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Tropical Storm Claudette Brings Rain, Floods to Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS— Tropical Storm Claudette dumped heavy rain across coastal areas of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama as it chugged inland Saturday, threatening flash floods...

New York to Shift Vaccination Push to Least Vaccinated Communities

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York plans to downscale its mass vaccination sites to focus on communities where the fewest percentage of New Yorkers are getting the COVID-19...

Federal Holiday Pressures Companies to Give Juneteenth Off

NEW YORK — The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the day off, accelerating a movement...

Cypriot Minister Angrily Quits Over Call with President

NICOSIA — Cyprus' justice minister has angrily resigned, citing her boss' alleged remarks that she "harms" the government's image because of her earlier, controversial battles with online critics.

Akinci Cites Threats to Withdraw from Turkish-Cypriot Leader Race

The former leader of the Turkish-Cypriot occupied northern third of Cyprus said Turkish government agents tried to squeeze him not to run for re-election in October 2020 before he lost a race to ultra-nationalist Ersin Tatar.

Scandalized Cyprus Not Tax Haven, Finance Minister Says

NICOSIA -- Despite a scandal over selling residency permits and passports to rich foreigners without checking for criminal activity and a reputation for letting rich outsiders stash their money in banks on the island, Cyprus not a tax haven, Finance Minister Constantinos Petridis said.

Rabid Dog Imported into US Sparks Multi-State Investigation

NEW YORK — A rabid dog imported into the United States this month has sparked a public health investigation across several states.

Brazil Still Debating Dubious Virus Drug Amid 500,000 Deaths

BRASILIA, Brazil — As Brazil hurtles toward an official COVID-19 death toll of 500,000 — second-highest in the world — science is on trial inside the country...

At 17, He Received a New Heart. By 23, He Began Transitioning.

For most transgender people, starting hormone therapy requires a therapist's approval. As the recipient of a new heart, Maddox Jones also needed his transplant team's OK...

Aquarium to Auction Off Chance to Name 3 Beluga Whales

A Connecticut aquarium plans to auction off the chance to name three of its five recently arrived beluga whales to raise money for their care and to offset the cost of transporting...

Bourbon Tourism Shaking Off Pandemic Slump in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With tourists flocking to distilleries, concerns about a pandemic hangover for Kentucky's world-famous bourbon industry are quickly evaporating...

UK Holds 1st Festival Since Pandemic Start

LONDON — Thousands of heavy metal fans are camping, singing — and even moshing — in the rain at Britain's first full music festival since the start of the...

New Mexico Governor: Opening Day Will Be July 1

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said Friday that all remaining pandemic-related public health restrictions on commercial and day-to-day activity...

Uganda Tightening Measures Due to Virus Surge

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda is tightening its lockdown measures to try and stem a surge in coronavirus infections in the East African country that is seeing an array of variants...