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Biden admin extends protections to transgender students

Biden admin extends protections to transgender students

The U.S.
Stocks dip, yields rise as Fed hints at dialing back support

Stocks dip, yields rise as Fed hints at dialing back support

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell and bond yields rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve officials signaled they may start easing off the acclerator on their massive support for markets earlier than previously thought. The S&P 500 was 0.
Vaccine effort turns into slog as infectious variant spreads

Vaccine effort turns into slog as infectious variant spreads

As cases tumble and states reopen, the potential final stage in the U.S.
Transat plans flights to nearly 50 destinations this winter as travel set to resume

Transat plans flights to nearly 50 destinations this winter as travel set to resume

MONTREAL — Air Transat plans to offer flights to nearly 50 cities this winter as Canadians look to resume travelling after the industry came to standstill during the pandemic.
Annual inflation rate climbs to 3.6 per cent in May, highest in a decade

Annual inflation rate climbs to 3.6 per cent in May, highest in a decade

OTTAWA — Prices across the country rose at their fastest annual rate in a decade last month, with the promise of similar numbers through to the fall as the national economic reopening from pandemic measures allows consumers to spend more freely .
Millions fear eviction as housing crisis worsens

Millions fear eviction as housing crisis worsens

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 4 million people say they fear being evicted or foreclosed upon in the coming months just as two studies released Wednesday found that the nation's housing availability and affordability crisis is expected to worsen signific
Simu Liu talks 'Kim's Convenience' demise at Banff World Media Festival

Simu Liu talks 'Kim's Convenience' demise at Banff World Media Festival

TORONTO — "Kim's Convenience" star Simu Liu says he's not out to end anyone's career with his criticism of what went on behind the scenes of the now-defunct CBC series.

Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Republican Speaker Larry Householder was expelled from the Ohio House in a vote Wednesday following his indictment in an alleged $60 million federal bribery probe, only the second time the state Legislature has pushed out
After year of unrest, Portland strives to repair reputation

After year of unrest, Portland strives to repair reputation

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The smell of fresh empanadas wafted through the stands at Portland's Saturday Market. People talked through their masks with artists as others sifted through fork windchimes, crystal necklaces, tie dye dresses and clay mugs.
The Latest: Royal Caribbean sailing delayed by virus cases

The Latest: Royal Caribbean sailing delayed by virus cases

MIAMI — Royal Caribbean International is postponing for nearly a month one of the highly anticipated first sailings from the U.S. since the pandemic began because eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19, the company’s CEO said.