Health officials say a hepatitis outbreak in Minnesota, California and Canada may be linked to FreshKampo and H-E-B brand strawberries. There have been 17 illnesses and 12 hospitalizations reported in the U.S.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed an executive order meant to protect the state's abortion services from laws in neighboring states, following the U.S. Supreme Court decision ending constitutional protections for the procedure.
Doctors across Wisconsin have stopped providing abortions, even as questions remain about the enforceability of a 173-year-old state ban. The state's abortion providers took the step Friday immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
Paul McCartney turns 80 on Saturday, and kicked off the celebration with Bruce Springsteen and 60,000 friends at a concert in New Jersey. McCartney is releasing a boxed set of his DIY albums in August.
The Canadian government has confirmed that it will drop a requirement that fully-vaccinated travelers test negative for COVID-19 before crossing the border, effective April 1. Unvaccinated travelers can visit Canada if they present a negative test result.
The Russian Foreign Ministry says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly, Defense Minister Anita Anand and other Canadian officials have been put on a sanctions list.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy delivered a virtual address to Canadian Parliament, urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and lawmakers to help enact a no-fly zone over the Ukraine. Zelenskyy will speak to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday morning.
Ontario is removing mask mandates on March 21 in most settings, including schools. The province says improving health indicators, high vaccination rates, and the availability of antiviral treatments allow for the change.
For Tower area residents, herbicide treatment has begun and will last through July 30. Signs are posted on all herbicide treatment sites, and adjacent landowners within an eighth of a mile of the treatment sites will be notified.