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Taiwan reports 30 local COVID cases, 4 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 22) reported 30 new local COVID-19 cases, ending Taiwan's streak of five consecutive days with fewer than ...

Olympics, pandemic and politics: There's no separating them

TOKYO (AP) — Over and over, year after year, the stewards of the Olympics say it: The Games aren't supposed to be political. But how do you avoid politics when you're trying to pull off an event of th...

US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, the largest one-year decline since World War II, public health officials said Wednesday. The decrease for both Black Ameri...

Taiwan reports 16 local COVID cases, 5 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 21) reported 16 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the fifth day in a row with fewer than 20 local infections....

US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, the largest one-year decline since World War II, public health officials said Wednesday. The decrease for both Black Americans a...

Taiwan reports 18 local COVID cases, 4 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 20) reported 18 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the fourth day in a row with fewer than 20 local infections. ...

Taiwan reports 15 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (July 19) reported 15 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the third day in a row with fewer than 20 local infections. ...

Taiwan reports 8 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan reported one death, eight new local COVID-19 cases, and four imported cases, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Saturday (July 17) — new low...

Taiwan reports 29 local COVID cases, 4 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (July 16) reported 29 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the 13th day in a row with fewer than 50 confirmed infections....

Taiwan reports 14 local COVID cases, 6 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 15) reported 14 new local COVID-19 cases, even fewer than the 17 local cases reported the previous day. Dur...

Dispiriting setback: COVID deaths, cases rise again globally

COVID-19 deaths and cases are on the rise again globally in a dispiriting setback that is triggering another round of restrictions and dampening hopes for a return to normal life. T...

Taiwan reports 17 local COVID cases, 6 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 14) reported 17 new local COVID-19 cases, the lowest number reported in over two months. Health Minister a...

Taiwan reports 28 local COVID cases, 6 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 13) reported 28 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the 10th day in a row with fewer than 50 confirmed infections...

Taiwan reports 23 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (July 12) reported 23 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the 18th day in a row with fewer than 100 confirmed infections...

Italy explodes in joy after winning European soccer title

ROME (AP) — Italians celebrated the European Championship soccer title as a new beginning not only for their youthful national team but for a country that's been yearning to return to normalcy after b...