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Why Missing College This Fall Is a Bad Idea

Why Missing College This Fall Is a Bad Idea

As colleges figure out how to structure classes this fall, many students are questioning whether to enrol at all. The idea of taking a gap year might sound enticing, but returning students should think twice.
Does wearing a mask pose any health risks?

Does wearing a mask pose any health risks?

Does wearing a mask pose any health risks? No, not for most people. Babies and toddlers should not wear masks because they could suffocate. The same goes for anyone who has trouble removing a mask without help.
Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by science

Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by science

Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound science about risk factors that go beyond wearing or not wearing masks.
Fox News fires Ed Henry after sexual misconduct allegation

Fox News fires Ed Henry after sexual misconduct allegation

NEW YORK — Fox News on Wednesday fired daytime news anchor Ed Henry after an investigation of sexual misconduct in the workplace. The network said it had received a complaint last Thursday from an attorney about the misconduct.
Group says it has ample signatures to get pot on ballot

Group says it has ample signatures to get pot on ballot

PHOENIX — Proponents of legalizing recreational marijuana in Arizona said Wednesday they turned in 420,000 petition signatures — far more than needed to get the measure on the November ballot despite challenges posed by the coronavirus.
Actor says 'Justice League' director Whedon was 'abusive'

Actor says 'Justice League' director Whedon was 'abusive'

LOS ANGELES — Actor Ray Fisher says director Joss Whedon's behaviour was “abusive” on the set of the 2017 film “Justice League.
Death Cafes help ease grief, loss in the time of coronavirus

Death Cafes help ease grief, loss in the time of coronavirus

NEW YORK — Panic attacks, trouble breathing, relapses that have sent her to bed for 14 hours at a time: At 35, Marissa Oliver has been forced to deal with the spectre of death on COVID-19's terms, yet conversations about her illness, fear and anxiety
Right time to 'get stupid again': Beavis, Butt-Head comeback

Right time to 'get stupid again': Beavis, Butt-Head comeback

LOS ANGELES — Beavis and Butt-Head are coming back to TV in a reimagined version of the animated series about a pair of Gen X slackers.
Little evidence that protests spread coronavirus in US

Little evidence that protests spread coronavirus in US

NEW YORK — There is little evidence that the protests that erupted after George Floyd’s death caused a significant increase in U.S. coronavirus infections, according to public health experts.
Q-and-A: Haviah Mighty tackling racism in Canada Day performance, new video

Q-and-A: Haviah Mighty tackling racism in Canada Day performance, new video

TORONTO — Haviah Mighty says she hopes this Canada Day marks one of greater reflection on racism within our own country. The Brampton, Ont.