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What to know about applying for gig work during the pandemic

NEW YORK — A leap in U.S. unemployment has thrown a spotlight on one type of work in high demand during the coronavirus pandemic: Gig work delivering groceries, meals and packages.
Shania Twain among performers set for 'Canada Together' broadcast benefit

Shania Twain among performers set for 'Canada Together' broadcast benefit

TORONTO — Shania Twain, Lady Antebellum, and Luke Combs are among the headliners set to perform from their homes for a five-night broadcast event next week in support of Canada's COVID-19 relief efforts.

Renowned sculptor who created Vietnam Women’s Memorial dies

SANTA FE, N.M. — Renowned sculptor and painter Glenna Goodacre, who created the Vietnam Women’s Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C, has died. She was 80.

Trump adviser interview helps '60 Minutes' to top of ratings

LOS ANGELES — A contentious interview with White House adviser Peter Navarro over the administration's response to the coronavirus helped “60 Minutes” earn the top spot in the ratings for the third time this season.

'Diesel Brothers' TV show appeals air pollution fine

OGDEN, Utah — The stars of the “Diesel Brothers” reality TV show are appealing a federal court ruling requiring them to pay $848,000 to the U.S. government and a Utah county over pollution law violations. U.S.

Edmunds: How to seek car payment relief during the pandemic

A record 16.7 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the past few weeks as the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the U.S. and shut down business on a large scale.
Q and A: Experts discuss some key COVID-19 concerns

Q and A: Experts discuss some key COVID-19 concerns

With COVID-19 now affecting the lives of Canadians on so many levels, people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus.
Patients worry about long-term impacts of delaying routine care during COVID-19

Patients worry about long-term impacts of delaying routine care during COVID-19

Paula Orecklin wonders just how many laps around her Winnipeg apartment she has left before the wear on her body takes its toll.

Apple varieties rediscovered by the Lost Apple Project

NEW APPLE VARIETIES REDISCOVERED: — Gold Ridge, found near Pomeroy, Washington — Sary Sinap, found in Latah County, Idaho — Colman, found in Latah County, Idaho — Claribel, found in Latah County, Idaho — Butter Sweet of Pennsylvania, found in Latah C

Search for a COVID-19 vaccine heats up in China, US

WASHINGTON — Three potential COVID-19 vaccines are making fast progress in early-stage testing in volunteers in China and the U.S., but it’s still a long road to prove if they'll really work.