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The Biden administration is facing renewed pressure to facilitate equitable vaccine distribution around the world.
Superspreader events have been tied to indoor or indoor-outdoor occasions. Among the most prominent in the latter category: the Sturgis, S.D., motorcycle rally. (AP)
Many scientists and public health experts say that the outdoor spaces warming under spring sun should be viewed as havens in the battle against coronavirus and restriction-induced fatigue.
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A UH-72 Lakota helicopter operated by the D.C. National Guard hovers over protesters in downtown Washington on June 1. (Sam Ward)
Some states will gain seats after the census, while others such as Rhode Island will likely lose them. And even after the changes, House members from some states will still represent a starkly different number of people than others.
The confrontation from earlier this week near Columbia, S.C., sparked a public outcry, and protesters gathered Wednesday on the sidewalk outside the soldier’s home.
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The FDA and CDC have called for a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, following serious blood clotting disorders in six recipients.
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Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) talks with Deb Haaland at her confirmation hearing for interior secretary in February. (Getty Images)
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Republicans confront another area in which Donald Trump apparently changed the political paradigm in Washington.
The president has been criticized by AAPI groups for the lack of Asian American representation in his Cabinet.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
Republicans are a disproportionate part of vaccine skepticism. 
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
The 30-member group unanimously backed the U.S. decision after a joint visit to NATO headquarters by  President Biden’s top diplomat and leading defense official.
Germany, France and Britain issued a joint statement that called an Iranian plan to increase uranium enrichment to 60 percent purity “regrettable” and warned that it had no “credible” civilian purpose.
Soldiers patrol a street in Yangon, Myanmar. (AFP/Getty Images)
Violence unleashed by the security forces has prompted residents to head for ancestral villages — a reversal of the urbanization that once offered the promise of a more prosperous future.
The officials faced questions about President Biden’s decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and whether al-Qaeda could regroup there.
President Biden’s new withdrawal timeline will keep thousands of American troops in Afghanistan months past the May 1 deadline negotiated by the Trump administration last year.
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Community leaders and those in charge of vaccinating vulnerable populations said that the pause does not appear to have immediately deterred people who want to be vaccinated or have upcoming vaccine appointments.
The clinics will administer either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and will initially accommodate up to 30 walk-in appointments each day they are open. 
Heath Saffer, right, and Devon Rubenstein, together in the early 2000s, were close friends growing up in Montgomery County, Md. Rubenstein died by suicide in 2015. (Rubenstein family photo)
Two men will make their way from Washington state to the D.C. region, where they grew up, and eventually to Delaware, stopping along the way to talk to young people about mental health. Their goal is to help end stigmas and raise money for suicide prevention in honor of their friend.
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Bernard Madoff1938–2021
Madoff was one of the most sought-after stockbrokers in high finance before his scam was exposed, leading to a downfall that was swift, excruciating and, in retrospect, inevitable.
Hundreds of major companies and corporate executives signed a statement that opposes laws that restrict voting rights, the latest step in an escalating battle over election laws being debated nationwide.
Azimuth unlocked the iPhone at the center of an epic legal battle between the FBI and Apple. Now, Apple is suing the company co-founded by one of the hackers behind the unlock.
The rocket venture, founded by Jeff Bezos, executed what it called an “astronaut rehearsal” Wednesday of its suborbital New Shepard rocket, launching the craft to the edge of space after having employees board as if they were going to travel with it, then disembarking before liftoff.
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Fitzpatrick’s eight-team NFL career has prepared him to be Washington’s temporary fix at the quarterback position.
Stephen Strasburg stands on the mound after giving up a two-run home run in Tuesday’s loss. (AP)
Washington built its roster, and payroll, around starting pitching, which makes any cracks in that foundation a concern.
Juan Soto keeps Cardinals pitchers guessing, Joe Ross does the same to St. Louis hitters and the Nationals roll, 6-0, to secure their first series win of the season.
The change is geared toward increasing action on the base paths and cutting down on strikeouts and home runs.
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The Bedford Oak in Bedford, N.Y., is thought to be more than 500 years old, but you don’t have to wait that long for an oak to reach a majestic size. (Doug Tallamy/Timber Press)
This tree that shelters other life is unmatched in North America. Every garden or yard should have one (or more).
The in-laws’ lake house outshines the parents’ small prairie towns. Is there a way to be fair?
At 35, she’s worried that her chance to fulfill those dreams is slipping away.
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Underwood, who starred on “The Bachelor” in 2019, made his announcement during an interview with Robin Roberts on “Good Morning America” Wednesday morning.
Edward White’s interlocking essays consider different facets of the director’s personality, as a family man, a dandy and more.