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Canadians react to Prince Philip's death, announced Friday

Canadians react to Prince Philip's death, announced Friday

Prince Philip has died at age 99. Buckingham Palace said the Duke of Edinburgh passed away at home. Here's what Canadian public figures are saying about the Queen's husband: "I had the privilege of knowing Prince Philip almost my entire life.
B.C. liquor servers to get pay boost on par with general minimum wage increase

B.C. liquor servers to get pay boost on par with general minimum wage increase

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says the province's lowest-paid workers, liquor servers, are getting a pay boost to match the general minimum wage that's also set to increase in June.
Coney Island attractions reopen after losing year to virus

Coney Island attractions reopen after losing year to virus

NEW YORK — The Wonder Wheel began turning and the Cyclone whipped into action as Coney Island's illustrious amusement parks reopened Friday after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered New York City's iconic summer playground all last year.
A look at some of the trips Prince Philip made to Canada over the last seven decades.

A look at some of the trips Prince Philip made to Canada over the last seven decades.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died at age 99, Buckingham Palace said Friday. The Queen and Prince Philip have lavished much attention on Canada over their lives, each visiting the country more than 20 times over the years.
Versatile Tom Riley tackles sci-fi fantasy in 'The Nevers'

Versatile Tom Riley tackles sci-fi fantasy in 'The Nevers'

NEW YORK — Robert Pattinson — that A-list international heartthrob — may owe a little thanks to rising star Tom Riley.
Pearl Jam guitarist McCready proud of 30 years of 'Ten'

Pearl Jam guitarist McCready proud of 30 years of 'Ten'

The Pearl Jam songs that would end up as tracks on the “Ten” album were played live at clubs along the West Coast for months leading into the band’s first recording session.
Biden's ambitious expansion of long-term care sparks debate

Biden's ambitious expansion of long-term care sparks debate

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is proposing a major expansion of the government’s role in long-term care, but questions are being raised over his using the low-income Medicaid program and piggybacking the whole idea on an infrastructure bill.
Chipmaker TSMC says revenue up 16.7% as demand surges

Chipmaker TSMC says revenue up 16.7% as demand surges

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s biggest contract producer of processor chips, said Friday its revenue rose 16.7% in the latest quarter over a year ago as the global economy rebounded from the coronavirus pandemic.
Wholesale prices up 1% in March, energy leads the way again

Wholesale prices up 1% in March, energy leads the way again

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Wholesale prices jumped again in March pushed by another big increase in energy prices, the government reported Friday.
Boeing sues subcontractor over work on Air Force One planes

Boeing sues subcontractor over work on Air Force One planes

FORT WORTH, Texas — Boeing is suing a subcontractor it hired for work on new Air Force One planes used to carry the president, saying the company ran into financial problems and missed deadlines.