Summer Vacation

The Latest: In Toronto, Kawhi Leonard speaks for first time

The Latest on NBA media day from around the league on Monday (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Kawhi Leonard knows that people want to know his future plans. He’s more focused on the here and now. Leonard spoke out as a member of the Toronto Raptors for the first time on Monday, and one of … Continue reading The Latest: In Toronto, Kawhi Leonard speaks for first time

NBA teams ready to hold their annual pre-camp media days

Media day — the day where most of the league’s 30 teams will have players and coaches answer questions about how they spent their summer vacation and discuss other more-pertinent matters — is Monday around the league. Dallas and Philadelphia got their media-day responsibilities out of the way late last week, because they are off … Continue reading NBA teams ready to hold their annual pre-camp media days

PARIS | Phone ban at school: French children forced to hang up

PARIS — French children who are going back to school Monday after summer vacation will have to do so without their mobile phones. The government passed a law banning phone use in all primary and middle schools for the entire day, including during breaks —with exceptions in cases of emergency and for disabled children. Pupils … Continue reading PARIS | Phone ban at school: French children forced to hang up

BEDMINSTER, N.J. | Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he’s hard at work

BEDMINSTER, N.J.  — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don’t call it “vacation.” Trump, who is loath to admit to sleeping — let alone taking time off — has spent his week away mixing downtime and golf rounds with meetings and dinners, intent on projecting … Continue reading BEDMINSTER, N.J. | Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he’s hard at work

LOS ANGELES | ‘Mission: Impossible _ Fallout’ shoots to No. 1

LOS ANGELES  — Audiences turned out this weekend to see Tom Cruise in his sixth run as Ethan Hunt in “Mission: Impossible — Fallout,” which easily took the No. 1 spot at the domesti box office. Studios on Sunday estimate that “Fallout” earned $61.5 million from 4,386 theaters. Not accounting for inflation, it’s a best … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Mission: Impossible _ Fallout’ shoots to No. 1

LOS ANGELES | ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ tops charts, ‘Skyscraper’ stumbles

LOS ANGELES — “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, “Skyscraper,” in the dust. Sony Pictures estimates Sunday that the animated family movie earned $44.1 million from North American theaters. It easily beat out Johnson’s … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ tops charts, ‘Skyscraper’ stumbles