US finds 500 Native American boarding school deaths so far

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A first-of-its-kind federal study of Native American boarding schools that for over a century sought to assimilate Indigenous children into white society has identified more than 500 student deaths at the institutions, but officials expect that figure to grow exponentially as research continues. The Interior Department report released Wednesday expands to … Read more

Giant great white shark named Ironbound spotted off Jersey Shore near site of Jaws attacks

Giant 998lb great white named Ironbound is spotted lurking off the Jersey Shore near site of infamous shark attacks that inspired cult film Jaws Ironbound – who hails from Nova Scotia and measures 12 feet, 4 inches, and 998lbs – was spotted swimming along the Jersey Shore The 20-year-old great white is migrating up north … Read more

Skin cancer-stricken mother reveals chemo cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’

Honore Stark of Toronto must wear a chemotherapy cream for at least six hours a day that she says leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’ A cancer-stricken mother has shared shocking pictures illustrating how her chemotherapy cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’. Honor Stark from Toronto in Canadainitially dismissed an … Read more

Dozens feared dead in bombing of Ukrainian school

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — More than 60 people were feared dead Sunday after a Russian bomb flattened a school being used as a shelter, Ukrainian officials said, while Moscow’s forces kept up their attack on defenders inside Mariupol’s steel plant in an apparent race to capture the city ahead of Russia’s Victory Day holiday. UN … Read more

Vegetarian children are nearly TWICE as likely to be underweight as those who eat meat, study finds

vegetarian children are nearly twice as likely to be underweight as their meat-eating peers, a study has found. Researchers led by St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canadatracked 9,000 children — including 250 vegetarians — from about their second to fifth birthdays. Those who stuck to a plant-based diet had the same height, body mass index … Read more

Brendan Fraser sweetly fist bumps fan who said he made her ‘childhood so awesome’

Brendan Fraser made a fan’s day when he sweetly fist bumped her at a meet-and-greet at Calgary Expo in Canada this week. The 53-year-old actor, best known for his roles in George Of The Jungle and The Mummy franchise, was in great spirits as he signed autographs for fans at the fun event. And Brendan … Read more

Now Japan and Canada probe mystery hepatitis in children as global outbreak spreads

Suspected cases of the mysterious hepatitis sweeping the world have now been detected in children in Japan and Canada. Canada’s Public Health Agency yesterday revealed it was ‘aware of reports of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin’ in the country. And Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced that a patient under the age … Read more