests attending the funeral of Prince Philip

LONDON — Here is the full list of guests who will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. 1. Queen Elizabeth II 2. Prince Charles 3. Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall 4.

BBC coverage of Philip's death draws record complaints

LONDON — The BBC’s coverage of the death of Prince Philip has drawn almost 110,000 complaints from the public, making it the most complained-about piece of television programming ever in the U.K.
Charities hope Liberals' budget lends helping hand as sector eyes long recovery

Charities hope Liberals' budget lends helping hand as sector eyes long recovery

OTTAWA — Canada's charities are hoping the Liberals extend them a helping hand in net week's budget as the sector faces the possibility of a prolonged road to recovery, even after the economy reopens.
Bank of America profit doubles in 1Q to $8.1 billion

Bank of America profit doubles in 1Q to $8.1 billion

NEW YORK — Bank of America's profits doubled in the first quarter, the bank said Thursday, as the improving economy allowed it to release billions from its loan-loss reserves that it originally set aside in the early days of the pandemic.
$1,400 stimulus checks helped March retail sales soar 9.8%

$1,400 stimulus checks helped March retail sales soar 9.8%

NEW YORK — Newly vaccinated and armed with $1,400 stimulus checks, Americans went on a spending spree last month, buying new clothes and going out to eat again. Retail sales surged a seasonally adjusted 9.
Citigroup profit triples in 1Q, tops estimates; revenue down

Citigroup profit triples in 1Q, tops estimates; revenue down

NEW YORK — Citigroup's profits more than tripled in the first quarter, the banking conglomerate said Thursday, helped by the release of billions of dollars from its loan-loss reserves.
Toyota recalls Venza SUVs to fix air bag wiring problem

Toyota recalls Venza SUVs to fix air bag wiring problem

DETROIT — Toyota is recalling nearly 280,000 Venza SUVs in the U.S. because a wiring problem can stop the side air bags from inflating in a crash. The recall covers Venzas from the 2009 through 2015 model years. Documents posted Thursday by the U.S.

Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

1. “Dog Man: Mothering Heights” by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic) 2. “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman (Viking) 3. “The Women of the Bible Speak” by Shannon Bream (Broadside Books) 4. “Broken Horses” by Brandi Carlile (Crown) 5.
Coronavirus hug image named World Press Photo of the Year

Coronavirus hug image named World Press Photo of the Year

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A photo symbolizing “love and compassion” of an 85-year-old Brazilian woman getting her first embrace in five months from a nurse through a transparent “hug curtain” was named the World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday.