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Coast Guard: Oil spill closes shipping on St. Mary's River

Jun. 09, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario. (AP) — An oil spill temporarily closed shipping traffic on the St. Marys River between Ontario and Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The 5,300-gallon (20,063-liter) spill originated from Algoma Steel in Sault Ste. Marie,...

Global Citizen NOW summit seeks solutions for global issues

May. 23, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The statistics discussed at the inaugural Global Citizen NOW conference were bleak. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed 100 million people back into lives of extreme poverty. Up to 243 million people could face food insecurity between now and November due to the war in...