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Virginie Viard, who succeeded Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel, leaves fashion house

Virginie Viard, who succeeded Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel, leaves fashion house

PARIS (AP) — Virginie Viard, the artistic director who replaced Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel after his death, is leaving the French luxury fashion house.
Tokyo City Hall is developing a dating app to encourage marriage and childbirth

Tokyo City Hall is developing a dating app to encourage marriage and childbirth

TOKYO (AP) — Called “Tokyo Futari Story,” the city hall's new initiative is just that: An effort to create couples, “futari,” in a country where it is increasingly common to be “hitori," or alone.
A realistic way to protect kids from social media? Find a middle ground

A realistic way to protect kids from social media? Find a middle ground

Ahmed Othman isn't on TikTok and doesn't want to be. He and his younger sister got iPhones when they were in eighth and seventh grade respectively, but with no social media, just iMessage.
A realistic way to protect kids from social media? Find a middle ground

A realistic way to protect kids from social media? Find a middle ground

Ahmed Othman isn't on TikTok and doesn't want to be. He and his younger sister got iPhones when they were in eighth and seventh grade respectively, but with no social media, just iMessage.
Canadian translator, Mexican poet win Griffin Poetry Prize

Canadian translator, Mexican poet win Griffin Poetry Prize

TORONTO — Canadian poet-translator George McWhirter stood alone at a lectern Wednesday night to accept the Griffin Poetry Prize he earned with his friend and longtime collaborator Homero Aridjis.
A decade after 'All About That Bass,' Meghan Trainor aims to make her feel-good songs 'Timeless'

A decade after 'All About That Bass,' Meghan Trainor aims to make her feel-good songs 'Timeless'

NEW YORK (AP) — Ten years ago, Meghan Trainor was a successful songwriter, soon to become a hit pop performer in her own right.
YouTube toughens policy on gun videos and youth; critics say proof will be in enforcement

YouTube toughens policy on gun videos and youth; critics say proof will be in enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — YouTube is changing its policies about firearm videos in an effort to keep potentially dangerous content from reaching underage users.
FDA advisers urge targeting JN.1 strain in recipe for fall's COVID vaccines

FDA advisers urge targeting JN.1 strain in recipe for fall's COVID vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government advisers Wednesday said it’s time to update the recipe for the COVID-19 vaccines Americans will receive in the fall -- targeting a version of the ever-evolving coronavirus called JN.1.
Another man pleads guilty in mass forgery of Norval Morrisseau's artworks

Another man pleads guilty in mass forgery of Norval Morrisseau's artworks

A key player in a massive art fraud scheme oversaw an "assembly line"-like production of fake Norval Morrisseau paintings, court heard Tuesday, as the Thunder Bay, Ont., man pleaded guilty to two charges.
McMaster Children's Hospital halts tonsil and adenoid surgeries after deaths

McMaster Children's Hospital halts tonsil and adenoid surgeries after deaths

HAMILTON — McMaster Children's Hospital has halted tonsil and adenoid surgeries after two children died following the procedures. A statement issued Wednesday by Hamilton Health Sciences says both children died after being discharged from hospital.
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