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Sexual, gender minorities much likelier to be crime victims

Sexual, gender minorities much likelier to be crime victims

PHOENIX — The first study of its kind found that people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or gender non-conforming are nearly four times as likely to be victims of violent crime than those outside such communities.
Doctors: Trump continues to improve during virus treatment

Doctors: Trump continues to improve during virus treatment

BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump’s blood oxygen level dropped suddenly on Saturday, but he “has continued to improve,” the White House physician said Sunday, suggesting that Trump could be discharged from the hospital as early as Monday.
He's fought COVID-19 for months. Can he ever really beat it?

He's fought COVID-19 for months. Can he ever really beat it?

INDIANAPOLIS — Larry Brown had been on a ventilator for 37 days. Nurses periodically turned the 45-year-old former Indiana State football player onto his stomach to help him breathe.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Oct. 4

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Oct. 4

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:38 a.m. EDT on Oct. 4, 2020: There are 166,123 confirmed cases in Canada.
Lack of substitute teachers a challenge for schools

Lack of substitute teachers a challenge for schools

St. Paul Education has created a policy to allow educational assistants to supervise classes when no substitute teachers are available.
Victoria man under investigation for allegedly feeding grizzly bears

Victoria man under investigation for allegedly feeding grizzly bears

Randy Scott was previously charged and fined for unlawfully feeding bears in 2017
Greens choose Toronto lawyer Annamie Paul as new leader

Greens choose Toronto lawyer Annamie Paul as new leader

OTTAWA — Green Party of Canada members have chosen Toronto lawyer Annamie Paul as their new leader. Paul won a bare majority of votes in the eighth round, defeating Dimitri Lascaris.
Protesters march through Montreal, calling for 'Justice for Joyce'

Protesters march through Montreal, calling for 'Justice for Joyce'

MONTREAL — Crowds of protesters marched through downtown Montreal on Saturday, calling for justice for Joyce Echaquan, an Indigenous woman who was subjected to insults as she lay dying in hospital.
Electronic payment, legion masks: poppy campaign adapts to COVID-19

Electronic payment, legion masks: poppy campaign adapts to COVID-19

The lead-up to Remembrance Day will look a little different this year as the Royal Canadian Legion adapts its poppy campaign to the pandemic.
First Nation staffer offers a familiar face to COVID-19 patients

First Nation staffer offers a familiar face to COVID-19 patients

Being that familiar face in a sterile isolation unit makes all the difference for people feeling lonely or anxious