LA County recommends indoor masking after increase in COVID cases

Los Angeles County is advising residents to wear masks indoors amid an increase in COVID-19 transmission. On Thursday, the largest county in the United States said it is “strongly recommending”…

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Flu cases, hospitalizations, deaths continue to surge across US

The number of flu cases, hospitalizations and deaths this season are rapidly increasing, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So far this season,…

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After 13 nominations, Diane Warren finally gets her Oscar

Diane Warren was in the recording studio with Sofia Carson to work on her new song “Applause” when she got an unexpected phone call earlier this year

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Pfizer booster spurs immune response to new omicron subtypes

Pfizer said Friday that its updated COVID-19 booster may offer some protection against newly emerging omicron mutants even though it’s not an exact match. Americans have been reluctant to get…

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Berlin Zoo closes door to visitors over bird flu case

BERLIN — The Berlin Zoo shut its doors to visitors Friday after one of its aquatic birds tested positive for avian flu, the facility said. A routine check on a…

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New measures for size, as world’s people surpass 8 billion

What is bigger: A ronna or a quetta

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Elizabeth Holmes faces sentencing for her Theranos crimes

A federal judge on Friday will decide whether disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes should serve a lengthy prison sentence for duping investors and endangering patients while peddling a bogus blood-testing technology

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Portuguese artist shows fight in creating big installations

Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos doesn’t shrink from the challenges thrown up by her latest lavish creation

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FDA approves 1st drug to delay onset of Type 1 diabetes

For the first time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a treatment that can delay the onset of Type 1 diabetes. Teplizumab, a monoclonal antibody that will…

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