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The Weeknd sets cross-continent tour with 57 dates, including several in Canada

The Weeknd sets cross-continent tour with 57 dates, including several in Canada

TORONTO — Canadian R&B singer the Weeknd is going big for his latest tour to promote the upcoming album "After Hours.
ACTRA honouree Jean Yoon reflects on her fight for onscreen diversity

ACTRA honouree Jean Yoon reflects on her fight for onscreen diversity

TORONTO — Jean Yoon is flush with honours these days. In September, the Toronto-raised performer and playwright received a Birks Diamond Tribute award for her body of work.
In rough US flu season for kids, vaccine working OK so far

In rough US flu season for kids, vaccine working OK so far

NEW YORK — It may end up being a bad flu season for kids, but early signs suggest the vaccine is working OK. The vaccine has been more than 50% effective in preventing flu illness severe enough to send a child to the doctor's office, the U.S.
Casey House edits 'Friends' to show characters confronting HIV stigma

Casey House edits 'Friends' to show characters confronting HIV stigma

TORONTO — A Toronto-based HIV-AIDS hospital is pushing to dispel stigma about the disease with a little help from "Friends.
Babies frequently exposed to cleaning products at higher risk of asthma: study

Babies frequently exposed to cleaning products at higher risk of asthma: study

VANCOUVER — New research suggests frequent exposure to common household cleaning products can increase a child's risk of developing asthma.

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Audible bestsellers for week ending February 14th Fiction: 1. Cut and Run: A Light-Hearted Dark Comedy by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, narrated by Meg Ryan, D’Arcy Carden, Sam Richardson, Rachel Bloom, Ed Begley, Jr.
U.S. medical schools boost LGBTQ students, doctor training

U.S. medical schools boost LGBTQ students, doctor training

Aliya Feroe recalls the flustered OB-GYN who referred her to another physician after learning she identified as queer.
Label: Rapper Pop Smoke slain in Hollywood Hills shooting

Label: Rapper Pop Smoke slain in Hollywood Hills shooting

LOS ANGELES — Pop Smoke, a rising Brooklyn rapper who had a breakout year of hit songs and albums that made some of the biggest names in hip-hop his fans and collaborators, was fatally shot during a break-in Wednesday at a Hollywood Hills home, his l
'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best pict

Man who went missing at music festival found dead in lake

WEST BOCA RATON, Fla. — Detectives believe they've found the body of a man who went missing during a Florida music festival over the weekend, authorities said.