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Abebech Gobena, the ‘Mother Teresa’ of Africa, Dies at 85

Abebech Gobena was returning from a pilgrimage to the holy site of Gishen Mariam, about 300 miles north of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa,...

Nursing Homes Confront New Covid Outbreaks Amid Calls for Staff Vaccination Mandates

Underscoring the concern of regulators about unvaccinated workers, Colorado just implemented a new rule that unvaccinated staff members at nursing homes must be tested...

The Making of an Olympian

The best world-class athletes often dabble in a range of sports when young before rising to the top of their game in one, a...

F.D.A. Aims to Give Final Approval to Pfizer Vaccine by Early Next Month

WASHINGTON — With a new surge of Covid-19 infections ripping through much of the United States, the Food and Drug Administration has accelerated its...

Is the Delta Variant Making Younger Adults ‘Sicker, Quicker’?

Many patients being hospitalized have underlying health conditions like diabetes, obesity or high blood pressure that are risk factors for severe disease, he said....

Kids With Covid Recover Fast, but a Few Have Long-Term Symptoms

Although most children with Covid-19 recover within a week, a small percentage experience long-term symptoms, according to a new study of more than 1,700...

It’s Never Too Late to Learn to Ride Horseback

“It’s Never Too Late” is a new series that tells the stories of people who decide to pursue their dreams on their own terms.Rose...

Covid Delta Variant Safety: Your Questions Answered

Most experts say that they use a high-quality medical mask, like an N95 or KF94, when they fly. If you don’t have one, double...

The Covid Variant in Schools: What to Know

Last week, in what was intended to be an internal document, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made a stark admission: The highly...

Paula Caplan, 74, Dies; Feminist Psychologist Took On Her Profession

The couple divorced in 1978. A previous marriage also ended in divorce. Along with her daughter, Dr. Caplan is survived by her son, Jeremy;...

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Glencore Will Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Bribery and Price-Fixing Charges

U.S. prosecutors said the settlement followed “a multiyear scheme to manipulate benchmarks used to set prices for oil at two of our country’s busiest ports.”

Law Requiring French in Quebec Becomes Stricter

Quebec’s new law limits access to government services in languages other than French, requires small businesses to operate in it and caps enrollment at English-language junior colleges.

After Fetterman’s Stroke, Doctors Look at Senate Campaign Prospects

The medical team for the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania’s Senate race has not spoken about John Fetterman’s prognosis. But cardiac experts saw clues in campaign statements.
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