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As others are blocked, Colombians reach US through Mexico

NEW YORK (AP) — When his cellphone and computer accessories business was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, Alvaro started thinking about leaving Colombia for the U.S. The 55-year-ol...

Saliva rapid test kits now on sale at pharmacy chains in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pharmacy chains MedFirst and Your Chance began selling the Gmate COVID-19 saliva rapid test kits Thursday (May 12). MedFirst announced on Facebook Wednesday (May 11) th...

An algorithm that screens for child neglect raises concerns

Inside a cavernous stone fortress in downtown Pittsburgh, attorney Robin Frank defends parents at one of their lowest points – when they risk losing their children. The job is never ...

2 months after Griner's arrest, mystery surrounds her case

WASHINGTON (AP) — For another person in another country at another time, the case might have been a minor matter: an American citizen detained at an airport for allegedly possessing a cannabis derivat...

NCAA Tournament features dynamic guards, backcourt wizards

NCAA Tournament teams rise and fall with guard play. Look no further than last year for evidence. Second-seeded Ohio State lost to No. 15 Oral Roberts in overtime af...

Economist Impact: Last chance to register! Asia’s unmissable technology event of 2022 starts TOMORROW

Technology for Change Week Asia: Applying technology for the social good takes place this week online and in-person, March 8th - 11th 2022. HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 March 2022 - More than 2...

Insider Q&A: NIH official on testing for infectiousness

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic the U.S. is still grappling with its coronavirus tests: how to improve them and how to make more of them. Dr. Bruce T...

EXPLAINER: Here's how to legally bet on the Super Bowl

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is now legal in 30 states, and more Americans than ever before have an opportunity to place a legal bet on Sunday's Super Bowl. With sports ...

Olympic organizers: 32 athletes in isolation for COVID

BEIJING (AP) — More than 30 athletes at the Beijing Olympics are in isolation facilities after testing positive for the coronavirus, organizers said Tuesday. The average stay in isolation is seven day...

Maguire, Alex share lead in LPGA Drive On Championship

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Leona Maguire and Marina Alex shared the lead Friday in the LPGA Drive On Championship after another windy round at Crown Colony. Maguire birdied the par-5 18...

US faces wave of omicron deaths in coming weeks, models say

The fast-moving omicron variant may cause less severe disease on average, but COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are climbing and modelers forecast 50,000 to 300,000 more Americans could die by the time the ...

Suter, Bertuzzi help Detroit make short work of Sharks 6-2

DETROIT (AP) — Tyler Bertuzzi and Pius Suter each scored twice, including short-handed goals on the same penalty, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Tuesday night. ...

Niederreiter scores 2, short-handed Carolina beats Red Wings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter’s second goal of the game 18 seconds into the third period was the tiebreaker, and the short-handed Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Thursday n...

Rockets hoping to grow after following skid with streak

HOUSTON (AP) — During the Houston Rockets’ 15-game skid, coach Stephen Silas wasn’t too keen on getting out and about in the city. After they got off the schneid by winning seven ga...

AP Top 25 Takeaways Harbaugh's breakthrough; Harsin's miscue

Jim Harbaugh has always been a good coach. Now he's a good coach who has finally beaten Ohio State. No. 6 Michigan vanquished the Buckeyes on Satur...