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Cosby allegations recast decades-old view of cultural icon They didn’t see a comedian. They saw the “king of the world.”Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America’s dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of
TheStar.com | 15 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Inside the career of Motherisk founder Dr. Gideon Koren Dr. Gideon Koren is as complex as his field of work. To some, he is a prominent doctor and workhorse who built the Hospital for Sick Children’s Motherisk program into a leading world authority on drugs and pregnant and lactating women, who has auth
TheStar.com | 16 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Paying it forward for Abby. One family's quest to create positive energy for their very sick daughter Becky Eveson dropped a five-dollar bill in the hallway at Sick Kids with a note: “Money you found to make you smile. Buy a coffee/tea and don’t forget to spread the smile and pay it forward.”It was one of the small acts of kindness sh
TheStar.com | 16 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Student's story spurred commitment to tackle sex assault at Lakehead University THUNDER BAY—He sat four seats to the left of her in the class of 30 students.The man Sarah says raped her months earlier in the basement of his parent’s home in the spring of her third university year. The fellow student she claims threatene
TheStar.com | 16 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Volunteers help 'shovel out Buffalo' A community shovel brigade mobilized in snow-swamped South Buffalo on Saturday, helping to dig out hundreds of people trapped in their homes by the blizzard. True to its nickname — The City of Good Neighbors — more than 300 Buffalonians wade
TheStar.com | 17 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Leafs handle Wings with effort worth saluting: DiManno Marquee draft pick William Nylander took a skate-whack in the head in Sweden and hearts seized in Toronto.Joffrey Lupul pulled over in the rain on Dundas Street to change a flat tire for an octogenarian motorist, possibly damn near giving the old geezer a
TheStar.com | 17 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Decision day in Ferguson will be Monday at the earliest FERGUSON, MO.—The top-secret grand jury probing into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen, already unusual by Missouri standards, has thrown a wrench into expectations of a weekend ruling, pushing any announcement to Monday at the ear
TheStar.com | 19 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Couple learns wedding officiator unauthorized after 'mortifying' marriage ceremony Nearly three months after their summertime wedding, Jessica and Casey O’Donnell aren’t quite sure if they’re actually married. In the Peterborough couple’s own words, the newlyweds are “sort of” spouses. “U
TheStar.com | 19 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fresh out of a coma, teen eager to play hockey again Last weekend 13-year-old Ali Khaleghi was in a medically induced coma, having nearly died on the ice at a Toronto-area hockey rink.
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University of Virginia suspends frat activities amid sexual assault probe CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The University of Virginia on Saturday suspended activities at all campus fraternal organizations amid an investigation into a published report in which a student described being sexually assaulted by seven men at a fraternity in 20
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