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US census takers to conduct test runs in the South and West 4 years before 2030 count

US census takers to conduct test runs in the South and West 4 years before 2030 count

Six places in the South and West will host practice runs four years prior to the 2030 U.S. census , a nationwide head count that helps determine political power and the distribution of federal funds.
Most airlines except one are recovering from the CrowdStrike tech outage. The feds have noticed

Most airlines except one are recovering from the CrowdStrike tech outage. The feds have noticed

Delta Air Lines struggled for a fourth straight day to recover from a worldwide technology outage caused by a faulty software update , stranding tens of thousands of passengers and drawing unwanted attention from the federal government.
Stock market today: Wall Street climbs as Big Tech recovers following worst week in months

Stock market today: Wall Street climbs as Big Tech recovers following worst week in months

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed broadly higher, clawing back some of the losses from their worst week since April. The S&P 500 rose 1.1% Monday, breaking a three-day losing streak.
Music Review: Canadian trio Wild Rivers' elegant harmonies soar on new album, 'Never Better'

Music Review: Canadian trio Wild Rivers' elegant harmonies soar on new album, 'Never Better'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Canadian folk-pop trio Wild Rivers takes the name of its new album from the opening cut, “Never Better," but the implied assertion is at least debatable.
Pharrell Williams, Bruce Springsteen among stars set to attend Toronto film festival

Pharrell Williams, Bruce Springsteen among stars set to attend Toronto film festival

TORONTO — Movie stars Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett and Will Ferrell, as well as music superstars Pharrell Williams, Bruce Springsteen and Elton John are among the celebrities expected to walk the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival, a
LCBO has bright future, Premier Ford says as two-week-long strike comes to an end

LCBO has bright future, Premier Ford says as two-week-long strike comes to an end

TORONTO — Ontario's main liquor retailer has a bright future, Premier Doug Ford said Monday as thousands of employees returned to work after a two-week strike. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario said its stores will be open for business on Tuesday.
Transportation Safety Board investigating fire aboard boat abandoned by 'Lucky 7'

Transportation Safety Board investigating fire aboard boat abandoned by 'Lucky 7'

HALIFAX — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has sent investigators to Newfoundland to determine what caused a fire aboard a fishing boat that forced the crew to abandon the vessel for a life-raft, leaving them at the mercy of the waves for tw
More money could result in fewer trips to ER, study suggests

More money could result in fewer trips to ER, study suggests

Giving cash to poor people could result in fewer emergency department visits, a new study suggests.
Too many pills? How to talk to your doctor about reviewing what’s needed

Too many pills? How to talk to your doctor about reviewing what’s needed

Swallowing a handful of pills is a daily ritual for many people, from young adults coping with anxiety to older adults managing chronic conditions . Overall, 13% of people in the U.S. take five or more prescription drugs.
Two-thirds of Canadians 'desperately' need interest rates to go down: MNP survey

Two-thirds of Canadians 'desperately' need interest rates to go down: MNP survey

46% of Canadians are $200 or less away from failing to meet all their financial obligations, says new poll.