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A rare voice box transplant helped a cancer patient speak again, part of a pioneering study

A rare voice box transplant helped a cancer patient speak again, part of a pioneering study

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has regained his voice after surgeons removed his cancerous larynx and, in a pioneering move, replaced it with a donated one.
Judge in murder trial weighs motivations of admitted Winnipeg serial killer

Judge in murder trial weighs motivations of admitted Winnipeg serial killer

WINNIPEG — A judge is expected to decide this week whether a man who admitted to killing four Indigenous women in Winnipeg did so because he was in the throes of a psychotic episode or was driven by a rare form of perverse sexual interest.
Cannabis advocates in Thailand protest a proposal to ban again its general use

Cannabis advocates in Thailand protest a proposal to ban again its general use

BANGKOK (AP) — Two years after marijuana was decriminalized in Thailand, nearly a hundred of its advocates marched to the prime minister’s office Monday to protest a possible ban on general use.
Work friends can be hard to find. How to combat loneliness in the workplace

Work friends can be hard to find. How to combat loneliness in the workplace

Twice each month, executives at the dating app company Hinge gather for a team meeting. But rather than dive into discussions about metrics or revenue, they begin by simply talking.
By coming forward, Alice Munro's daughter sheds light on childhood sex abuse: experts

By coming forward, Alice Munro's daughter sheds light on childhood sex abuse: experts

The organization Alice Munro's daughter credits with helping her heal from childhood sexual abuse says her courage in speaking out sheds light on an issue that doesn't get enough public attention.
Republicans move at Trump's behest to change how they will oppose abortion

Republicans move at Trump's behest to change how they will oppose abortion

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Republican National Committee moved Monday to adopt a party platform that reflects former President Donald Trump’s position opposing a federal abortion ban and ceding limits to states, omitting the explicit basis for a national b
Group files petitions to put recreational marijuana on North Dakota's November ballot

Group files petitions to put recreational marijuana on North Dakota's November ballot

BISMARCK, N.D.
Consultations set to begin on spot for planned Winnipeg supervised consumption site

Consultations set to begin on spot for planned Winnipeg supervised consumption site

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is making progress on its plan to open the province's first supervised drug consumption site in central Winnipeg.
In bid to win over dentists, Ottawa changes billing for dental-care plan

In bid to win over dentists, Ottawa changes billing for dental-care plan

OTTAWA — In a bid to win over dentists who have been reluctant to join the federal dental-care plan, the health minister announced Monday that dentists can now "dip a toe" in the program before fully committing.
New parents in Baltimore could get a $1,000 'baby bonus' under a proposal to fight child poverty

New parents in Baltimore could get a $1,000 'baby bonus' under a proposal to fight child poverty

BALTIMORE (AP) — New parents in Baltimore could receive a $1,000 “baby bonus” if voters approve a proposal that aims to help reduce childhood poverty from birth with a modest one-time cash payment. A group of Baltimore teachers is behind the effort.
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