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Canadian Paediatric Society issues guidelines on talking to teens about cannabis

OTTAWA — The Canadian Paediatric Society has issued guidelines to help doctors screen teenage patients for problematic use of recreational cannabis.
Universal takes first steps reviving Orlando theme park biz

Universal takes first steps reviving Orlando theme park biz

ORLANDO, Fla.

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Influencer Jake Joseph Paul faces charges after mall riot

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Social media influencer Jake Joseph Paul faces misdemeanour charges following a riot at a mall outside Phoenix, police said Thursday.
Can pro sports make safe return amid pandemic? Experts say precautions needed

Can pro sports make safe return amid pandemic? Experts say precautions needed

Professional sports leagues in North America are getting deeper into conversations about when and how they can resume play during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chad Brownlee apologizes over social media post depicting conspiracy theory

Chad Brownlee apologizes over social media post depicting conspiracy theory

Canadian country singer Chad Brownlee has apologized after posting a conspiracy theory image criticized as racist and antisemitic on his social media accounts.
Anxieties over racism heighten for many black Canadians in COVID-19 isolation

Anxieties over racism heighten for many black Canadians in COVID-19 isolation

TORONTO — Casey Palmer's hands were already full keeping his family safe from the COVID-19 pandemic when the killing of George Floyd provoked a flurry of emotions he's still trying to unpack.
COVID-19 puts National WWII Museum 20th anniversary online

COVID-19 puts National WWII Museum 20th anniversary online

NEW ORLEANS — Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the National WWII Museum in New Orleans was planning on a 20th anniversary crowd of thousands.
With 'Succession' shut down, Brian Cox takes on other roles

With 'Succession' shut down, Brian Cox takes on other roles

LONDON — “Succession” may be temporarily shut down, but star Brian Cox is still finding projects to keep him busy. Not that he's a fan of being an actor working from home. Cox recently filmed “Little Room,” a “whodunnit” for the Zoom age.
Ill-considered posts lead to lost jobs amid protests, crisis

Ill-considered posts lead to lost jobs amid protests, crisis

LOS ANGELES — A writer from a “Law & Order" spin-off and the play-by-play broadcaster for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings found themselves out of jobs after making social media posts this week that their bosses found too incendiary or insensitive, hig