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Shots, tear gas as police in Myanmar intensify use of force

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) β€” Security forces in Myanmar made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force on Sunday as they intensified their efforts to break up protests a month after the military staged a coup. There were reports of gunfire as police in Yangon, the biggest city, fired tear gas and water cannons while … Read more

Rory McIlroy: Northern Irishman misses Genesis Invitational cut by seven shots

McIlroy carded just three birdies in 36 holes at Riviera County Club Rory McIlroy missed his first cut since the 2019 Open Championship after recording a second-round 76 at the Genesis Invitational. McIlroy had played in 30 events since his Friday exit at the Open in his native Northern Ireland. The Northern Irishman carded one … Read more

In UK, roving teams bring COVID-19 vaccine shots to homeless

LONDON (AP) β€” In a pandemic, homeless people face being more forgotten than they already are. But not by doctors like Dr. Anil Mehta, who is on a mission to bring the coronavirus vaccine to those hardest to reach and often most at risk of getting sick in east London. Mehta, a general practitioner, and … Read more

In California, ‘Historical Injustice’ May Help Guide Vaccine Allocation? : Shots

An American flag with an image of a Native American printed on it is attached to a fence outside a home on May 25, 2020 in To’Hajiilee Indian Reservation, New Mexico. The Navajo Nation suffered the highest rate of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. per capita in May. In California, a vaccine allocation committee is … Read more

Often Mistaken For Asthma, This Rare Breathing Disorder Strikes Young Athletes : Shots

Dr. J. Tod Olin at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, treats patients with EILO, or for exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction. It’s a breathing disorder that affects young athletes especially. National Jewish Health hide caption toggle caption National Jewish Health Dr. J. Tod Olin at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, treats patients with EILO, or for exercise-induced … Read more

Facing The Anxiety And Uncertainty Of This Pandemic, Starts With Acceptance : Shots

“You aren’t going to have the year you thought you’d have.” That’s what a nurse told my wife and me after my wife was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. The cancer news came as a shock, as it often does. There were no warning signs. The tumor was picked up on a routine mammogram. … Read more

Farm Workers Harvest Crops With Few Protections From The Coronavirus : Shots

With the coronavirus spreading, farms try to keep workers like these in Greenfield, Calif. safe through physical distancing and other measures but advocates for laborers say protections are often not adequate. Brent Stirton/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brent Stirton/Getty Images With the coronavirus spreading, farms try to keep workers like these in Greenfield, Calif. … Read more