China eases some virus controls, searches pedestrians

BEIJING — More Chinese cities eased some anti-virus restrictions as police patrolled their streets to head off protests Thursday while the ruling Communist Party prepared for the high-profile funeral of…

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China eases some quarantine for travelers even as cases rise

BEIJING — Travelers arriving in China will spend less time in quarantine under changes to sweeping anti-virus controls announced Friday to reduce disruption to the economy and society. The announcement…

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Some transgender men call for inclusion amid abortion fight: ‘We exist’

In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe V. Wade, the language around who’s affected by abortion rights has largely focused on one group — cis-gender…

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Some airport websites go offline; cause being investigated

The websites for some major U.S. airports appear to be recovering after having gone offline

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Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US

NEW YORK — Some U.S. health officials are conceding that monkeypox is probably not going away anytime soon. The disease’s spread is slowing but the virus is so widespread that…

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OU Health ceasing some gender care after funds threatened

OKLAHOMA CITY — The University of Oklahoma Medical Center confirmed Wednesday it is planning to stop offering some gender-affirming medical treatments after state lawmakers threatened to withhold millions of dollars…

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‘Let’s have some music’: Elton John plays White House

Elton John transformed the White House South Lawn into a musical lovefest Friday night as he played a farewell gig to honor everyday “heroes” like teachers, nurses and AIDS activists

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Execs: US casinos learned some useful lessons from pandemic

The COVID pandemic forced most U.S. casinos to close for months, causing payrolls, revenue and earnings to tumble

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