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Violent death in America stalks ordinary walks of daily life

WASHINGTON (AP) — In far-flung cities, deadly violence ripped apart the most typical of American spring weekends, driven by rage or madness, the bloodiest by suspected racist hate. T...

US deaths from COVID hit 1 million, less than 2 1/2 years in

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 1 million on Monday, a once-unimaginable figure that only hints at the multitudes of loved ones and friends staggered by grief and frustration. ...

Australian prime minister launches campaign days before poll

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s embattled prime minister on Sunday officially launched his conservative party’s campaign less than a week before elections, highlighting the nation’s early succe...

California governor: $98B surplus backs true pro-life state

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pledged to use the state's record-breaking $300 billion budget, including an unprecedented nearly $100 billion surplus, to “future proo...

North Korea reports first COVID-19 death a day after admitting outbreak

North Korea's KCNA state media on Friday reported the deaths of six people who had been sick with a fever, one of whom had tested positive for COVID-19. "A fever whose cause couldn't be ...

WHO: COVID-19 falling everywhere, except Americas and Africa

GENEVA (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases reported worldwide has continued to fall except in the Americas and Africa, the World Health Organization said in its latest assessment of the pandemi...

Taiwan COVID death in 20s identified as pregnant woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A COVID death in their 20s announced on Tuesday (May 10) was revealed to be a pregnant woman who died over the weekend. At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, CECC...

WHO: Nearly 15 million deaths associated with COVID-19

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 15 million people were killed either by coronavirus or by its impact on overwhelmed health systems during the first two years of the p...

Surprisingly low Shanghai COVID death count spurs questions

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Lu Muying died on April 1 in a government quarantine facility in Shanghai, with her family on the phone as doctors tried to resuscitate her. She had tested positive for COVID-19 ...

Face of Sweden’s virus strategy doesn't get WHO job

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s former chief epidemiologist, considered the architect of the country's unconventional response to the coronavirus pandemic, isn’t going to work for the World Health Organizat...

2-year-old boy dies from COVID in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-year-old who was recently diagnosed with COVID and was in critical condition died Monday (April 18). New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) announced Tuesday (Apr...

Reckitt Launched the ‘Hong Kong Community Care Programme 2022’ and Established Partnerships with Four NGOs to Provide Hygiene Protection to Local Community

To date, hygiene and disinfectant products benefiting over 6,000 individuals and families in need have been donated. Full year donations will be over HKD 3 million 1. HONG KONG SAR - Media OutRe...

Man suspected of burying mom, sister in backyard arrested

LYONS, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of concealing the deaths of his mother and sister nearly a year after their bodies were found buried in the backyard of their suburban Chicago house has been arreste...

WHO: COVID deaths jump by 40%, but cases falling globally

GENEVA (AP) — The number of people killed by the coronavirus surged by more than 40% last week, likely due to changes in how COVID-19 deaths were reported across the Americas and by newly adjusted fig...

With cases rising, UK marks 2 years since 1st virus lockdown

LONDON (AP) — Britain paused Wednesday to remember the thousands of lives lost to the coronavirus in the two years since Prime Minister Boris Johnson plunged the country into its first lockdown with t...