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Covid-19 live updates: Biden administration will support lifting vaccine patent protections

According to the World Health Organization, of the 832 million vaccine doses administered around the world by mid-April, just 0.2% were given in lower-income countries.

Voters declare Lubbock, Tex., a ‘sanctuary for the unborn’ in effort to ban abortions

Proponents of the measure said they made the push “because we fear God, view the intentional shedding of the blood of unborn children to be an inconceivably wicked action, and we believe that we all have a responsibility to protect the lives of the smallest and most vulnerable humans among us.”

‘Disgusting and horrific’ stabbing at San Francisco bus stop seriously injures two Asian women

San Francisco police said Patrick Thompson, 54, was arrested in the attack, which sent both victims to the hospital.

ICE deportations fell in April to lowest monthly level on record, enforcement data shows

Arrests by ICE officers have dropped by more than half under new Biden rules limiting enforcement, according to records obtained by The Washington Post.

She was missing for months, surviving on grass and moss. Police found her when a drone crashed.

As a Utah County search-and-rescue team was looking at the lone camping setup in Spanish Fork Canyon, the woman popped her head out of the tent.

‘She didn’t deserve to die the way she did,’ says family of cult leader found dead and mummified

Members of the obscure religious group Love Has Won believed their leader, Amy Carlson, was divine and called her "Mother God."

As California’s gubernatorial recall heats up, a GOP challenger brought a 1,000-pound bear on the trail

Republican candidate John Cox brought a bear named Tag on his campaign tour in a bid to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) in a recall election.

She told followers she was ‘Mother God.’ Her mummified body was found wrapped in Christmas lights.

Amy Carlson, 45, led a Colorado group called "Love Has Won," which some authorities and former members have described as a cult.

This 7-year-old persuaded an educational app to include ‘Black-girl hair’ like hers

"There was no Black girl hair,” said Morgan Bugg, who wanted to make her avatar resemble her. “I felt super sad.”
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As Biden introduces ‘new phase’ of vaccine campaign, U.S. infections drop to lowest point in 7 months

The Indian government announced more than 357,000 new cases and another 3,449 deaths as the country strains under the growing outbreak.

Four years after a man’s execution, lawyers say DNA from the murder weapon points to someone else

Ledell Lee was executed in a flurry of lethal injections that divided the Supreme Court and proceeded despite lawyers’ calls for DNA testing. Officials staunchly defend his conviction.

Helen Murray Free, chemist who revolutionized diabetes testing, dies at 98

With her husband, Alfred Free, she developed a glucose dipstick in 1956 that made diabetes testing easier, more precise and less expensive.

Derek Chauvin’s attorney files motion for a new trial, alleging misconduct by judge, prosecution and jurors

A spokesman for Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, whose office oversaw the prosecution, dismissed the claims. “The court has already rejected many of these arguments, and the state will vigorously oppose them,” he said.

The space filled by Al Sharpton’s prayers and politics

Sharpton fills a space with the urgencies of prayer and politics.

Are the Bidens giants? Are the Carters tiny? Or are our eyes failing us?

The Internet was baffled by a photo that appeared to show President Biden and first lady Jill Biden towering over former president Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter.
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