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Experts: Revamped OxyContin hasn't curbed abuse, overdoses

Experts: Revamped OxyContin hasn't curbed abuse, overdoses

WASHINGTON — A panel of government health advisers said Friday there’s no clear evidence that a harder-to-crush version of the painkiller OxyContin designed to discourage abuse actually resulted in fewer overdoses or deaths.
Canadian sculptor Mark Prent, innovator in the dark arts, dead at 72

Canadian sculptor Mark Prent, innovator in the dark arts, dead at 72

From the moment Canadian sculptor Mark Prent hit the art scene, his works tapped into the dark corners of the public imagination.
Study: Kids infected at day care spread coronavirus at home

Study: Kids infected at day care spread coronavirus at home

NEW YORK — Children who caught the coronavirus at day cares and a day camp spread it to their relatives, according to a new report that underscores that kids can bring the germ home and infect others.
Little Richard song to introduce 'Monday Night Football'

Little Richard song to introduce 'Monday Night Football'

ESPN is hoping that one of the architects of rock n' roll can bring some new energy to their “Monday Night Football” show with fewer fans in the stands this year.
'The kids have been fine': Only 1.4% of children and teens with COVID hospitalized: stats

'The kids have been fine': Only 1.4% of children and teens with COVID hospitalized: stats

Early data suggests children are much less likely than adults to develop severe cases of COVID-19. Statistics from the Public Health Agency of Canada reveal only 1.
Iqaluit city council green-lights Nunavut's first retail pot shop

Iqaluit city council green-lights Nunavut's first retail pot shop

Iqaluit city council is giving the go-ahead for Nunavut's first retail pot shop. Councilors in the territorial capital voted this week to recommend a cannabis store located near downtown, pending approval of a development permit.
Michael Cohen launches podcast; Rosie O'Donnell is 1st guest

Michael Cohen launches podcast; Rosie O'Donnell is 1st guest

For nearly a decade, Michael Cohen was at odds with Rosie O’Donnell in part because his boss — President Donald Trump — was engaged in a long feud with the comedian and talk-show host.
NY Fashion Week 2020: Pared down, and virtually all virtual

NY Fashion Week 2020: Pared down, and virtually all virtual

NEW YORK — No celebs packing the front rows. No paparazzi chasing models down the streets. No stiletto-heeled crowds. No crowds at all, actually.
Pandemic chases 'Wonder Woman 1984' to Dec. 25

Pandemic chases 'Wonder Woman 1984' to Dec. 25

NEW YORK — Following the less-than-stellar theatrical debut of Christopher Nolan's “Tenet,” Warner Bros. is delaying its next big release, “Wonder Woman 1984," to Christmas.
Western art collected by T. Boone Pickens offered at auction

Western art collected by T. Boone Pickens offered at auction

DALLAS — Works of art depicting the American West and other pieces collected by the late Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens are expected to sell at auction for more than $15 million. Christie's said Thursday that the auction will be held Oct.
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