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US measles cases are up in 2024. What's driving the increase?

US measles cases are up in 2024. What's driving the increase?

Measles outbreaks in the U.S. and abroad are raising health experts' concern about the preventable, once-common childhood virus. One of the world's most contagious diseases, measles can lead to potentially serious complications.
Manulife names Katy Boshart as CEO of banking unit

Manulife names Katy Boshart as CEO of banking unit

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp. says Katy Boshart will take on the role of CEO at Manulife Bank of Canada starting next week. Boshart comes to the firm from TD Bank, where she most recently led its customer engagement platforms division.
The board has spoken: Teacher fired after competing on 'Survivor Québec' reality show

The board has spoken: Teacher fired after competing on 'Survivor Québec' reality show

MONTREAL — Déborah De Braekeleer knew she would have to face her fear of bugs when she volunteered to be marooned on a remote island in the Philippines. But perhaps her greatest challenge awaited her when she returned home to Quebec.
Sandra Oh says 'Sympathizer' tells a side of Vietnam War 'we've been waiting to hear'

Sandra Oh says 'Sympathizer' tells a side of Vietnam War 'we've been waiting to hear'

There have been countless U.S. screen projects about the Vietnam War but Sandra Oh says HBO's espionage thriller "The Sympathizer" offers "a perspective we have been waiting to hear.
The show goes on for Paramount with ‘Gladiator II,’ a new Damien Chazelle movie and more

The show goes on for Paramount with ‘Gladiator II,’ a new Damien Chazelle movie and more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With reports and rumors swirling about possible mergers and bids to acquire Paramount, the film studio put its best foot forward for theater owners at CinemaCon on Thursday.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (22,110.11, down 89.02 points): Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Finance. Up 30 cents, or 0.38 per cent, to $79.06 on 11.
S&P/TSX composite dragged lower by energy, U.S. stock mixed as tech soars

S&P/TSX composite dragged lower by energy, U.S. stock mixed as tech soars

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved down Thursday, led lower by weakness in energy and industrial stocks, while U.S. markets were mixed but largely positive as tech stocks rose.

Where are they now? Key players in the murder trial of O.J. Simpson

The June 12, 1994, killings of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman brought what's dubbed the “Trial of the Century” that culminated with O.J. Simpson's acquittal of the murders .
Entry to housing market feels out of reach for 76% of non-owners: CIBC poll

Entry to housing market feels out of reach for 76% of non-owners: CIBC poll

TORONTO — Three in four Canadians who don't own a property say buying a home feels out of reach, a new poll shows.
'He was a messenger': Defence disputes accused was leader at Alberta border blockade

'He was a messenger': Defence disputes accused was leader at Alberta border blockade

A lawyer for one of three men on trial for their roles in the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., argued Thursday his client was nothing more than a messenger.