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Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in the United States and Mexico, potentially offering the world yet another weapon against the virus...
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during a press conference on the final day of the G-7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, England, yesterday.

CARBIS BAY, England (AP): Leaders of the Group of Seven (G-7) wealthy nations staked their claim on Sunday to leading the world out of the coronavirus pandemic and crisis, pledging more than one billion coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer nations,...
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II walks with US President Joe Biden during his visit to Windsor Castle yesterday.

WINDSOR, England: US President Joe Biden says he has invited Queen Elizabeth II to stay at the White House. Biden and his wife, Jill, had tea with the 95-year-old queen at Windsor Castle on Sunday. The 78 year-old president says he felt a maternal...

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (AP): The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield will mark Juneteenth – the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States – by displaying a rare signed copy of the Emancipation...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The teenager who pulled out her cell phone and recorded the police restraint and death of George Floyd, helping to launch a global movement to protest racial injustice, was on Friday awarded a special citation by ...

United States regulators are allowing for the release of 10 million doses of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine from a troubled Baltimore factory, but material to make many more must be thrown out because of possible contamination, a...

BEIRUT (AP) — Pharmacies across Lebanon shuttered their doors on Friday in protest of severe supply shortages, as motorists seeking fuel queued for hours outside petrol stations since the crack of dawn. The two-day strike called by...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A polio outbreak in the Philippines has ended, according to the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund, which praised government efforts to fight the disease despite the coronavirus...

ALBANY, NY (AP) — New Yorkers would avoid jail time for non-violent parole violations and children under age 12 could no longer be arrested as juveniles under bills that passed the state Legislature Thursday. The state Senate and...

ST IVES, England (AP): President Joe Biden urged global leaders on Thursday to join him in sharing coronavirus vaccines with struggling nations around the world, after he promised the US would donate 500 million doses to help speed up the pandemic’...
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