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Bull that escaped Long Island farm captured after 2 months

Bull that escaped Long Island farm captured after 2 months

MORICHES, N.Y. (AP) — A bull that escaped from a farm on Long Island and eluded searchers for two months has been captured, authorities said Thursday.

Tropical Storm Sam forms, expected to become hurricane

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Sam has formed in the Atlantic and is expected to become a major hurricane. The U.S.

New York health chief, defender of Cuomo policies, resigning

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, who was a leading defender of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has submitted his resignation, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday.
US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions

The Biden administration’s special envoy to Haiti has resigned, protesting "inhumane" large-scale expulsions of Haitian migrants to their homeland wracked by civil strife and natural disaster, U.S. officials said Thursday.

Nobel Prize ceremonies to be curtailed again due to pandemic

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Prize ceremonies will be reined in and scaled-down for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic, the foundation behind the coveted prizes said Thursday.

South Dakota woman sentenced in starvation death of toddler

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman accused in the July 2019 starvation death of a 3-year-old girl was sentenced Wednesday to 75 years in prison. Renae Fayant, 27, and Robert Price, Jr.
Suits against Ohio State over sex abuse by doc are dismissed

Suits against Ohio State over sex abuse by doc are dismissed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge dismissed some of the biggest remaining lawsuits over Ohio State's failure to stop decades-old sexual abuse by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, saying Wednesday it’s indisputable Strauss abused hundreds
CDC panel grapples with who needs a COVID-19 booster shot

CDC panel grapples with who needs a COVID-19 booster shot

An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention grappled Wednesday with the question of which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots, with some members wondering if the decision should be put off for a mont
Suspects to stand trial in 1996 Kristin Smart disappearance

Suspects to stand trial in 1996 Kristin Smart disappearance

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UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality

UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Wednesday that the harmful health effects of air pollution kick in at lower levels than it previously thought and it is setting a higher bar for policymakers and the public in its first update to its a