ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — When Turkey changed the way it reports daily COVID-19 infections, it confirmed what medical groups and opposition parties have long suspected — that the country is faced with an alarming surge of cases that is fast exhausting the Turkish health system.
• Paxton River Glen Smith, 8 pounds, 9 ounces, was born Oct. 27 to Scott and Kristie Smith, of Decatur. Grandparents are Don and Karla Hamilton, of Decatur, Susan Chandler (deceased) and Ricky Smith.
The first time it happened was on aisle three at a toy store in a neighboring town almost 26 years ago. I reasoned that my baby needed it more than her baby did, and so I began a tug-of-war with a grandma twice my age over an Excersaucer.
Twinkling lights in shop windows, garland wrapped around light poles and trees adorned with ornaments signal the arrival of another holiday season in north Alabama.
“Fifty–Two Stories," by Anton Chekhov, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, (Alfred A. Knopf: New York) 2020, hardcover, 496 pages.
ROME — Pope Francis raised 13 new cardinals to the highest rank in the Catholic hierarchy Saturday and immediately warned them not to use their titles for corrupt, personal gain, presiding over a ceremony marked from beginning to end by the coronavirus pandemic.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak.
PHOENIX — University of Arizona researchers say the current surge in the coronavirus outbreak will present the state with a hospital crisis that could become a disaster unless the state takes steps such as ordering a three-week stay-home shutdown and implementing a statewide mask mandate.
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis raised 13 new cardinals to the highest rank in the Catholic hierarchy Saturday and immediately warned them not to use their titles for corrupt, personal gain, presiding over a ceremony marked from beginning to end by the coronavirus pandemic.