BOSTON - Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli’s request to serve the remaining three months of his prison term in the college admissions bribery scheme at home was denied Tuesday by a federal judge.
A Canadian clothing line is helping transgender kids feel confident at the beach or pool with bathing suits designed to maximize comfort without compromising style.
TORONTO - Scientists and health experts are launching a nationwide campaign to counter misinformation about COVID-19 and related vaccines.
CALGARY - Dr. Liz Ruelle says it was a difficult decision to close her veterinary practice to first-time patients after being swamped with requests by new pet owners who turned to animal companionship during the pandemic.
MILAN - Italy’s data protection authority said Friday it was imposing an immediate block on TikTok’s access to data for any user whose age has not been verified.
TORONTO - Canadian scientists say blood thinners appear to prevent some COVID-19 patients with moderate illness from deteriorating further, offering a "massive" advance in treatment they expect will ease suffering and lesson strain on hospital ICUs.
NEW YORK - A raging pandemic, tumultuous presidential election and deadly Capitol insurrection have combined to make the annual tradition of Dry January more moist than air-tight for some.
TORONTO - Experts at a leading children's hospital say schools need to ramp up COVID-19 testing and masking in order to have all kids return safely to the classroom as soon as possible.
When it gazes into the mirror, the United States does not generally see a land of process and procedure. It sees what it has wanted to see since the beginning — a place of action and results and volume. The bold, splashy storylines that Americans crave, and have used to construct their natio…
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris showcased American designers at their inauguration Wednesday, and Harris gave a nod to women's suffrage, Shirley Chisholm and her beloved sorority in pearls and purple.
TORONTO - Pediatric and mental health experts say pandemic stress is driving a spike in eating disorders among adolescents and teens, pointing to school disruptions, social isolation and infection fears as destabilizing factors that could have long-term physical and mental health effects.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole's latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to famous, well-travelled author.
TORONTO - The Ontario Medical Association has released a white paper outlining fears that rising COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions could limit drug supplies in coming weeks.
NEW YORK - Hallie Knight, a high school senior from Jacksonville, Florida, has some well formed ideas about where the country is and how she'd like to see it change.
PARIS - France's Michelin Guide, which has long served as a bible for foodies, is adapting its awards ceremony in Paris for the year that was like no other - 2020. It is handing out its stars for the shuttered industry at a virtual ceremony to a virtual public.
A collection of children's drawings made during the pandemic illustrates the mental toll the crisis is taking on Canadian youth, says the researcher behind a project analyzing their artwork.
ROME - The vaunted Mediterranean diet and French gastronomy are getting some competition: The European Union's food safety agency says worms are safe to eat.
TORONTO - New data suggests half of cannabis users have increased their habit amid the pandemic, putting them at increased risk of addiction and other health problems.
TORONTO - The head of a Toronto cardiac centre says the pandemic is compounding pre-existing emotional and mental health pressures on doctors, nurses and other health-care staff, describing their risk of burnout as "a public health crisis."
Josephine DiMaurizio’s third year of geology studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., was meant to be full of hands-on course work, with multiple large field trips and days in the lab.
WASHINGTON - In moments of crisis, of war and terror, of loss and mourning, American leaders have sought to utter words to match the moment in hope that the power of oratory can bring order to chaos and despair.
LONDON - The maker of Dr. Martens boots, the chunky-soled footwear once championed by rebellious young people but now favoured by celebrities like Rihanna, plans to sell shares to the public as the existing owners seek to profit from growth of the iconic brand.
NEW YORK - In Hayward, California, library director Jayanti Addleman was cited for her “inspiring optimism and extensive expertise” during the ongoing pandemic. At Washburn University, in Topeka, Kansas, librarian Sean Bird made sure that students now taking all courses online because of the…
NEW YORK - One of the defining images of the Capitol Hill siege was of a man dangling from the balcony of the Senate chamber. Clad in black and with a helmet over his head, he might have been hard to identify even after he paused to sit in a leather chair at the top of the Senate dais and ho…
LOS ANGELES - “Nomadland” won four awards at this year's National Society of Film Critics awards, including best picture, best cinematography, best director and best actress.
PARIS - Ending the confusion over the fate of Paris Fashion Week, French fashion's regulatory body has said that this month's Paris men’s and haute couture shows will be strictly audience-free over coronavirus fears.
WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris has landed on the cover of the February issue of Vogue magazine, but her team says there's a problem: the shot of the country's soon-to-be No. 2 leader isn't what both sides had agreed upon, her team says.
TORONTO - Schools shuttered by fears of a post-holiday pandemic surge reopen in many parts of the country Monday, but experts say keeping kids safe will depend on stepped-up control measures beyond the learning environment.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a potential blow to the #MeToo movement in China, a court ruled that two former journalists defamed a third journalist by publishing an account accusing him of sexual misconduct.
TORONTO - COVID-19's winter surge has kept Kimberleigh Armstrong's three kids out of the classroom longer than anticipated, but she fears the risks of returning next week as scheduled.
NEW ORLEANS - A subdued Carnival season begins Wednesday after the coronavirus pandemic put an end to the crowd-heavy balls and street parades that draw thousands of people to the city every year.
OTTAWA - The head of the Ontario Medical Association says the risk COVID-19 poses to pregnant and breastfeeding women is higher than the risk of taking a vaccine against the virus that causes it.
MONTREAL - Hundreds of scientists, doctors and other health experts from across Canada are calling for more aggressive measures to stop airborne spread of COVID-19.
LAS VEGAS - Thousands of revelers were on the casino-lined Las Vegas Strip Thursday despite a plea from Nevada's governor that people reconsider their plans to go out and celebrate New Year's Eve amid the pandemic.
TEHRAN, Iran - As the coronavirus pandemic ravages Iran, home to the Mideast’s worst outbreak, a women’s group hopes to empower its members by helping them make and sell face masks.
PARIS - French fashion designer Pierre Cardin possessed a wildly inventive artistic sensibility tempered by a stiff dose of business sense. He had no problem acknowledging that he earned more from a pair of stockings than from a haute-couture gown with a six-figure price tag.
“Full House” actor Lori Loughlin was released from prison Monday after spending two months behind bars for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get her two daughters into college.
NEW YORK - With a new Black editor in chief and ambitious promises to do better, a little corner of the Conde Nast universe is taking on racial and cultural injustice one recipe at a time.
BOSTON - A Hindu activist is calling on luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton to pull a yoga mat made partly from cowhide leather, calling it “hugely insensitive.”
TORONTO - Nothing captures the spirit of the holiday season quite like the glorious choirs at Christmas mass, and so it’s with a heavy heart that Remi Hebert is moving forward with a muted version this year.
The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a pall over the holiday season, leaving thousands of chairs permanently empty at the Christmas dinner table.
BEIJING - McDonald’s is selling a sandwich made of Spam topped with crushed Oreo cookies Monday in China in an attention-grabbing move that has raised eyebrows.
CALGARY - The familiar ringing of handbells has gone silent at many Canadian shopping malls this year as the Salvation Army tries to cope with COVID-19 rules at a time of dropping donations.
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