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NPR – President Biden on Thursday sought to boost a flagging vaccination campaign by announcing new efforts, including rules for federal employees and contractors. “Vaccines are...

NPR – The Canadian boxer timed the birth around the Olympic cycle. But then the coronavirus pandemic delayed the Games, interrupted training and forced the cancellation...

NPR – In those rare quiet moments during lockdown, millions of restaurant workers found themselves thinking about the realities of their work. Breaks barely long...

NPR – With about a third of adults in the U.S. still completely unvaccinated, and cases of COVID-19 on the rise, the U.S. surgeon general is...

NPR – After months of data collection, scientists agree: The delta variant is the most contagious version of the coronavirus worldwide. It spreads about 225% faster...

NPR/China’s ruling Communist Party is throwing itself a party, kicking off a month of celebrations today to memorialize its founding 100 years ago. Across China,...

NPR -Starting immediately, an applicant for a U.S. passport can simply check “M” or “F” as their gender – without needing to provide medical certification...

NPR – As Derek Chauvin’s 22 1/2-year prison sentence for the murder of George Floyd was announced to a crowd gathered outside the Minneapolis courthouse, people processed...

NPR – The dangerous Delta variant of the coronavirus is spreading so quickly in the United States that it’s likely the mutant strain will become predominant...

NPR – The Vatican is holding its biggest criminal trial in modern history. The case alleges that 10 people defrauded the Holy See of tens...

NPR – The current COVID-19 surge in the U.S. — fueled by the highly contagious delta variant — will steadily accelerate through the summer and fall,...

NPR/”Fewer than one in three Americans recognize alcohol as a cause of cancer,” says Harriet Rumgay, researcher at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the specialized cancer...

NPR/With the Pacific region hitting record-setting temperatures in the last few weeks, a new study from Canada shows the heat waves’ enormous impact on marine...

NPR – It’s official. Despite winning the 100-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic trials last month, Sha’Carri Richardson did not make the USA Track and...

NPR – The coronavirus has silenced even Dhaka’s cacophony. The notoriously traffic-clogged streets of Bangladesh’s capital were eerily empty Thursday, save for soldiers on patrol on...

NPR/U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock, who has led the country’s response to the coronavirus, resigned Saturday, a day after apologizing for breaching social distancing rules...

NPR – Hospital wards across Uganda are filling with COVID-19 patients as the country faces an aggressive surge in cases. One of the biggest issues have:...