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Tara Williams's three boys are shirtless because most of their clothes have been swept away. They also stack milk crates under the sun to store their toys. Their apartment is little more than a door hanging from a frame. The...
Now that an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been taken down from its perch above Richmond's Monument Avenue, crews plan to remove a piece of history from its gigantic pedestal. Officials believe that a time capsule dating back...
The process of getting an opinion form the U.S. Supreme Court can take months, and the rulings are often very specific. During the court's summer break, emergency orders are issued that focus on specific issues such as individual cases involving...
A loose network of conservative groups with ties to major Republican donors and party-aligned think tanks is quietly lending firepower to local activists engaged in culture war fights in schools across the country. They are often drawn by parents who are angry...
The U.N. environment agency said Monday that leaded gasoline had finally reached its end after the last country to stop selling the highly toxic fuel. The U.N. demanded that Algeria stop providing leaded gasoline last month. The Environment Agency declared the...
Louisiana hospitals are already crowded with patients due to the coronavirus surge. They are now bracing themselves for a Category 4 hurricane that is expected to hit Louisiana on Sunday. Jennifer Avegno, New Orleans' top health official, stated that "once...
According to a new report by Russia's State Statistics Agency, the country saw a record number deaths from coronavirus in July. According to Rosstat, 50,421 people died from COVID-19 in the month. This is a sharp increase from December's previous...
Mississippi health officials announced Wednesday that COVID-19 has claimed the death of a child under 5 years old. The state epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers said that it was the sixth child to die from the virus since the pandemic started. According...
Even though Israel has a successful vaccination campaign and recently launched the first widely available booster shot, daily coronavirus infections are at an all-time high in Israel. Spread of the virus was driven by an increase in the delta variant,...
Andrew Cuomo was nearing the end of his decade in New York as governor. He was preparing to hand over his tight grip on government and retire to Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul during a midnight power transfer, which will break another...
What are the current plans to distribute COVID-19 vaccines worldwide? Several groups are working to get shots to poor countries, but they're falling far short of what's needed to curb outbreaks around the world. COVAX is one of the many efforts. It relies...
Former Army lawyer Greg T. Rinckey received a flood of calls after President Joe Biden requested that the Pentagon consider adding the COVID-19 vaccination to the military's mandatory shots. Tully Rinckey's firm has received hundreds of requests from soldiers, marines,...
After another school year that was disrupted by the pandemic, organizers of greatly expanded summer learning opportunities have made significant investments to ensure they are available to all students. While there have been some successes, these programs still face many...
China's worst coronavirus epidemic since the outbreak of the pandemic one year ago escalated Wednesday, with many more cases across the country, the closing of one city and the punishment for its leaders. China's population has been virtually unaffected by...
The administration of President Joe Biden devised a strategy to control one coronavirus strain. However, another strain was discovered that is much more contagious. Biden reached his goal of 70% U.S. adults having had at least one COVID-19 vaccination this...
China has suspended all flights and trains and canceled all professional basketball league games. On Tuesday, Wuhan announced mass coronavirus testing as a result of increasing outbreaks of the Delta variant in the city. This was in response to...
Tennessee has spent nearly half a billion dollars on farmers who have vaccinated their cattle against respiratory disease and other ailments in the last two years. Republican Gov. Republican Gov. Lee refused to follow other states' lead and offer incentives to people...
After the expiration of the federal moratorium, evictions will increase as more housing courts handle cases and tenants are forced from their homes. Housing advocates are concerned that the removal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moratorium may...
Joe Biden based his campaign and his presidency on the belief that even in times of political division, government could still function. Biden seemed to be able to prove his concept when the Senate voted to start work on the...
Residents and activists are voicing growing concerns about the use of the coronavirus pandemic by the military government to consolidate its power and crush the opposition, as the number of deaths from the virus is rising in Myanmar. The per...
Day after day of torrential rains, Rohingya refugee camps have been flooded in southern Bangladesh. This has caused destruction of homes and forced thousands to move into communal shelters or extended families. The U.N. refugee agency reported that more than...
Washington is now embarking on an extensive experiment in police reform after the racial justice demonstrations that erupted following George Floyd's death last year. Nearly a dozen laws went into effect Sunday. But two months after Gov. Jay Inslee signed the bills,...
In a sign that Beijing has a growing reach over dissidents around the world, a teenager claims he is a U.S. permanent residence. He and his fiancee are now on the run. Chinese officials sought Wang Jingyu (19 years old)...
Masrat Farid, a young health worker, has walked long distances through Himalayan meadows in Indian Kashmir to vacate nomadic herders. This was part of a campaign that began in June. She says her challenge is not the treacherous terrain but...
The narrow streets of Las Palmas are gang-controlled and the Salvadorans in need of help are not affected by the actions of their president, which frustrates his critics. They don't care about Nayib Bukeele's dictatorial maneuvers - sending armed troops...
Mohamad Nor Abdullah didn't anticipate the outpouring support when he placed a white flag outside of his window at night. Numerous strangers came knocking on his door to offer food, money, and encouragement by morning. Malaysia's national lockdown to stop a...
Tyesha Young was more than $7,000 behind in rent payments. She hoped that a Louisiana program would help her and her family avoid eviction in the weeks ahead. The 29-year old mother of two from Jefferson Parish still awaits to...
The apartment windows are filled with the sound of music, as the fast-moving accordion player serenades restaurant diners below. The Montmartre neighborhood in Paris has had a wandering minstrel for years. Edith Piaf lived in Montmartre and Pablo Picasso had...
North Korea, after claiming for months that it had kept the coronavirus away, came close to admitting Wednesday that its anti-virus campaign was not perfect. Kim Jong Un spoke out about a "great crises" caused by a failure to implement...
Russian health officials approved booster shots six months after the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. On Tuesday, there were 20,616 new cases and 652 deaths. This is the highest daily death rate in the pandemic. Mikhail Murashko, Russia's health minister, told...
You can cheer up your fans with dreary skies. Wimbledon is back after a year's hiatus. The gray, overcast weather made Wimbledon feel right at home in an event known for its rain delays. Hannah Scott, a 26 year-old Londoner mask-wearing...
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates with oil riches, announced that public places will soon only be available to people who have been vaccinated against coronavirus. This is to encourage more people to get shots. Monday's Emirati...
As a litmus test to see if the anti-immigration far left is becoming more acceptable before next year's French presidential election, Sunday's decisive second round of voting in France's regions elections is being examined. Marine Le Pen, the leader of...
Benigno Aquino III, former Philippine President, was the son of pro-democray icons and helped to overthrow dictator Ferdinand Marcos. He was a champion of good governance and took China's vast territorial claims to an international tribunal. He was 61. Aquino's family...
Angela Merkel's spokesperson said that the German Chancellor was given two vaccines as a conscious effort not to make people afraid when they were advised to have a mixture of shots. Merkel's office confirmed Tuesday, that Merkel received the first...
They'd really like to have two or more people in her area at one time so that relatives could be there also. "We do not know how much time she is going to be living," Christine Colucci explained,"so it is...
Most Americans are lounging precautions taken throughout the COVID-19 outbreak and restarting regular tasks, even as a few stress that coronavirus-related limitations were lifted, a new poll reveals. The survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds...
Daniel Sánchez is among the luckier electric auto owners in Spain. Having a complimentary recharging station under a kilometer from his home just north of Barcelona, he could keep his Tesla prepared to roll. "I can't imagine stopping at a...
It is likely safe and effective, but investigators are still gathering information to be sure. The authorized COVID-19 shots across the globe are all designed to stimulate your immune system to produce virus-fighting antibodies, although the way they do so...
The COVID-19 pandemic and also the supply of those vaccines which will prevent it's surfaced haunting memories for Americans that lived through a previous time once the nation was swept by a virus which, for such a long time,...
If they stay like that? It was not long after Matthew Reed shoplifted a 63 pair of sheets by a Target in upstate New York which that the coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a standstill. Rather than serving a jail...
The COVID-19 pandemic and also the supply of those vaccines which will prevent it's surfaced haunting memories for Americans that lived through a previous time once the country was swept by a virus which, for such a long time,...
For Dr. Jeremy Faust, the second he understood that the pandemic no further controlled his workday arrived over Memorial Day weekend, even when he did not observe one coronavirus situation over two changes from the emergency room at Brigham...
Company announces plans to offer 10'mega prizes' of boundless flights for one year for vaccinated customers The mind of Qantas Airways Ltd. revealed on Monday his company might give the most significant business incentives for completely vaccinated passengers in an...
As COVID-19 ravaged the world this past year, CEOs' big pay packages appeared to be under as much danger as everything else. Fortunately for those CEOs, many had boards of directors willing to see that the pandemic as an outstanding...
The team is undergoing additional testing and contact tracing, with the aid of the baseball commissioner's office and its medical specialists. Torres is one of eight so-called breakthrough advantages one of the Yankees -- people who tested positive despite being...
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