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  • As the COVID-19 crisis cuts jobs, Canadians cash in on hobbies with 'side hustles'

    TORONTO - For Chelsea Hearty and Ian Moores, the recipe for success began with a midnight snack.
  • Ukraine’s Chernivtsi a charming city of architectural gems

    CHERNIVTSI, Ukraine - Tucked in the southwest corner of Ukraine, Chernivtsi is a cheerful city that graciously marries the glories and sorrows of centuries past with vibrant Eastern European urban life today.
  • Tree-cutting ban in Southwest forests hurts heating needs

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - People who rely on wood stoves to heat their homes in the winter are scrambling to find other options after a U.S. District Court halted tree cutting on large swaths of national forests in the Southwest over concern about a threatened owl.
  • 'Brew' up your own potting mix

    My gardening season begins on my garage floor. Here I mix potting soil that will nourish this season's seedlings and replace worn-out soil around the roots of houseplants.
  • Did 2018 usher in a creeping tech dystopia?

    We may remember 2018 as the year when technology's dystopian potential became clear, from Facebook's role enabling the harvesting of our personal data for election interference to a seemingly unending series of revelations about the dark side of Silicon Valley's connect-everything ethos.
  • Andy Warhol exhibit includes old favourites, new insights

    NEW YORK - The 25-foot long "Camouflage Last Supper," one of Andy Warhol's last and most personal works, floods a full wall of a room on the fifth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The massive acrylic and silkscreen mural captures the artist's seemingly contradictory piety and irreverence. It's one of more than 350 works on display in the largest retrospective of Warhol's prolific career in nearly 30 years.
  • Givenchy homage headlines first day of Paris couture week

    PARIS - Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller went back to the storied house's roots in Paris for Sunday's moving couture homage to house-founder Hubert de Givenchy, who died earlier this year.
  • Kauai woos travellers as island recovers from floods

    HONOLULU - Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai, but community leaders are urging tourists to keep coming so residents don't suffer an economic calamity on top of record-breaking rains that smothered a normally green landscape in reddish-brown water.
  • Saudi anti-corruption purge winds down, but questions emerge

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal headed outdoors to Saudi Arabia's terracotta-colored sand dunes over the weekend, after being interrogated, investigated and detained for nearly three months in the kingdom's extraordinary anti-corruption campaign.
  • Distinct style of Korean pop to echo in Olympic spotlight

    SEATTLE - The clothes, the hair, the confidence — the look of Korean pop music can feel like high fashion or just plain quirky.

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