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Bulgaria limits classes, events to curb latest virus surge

Health authorities have stepped up anti-infection measures in Bulgaria’s capital and other major cities in response to a surge in coronavirus casesByThe Associated PressJanuary 21, 2022, 5:13 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSOFIA, Bulgaria -- Health authorities stepped up anti-infection measures in Bulgaria's…
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Georgia suing Biden administration over Medicaid rejection

Georgia officials say they have sued the Biden administration over its decision to revoke approval of the state’s plan to require Medicaid recipients to meet a work requirementBy SUDHIN THANAWALA Associated PressJanuary 21, 2022, 9:46 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleATLANTA -- Georgia sued the Biden administration…
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Arizona sues Biden to keep school anti-mask rules

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is suing the Biden administration over its demand that the state stop sending millions in federal COVID-19 relief money to schools if they don’t have mask requirements or close due to COVID-19 outbreaksBy BOB CHRISTIE Associated PressJanuary 21, 2022, 9:13 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this…
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Logistics center will help abortion seekers get to Illinois

With abortion access increasingly restricted across much of the South and Midwest, two Illinois clinics near St. Louis on Friday announced a new logistics center to help abortion seekers get to their clinicsBy JIM SALTER Associated PressJanuary 21, 2022, 8:33 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleWith abortion access…
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Latin America, Asia, latest to get hit with omicron surge

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- In Costa Rica, officials are encouraging those infected with the coronavirus to skip voting in upcoming national elections. On the other side of the world, Beijing is locking down residential communities as the country anxiously awaits the start of the Winter Olympics on Feb. 4.In Latin America and Asia, where the omicron…
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