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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday sought to inject new energy and a fresh sense of unity into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts, as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt.
ROME (AP) — Italy’s northern Lombardy region, where Europe's coronavirus outbreak erupted last year, asked the national government Thursday for more vaccines to help stem a surge of new cases that are taxing the health system in the province of Brescia.
LONDON (AP) — England’s ethnic minority communities have higher levels of COVID-19 infections and lower levels of vaccine acceptance than other groups, according to a new study that highlights how the pandemic is worsening health inequalities.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck nations in Africa and Latin America, where warnings went unheeded at the start of the pandemic and doctors say the shortage has led to unnecessary deaths.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of New York City middle school students returned to their school buildings on Thursday for the first time since city schools were closed in November amid a surge in coronavirus infections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rallied solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that could bolster or potentially kill a pivotal provision hiking the federal minimum wage.
MINNEAPOLIS — The married couple from the suburbs found a house in a section of Minneapolis they knew nothing about, but the living room's wood floors and wide views out the bay windows took their breath away. They had to have it.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Early on in Chris Kopczynski’s newly published memoir, the Spokane native and renowned alpinist recounts a story about one of his early climbing mentors.
Most people can recall the sense of relief that comes with taking their shoes off after hard exercise. Our feet often take the brunt of the impact from running, hiking, cycling, skiing, or team sports. But is removing those shoes enough to help your feet get back in shape for the next workout?
Classic spaghetti with tomato sauce is a family favorite. Here it gets a crispy boost from toasted panko breadcrumbs and garlic. For this quick meal, I’ve added beef strips. Once the spaghetti is boiled, the rest of the meal is made in one pan.