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Success story Taiwan faces its worst outbreak in pandemic

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The island of Taiwan, which has had enviable success in containing COVID-19, imposed new restrictions in its capital city on...
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For Muslims in America, Eid al-Fitr comes as pandemic…

For Qassim Abdullah, this year’s Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr marked a bit of a milestone: Now fully vaccinated, the 66-year-old finally felt comfortable...
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US unemployment claims drop to 473,000, a new pandemic…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that...
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US cities see surge in deadly street racing amid…

Jaye Sanford, a 52-year-old mother of two, was driving home in suburban Atlanta on Nov. 21 when a man in a Dodge Challenger muscle...
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How isolation during this pandemic can make your chronic…

Athena Knight, who served nearly 20 years in the Army, has undergone multiple surgeries for injuries related to her military service. As a result,...
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Fauci says wearing masks could become seasonal following the…

The New York Times China Targets Muslim Women in Push to Suppress Births in Xinjiang When the government ordered women in her mostly Muslim...
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Biden approval buoyed by his pandemic response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is plunging into the next phase of his administration with the steady approval of a majority of Americans,...
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Tearful reunions mark second Mother’s Day under pandemic

Last Mother’s Day, they celebrated with bacon and eggs over FaceTime. This time, Jean Codianni of Los Angeles flew to New Jersey to surprise...
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U.S. turning the corner on pandemic, says White House…

The Daily Beast Horrific: D.C. Sniper Boasts of Post-Shooting Sex With Accomplice in New Doc ViceIn I, Sniper, Lee Boyd Malvo speaks at length...
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