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Job vacancies grow in April to just over one million, wages rise in tight market

Job vacancies grow in April to just over one million, wages rise in tight market

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the number of job vacancies at the beginning of April hit just over one million, up more than 40 per cent compared with a year earlier, as the tight labour market helps push up wages and fuels inflation concerns.
Giffords documentary comes as gun debates stay center stage

Giffords documentary comes as gun debates stay center stage

In the two years documentary filmmakers shadowed former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the most jarring moment for them was in the kitchen of her Tucson, Arizona, home. As cameras were rolling, she and her husband, Sen.
Excerpts from the Supreme Court's landmark abortion decision

Excerpts from the Supreme Court's landmark abortion decision

The Supreme Court, in a ruling Friday, ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place for nearly 50 years. The court's conservative majority voted to overturn Roe v. Wade from 1973 and Planned Parenthood v.
Monkeypox outbreak growing across Britain

Monkeypox outbreak growing across Britain

LONDON (AP) — British officials said the monkeypox outbreak in the U.K. is growing across the country, mainly among men who are gay or bisexual, or other men who have sex with men.
From Roots to Canada Goose, Canadian retailers use collaborations to woo customers

From Roots to Canada Goose, Canadian retailers use collaborations to woo customers

Roots Corp. has been doing collaborations since before they were cool. Just ask Karl Kowalewski, head of the Canadian brand’s leather factory since the company was founded nearly 50 years ago.
New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'

New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Manufacturers struggle to keep pace with vinyl record demand

Manufacturers struggle to keep pace with vinyl record demand

The arrival of the compact disc nearly killed off record albums, with vinyl pressing machines sold, scrapped and dismantled by major record labels.
Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

LONDON (AP) — The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It’s going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe.
A new leader in the Philippines, and a family's old wounds

A new leader in the Philippines, and a family's old wounds

BOSTON (AP) — He was the uncle I never met. But in my family's origin story, Emmanuel “Manny” Yap always loomed large. The life of great potential cut short. The cautionary tale. But also the reminder of doing what was right, no matter the cost.
Moderna COVID-19 shots now an option for older kids in US

Moderna COVID-19 shots now an option for older kids in US

NEW YORK (AP) — There is now a second COVID-19 option for kids ages 6 to 17 in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday announced it is recommending Moderna shots as an option for school-age kids and teens.