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Yemeni-American poet Threa Almontaser wins Whitman award

Yemeni-American poet Threa Almontaser wins Whitman award

NEW YORK — The Yemeni-American poet Threa Almontaser has won the Walt Whitman Award for best first book. Almontaser's “The Wild Fox of Yemen” comes out in April 2021.
Liz Weston: Don't give your adult kids your house

Liz Weston: Don't give your adult kids your house

Adding an adult child to your house deed, or giving them the home outright, might seem like a smart thing to do. It usually isn’t.

How to protect yourself and others from infection as COVID-19 cases increase

COVID-19 is now impacting the lives of Canadians on many levels and people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus.
Science summary: A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada

Science summary: A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the search for a vaccine against the virus. Canadian researchers are part of that search.
Science summary: A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada

Science summary: A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the search for a vaccine against the virus. Canadian researchers are part of that search.

Battling addiction in self-isolation: online AA meetings can help

When Alcoholics Anonymous groups started cancelling meetings across Canada and the United States amid the COVID-19 outbreak, some of the organization's Toronto members turned to their cell phones.
What to know about the coronavirus numbers in New York

What to know about the coronavirus numbers in New York

NEW YORK — The official statistics reported by health authorities would seem to show that the United States has more coronavirus infections than any other country and that the New York caseloads exceed any other state.
Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing

Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing

NEW YORK — Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.
Eilish, Carey, more sing from home to raise funds for virus

Eilish, Carey, more sing from home to raise funds for virus

NEW YORK — Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and Dave Grohl opened their doors — literally — as the musicians performed from their homes for an hour-long benefit concert to raise money for those affected by the coronavirus crisis.
In virus times, have Americans found a shared experience?

In virus times, have Americans found a shared experience?

As an uneasy March unspooled, as coronavirus dread descended upon the United States, it became commonplace — and, for public figures, quite practical — to point out how, unlike most major events in the 21st century, this was an unusually communal mom