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Black community has new option for health care: the church

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MILWAUKEE — Every Sunday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Joseph Jackson Jr. praises the Lord before his congregation. But since last fall...

Drug overdoses rise in NH; Hospitalizations in MA drop

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A look at pandemic-related news around New England on Sunday: NEW...

AMA doctors meet amid vocal backlash over racial equity plan

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(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)MOVES ON SATURDAY, JUNE 12. (asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk) The nation’s largest, most influential...

Vaccine inequality in India sends many falling through gaps

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NEW DELHI — As the coronavirus tears through India, night watchman Sagar Kumar thinks constantly about getting vaccines for himself and his family of...

Fauci says pandemic exposed ‘undeniable effects of racism’

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ATLANTA — The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said Sunday that “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to...

Twin MDs battle entrenched racism in the medical world

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The inseparable sisters always stood out — identical twins from Twinsburg Ohio, whip-smart students from the side of town with unpaved streets and no...

Jill Biden to visit Navajo Nation, once floored by COVID-19

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Jill Biden is traveling to the country's largest Native American reservation, the Navajo Nation, which was hit hard by the coronavirus...

NFL reprises Draft-a-Thon to raise money for pandemic relief

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NEW YORK — The NFL is bringing back the Draft-a-Thon that raised money last year for charities dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Cuomo crisis recalls Northam’s; supporters say no comparison

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RICHMOND, Va. — The political crisis engulfing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has triggered a flurry of comparisons to another chief executive who once...

Faith leaders get COVID-19 shot to curb vaccine reluctance

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WASHINGTON — More than two dozen clergy members from the capital region rolled up their sleeves inside the Washington National Cathedral and got vaccinated...