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Review: Authors look at `The Greatest Year at the Movies'

Review: Authors look at `The Greatest Year at the Movies'

“Cinema ’62: The Greatest Year at the Movies,” Rutgers University Press, by Stephen Farber and Michael McClellan What was the greatest year in cinema history? Among film fans and critics, 1939 has long been a favourite pick.
P&G CEO on products for older folks; cutting back on plastic

P&G CEO on products for older folks; cutting back on plastic

NEW YORK — Tide detergent, Pantene shampoo and Gillette razors have filled cupboards for decades. But being a household name isn't good enough anymore. Procter & Gamble, which makes those products and more, is facing increasing competition.
Review: New NUMA Files story is a nonstop thrill ride

Review: New NUMA Files story is a nonstop thrill ride

“Journey of the Pharaohs,” Putnam, by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown In 1074 B.C., an Egyptian fleet heads out to sea and vanishes from sight and history. In 1927, a pilot attempting to make a transcontinental flight disappears.
Royal farewell: Harry, Meghan on final duty before new life

Royal farewell: Harry, Meghan on final duty before new life

LONDON — It’s definitely a farewell. But will it be fond? Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will fulfil their final royal commitment when they appear Monday at the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London.
Sesame's Count wants to get young children counted in census

Sesame's Count wants to get young children counted in census

ORLANDO, Fla. — No other age group was under-counted more during the last once-a-decade census than children under age 5, researchers say. Sesame Street is hoping to use Count von Count to change that.
High level of Seine River concerns Paris officials

High level of Seine River concerns Paris officials

PARIS — The water level in the Seine River is rising after massive rainfall, adding to concerns that it could break its bank in Paris.
Business as usual at North American box office amid virus

Business as usual at North American box office amid virus

LOS ANGELES — North American audiences are not staying away from theatres amid virus concerns, according to the weekend’s box office numbers.
Despite drama, Megan Thee Stallion happy to release music

Despite drama, Megan Thee Stallion happy to release music

NEW YORK — Megan Thee Stallion says she works extremely hard in the studio writing music, and so became more than a little worried when she almost couldn’t release her new album because of a dispute with her record label.
Official: White House didn't want to tell seniors not to fly

Official: White House didn't want to tell seniors not to fly

NEW YORK — The White House overruled health officials who wanted to recommend that elderly and physically fragile Americans be advised not to fly on commercial airlines because of the new coronavirus, a federal official told The Associated Press.
Group makes headway in Iowa on old Route 20 designation

Group makes headway in Iowa on old Route 20 designation

OMAHA, Neb. — Visitors to the small northeastern Iowa city of Dyersville can soak up all the Americana that embodies a baseball diamond built amid cornfields for the 1989 movie “Field of Dreams.