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US tracking of virus variants has improved after slow start

Nov. 30, 2021 14:02 PM EST

After a slow start, the United States has improved its surveillance system for tracking new coronavirus variants such as omicron, boosting its capacity by tens of thousands of samples per week since early this year. Viruses mutate constantly. To find and track new...

Parents of 3-year-old girl with new heart celebrate simply

Nov. 25, 2021 21:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Delilah Edwards' parents didn't plan an elaborate Thanksgiving celebration. Just spending the day together is a big deal when your 3-year-old daughter has a new heart. “Before her color was really off. She was very pale...,"...

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Nov. 10, 2021 13:39 PM EST

Kingsport Times News. Nov. 5, 2021. Editorial: We might never know Summer Wells’ fate Is the fate of Summer Wells destined to become part of East Tennessee lore? As painful months drag on for those who knew and loved Summer, concern grows that we...

Colorado father gets 48 years in death of 13-year-old son

Oct. 08, 2021 15:29 PM EDT

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado father has been sentenced to a maximum 48 years in prison after being convicted of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death in the disappearance of his 13-year-old son nearly a decade ago. Mark Redwine, 60, was sentenced...

Coroner IDs remains, says Gabby Petito was homicide victim

Sep. 21, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Gabby Petito was killed by another person, a coroner concluded while also confirming that the human remains found recently at a Wyoming national park were those of the 22-year-old woman who disappeared months after she set out on a cross-country road trip with her...

FBI searches Florida home of Gabby Petito's boyfriend

Sep. 20, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — FBI agents and police Monday searched the home of the boyfriend wanted for questioning in the death of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, whose body was discovered over the weekend at a Wyoming national park months after the couple set out on a cross-country road trip. ...

Militia leader gets 53 years in Minnesota mosque bombing

Sep. 16, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group who authorities say masterminded the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque was sentenced Monday to 53 years in prison for an attack that terrified the mosque's community. ...

Mississippi author David Magee has found his calling

Sep. 11, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — David Magee has found his calling. After reinventing himself multiple times over the last three decades, the former journalist turned author is set to release his memoir, “Dear William: A Father’s Memoir of Addiction, Recovery, Love, and Loss”...