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Judge suspends two articles of Quebec's new language law, citing access to justice

Judge suspends two articles of Quebec's new language law, citing access to justice

MONTREAL — Quebec's new language law suffered a first defeat on Friday, as a judge temporarily suspended a provision requiring English court documents to be translated into French.
Mary Gauthier uses songwriting to help people through trauma

Mary Gauthier uses songwriting to help people through trauma

NEW YORK (AP) — Having used songwriting to navigate her own trauma, Mary Gauthier is putting those skills to work helping others do the same.
Anne Heche remains on life support for donor evaluation

Anne Heche remains on life support for donor evaluation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche remains on life support and under evaluation for organ donation after a car crash that led to her brain death, a representative for the actor said Friday.
California governor proposes extending nuclear plant's life

California governor proposes extending nuclear plant's life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed extending the life of the state’s last operating nuclear power plant by at least five to 10 years to maintain reliable power supplies in the climate change era.
Telus seeks to add charge credit card surcharge as restrictions set to lift

Telus seeks to add charge credit card surcharge as restrictions set to lift

TORONTO — Telus Corp. is trying to add a 1.5 per cent processing fee for customers who use a credit card after a class action settlement cleared the way for merchants to add the surcharge starting this fall.
Oscar winner Troy Kotsur awarded key to Arizona hometown

Oscar winner Troy Kotsur awarded key to Arizona hometown

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Troy Kotsur, who made history as the first deaf man to win an Academy Award, has been honored with a key to his Arizona hometown.
'South Park' enjoys a silver anniversary of satire

'South Park' enjoys a silver anniversary of satire

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaching the age of 25 is usually a sign of hitting adulthood, a signal to put away all childish things. Not for “South Park” and stars Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman.
WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox , after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations. In a statement Friday, the U.N.

LGBTQ groups denounce Florida plan to limit transgender care

MIAMI (AP) — LGBTQ and health groups have denounced a new rule by Florida health officials set to take effect later this month to restrict Medicaid insurance coverage for gender dysphoria treatments for transgender people.

California governor wants to extend nuclear plant's life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to extend the life of the state’s last operating nuclear power plant by at least five to 10 years to maintain reliable power supplies in the climate change era.