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Day four of boil water advisory in Montreal suburb, lifted in St-Bruno-de-Montarville

Day four of boil water advisory in Montreal suburb, lifted in St-Bruno-de-Montarville

MONTREAL — A boil water advisory affecting more than 40,000 residents of a Montreal suburb is now in its fourth day, despite being lifted in two neighbouring communities. The boil water advisory in St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Que.
Upward of 20,000 Ukrainian amputees face trauma on a scale unseen since WWI

Upward of 20,000 Ukrainian amputees face trauma on a scale unseen since WWI

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — The small band of soldiers gather outside to share cigarettes and war stories, sometimes casually and sometimes with a degree of testiness over recollections made unreliable by their last day fighting, the day the war took away t
'Hold the line:' 'Freedom Convoy' organizers' criminal trial begins Tuesday

'Hold the line:' 'Freedom Convoy' organizers' criminal trial begins Tuesday

OTTAWA — As Tamara Lich was led away from supporters in handcuffs on the snowy streets of Ottawa in 2022, she threw a single phrase over her shoulder.
Parents worried about new supervised drug-use site near Montreal elementary school

Parents worried about new supervised drug-use site near Montreal elementary school

MONTREAL — Worried parents say they were blindsided by a decision to open Montreal's first supervised drug-inhalation facility less than 100 metres from their children's school.

France will soon ban disposable vapes under an anti-smoking plan, prime minister says

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said Sunday that disposable vapes will soon be banned in the country as part of a national anti-smoking plan. Borne, speaking on RTL radio, did not say when the ban would enter into force.
An Ohio ballot measure seeks to protect abortion access. Opponents' messaging is on parental rights

An Ohio ballot measure seeks to protect abortion access. Opponents' messaging is on parental rights

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The wording of a proposed constitutional amendment on Ohio's fall ballot to ensure abortion rights seems straightforward: It would enshrine the right “to make and carry out one's own reproductive decisions.

Reds' Williamson to miss start as team's COVID-19 outbreak worsens

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds left-hander Brandon Williamson tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss his scheduled start on Sunday. He is the fourth Reds pitcher to test positive this week, further jeopardizing the team's postseason chances.
A 2nd Tommy John rehab could be tougher for Angels' Shohei Ohtani. But it's not a given

A 2nd Tommy John rehab could be tougher for Angels' Shohei Ohtani. But it's not a given

NEW YORK (AP) — If Shohei Ohtani has a second Tommy John surgery, it’s possible his recovery might be more difficult than the first — but not a given.
More than a meal: Restaurant-based programs feed seniors' social lives

More than a meal: Restaurant-based programs feed seniors' social lives

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. (AP) — A group of friends and neighbors meets for a weekly meal, choosing from a special menu of nutritious foods paid for by social programs meant to keep older adults eating healthy.
AP photos of Kashmir's mental health clinics show the invisible scars of decades of conflict

AP photos of Kashmir's mental health clinics show the invisible scars of decades of conflict

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — After consulting with several doctors in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Aayat Hameed was advised to seek help from a mental health expert for her bouts of unspecified anxiety, random palpitation attacks and occasio