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Mexico's most ardent anti-masker is ill with COVID-19
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican politician whose steadfast refusal to wear a face mask has interfered with official events during the pandemic confirmed Monday that he is ill with COVID-19.
'What can we do?' Chinese discuss role of climate crisis in deadly floods
t about 5pm last Tuesday, as heavy rainfall continued to pound her apartment building in Zhengzhou, the climate policy researcher Zhang Jin headed out to her local supermarket.
Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support - Markets and Prices Bitcoin News
ETF Analyst: 'China Doesn't Reject Bitcoin, Bitcoin Rejects China'
'Wait Wait' For July 24, 2021: The Smithsonian's Ellen Stofan Plays Not My Job
This week's show was recorded remotely with host Peter Sagal, official judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, Not My Job guest Ellen Stofan and panelists Laci Mosley, Bobcat Goldthwait and Karen Chee.
Ugandan weight lifter who went missing in Japan returns home.
A weight lifter who went missing in Japan this month as he sought to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics has returned to Uganda and will be interrogated by police, authorities said on Friday - a week after his disappearance prompted international news headlines and drew mixed reactions from around the country.
Canada vs Zimbabwe: Two divergent paths of COVID vaccination
HARARE, Zimbabwe - When mother-of-three Amanda Wood heard that hundreds of coronavirus shots were available for teens, only one thing prevented her from racing to the vaccination site at a Toronto high school - her 13-year-old daughter's fear of needles.
US in 'another pivotal moment' as Delta variant drives surge in Covid cases
The US is "at another pivotal moment in this pandemic" as rising Covid-19 cases show no signs of abating, driven by the Delta variant, and some hospitals are filling up, especially in areas with low vaccination rates, government officials warned on Thursday.
CIA officer from bin Laden hunt to lead Havana Syndrome probe as cases rise
An undercover Central Intelligence Agency officer who helped hunt down Osama bin Laden will now lead the agency task force charged with investigating the mysterious health incidents that continue to plague US personnel, according to a report Wednesday from The Wall Street Journal.
Washington Football Team: Best locations and designs for a new stadium
When Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder announced that he is handing the day-to-day operations of the organization to his wife, he also notified fans and media that his time would now be devoted to a new stadium.