By Mariam Fam, Amr Nabil, Associated Press
Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns about the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus.
By Courtney Vinopal
Across the country, Americans who recently lost the extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits are weighing tough choices about returning to work.
By News Desk and Associated Press
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. is becoming “a pandemic of the unvaccinated.”…
By Associated Press
Indonesia reported more than 54,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time Wednesday, surpassing recent daily infections in India, whose disastrous outbreak is declining, and becoming Asia's new virus hotspot.
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press
More than 1 million people in France made vaccine appointments in less than a day, figures showed on Tuesday, after the president cranked up pressure on everyone to get vaccinated to save summer vacation and the French economy.
By Matthew Perrone, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
U.S. regulators on Monday added a new warning to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine about links to a rare and potentially dangerous neurological reaction, but said it’s not entirely clear the shot caused the problem.
In our news wrap Monday, President Joe Biden issued fresh appeals to get gun violence under control. Drug maker Pfizer met with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to advocate for a COVID-19 booster shot, which federal officials say is…
By William Brangham, David Coles
Pfizer's recent push to add a booster shot to its COVID-19 vaccination protocol seems to be at odds with what many people understood about the drug's effectiveness. And, as William Brangham reports, it has also prompted real concern among healthcare…
By Cat Wise, Emily Carpeaux, Murrey Jacobson, Kate McMahon
During the pandemic, the federal government spent more than $50 billion to shore up the child care industry. But advocates say cost and access are still big hurdles. Over the past several months, special correspondent Cat Wise and producer Kate…
By Niniek Karmini, Associated Press
Just two months ago, Indonesia was coming to a gasping India’s aid with thousands tanks of oxygen. Today, the Southeast Asia country is running out of oxygen as it endures a devastating wave of coronavirus cases and the government is…
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