Migrant shelters try to help traumatized assault survivors

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Since he began volunteering two months ago for weekend shifts at a clinic in one of this border city’s largest shelters, Dr. Brian Elmore has treated…

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Will the US plan for testing travelers from China help stem the spread of COVID?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week it would require a negative COVID-19 test from all travelers arriving to the U.S. from China as well as those…

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E-bike batteries raise safety concerns amid rise in fires: ‘Very hard to examine’

Fire or overheating incidents from these devices led to 19 fatalities in 2022.

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Court: Abortion doctors can’t be charged under Arizona law

PHOENIX — An Arizona court has ruled that abortion doctors cannot be prosecuted under a pre-statehood law that criminalizes nearly all abortions yet was barred from being enforced for decades….

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More European nations tighten COVID rules for China flights

PARIS — France, Spain and England will implement tougher COVID-19 measures for passengers arriving from China, authorities said Friday. France’s government is requiring negative tests, and is urging French citizens…

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Alfalfa sprout recall tied to salmonella outbreak expanded

OMAHA, Neb. — A Nebraska company on Friday expanded a recall of alfalfa sprouts after 15 cases of salmonella were linked to the food. SunSprouts Enterprises doubled its recall that…

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France, Spain to require COVID tests for China passengers

PARIS — France and Spain will implement tougher COVID-19 measures for passengers arriving from China, authorities said Friday. France’s government is requiring negative tests, and is urging French citizens to…

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Some school districts bring back mask mandates to stem spread of COVID, flu and RSV

Several schools are bringing back mask mandates to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses. In New Jersey, two school districts said students will be required to wear…

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Spain to require COVID-19 tests for passengers from China

MADRID — Spain will require all air passengers coming from China to have negative COVID-19 tests or proof of vaccination, the government said Friday. Health Minister Carolina Darías told reporters…

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