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The Latest: France's Macron brings back customary kisses

The Latest: France's Macron brings back customary kisses

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron has kissed two World War II veterans on the cheeks, returning to a tradition that was abandoned at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rare poached cacti found in Italy sent home to native Chile

Rare poached cacti found in Italy sent home to native Chile

ROME (AP) — Armed with a search warrant, Italy’s police wildlife unit entered the house of a suspected cactus trafficker, finding over 1,000 rare cacti poached from Chile's Atacama Desert in a locked room.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Vaccine rule for Springsteen Broadway show adds travel uncertainty for AZ recipients

Vaccine rule for Springsteen Broadway show adds travel uncertainty for AZ recipients

David Screech had already selected his seats and put in his credit card information for "Springsteen on Broadway" tickets when he noticed the COVID-19 vaccine requirements: his two doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca wouldn't be enough for admission.
Cities should redo planning, permitting to align with housing strategy, minister says

Cities should redo planning, permitting to align with housing strategy, minister says

OTTAWA — The federal minister in charge of affordable housing says he would like municipalities to reshape local rules to more quickly build units through the government's national housing strategy.

LEADING OFF: MLB eases protocols, Altuve on power tear

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ EASING UP Major League Baseball has taken another big step in relaxing coronavirus regulations, allowing fully vaccinated players and staff to stop wearing masks in dugouts, bullpens and clubhou
LEADING OFF: MLB eases protocols, Altuve on power tear

LEADING OFF: MLB eases protocols, Altuve on power tear

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: ___ EASING UP Major League Baseball has taken another big step in relaxing coronavirus regulations, allowing fully vaccinated players and staff to stop wearing masks in dugouts, bullpens and clubho

Black Americans laud Juneteenth holiday, say more work ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Americans rejoiced Thursday after President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday, but some said that, while they appreciated the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies th
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79

Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with an affection for polyester plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died. He was 79.

Mexican police find corpse, probably Indigenous activist

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in the northern Mexico border state of Sonora said Thursday they have found a badly decayed corpse with clothing that matches the description of an Indigenous rights leader who disappeared almost three weeks ago.