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Review: New novel explores the life-changing power of art

Review: New novel explores the life-changing power of art

“Now Is Not the Time to Panic,” by Kevin Wilson (Ecco) For the past 25 years the bestselling author Kevin Wilson has repeated to himself a semi-poetical, semi-nonsensical phrase that evokes the self-mythologizing bravado of outlaw musicians: “The edg
Macau’s savory meat-potato hash feels foreign and familiar

Macau’s savory meat-potato hash feels foreign and familiar

As the first European gateway to China, Macau became the center of Portugal’s massive maritime empire in the East. You can still taste the resulting mix of flavors.
Turquoise Hill delays shareholder vote on Rio Tinto plan to take company private

Turquoise Hill delays shareholder vote on Rio Tinto plan to take company private

TORONTO — Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. is delaying a shareholder vote on Rio Tinto's plan to take the company private.
Kimberly Palmer: 5 ways to save this holiday shopping season

Kimberly Palmer: 5 ways to save this holiday shopping season

This holiday shopping season is shaping up to be longer, pricier and in some ways more chaotic than in previous years, which makes it easy to overspend.

GIC and Dream Industrial REIT form JV to buy Summit Industrial Income REIT

TORONTO — A Singaporean sovereign wealth fund and Dream Industrial REIT have formed a joint venture to buy Summit Industrial Income REIT in a deal valued at $5.9 billion, including assumed debt.
Jimmy Kimmel to host Oscars again: 'Great honor or a trap'

Jimmy Kimmel to host Oscars again: 'Great honor or a trap'

Jimmy Kimmel is ready to host the Oscars again, completing a trilogy that started with him presiding over the chaotic “envelope-gate" ceremony. The late-night talk show host will preside over the ceremony in March, the show’s producers said Monday.
Time to study up: 35 gardening terms everyone should know

Time to study up: 35 gardening terms everyone should know

When thumbing through seed catalogs or plant-care manuals, you’re likely to encounter at least some descriptions that elude you. So here’s a cheat sheet to help navigate the offerings – and maybe impress your gardening friends.
Filmmaker Haggis finishes testimony, denies claims by women

Filmmaker Haggis finishes testimony, denies claims by women

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Paul Haggis choked up and wiped away tears while finishing his defense Friday from the witness stand against a civil trial rape claim by a publicist.
Musk threatens to boot Twitter account impersonators

Musk threatens to boot Twitter account impersonators

BOSTON (AP) — Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that impersonates another.
In Pakistan's Sindh province, Hindu culture fights the odds

In Pakistan's Sindh province, Hindu culture fights the odds

SUKKUR, Pakistan (AP) — On the sandy banks of the Indus River, which flows top to toe through Pakistan and into its southern Sindh province, Hindus waited for brightly colored boats to ferry them to a peaceful island that has housed a temple for almo
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