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Is it safe to drink from a fountain during the pandemic?

Is it safe to drink from a fountain during the pandemic?

Is it safe to drink from a water fountain during the pandemic? There’s no evidence you can get COVID-19 from the water itself.
Face masks for teachers can impact learning on young children, experts say

Face masks for teachers can impact learning on young children, experts say

When Meghan Ewing travels abroad, she focuses on peoples' faces to decipher what they're saying in languages she doesn't understand.
Survey finds vaping injuries cause lingering problems for some youth

Survey finds vaping injuries cause lingering problems for some youth

Canadian pediatricians are reporting numerous vaping-related injuries, with one third of cases involving ongoing health problems.
Carleton criminology school ends student placements with police over racism failures

Carleton criminology school ends student placements with police over racism failures

OTTAWA — Carleton University's criminology school says it will no longer place students to work with police forces and prisons as a show of solidarity with the movement to address systemic racism in Canada's criminal justice institutions.
From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
Actors and Disney World reach deal after virus testing fight

Actors and Disney World reach deal after virus testing fight

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Dolly Parton, Justin Bieber among virtual TV festival stars

Dolly Parton, Justin Bieber among virtual TV festival stars

LOS ANGELES — Dolly Parton, Cate Blanchett and Justin Bieber are part of the virtual edition of the Paley Center’s annual festival celebrating TV programs and their makers.
Federal judge refuses to block campus sexual assault rules

Federal judge refuses to block campus sexual assault rules

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the Education Department to move forward with new rules governing how schools and universities respond to complaints of sexual assault.
Benefits to hygiene theatre? Experts say all-encompassing approach needed

Benefits to hygiene theatre? Experts say all-encompassing approach needed

Denver Broncos football players were filmed last week walking through a door frame that misted them in disinfectant spray before they stepped onto their outdoor practice field.
Sumner Redstone, who built media empire including CBS, dies

Sumner Redstone, who built media empire including CBS, dies

Sumner Redstone, who joined his family's drive-in movie chain in the 1950s and used it to build a vast media empire that included CBS and Viacom, has died. He was 97.