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Youth mental health is in crisis. Are schools doing enough?

Youth mental health is in crisis. Are schools doing enough?

CECILIA, Ky. (AP) — For fourth-grader Leah Rainey, the school day now begins with what her teacher calls an “emotional check-in.” “It’s great to see you. How are you feeling?” chirps a cheery voice on her laptop screen.
Statistics Canada to release 2021 census data on languages today

Statistics Canada to release 2021 census data on languages today

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada will publish its latest census release on languages this morning. The release, which reflects data from 2017 to 2021, will shed light on the state of English, French and non-official languages in the country.
Increased loneliness, isolation a side effect of inflation for Canadian seniors

Increased loneliness, isolation a side effect of inflation for Canadian seniors

CALGARY — With inflation at a nearly 40-year high, Canadians are feeling the financial strain. In a six-part series this summer, The Canadian Press is speaking to people at different stages of life to see where they’re being hit the hardest.

Some children's pain relievers in short supply, say two Ontario hospitals

TORONTO — Two Ontario pediatric hospitals say they're facing shortages of common pain relievers amid supply disruptions in some parts of the country.
Nepal's holy Bagmati River choked with black sewage, trash

Nepal's holy Bagmati River choked with black sewage, trash

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — High on a mountain in the Himalayas, pristine drops fall from the mouth of a tiger statue installed at a stream thought to form the headwaters of the Bagmati River, long revered as having the power to purify souls.

'The Butler' author Wil Haygood wins prestigious book award

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Writer Wil Haygood, author of multiple nonfiction books chronicling the lives of 20th-century Black Americans including “The Butler,” has won a prestigious book award.
Jury to hear opening statements at R Kelly trial in Chicago

Jury to hear opening statements at R Kelly trial in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements set for Wednesday give prosecutors and R.
R Kelly jury picked in child pornography, trial-fixing case

R Kelly jury picked in child pornography, trial-fixing case

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury was impaneled Tuesday in R.
Western states hit with more cuts to Colorado River water

Western states hit with more cuts to Colorado River water

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For the second year in a row, Arizona and Nevada will face cuts in the amount of water they can draw from the Colorado River as the West endures more drought, federal officials announced Tuesday.
Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized Tuesday.