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Haiti gets 500K vaccine doses; its first of the pandemic

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti on Wednesday received its first coronavirus vaccine since the pandemic began, welcoming 500,000 doses as the country battles a spike...

US unemployment claims fall to 360,000, a new pandemic low

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WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that...

EXPLAINER: How Indiana evictions could surge post-moratorium

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INDIANAPOLIS — A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended...

EXPLAINER: What will the end of the eviction ban mean in DC?

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WASHINGTON — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended the date...

Biden’s Census nominee promises independence, transparency

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President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the U.S....

Surgeon general urges US fight against COVID misinformation

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Thursday called for a national effort to fight misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines, urging tech companies, health care...

El Salvador asks to play qualifier in US amid virus surge

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — The head of El Salvador’s soccer federation said Wednesday he will ask CONCACAF to allow his country to play...

Official: Nearly 70% of medical workers in Moscow vaccinated

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MOSCOW — The majority of medical workers, teachers and social workers in Moscow have been vaccinated against the coronavirus a month after authorities in...

Biden’s Census nominee promises independence, transparency

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President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the U.S. Census Bureau told a Senate committee on Thursday that he would bring transparency and independence to...

For pregnant women, pandemic made hunt for drug rehab harder

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After using drugs on and off for years, Megan Sims wanted to get clean again. But she couldn’t bring herself to stop during the...