North Carolina Rep. Adams tests positive for COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-N.C., announced on Sunday that she’s tested positive for…

DC makes more residents eligible for monkeypox vaccines

The District is allowing more people to be vaccinated against monkeypox. Read more…

Burn survivors gather for annual summer camp

KEEZLETOWN, Va. (AP) — Anwar Glasgow, 24, of Los Angeles, has returned to a local camp…

Agent: Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — “The Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and…

Egypt appoints 13 new ministers in Cabinet reshuffle

CAIRO (AP) — President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt announced a Cabinet reshuffle Saturday to improve…

Afghan rights leader heartbroken after year of Taliban rule

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A year after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, prominent Afghan rights activist…

Biden ‘shocked and saddened’ by Salman Rushdie stabbing, condemns attack

President Biden expressed his condolences for author Salman Rushdie, saying he was “shocked and saddened” after…

Drug convicts could be first in line to open cannabis shops in Washington state

The state of Washington is mulling a “social equity license” that would give preference in cannabis…

Best Buy trims jobs after it cuts sales and profit outlook

NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy, the nation’s largest consumer electronics chain, is trimming jobs in…

OSHA investigating deaths of three Amazon workers at N.J. warehouses

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is investigating the deaths of three workers at Amazon warehouses…

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

LONDON — The World Health Organization says it’s holding an open forum to rename the disease…

More Black NFL retirees win dementia cases in rescored tests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two years after a pair of former players sued the NFL over the…

Study: Pregnancy complications rose during COVID as women missed visits

A new medical study has found that pregnancy complications and maternal deaths in childbirth rose during…

NYC officials detect polio in wastewater, urge vaccination

Health officials have detected polio in the wastewater in New York City, a development that portends…

In Biden’s big bill: Climate, health care, deficit reduction

The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change. A hard-fought cap on out-of-pocket…

J&J to end sales of baby powder with talc globally next year

Johnson & Johnson is pulling baby powder containing talc worldwide next year after it did the…

Gallup poll: Most Americans support restricting vapes, nicotine

A growing majority of Americans want restrictions on vapes and nicotine in cigarettes, according to a…

Heathrow airport says passenger cap has eased travel chaos

LONDON — Heathrow Airport in London said Thursday that its limit on the number of passengers…

Experts see Canada’s euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

TORONTO — Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues, but none were…

CDC loosens virus guidance to deemphasize social distancing, routine screening of healthy people

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened its COVID-19 advice Thursday to focus on vulnerable…