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Omicron was in Netherlands days earlier than first thought

Dutch health authorities say the omicron variant was already in the Netherlands when South Africa alerted the World Health Organization about it last week Read More

 

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Appeals court to weigh Trump arguments to withhold records

Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to stop Congress from receiving call logs, drafts of speeches and other documents related to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol led by his supporters More »

 

In shadow of Texas gas drilling sites, health fears escalate

Next to a North Texas day care center is a site where Total Energies is pumping for natural gas More »

 

Black artist Josephine Baker honored at France's Pantheon

The voice of Josephine Baker, speaking and singing, will resonate Tuesday in front of the Pantheon monument in Paris More »

 

Iran strikes hard line as talks over nuclear deal resume

Iran is striking a hard line after just one day of restarted talks in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal More »

 

Barbados bids farewell to British monarchy, becomes republic

Barbados has stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in history More »

 

Prosecutors to begin case against Jussie Smollett in Chicago

Testimony is set to begin in the trial of ex-“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett More »

 

Omicron brings COVID-19 vaccine inequity 'home to roost'

The emergence of the new omicron variant and the world’s desperate and likely futile attempts to keep it at bay are reminders of what scientists have warned for months: The coronavirus will thrive as long as vast parts of the world lack vaccines More »

 

Migrant crisis front and center in pope's Greece-Cyprus trip

Pope Francis is heading back to the Greek island of Lesbos to meet migrants and asylum-seekers for the second time in five years More »

 

Myanmar court postpones verdict for ousted leader Suu Kyi

A court in Myanmar has postponed its verdict in the trial of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow testimony from an additional witness, a senior member of her political party More »

 

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