TORONTO — Once a week Peter Sanagan brings a whole wild boar carcass to his Toronto butcher shop. He divvies it up into chops and other cuts, selling it to adventurous eaters who wander into the Kensington Market store.
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WASHINGTON — Georgetown University will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part of its effort to atone for profiting from the sale of enslaved people, the president of the prominent Jesuit university in Washington announced Thursday.
ITHACA, N.Y. — While most kids his age are attending middle school, 12-year-old Jeremy Shuler has just started his first semester at Cornell University.
He’s the youngest student on record to attend the Ivy League school.
VATICAN CITY — When Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa on Sunday, he’ll be honouring a nun who won admirers around the world and a Nobel Peace Prize for her joy-filled dedication to the “poorest of the poor.” He’ll also be recognizing holiness in a woman who felt so abandoned by God that she was unable to pray and was convinced, despite her ever-present smile, that she was experiencing the “t
PHILADELPHIA — It’s been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football.
MINNEAPOLIS — Some of the pills taken from Prince’s estate in Paisley Park after his death were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl ‚Äî a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, an official close to the investigation said.
HAMPTON, N.H. — An oversized rubber duck that was stolen from a New Hampshire family’s home five years ago has returned, shrouded in a cloud of mystery and global intrigue.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A woman once thought to have lived as a feral child in the Cambodian jungles has been claimed by a second family as their long-lost daughter.
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A man convicted of committing murder when he was 15 said Monday that he could only imagine the pain the victim’s family experienced, but he was unequivocal in stating his innocence: “I swear on my life I didn’t do it.”
MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Muskogee’s War Memorial Park can now properly display the bell of America’s most famous World War II submarine the USS Batfish.
In November 2015, sailors from Central Naval Center for Navy Aviation Technical Training detachment visited Muskogee’s War Memorial Park and saw the sub’s bell sitting atop a wooden box.