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Public Health Agency of Canada says more illnesses linked to U.S.-grown onions

The Public Health Agency of Canada says there are now 239 confirmed cases of illness in the country linked to a recall of U.S.-grown onions over Salmonella contamination.
4 US deaths tied to methanol-based hand sanitizers

4 US deaths tied to methanol-based hand sanitizers

NEW YORK — Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can help stop the coronavirus from spreading, but drinking the products turned out to be deadly for four people in two states.
COVID-19 hits Newfoundland set of TV show 'Hudson & Rex'

COVID-19 hits Newfoundland set of TV show 'Hudson & Rex'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The canine-cop TV series "Hudson & Rex" has been hit by COVID-19, forcing it to shut down production for at least a day.
Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York schools can bring children back to classrooms for the start of the school year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, citing success in battling the coronavirus in the state that once was the U.S. heart of the pandemic.
'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

Karyn Keith says she isn't asking for much. All she wants is the same support she'd receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, rather than unable to work because of her disabilities. The 44-year-old mother in Brampton, Ont.

'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

Karyn Keith says she isn't asking for much. All she wants is the same support she'd receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, rather than unable to work because of her disabilities. The 44-year-old mother in Brampton, Ont.
US reports show racial disparities in kids with COVID-19

US reports show racial disparities in kids with COVID-19

NEW YORK — Racial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday.

Ohio governor’s COVID-19 results show tests imperfections

WASHINGTON — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's positive-then-negative test results for the coronavirus are a reminder that no test is definitive.
In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

HALIFAX — The era of the stern Canadian librarian peering at a patron's record of late items and announcing the amount owed appears to be headed for the history books.
Comedian Andy Dick sues man who punched him in New Orleans

Comedian Andy Dick sues man who punched him in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Comedian Andy Dick has filed a lawsuit in New Orleans against the man who punched him last year outside a French Quarter nightclub.