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Nepal’s God of Sight eye doctor to expand work beyond border

Apr. 08, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

LUMBINI, Nepal (AP) — Just next to the Mayadevi temple where Buddha was born more than 2,600 years ago, hundreds of people lined up outside a makeshift hospital on a recent hazy day, hoping their fading eyesight could be restored. A day later, these saffron-robed...

After pandemic year, weary world looks back — and forward

Mar. 10, 2021 11:27 AM EST

No one has been untouched. Not the Michigan woman who awakened one morning, her wife dead by her side. Not the domestic worker in Mozambique, her livelihood threatened by the virus. Not the North Carolina mother who struggled to keep her business and her family going amid...

The Latest: Michigan makes homeless people vaccine-eligible

Mar. 07, 2021 16:55 PM EST

DETROIT — People who are homeless will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Michigan starting Monday. Health officials say it’s a critical step in curbing infections and making sure vulnerable populations have access. “Our vulnerable...

Nepal's Supreme Court orders reinstatement of Parliament

Feb. 23, 2021 09:40 AM EST

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the reinstatement of Parliament after it was dissolved by the prime minister, in a ruling likely to thrust the Himalayan nation into a political crisis. The order came in response to several cases filed...