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Arizona county had largest white, Black, Hispanic growth

Arizona county had largest white, Black, Hispanic growth

Metro Phoenix's Maricopa County had among the biggest population growth in white, Black, American Indian and Hispanic residents last year, as well as the biggest increase overall of any U.S. county.
All eyes on airlines as July Fourth holiday weekend nears

All eyes on airlines as July Fourth holiday weekend nears

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines that have stumbled badly over the last two holidays face their biggest test yet of whether they can handle big crowds when July Fourth travelers mob the nation's airports this weekend.
Omicron cousin BA.5 predicted to cause nearly 70% of COVID-19 cases by Canada Day

Omicron cousin BA.5 predicted to cause nearly 70% of COVID-19 cases by Canada Day

Researchers examining the threat of emerging COVID-19 strains predict Omicron BA.5 will account for nearly 70 per cent of cases by Canada Day.
In tight rental market, here's how to prepare for a potential increase at renewal

In tight rental market, here's how to prepare for a potential increase at renewal

The rate advantage city renters saw during the pandemic is fading, making it important for those without rent controls to plan ahead for potentially substantial increases
Review: Imagine Dragons offer light at the end of the tunnel

Review: Imagine Dragons offer light at the end of the tunnel

“Mercury — Act 2,” Imagine Dragons (Interscope) If you were hiding under your bed after listening to the last album by Imagine Dragons, it's time to come out. The second volume of “Mercury” is upbeat, often Caribbean-spiced and throbbing.
'Permanent bone loss': Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

'Permanent bone loss': Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

CALGARY — The experience may be out-of-this-world but research indicates those who travel to outer space suffer from increased bone loss.
Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada will require nutrition warnings on the front of pre-packaged food with high levels of saturated fat, sugar or sodium starting in 2026 in an effort to help grocery shoppers make healthier choices with just a glance.
OPEC+ oil boost likely not much help to high gasoline prices

OPEC+ oil boost likely not much help to high gasoline prices

NEW YORK (AP) — The OPEC oil cartel and allied producing nations decided Thursday to boost production of crude by an amount that will likely do little to relieve high gasoline prices at the pump and energy-fueled inflation plaguing the global economy
Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blow to the fight against climate change , the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Calgary Stampede receives $10M from federal government to aid recovery from pandemic

Calgary Stampede receives $10M from federal government to aid recovery from pandemic

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampede has received more than $10 million from the federal government to help it bounce back after last year's event was scaled down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.