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Second World War bomb revealed in drought-hit Italy's River Po

Heat waves sweeping Europe this summer have brought not just record high temperatures and scorched fields: The drought-stricken waters of Italy's River Po are running so low they revealed a previously submerged World War Two bomb.

Montreal Pride Festival cancels parade due to lack of security staff

Organizers of the Montreal Pride Festival cancelled Sunday's parade, citing a lack of security staff for the parade route. The decision was made in collaboration with Montreal police, they said.

Worker wounded in new Russian strike on Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, Ukraine says

Ukraine's state nuclear power company Energoatom said on Sunday that a worker was wounded when Russian forces again shelled the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the biggest in Europe, on Saturday evening.

Ticketmaster troubles; Tim Hortons offers treats to settle class-action suits: CBC's Marketplace cheat sheet

CBC Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

First Nation, tech company collaborate to prepare for climate change's effects on harvesting waters

The T'Sou-ke First Nation is working alongside a B.C. tech company to learn more about how climate change is affecting the waters it harvests food from.

Ukraine's Zelenskyy rules out talks if Russia holds referendums

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Sunday that if Russia proceeded with referendums in occupied areas of his country on joining Russia, there could be no talks with Ukraine or its international allies.

Multiple people in hospital, suspect shot after machete attack on Vancouver's Granville Street

Five people, including a suspect, were taken to hospital with serious injuries after a violent incident that drew a massive police presence to downtown Vancouver's main entertainment district Saturday night.

Air Canada denying passenger compensation claims for staff shortages, citing safety

Air Canada denied a customer complaint and instructed employees to classify flight cancellations caused by staff shortages as a "safety" problem, which would exclude travellers from compensation under federal regulations. That policy remains in place.

Montreal Pride parade cancelled hours before event due to lack of volunteers

Montreal's Pride Parade has been cancelled due to a lack of volunteers able to guarantee a secure event.

Help on the way for central Newfoundland fire Premier says is largest since 1961

The rapid growth of a long-burning forest fire in central Newfoundland has triggered a state of emergency in the area and the expansion of an outdoor fire ban to the entire province.

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How Is Senator Ron Johnson Still Competitive?

He has a way of winning Wisconsin Senate races in spite of his weird behavior. Democrats see ousting him this fall as key to keeping the Senate.

Five Decades in the Making: Why It Took Congress So Long to Act on Climate

The Senate bill avoided the political pitfalls of past legislative attempts by offering only incentives to cut climate pollution, not taxes.

Biden’s Remarkable Summer

The president needs to seize this moment and brag about his wins.

At Least 4 Players on Alabama’s ’60s Football Teams Had CTE

At least four fixtures of Alabama’s great teams of the 1960s had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., at their deaths. Researchers expect it in other players, too.

Some Women Turn to Self-Managed Abortion as Access Recedes

Information and medications needed to end a pregnancy are increasingly available outside the health care system.


A London museum will return its stolen Benin bronzes to Nigeria

A London museum has agreed to return 72 objects looted from Benin City in 1897 to the Nigerian government.

US Senate 'vote-a-rama' continues with potential new hiccup for Democrats on sweeping climate and health care bill

The Senate is continuing to work Sunday on a series of amendment votes but faced a new hiccup early afternoon as Democrats look to pass their sweeping climate, health care and tax package.

More than 40 people killed in Gaza in weekend of violence

Palestinian militants launched rockets toward Jerusalem on Sunday, after Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip overnight killed a senior militant commander -- the second since Israel's operation against Islamic Jihad began. The response from the Iran-backed group marked another escalation in a weekend of violence that has left dozens of people dead in Gaza and sent thousands of Israelis scrambling for shelters.

Boy at center of UK court battle dies after life support withdrawn

Archie Battersbee, a 12-year-old British boy, at the center of a long legal battle between his parents and doctors over the withdrawal of his treatment, died on Saturday, his mother Hollie Dance said.


Israel-Gaza: Hopes as militants announce ceasefire in Gaza

Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants say the truce should go into effect late Sunday evening.

Climate change: US takes step closer to passing 'historic' bill

The bill - which aims to help reduce US carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 - could pass next week.

US President Biden leaves White House for first time since Covid

The US president is leaving for his home state of Delaware after testing negative for the virus.

France whale: Hopes fading for lost mammal stuck in River Seine

The visibly malnourished all-white beluga has been stuck 70km north of Paris since at least Tuesday.

Horniman Museum to return 72 artefacts to Nigeria

The chair of the Horniman Museum said it was "moral" to return items taken by "force" years ago.