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 2021-05-11 00:20 

AP

El Salvador's Bukele says he'll donate vaccines to Honduras...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said Monday he will donate coronavirus vaccines to seven towns in Honduras even though his own country's vaccination effort is sti......

 2021-05-10 23:50 

AP

Navajo Nation reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Monday reported 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths.Tribal health officials also said there were 19 new coronavirus cases and one......

 2021-05-10 23:50 

AP

Missouri House votes to legalize needle exchanges...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House on Monday passed a bill to legalize needle-exchange programs and increase access to anti-HIV drugs. Needle-exchange programs allow drug users to trade ......

 2021-05-10 23:50 

AP

Owner of Stratosphere property goes to 100% casino capacity...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas casino long known as the Stratosphere announced Monday it has lifted most coronavirus pandemic restrictions and moved to 100% capacity on its casino floor after meeti......

 2021-05-10 23:20 

AP

Gov. Burgum announces end to federal unemployment aid...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum announced Monday that North Dakota will terminate its participation in the federal government's pandemic-related unemployment assistance programs, effective J......

 2021-05-10 22:54 

Medscape

FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Teens 12-16...

In a 'significant'; step toward controlling COVID-19 in the US, the FDA has amended its original EUA of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine to include younger teens. WebMD Health News...

 2021-05-10 22:50 

AP

WVa 'ready to go' with Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is prepared to begin administering coronavirus vaccines to 12- to 15-year-olds now that U.S. regulators have expanded use of Pfizer's shot to them.James Hoyer......

 2021-05-10 22:49 

AP

NC House OK's bill to prohibit shackling of pregnant inmates...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House lawmakers unanimously approved on Monday a bill that would prohibit physical restraints being used on pregnant incarcerated women before, during and after ......

 2021-05-10 22:47 

AP

NHL's Canadian teams likely to keep COVID-19 protocols...

TORONTO (AP) — Life is starting to shift back to normal in the National Hockey League — just not for players in Canada.The NHL eased some of its COVID-19 health and safety protocols over the weeken......

 2021-05-10 22:47 

AP

Day by day: Musical 'Godspell' celebrates 50th anniversary...

NEW YORK (AP) — It will come as little surprise to its legion of fans that the first professional musical to be mounted in the U.S. during the pandemic was "Godspell."The Berkshire Theater Group in......

 2021-05-10 22:32 

Medscape

Blood Biomarker a 'Promising Predictor' of Psychosis Relapse...

Patients with an acute psychotic episode and high plasma levels of the vasopressin surrogate copeptin are at increased risk for psychotic relapse, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-05-10 22:20 

AP

California expands drought emergency to large swath of state...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday expanded a drought emergency declaration to a large swath of the nation's most populated state amid "acute water supply shortages" in northern ......

 2021-05-10 22:20 

AP

More than 70% of Connecticut adults have received vaccine...

Seventy-one percent of Connecticut adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday.The state tops the nation when it comes to the percentage of fully ......

 2021-05-10 22:20 

AP

UO, Western Oregon to require students to get COVID shots...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon and Western Oregon University say students this fall will be required to get COVID-19 vaccines, joining other colleges in the Northwest that have made t......

 2021-05-10 21:55 

Men's Health News

Narrator Paul Giamatti Brings Maury Terry's Work To Life in Netflix's The Sons of Sam...

Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated actor Paul Giamatti delivers narration to the new Netflix Sons of Sam docuseries, exploring David Berkowitz's killing spree....

 2021-05-10 21:50 

AP

Kentucky to lift curfew on bars, restaurants in late May...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's coronavirus-related curfew on bars and restaurants will be lifted starting May 28, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday in his latest move to relax restrictions on busines......

 2021-05-10 21:50 

AP

Idaho eyes sewer, water, broadband with federal rescue money...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will receive $1.1 billion in the latest round of coronavirus relief money in two separate payments, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Monday, with state officials say......

 2021-05-10 21:50 

AP

Reeves: Mississippi to drop federal unemployment supplement...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will stop accepting supplemental unemployment benefits from the federal government next month, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday.Reeves said the weekly suppl......

 2021-05-10 21:37 

ABC News (US)

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Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12...

The U.S. is expanding use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12...

 2021-05-10 21:26 

USA Today

FDA gives Pfizer nod to provide COVID vaccine to younger teens...

The Food and Drug Administration signed off on providing Pfizer's COVID vaccine shot to 12-to 15-year-olds....

 2021-05-10 21:24 

NY Times

F.D.A. Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Children 12 to 15...

The shots may allow millions of youngsters to get back to school, camps, sleepovers and hangouts with friends....

 2021-05-10 21:24 

NY Times

FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Children 12 to 15...

The shots may allow millions of youngsters to get back to school, camps, sleepovers and hangouts with friends....

 2021-05-10 21:22 

ABC News (US)

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US expands use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, paving way for children as young as 12 to get shots...

US expands use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, paving way for children as young as 12 to get shots...

 2021-05-10 21:20 

AP

Illinois establishing office building vaccination clinics...

CHICAGO (AP) — The state of Illinois, working with business and labor organizations, plans to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to workers at offices around the state, officials announced Monday. The ini......

 2021-05-10 21:19 

AP

Mental health patients' information was on Maine website...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine patients' confidential information about receiving mental health and addiction treatment services has been available on a state website for over three months, a state Dep......

 2021-05-10 21:17 

NY Times

The F.D.A. authorizes the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 12 to 15....

The shots may allow millions of youngsters to get back to school, camps, sleepovers and hangouts with friends....

 2021-05-10 21:12 

Men's Health News

The 29 Best Sex Toys for Gay, Bi, and Queer Men...

The best gay sex toys for tops, bottoms, and vers queer men. Toys include butt plugs, anal beads, restraints, anal hooks, dildos, cock rings, and Fleshlights....

 2021-05-10 21:10 

USA Today

CANCELED: Golden Globes...

Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Monday after hundreds of Palestinians were hurt in clashes with Israeli police. It's Monday's news....

 2021-05-10 20:50 

AP

Man charged with stabbing 2 Asian women pleads not guilty...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man charged with stabbing two women of Asian descent at a San Francisco bus stop last week pleaded not guilty Monday.A handcuffed Patrick Thompson, 54, was silent during the ......

 2021-05-10 20:50 

AP

Ex-Honolulu chief to visit family before heading to prison...

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. judge is allowing a former Honolulu police chief convicted in a corruption case to meet with family and friends in Washington state before he begins serving a seven-year pris......

 2021-05-10 20:50 

AP

Mississippi receiving virus relief money spread over 2 years...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators are not in session now, so it could be months before they start deciding how to spend $1.8 billion in the latest round of pandemic relief from the fede......

 2021-05-10 20:49 

AP

ESPN announces extension for Berman on his 66th birthday...

Chris Berman will continue to host "NFL PrimeTime" after agreeing to a new contract with ESPN.The multiyear agreement was announced on Berman's 66th birthday Monday."We've been working on it for aw......

 2021-05-10 20:36 

Men's Health News

The Best Movies Of 2021 So Far (And 31 More We're Pumped to See)...

From revenge thrillers that go deeper than the surface to big blockbusters, here are the most anticipated new movies of 2021....

 2021-05-10 20:18 

AP

UTTC powwow to return to Bismarck late this summer...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The United Tribes Technical College International Powwow and associated events will return late this summer after a year's hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.However, the ......

 2021-05-10 20:15 

Men's Health News

Blow Up Your Arms With These 20 Triceps Moves...

These 20 triceps exercises, many of which emphasize the isolation of the biggest muscle in the arm, are designed to stimulate muscle growth to build strength....

 2021-05-10 20:13 

ABC News (US)

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Consultant: West Virginia city was bombarded with opioids...

A new analysis of opioids in West Virginia shows the city of Huntington and its surrounding county were overwhelmed with shipments of prescription drugs...

 2021-05-10 20:08 

USA Today

Novavax to apply to FDA for US authorization of its COVID vaccine as soon as this month, company says...

Novavax CEO Stanley Erck says the company will ask the FDA for authorization of its COVID vaccine within weeks....

 2021-05-10 20:04 

Medscape

States Turn Down Hundreds of Thousands of Vaccine Doses...

Although a few states are still using their full allotment of vaccines, some states in the US are requesting as little as 8% of the doses set aside for them. WebMD Health News...

 2021-05-10 19:59 

ABC News (US)

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DC aims for full reopening, with masks, by June 11...

Washington, D...

 2021-05-10 19:50 

AP

Meridian arts festival returns this month after 2020 hiatus...

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A popular arts festival in Meridian will return this weekend after being canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.The Threefoot Festival will be held Friday and Sat......

 2021-05-10 19:45 

Medscape

Indoor Face Mask Mandates May Be Relaxed Soon, Fauci Says...

As more people continue to get vaccinated, the more likely it is that the CDC will ask for fewer restrictions on indoor masking, says the nation's top infectious disease doctor. WebMD Health News...

 2021-05-10 19:38 

ABC News (US)

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Washington state follows trend with drug deaths during virus...

Washington state health officials say preliminary data shows more people died of drug overdoses in 2020 in the state than any year in at least the past decade...

 2021-05-10 19:37 

Medscape

How to Improve Our Response to COVID's Mental Tolls...

From our countries' myriad mistakes, a bold vision for identifying and addressing those most at risk for long-term mental illness can arise, says psychiatrist Lloyd Sederer. Medscape Psychiatry...

 2021-05-10 19:20 

AP

Chief: Texas police shoot man who was firing gun in home...

LANCASTER, Texas (AP) — Officers in a Dallas suburb fatally shot a man who was firing a gun in a home Monday, hours after he was released from a hospital where his mental health had been evaluated,......

 2021-05-10 19:20 

AP

Montgomery mask mandate expires...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — One of Alabama's largest cities has allowed its mask mandate to quietly expire. News outlets report that Montgomery's mask mandate expired Sunday. The expiration came withou......

 2021-05-10 19:19 

AP

Nearly 40% of Hoosiers 16 and over vaccinated for COVID-19...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nearly 40% of Indiana residents ages 16 and older have now been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, state health officials said Monday, even as the state's rate of vaccination shots ......

 2021-05-10 19:09 

ABC News (US)

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Spain: Expert warns that virus surge could follow parties...

Spain's top coronavirus expert has delivered a stern warning to citizens who are acting as if the pandemic has ended now that the government has relaxed measures against the spread of contagion amid an accelerating rollout of vaccines...

 2021-05-10 19:07 

Men's Health News

The 7 Best New Shows of 2021 (and 22 More We Can't Wait For)...

From blockbusters WandaVision and The Book of Boba Fett to a Steve Martin and Martin Short comedy series, here are the best new and returning TV shows of 2021....

 2021-05-10 18:56 

Men's Health News

The 15 Best Weighted Vests for Any Type of Workout...

The 15 best weighted vests to buy for CrossFit, running, hiking, and every other workout that needs some extra heft, especially if you're training at home....

 2021-05-10 18:49 

AP

New this week: Angelina Jolie thrills and Black Keys rock...

Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.MOVIES— After a bit of a hiatus from action......

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