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Bank of Canada deputy says households may be more impacted by rise in interest rates

Bank of Canada deputy says households may be more impacted by rise in interest rates

OTTAWA — A senior official at the Bank of Canada says the number of highly indebted households appears to be back on the rise as pandemic aid from governments winds down.
Chile court raises sentence in torture-killing of singer

Chile court raises sentence in torture-killing of singer

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean court on Tuesday increased the prison sentence for six former soldiers convicted in one of the most notorious killings by the former military dictatorship — the kidnapping, torture and murder of folk singer Víctor Jar
AstraZeneca opens research center as UK builds science hub

AstraZeneca opens research center as UK builds science hub

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles praised Cambridge as a center of scientific collaboration Tuesday as the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca opened a 1 billion-pound ($1.
Jury holds pharmacies responsible for role in opioid crisis

Jury holds pharmacies responsible for role in opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three retail pharmacy chains recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain pills in two Ohio counties, a federal jury said Tuesday in a verdict that could set the tone for U.S.
Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

LOS ANGELES — Jon Batiste might be the Grammys biggest surprise: The multi-genre performer and recent Oscar winner made such an impression on voters that he scored the most nominations with 11 on Tuesday.
Grammy facts: Blurred genre lines and a retiree revolution

Grammy facts: Blurred genre lines and a retiree revolution

With new rules in place this year and a promise to regain trust among its members, the Recording Academy released its nominations on Tuesday for its 64th Grammy Awards .
Grammy nominees in top categories for 64th annual show

Grammy nominees in top categories for 64th annual show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of nominees in the top categories at the 64th annual Grammy Awards , announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy.
Interfor covers full North American production area with $490-million deal for Eacom

Interfor covers full North American production area with $490-million deal for Eacom

Interfor Corp. will become the only lumber company with operations in all four producing regions of North America with its purchase of Eacom Timber Corp. for $490 million. The Burnaby, B.C.
Merck asks EU regulator to authorize its COVID-19 pill

Merck asks EU regulator to authorize its COVID-19 pill

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Medicines Agency said it has received a request from Merck to authorize its coronavirus antiviral, the first pill shown to treat COVID-19.

Millennial Money: It’s OK to not buy stuff on Black Friday

It’s that time of year when retailers seem to join forces to plant a message in shoppers’ minds: “Buy Stuff on Black Friday, or You Are a Fool.