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AP Interview: EPA head removes Trump-era science advisers

AP Interview: EPA head removes Trump-era science advisers

WASHINGTON — In a move he said would help restore “scientific integrity,” the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency is removing dozens of scientists and other experts from key advisory boards named under President Donald Trump, saying they

Missing film designer found dead under garbage in NYC home

NEW YORK — An Emmy-winning production designer who was known to be a hoarder has been found dead under a pile of garbage in her New York City home.
New York is latest state to legalize recreational marijuana

New York is latest state to legalize recreational marijuana

New York adults over the age of 21 can now possess and use marijuana — even in public — under a legalization bill signed Wednesday by Gov.
Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor's mask mandate

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor's mask mandate

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Democratic Gov.
Pre-taped SAG Awards go for spirit of live ceremonies past

Pre-taped SAG Awards go for spirit of live ceremonies past

LOS ANGELES — With the Screen Actors Guild Awards days away, producers gathered for final appraisal of a fast-paced montage honouring the nominees that include Olivia Colman, Sacha Baron Cohen and the late Chadwick Boseman.
Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks, Celeste lead race for UK's Brit Awards

Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks, Celeste lead race for UK's Brit Awards

LONDON — Singer-songwriters Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks and Celeste lead the competition for the Brit Awards, with a trio of nominations apiece for the U.K. music prizes.
Pandemic's third wave hits people in their 20s, 30s, with more illness, and blame

Pandemic's third wave hits people in their 20s, 30s, with more illness, and blame

TORONTO — Working age Canadians have been hit hard by the escalating pandemic, and now they're drawing a significant chunk of the blame, too.
COVID-19 pushed total US deaths beyond 3.3 million last year

COVID-19 pushed total US deaths beyond 3.3 million last year

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed total U.S. deaths last year beyond 3.3 million, the nation’s highest annual death toll, the government reported Wednesday.

Dayton Air Show back this year, but only tailgate-style

DAYTON, Ohio — The Dayton Air Show will go forward in July — but with reduced attendance and in drive-in style — after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation last year of one of the nation's most best-known aviation events.
Better-than-expected Jan. growth a good sign for pandemic's third wave: economists

Better-than-expected Jan. growth a good sign for pandemic's third wave: economists

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy grew 0.7 per cent in January in the face of severe public health restrictions, and appears to have grown almost as much in February, Statistics Canada said Wednesday.