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The action by the Food and Drug Administration means the United States will have three vaccines a year after the virus began spreading rapidly. A few million doses of the newest shot are expected to be shipped shortly.
People are divided over “vaccine selfie" etiquette, but health experts think they are a good thing.
Cawthorn, 25, has adopted the Trump playbook, making false statements about his background, issuing baseless allegations about voter fraud and demonizing his political opponents.
Texas flags fly near an electrical substation in Houston. (Getty Images)
The nation's most deregulated energy economy was supposed to be a win for consumers, and for energy companies nimble enough to do business in a bustling, cacophonous market. Last week's cold snap plunged Texans into misery — and could reap billions for some firms.
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Kelly Wood said there was no way her father, Raymond A. Wood, wrote the letter, in which he purportedly admitted to helping arrest members of Malcolm X’s security team days before the 1965 assassination.
Annual closures are expected along the exotic road. But wildfire is reaching into places it has never been, stripping vegetation from fragile hillsides and causing more serious washouts.
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Ahmed Abdullah al-Harbi resurfaced weeks later in Saudi Arabia after telling other activists he’d revealed their names to Saudi authorities.
The Trump administration designated the IRGC as terrorists. Its ranks are filled with military conscripts.
The average life span of a pangolin is unknown. The animal's average size ranges from 45 inches to 4.5 feet long. A pangolin can weigh anywhere from 4 to 72 pounds. (Justin Mott)
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The chariot was found on the grounds of what is one of the most significant ancient villas in the area around Vesuvius, with a panoramic view of the Mediterranean Sea. on the outskirts of the ancient Roman city.
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Federal and local health guidelines, along with staffing constraints, are hampering the city’s efforts to meet the growing demand for expanded access to classroom instruction.
But the compromise drew opposition from legalization advocates, who said the deal was worse than the status quo.
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The National Museum of Mathematics presents an augmented-reality art show you look at on your phone.
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Benjamin Kagan, 14, helps hundreds of people in the Chicago area register to be vaccinated as demand for the shots outstrips supply. (Kagan family photo)
A high school freshman created a team of volunteers to help hundreds of people register for their shots as opportunities to get vaccinated remain elusive.
The job will help his finances, but it upsets his children. How can he maintain a strong bond?
Friends or family members often insist on preparing food they think is safe. But it often isn’t.
Is it proper etiquette to work out possible technical problems in advance?