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CDC Eyes Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

U.S. health officials are looking to expand use of the monkeypox vaccine for children as the outbreak continues to spread across the U.S. and in countries around the world, with more than 3,300 cases ..


Ukraine Is Granted European Union Candidate Status

BRUSSELS — The European Union agreed Thursday to put Ukraine on a path toward EU membership, acting with uncharacteristic speed and unity to pull the embattled country further away from Russia’s influ..


Asia’s Richest Person, Gautam Adani, Pledges $7.7 Billion for Social Causes

Gautam Adani, Asia’s richest person, and his family have pledged to donate 600 billion rupees ($7.7 billion) to a slew of social causes, to mark his 60th birthday.

The donation will be managed by the..


Germany Warns of Lehman-Like Contagion From Russian Gas Cuts

Germany warned that Russia’s moves to slash Europe’s natural gas supplies risked sparking a collapse in energy markets, drawing a parallel to the role of Lehman Brothers in triggering the financial cr..


Meta Says UK Bill Risks Messages Being Surveilled And Censored

Meta Platforms Inc. said UK online safety legislation “risks people’s private messages being constantly surveilled and censored” unless it’s changed, adding to a long list of complaints recently lodge..


Jury Finds That Bill Cosby Sexually Abused Teenager at Playboy Mansion in 1975

(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — Jurors at a civil trial found Tuesday that Bill Cosby sexually abused a 16-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1975.

The Los Angeles County jury delivered the verdict in ..


U.S. Seeks to Limit Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

The Biden administration said it will issue a new rule mandating tobacco companies cut nicotine levels in cigarettes in a bid to reduce smoking-related deaths in the U.S.

The Food and Drug Administra..


Climate Change a Factor in ‘Unprecedented’ South Asia Floods

(SYLHET, Bangladesh)—Scientists say climate change is a factor behind the erratic and early rains that triggered unprecedented floods in Bangladesh and northeastern India, killing scores and making li..


At Least 920 People Killed in Powerful Afghanistan Earthquake, Officials Say

At least 920 people have been killed and hundreds more injured after a powerful earthquake hit southeastern Afghanistan overnight, a top official from the country’s Disaster Management Authority said...


Saudi Crown Prince Visits Turkey As Countries Normalize Ties

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is scheduled to arrive in Ankara on Wednesday, making his first visit to Turkey as the two regional heavyweights press ahead with efforts to repair ties followin..