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Biden goes after fees levied for flights, hotels and tickets

Biden goes after fees levied for flights, hotels and tickets

President Joe Biden took swipes at airlines and hotels Wednesday as he called on Congress to limit certain extra charges they impose on consumers.
North Carolina Senate again seeking LGBTQ limits in schools

North Carolina Senate again seeking LGBTQ limits in schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill advancing in North Carolina's Senate would prohibit instruction about sexuality and gender identity in K-4 public school classes, defying the recommendations of parents, educators and LGBTQ youths who testified against it.
Report finds taboos in women's health can limit access to knowledge and care

Report finds taboos in women's health can limit access to knowledge and care

EDMONTON — Taboos around menopause, periods and conditions like endometriosis can limit access to knowledge and care, says a report by the Alberta Women's Health Foundation.
New Mexico considers roasted chile as official state aroma

New Mexico considers roasted chile as official state aroma

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The sweet smell of green chile roasting on an open flame permeates New Mexico every fall, wafting from roadside stands and grocery store parking lots and inducing mouth-watering visions of culinary wonders.

Former CBC journalist known for radio docs dies after random assault in Toronto

A longtime former CBC producer who travelled the world to create radio documentaries has died after a random daytime assault in Toronto's east end, the public broadcaster said.
Black history class revised by College Board amid criticism

Black history class revised by College Board amid criticism

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — High school senior Kahlila Bandele is used to courses that don’t address the African American experience. Then there’s her 9 a.m. class. This week, it spanned topics from Afro-Caribbean migration to jazz.
Several CBC shows including 'Schitt's Creek' and 'Heartland' departing Netflix Canada

Several CBC shows including 'Schitt's Creek' and 'Heartland' departing Netflix Canada

TORONTO — Several of CBC's hit television series are set to depart Netflix Canada at the end of February as the public broadcaster looks to bolster its own streaming service CBC Gem.
'Dances with Wolves' actor to be charged in U.S. may have victims in Canada: police

'Dances with Wolves' actor to be charged in U.S. may have victims in Canada: police

CALGARY — Police in southern Alberta say they have been working with authorities in the United States in a sexual assault investigation involving a former actor in "Dances With Wolves.
Alec Baldwin scheduled for court on charges in set death

Alec Baldwin scheduled for court on charges in set death

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Alec Baldwin’s first court appearance has been set as he confronts accusations of firearm safety failures and involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set.
Colin Quinn's new show highlights the art of 'Small Talk'

Colin Quinn's new show highlights the art of 'Small Talk'

NEW YORK (AP) — When asked in a recent interview if he’ll always want to do stand-up, Colin Quinn joked that he’s tired and can't do it forever.