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U of A researcher shares Nobel prize for hepatitis C virus discovery

U of A researcher shares Nobel prize for hepatitis C virus discovery

STOCKHOLM — British scientist Michael Houghton, who works at the University of Alberta, and Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology on Monday for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
Youth facing murder charge after assault on 13-year-old girl in Edmonton

Youth facing murder charge after assault on 13-year-old girl in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Police in Edmonton say a youth has been charged with murder in the death of a 13-year-old girl. Officers were called to an assault Friday night in the city's northeast. Police say the girl was found with serious injuries.
Trump, still infectious, back at White House -- without mask

Trump, still infectious, back at White House -- without mask

BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House Monday night after leaving the military hospital where he has been receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19.
Female grizzly defending cub attacks hiker in Kananaskis Country

Female grizzly defending cub attacks hiker in Kananaskis Country

“The mother bear swatted him and knocked him down. He put his arm up, and it grabbed him by the elbow, bit him. He played dead, the bear dropped him and ran off, and he laid there for 10 minutes.”
COVID-19 'long hauler' copes with painful, lingering symptoms

COVID-19 'long hauler' copes with painful, lingering symptoms

Deb Eleniak takes up to four Tylenol Extra Strength everyday to try to cope with a long list of lingering symptoms she suffers due to COVID-19.
Record-breaking California wildfires surpass 4 million acres

Record-breaking California wildfires surpass 4 million acres

SAN FRANCISCO — Deadly wildfires in California have burned more than 4 million acres (6,250 square miles) this year — more than double the previous record for the most land burned in a single year in the state.
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.