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Toyota recalls Venza SUVs to fix air bag wiring problem

Toyota recalls Venza SUVs to fix air bag wiring problem

DETROIT — Toyota is recalling about 373,000 Venza SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem can stop the side air bags from inflating in a crash. The recall covers Venzas from the 2009 through 2015 model years, including nearly 280,000 in the U.S.
EXPLAINER: Here's why Derek Chauvin won't testify at trial

EXPLAINER: Here's why Derek Chauvin won't testify at trial

MINNEAPOLIS — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in George Floyd’s death said Thursday that he won’t testify in his own defence , invoking his right to remain silent and leave the burden of proof on the state.
Barbers, artists help defy vaccine myths for people of colour

Barbers, artists help defy vaccine myths for people of colour

SAN DIEGO — In a Washington, D.C., suburb, Black and Latino barbers are busting myths about the coronavirus vaccine while clipping hair.

Officials say Tokyo Olympic cancellation, no fans still an option

TOKYO — Two officials in Japan's ruling LDP party said Thursday that changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One suggested they still could be cancelled , and the other said even if they proceed, it might be without any fans.
Judge: R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial

Judge: R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial

NEW YORK — A federal judge gave the green light Thursday to move jailed R&B singer R. Kelly to New York City to go on trial this summer after several delays.

South African youth project pays tribute to Prince Philip

ORANGE FARM, South Africa — Young South Africans enthusiastically performed Zulu dancing and traditional African music as part of the lessons provided by the Jabulile Arts and Culture Society in the poor Orange Farm township, 45 kilometres (28 miles)

Son, father appear in court for hearing in 1996 killing

LOS ANGELES — A former California college student charged with murder in the 1996 disappearance of classmate Kristin Smart and the defendant's father, who is accused of helping hide the young woman's body, made their first court appearance Thursday b
Gucci heirs worry over family depiction in Ridley Scott film

Gucci heirs worry over family depiction in Ridley Scott film

MILAN — The great-grandchildren of Guccio Gucci, who founded the luxury fashion house that bears his name a century ago in Florence, are appealing to filmmaker Ridley Scott to respect their family’s legacy in a new film that focuses on a sensational
Disabled nominees hope their Oscar moment becomes a movement

Disabled nominees hope their Oscar moment becomes a movement

LOS ANGELES — Right down to its production design, the Oscars have not always felt like the most welcoming place for people with disabilities.
List of guests attending the funeral of Prince Philip

List of guests attending the funeral of Prince Philip

LONDON — Here is the full list of guests who will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. 1. Queen Elizabeth II 2. Prince Charles 3. Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall 4.