Veterans ‘best of America,’ VP Harris says in laying wreath

WASHINGTON — Under gray clouds and pouring rain at Arlington National Cemetery, Vice President Kamala Harris told the nation’s veterans Friday their work makes America stronger, as the administration announced…

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Takeoff fans gather for Atlanta celebration of slain rapper

Fans of slain rapper Takeoff, a member of the hip-hop trio Migos, gathered in downtown Atlanta near where the 28-year-old grew up for a celebration of his life

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Michigan children’s hospital says it’s 100% full due to RSV surge

A Michigan pediatric hospital is reporting it is completely full due to a surge of cases linked to respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor…

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Embattled crypto exchange FTX files for bankruptcy

Embattled cryptocurrency exchange FTX, short billions of dollars, is seeking bankruptcy protection following its collapse this week

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Just Stop Oil pauses UK highway protest that snarled traffic

British climate activists say they are suspending a days-long protest that has clogged a major highway around London

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Famed painting ‘The Scream’ targeted by climate activists

Two people have tried in vain to glue themselves to Edvard Munch’s 1893 masterpiece “The Scream” at a museum in Norway’s capital

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WHO reports 90% drop in global COVID-19 deaths since February

LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that there has been a 90% drop in global COVID-19 deaths since February, which he called a “cause for…

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German regions plan to end mandatory COVID isolation

BERLIN — Four German regions plan to scrap rules requiring people infected with the coronavirus to isolate at home, arguing that the pandemic has evolved and it’s time for a…

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