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Despite an industrial past, Montreal's Lachine Canal now a popular fishing spot

Despite an industrial past, Montreal's Lachine Canal now a popular fishing spot

MONTREAL — Live music pulses through the air as Henry Leung casts a lure into the murky waters of the Lachine Canal, at a site wedged between a noisy festival and the high-rises of Montreal's Griffintown neighbourhood.
A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for children in Ivory Coast

A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for children in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Health workers in Ivory Coast began giving children the latest malaria vaccine on Monday, the beginning of a regional campaign that experts hope might curb the impact of one of Africa's top killers.
3 hikers die in Utah parks as triple-digit temperatures linger in western US

3 hikers die in Utah parks as triple-digit temperatures linger in western US

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three hikers died over the weekend in suspected heat-related cases at state and national parks in Utah, including a father and daughter who got lost on a strenuous hike in Canyonlands National Park in triple-digit temperatures.
A Baltimore man died after being sedated and restrained by medics. His mom wants answers

A Baltimore man died after being sedated and restrained by medics. His mom wants answers

BALTIMORE (AP) — When Trea Ellinger left a Baltimore drug rehab facility last summer, he assured his anxious mother that everything was fine. He had his medications and was planning to meet up with his girlfriend.
B.C. government is testing out AI tools for rapid disease diagnosis

B.C. government is testing out AI tools for rapid disease diagnosis

VANCOUVER — Provincial labs in B.C. are testing out artificial intelligence for more rapid disease diagnosis, including cancer.
Gambia upholds its ban on female genital cutting. Reversing it would have been a global first

Gambia upholds its ban on female genital cutting. Reversing it would have been a global first

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Lawmakers in the West African nation of Gambia on Monday rejected a bill that would have overturned a ban on female genital cutting .
Tuskegee syphilis study whistleblower Peter Buxtun has died at age 86

Tuskegee syphilis study whistleblower Peter Buxtun has died at age 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Buxtun, the whistleblower who revealed that the U.S. government allowed hundreds of Black men in rural Alabama to go untreated for syphilis in what became known as the Tuskegee study, has died. He was 86.
Ruling keeps abortion question on ballot in South Dakota

Ruling keeps abortion question on ballot in South Dakota

A state court judge's ruling Monday keeps an abortion-rights question on the November ballot in South Dakota.
'Freedom Convoy' organizer Pat King will not testify at his trial: Crown

'Freedom Convoy' organizer Pat King will not testify at his trial: Crown

OTTAWA — The Crown attorney in the criminal mischief trial against "Freedom Convoy" organizer Pat King says the defendant will not testify.
Celebrities are getting $2,000 MRI scans to learn about their health. Should you?

Celebrities are getting $2,000 MRI scans to learn about their health. Should you?

WASHINGTON (AP) — What if there was a way to peer into your body and spot early signs of cancer and other life-threatening ailments before they became serious? That’s the pitch from a new cluster of companies selling high-tech scans to healthy people