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Democrats walk out of hearing with Florida's top doctor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo moved closer to Senate confirmation Wednesday after a tense hearing where Democrats accused the state's top doctor of evading questio...

Hondurans worry legislative crisis could sink new government

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — On the eve of their new president’s inauguration, Hondurans worried that a legislative crisis threatened to derail the government they’ve placed so much hope in before it ...

Norwegian skiers, other Olympic hopefuls positive for virus

OSLO (AP) — Two members of Norway's women's cross-country ski team have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of next month's Beijing Olympics, the team said Wednesday, as other countries also fac...

Automatic Pill Dispenser Machine Market Scope and overview, Expected to Boost Moderately over 2031

Automatic pill dispenser machines are designed to ease the work load of pharmacist, doctor, nurse, patients, and caretakers, by enabling medication counting, medicine management, and dispensing and in...

RFK Jr. apologizes after condemnation for Anne Frank comment

Anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. apologized Tuesday for suggesting things are worse for people today than they were for Anne Frank, the teenager who died in a Nazi concentration camp after ...

Former Tour de France winner Bernal still in intensive care

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Egan Bernal remained in intensive care in Colombia on Tuesday after undergoing what his team described as “two successful surgeries." ...

Georgia bill would ban abortion pills by mail, require exams

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans in Georgia have introduced a bill that bans the delivery of abortion pills by mail. It would require anyone who wants to use abortion pills to visit a doctor in advance and ...

Russia cuts COVID-19 isolation for some as infections soar

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian health authorities have shortened the required isolation period for those who come in contact with COVID-19 patients from 14 days to seven, a move that comes as an unprecedented ...

In China, Tyler is sent to an asylum in 'Fight Club'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese author’s revelation on social media about how many renowned movies’ endings were censored and changed to “wholesome” endings sparked a wa...

Taiwanese entertainer Nadow Lin reportedly suffers stroke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Entertainer Nadow Lin (納豆) reportedly suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and was rushed to a hospital for emergency treatment on Monday (Jan. 24). Local media outlets repor...

Sheldon Silver, NY power broker sent to prison, dead at 77

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of the most powerful figures in state government for two decades before his conviction on corruption charges, has died in feder...

RFK Jr. remarks on Anne Frank, vaccines draw condemnation

Anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made “deeply offensive" comments when he suggested things are worse for people today than they were for Anne Frank, the teenager who died in a Nazi concentr...

Palin COVID-19 tests delay libel trial against NY Times

NEW YORK (AP) — An unvaccinated former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, forcing a postponement of a trial in her libel lawsuit against The New York Times. ...

More migrants seek asylum through reopened Canadian border

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (AP) — Whenever a bus arrives at the Greyhound station in Plattsburgh, New York, a small band of taxi drivers waits to drive passengers on a half-hour trip to a snowy, dead-end dirt ro...

Liz Weston: The mental health risks of retiring

The late Pamela Hixon of Leipsic, Ohio, was eager to retire from her job running a hospice agency. Soon after she quit, however, Hixon spiraled into depression and anxiety. She sought help from counse...