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Sudan floods continue to tear up homes; 66 people killed

Sudan floods continue to tear up homes; 66 people killed

A Sudanese official says the country's death toll from flash floods, triggered by heavy rains, has risen to 66 since the start of the rainy season.

1 hr 29 mins ago
Gates eyes partnership with South Korea over global health

Gates eyes partnership with South Korea over global health

Bill Gates has called for South Korea to further step up in international efforts to prevent infectious diseases like COVID-19 as he stressed the need for the world to be better prepared for the next pandemic.

3 hrs 4 mins ago
Biden to sign massive climate and health care legislation

Biden to sign massive climate and health care legislation

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill.

4 hrs 9 mins ago
Gunmen kill 2 policemen escorting polio workers in Pakistan

Gunmen kill 2 policemen escorting polio workers in Pakistan

Pakistani officials say that gunmen riding on motorcycles opened fire on police escorting a team of polio workers in the country's northwestern Pakistan, killing two policemen.

4 hrs 54 mins ago
US offers more monkeypox vaccine to states and cities

US offers more monkeypox vaccine to states and cities

U.S. officials said they are able to ship out more monkeypox vaccine doses than previously planned.

16 hrs 12 mins ago
British regulator 1st to OK Moderna's updated COVID booster

British regulator 1st to OK Moderna's updated COVID booster

British health authorities have authorized an updated version of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine that aims to protect against the original virus and the omicron variant.

20 hrs 33 mins ago
Oil barriers to rein in spread of dead fish from Oder River

Oil barriers to rein in spread of dead fish from Oder River

German officials are expressing mounting anger at the slow flow of information from Poland about a polluted border river as experts race to discover what killed tens of thousands of fish.

21 hrs 22 mins ago
Britain says monkeypox outbreak "shows signs of slowing"

Britain says monkeypox outbreak "shows signs of slowing"

British health officials say the monkeypox outbreak across the country “shows signs of slowing” but that it’s still too soon to know if the decline will be maintained.

23 hrs 13 mins ago
WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

The World Health Organization is holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

August 13th, 2:49 PM PDT
What killed tons of fish in European river? Mystery deepens

What killed tons of fish in European river? Mystery deepens

Poland’s environment minister says laboratory tests following a mass fish die-off detected high salinity levels but no mercury in Central Europe’s Oder River.

August 13th, 10:08 AM PDT
Monkeypox? Climate? Deciding what's a national emergency

Monkeypox? Climate? Deciding what's a national emergency

Climate activists are pressuring President Joe Biden to declare a national climate emergency, something the White House hasn't done yet.

August 13th, 6:13 AM PDT
Ukrainian minister says Russia blocking access to medicines

Ukrainian minister says Russia blocking access to medicines

Ukraine’s health minister has accused Russian authorities of committing a crime against humanity by blocking access to affordable medicines in areas its forces have occupied since invading the country 5 1/2 months ago.

August 13th, 1:28 AM PDT
Idaho Supreme Court won't block strict abortion bans

Idaho Supreme Court won't block strict abortion bans

The Idaho Supreme Court says Idaho’s strict abortion bans will be allowed to take effect while legal challenges play out in court.

August 12th, 6:20 PM PDT
In Biden's big bill: Climate, health care, deficit reduction

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

The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change.

August 12th, 4:20 PM PDT
Congress OKs Dems' climate, health bill, a Biden triumph

Congress OKs Dems' climate, health bill, a Biden triumph

A flagship Democratic economic bill is perched on the edge of House passage.

August 12th, 4:09 PM PDT

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