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Serena Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova

Newsmaker: Serena Williams beats body-shaming with victory

While some take cracks at the tennis icon’s appearance, others, like author J.K. Rowling come to her defence—as Williams lets her racquet do the talking
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Newsmaker: Trending raccoon, 700 feet up

Jaime Weinman on the latest sign that Toronto is under attack
Brodi Henderson at the US Sumo open in 2014. (Dustin Snipes/USA Sumo)

Meet the Canadian who’s seeking stardom in Japan’s sumo world

Brodi Henderson left behind football scholarships in B.C. to become the only current North American member of the illustrious Japan Sumo Association
87th Annual Academy Awards – Arrivals

The world as we see it

A roundup of victories, tragedies, triumphs, disappointments, and the names making news—good or bad—this week
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Dr. Seuss comes back

’What Pet Should I Get?’ will hit bookstores this summer, 24 years after the author’s death
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Newsmaker of the day: The Page 3 girl

Earlier this week, activists celebrated the demise of the topless newspaper model. Today the Sun issued a correction. (She’s back)
26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala – Arrivals

Newsmaker: Ava DuVernay and the Oscar snub heard ’round the world

Newsmaker, Jan. 15: The Selma director’s lack of an Academy Award nomination may be more important than any of the actual nominations.