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Polish clinic wants to care for man in life-support dispute

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A specialist clinic in Poland said Tuesday it is ready to admit and treat a Pole who is at the center of a life-support dispute in Britain. The middle-aged man...

'We know this is real': New clinics aid virus 'long-haulers'

NEW YORK (AP) — COVID-19 came early for Catherine Busa, and it never really left. The 54-year-old New York City school secretary didn’t have any underlying health problems when she c...

'Little old West Virginia' sets pace on vaccine rollout

KENOVA, W.Va. (AP) — Griffith & Feil Drug has been in business since 1892, a family-owned, small-town pharmacy. This isn't their first pandemic. More than a century after helping...

Another contact of COVID-19-infected Taiwanese doctor tests positive

Taiwan reported a new domestically transmitted case of COVID-19 on Sunday involving a doctor who works in the same hospital as three other medical workers confirmed to have the disease over the past w...

Online sign-ups complicate vaccine rollout for older people

DENVER (AP) — Howard Jones, who's 83, was on the phone for three to four hours every day trying to sign up for a coronavirus vaccine. Jones, who lives alone in Colorado Springs, does...

Doctor, nurse visited PX Mart, Starbucks, and Poya in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid concerns about the movements of a doctor and nurse who had been diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus in northern Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on...

Justices say women must obtain abortion pill in person

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ordered that women must visit a doctor's office, hospital or clinic in person to obtain an abortion pill during the COVID-19 pandemic, though similar rules for ...

US appeals court: Supervised injection site defies drug law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A divided appeals court on Tuesday rejected a plan to open a supervised injection site in Philadelphia to try to reduce overdose deaths, concluding the operation would violate a 19...

Supreme Court won't hear PA abortion clinic free speech case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is declining to get involved in a case about free speech outside a Pittsburgh abortion clinic. The high court turned away the case Monday. The cou...

Jokic, Nuggets win easily again, rout Knicks 114-89

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in another short night, and the Denver Nuggets reached .500 for the first time this season with a 114-89 victory over the New Y...

Algeria leader back to Germany for COVID-19-linked treatment

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune returned Sunday to Germany, where he spent two months for treatment of a COVID-19 infection, this time to treat a related foot problem, ...

How high-ranking Nazi figure Wilhelm Koppe escaped justice

Again and again, signs saying "Never convicted!!!" have been placed at the grave of Wilhelm Koppe in the Rüngsdorf cemetery, near Bonn. The signs reveal his past as a high-ranking Nazi leade...

India: 10 newborn babies killed in hospital blaze

Ten newborn babies were killed in a maternity unit in India early on Saturday after a fire broke out in major hospital, a doctor said. The infants were 1 to 3 months old, the Press Trust of India new...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 6 The Washington Post on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: ...

Taiwan clinic wins International Hospital Federation award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A clinic in the Taipei district of Beitou has won a special award from the International Health Federation (IHF) for its preparedness for the coronavirus pandemic, reports...