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To mask or not to mask? Biden goes both ways after first lady tests positive for COVID-19

Sep. 05, 2023 18:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden turned up in a mask for the first time in months on Tuesday, a day after his wife tested positive for COVID-19. But the president quickly ditched it during a ceremony honoring an 81-year-old Vietnam veteran, and the two unmasked octogenarians shared a hearty...

Connecticut US Senator Chris Murphy tests positive for coronavirus

Aug. 30, 2023 20:04 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has tested positive for coronavirus, he said Wednesday. The Democrat announced Wednesday that he tested positive for COVID-19 and reluctantly had to postpone his one-week “Walk Across Connecticut." “Argh....

Condition critical? Britain's beloved but battered National Health Service turns 75

Jul. 05, 2023 11:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It’s unusual to throw a birthday party for a health care system, but that’s exactly what the U.K. did for the National Health Service, a beloved but increasingly creaky institution that turned 75 on Wednesday. The date was marked with charity tea parties, royal...