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Plastic resin emerges as tiniest example of enduring COVID-19 supply chain crunch

Plastic resin emerges as tiniest example of enduring COVID-19 supply chain crunch

Plastic resins — tiny plastic pellets used to make everything from bread bags to milk containers — are undergoing a triple whammy of high demand, tight supply and soaring prices.
Denied cross-border shoppers, some U.S. companies opt to export to Canada instead

Denied cross-border shoppers, some U.S. companies opt to export to Canada instead

WASHINGTON — In the before times, Katie McCarron could count on her best Canadian customers to make the trip to her store in Portland, Oregon, to stock up on their favourite high-quality, human-grade pet food. COVID-19 had other plans.
Brewers announcer Bob Uecker honored for 50 years behind mic

Brewers announcer Bob Uecker honored for 50 years behind mic

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As expected, the ceremony honoring popular Brewers announcer Bob Uecker’s half-century at the microphone involved remembrances, appreciation — and a heavy dose of humorous stories.
Women win top awards at San Sebastian film festival

Women win top awards at San Sebastian film festival

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Female actors and filmmakers swept the top awards at the San Sebastian film festival on Saturday, with the Golden Shell for the best film going to “Blue Moon" ("Crai Nou”) by Romanian director Alina Grigore.
Harry and Meghan visit UN during world leaders' meeting

Harry and Meghan visit UN during world leaders' meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, met Saturday with a top U.N. official amid the world body's biggest gathering of the year. The royals came to U.N.
Gucci launches Vault vintage site during Milan Fashion Week

Gucci launches Vault vintage site during Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations. Many are doing it, in big ways and small.
Yale student's winning run on 'Jeopardy!' makes history

Yale student's winning run on 'Jeopardy!' makes history

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Amodio's historic run on “Jeopardy!” has now netted him more than $1 million in non-tournament play, making him the third person in the show's history to pass that mark.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Albert Bourla, chairman and CEO of Pfizer. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas; Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges were released from prison and flown out of the country on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, just after a top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies rea
Former ABC News executive says Chris Cuomo harassed her

Former ABC News executive says Chris Cuomo harassed her

NEW YORK (AP) — A television executive who accused Chris Cuomo of groping her at a party 16 years ago says the CNN anchor needs a public education about sexual harassment and if he did that, “he'd be a hero instead of a cad.