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Nelly Furtado reshapes her music against the feedback of social media

Nelly Furtado reshapes her music against the feedback of social media

TORONTO — Nelly Furtado has endured the wrath of social media before, but she couldn't bear to read people's opinions on her new album's cover art.
Houston student dies days after FaceTime with Beyonce

Houston student dies days after FaceTime with Beyonce

HOUSTON — A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat.

International Festival of Authors director gets Order of France honour

TORONTO — The director of Toronto's International Festival of Authors, Geoffrey E. Taylor, has received an Order of France.
Maud Lewis painting found in southern Ontario thrift shop bin to be auctioned

Maud Lewis painting found in southern Ontario thrift shop bin to be auctioned

A painting by Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis has turned up in a southern Ontario thrift shop. Volunteers at the Mennonite Central Committee Thrift Centre in New Hamburg, Ont.
Actress Shailene Woodley reaches deal in pipeline protest

Actress Shailene Woodley reaches deal in pipeline protest

BISMARCK, N.D. — Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has reached a plea deal that calls for no jail time over her involvement in protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. The "Divergent" star was among 27 activists arrested Oct.

Books on gun violence and immigration win prizes

NEW YORK — Books on gun violence, Koch Industries and New York's history of immigration have won prizes for outstanding nonfiction work.
'The Handmaid's Tale' headed to Bravo and then CraveTV in Canada

'The Handmaid's Tale' headed to Bravo and then CraveTV in Canada

TORONTO — A highly anticipated adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel "The Handmaid's Tale" has landed a Canadian broadcaster.
'American Horror Story' stars discuss potential Trump plot

'American Horror Story' stars discuss potential Trump plot

LOS ANGELES — The cast of "American Horror Story" is opening up about rumours of a season of the series centred on President Donald Trump.
Feist to perform special tribute to Leonard Cohen at Junos

Feist to perform special tribute to Leonard Cohen at Junos

TORONTO — Singer-songwriter Feist will perform a special tribute to the late Leonard Cohen at the Juno Awards on Sunday. CTV and the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences say she'll perform an arrangement of one of Cohen's classic songs.
Adele: 'I don't know if I will ever tour again'

Adele: 'I don't know if I will ever tour again'

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Adele fans who didn't catch her on her world tour that's winding down may be out of luck in the future.