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FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

It's now a lot easier — and cheaper — for many hard-of-hearing Americans to get help. Hearing aids can now be sold without a prescription from a specialist.
George Clooney, Gladys Knight among Kennedy Center honorees

George Clooney, Gladys Knight among Kennedy Center honorees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Performers such as Gladys Knight or the Irish band U2 usually would be headlining a concert for thousands but at Sunday's Kennedy Center Honors the tables will be turned as they and other artists will be the ones feted for their lif
Celebrities on the mental-health toll of fame in the social media age

Celebrities on the mental-health toll of fame in the social media age

TORONTO — It's that much harder for celebrities to escape the glare of the spotlight when social media has given them a direct line to the public's adoration — and acrimony.
Fans' wild World Cup fashion draws praise, scorn in Qatar

Fans' wild World Cup fashion draws praise, scorn in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The World Cup in Qatar has become a political lightning rod, so it comes as no surprise that soccer fans' sartorial style has sparked controversy.
Deborah Cox, Tatiana Maslany among those honoured at Canada's Walk of Fame

Deborah Cox, Tatiana Maslany among those honoured at Canada's Walk of Fame

TORONTO — Deborah Cox said her recognition at this year's Canada's Walk of Fame gala event underscored the importance of representation, adding she hoped it would help inspire other Black musicians.

Fan buying famed ‘Goonies’ house in Oregon, listed for $1.7M

ASTORIA, Ore.
St. Edward's Crown moved out of tower ahead of coronation

St. Edward's Crown moved out of tower ahead of coronation

LONDON (AP) — St.
Polynesian pride: Three-day canoe voyage in mid-Pacific

Polynesian pride: Three-day canoe voyage in mid-Pacific

RAPA NUI, Chile (AP) — The causes are worthy, the course is daunting – almost 500 kilometers (about 300 miles) across a stretch of the Pacific Ocean in a large canoe.

Pug who went viral on TikTok for 'no bones day' dies

Noodles, a senior pug who predicted on social media whether it would be a bones day or a no bones day, has died, according to his owner.

British Museum reportedly in talks on Parthenon Sculptures

LONDON (AP) — The British Museum has pledged not to dismantle its collection, following a report that the institution’s chairman has held secret talks with Greece’s prime minister over the return of the Parthenon Sculptures, also known as the Elgin M
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