Kim criticizes pandemic response as North Korea outbreak grows | Health & Fitness

By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has criticized authorities for slow drug deliveries and ordered his military to respond to the growing but largely undiagnosed COVID-19 crisis. that has left 1.2 million people sick with fever and 50 dead in a matter of days, state … Read more

Kim criticizes pandemic response as North Korea outbreak grows | Health & Fitness

By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has criticized authorities for slow drug deliveries and ordered his military to respond to the growing but largely undiagnosed COVID-19 crisis. that has left 1.2 million people sick with fever and 50 dead in a matter of days, state … Read more

EXPLAINER: What do we know about John Fetterman’s diagnosis? | Health & Fitness

By MARC LEVY-Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — John Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor and a leading Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, is recovering from a stroke he said was caused by a heart condition called atrial fibrillation. Fetterman said in a statement sunday that doctors believe he is on the way to a “full … Read more

In early primaries, voters prefer polling places to mail | Health & Fitness

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The great vote-by-mail wave it seems to be receding as fast as it came. After tens of millions of people in the United States opted to vote by mail during the 2020 pandemic election, voters in early primary states are returning en masse to vote in … Read more

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Fetterman says he had a stroke | Health & Fitness

By MARC LEVY and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the leading Democrat in the state’s high-profile Senate race, suffered a stroke but is on his way to a “full recovery,” he said. his campaign on Sunday. Fetterman, 52, who confirmed that he was hospitalized all weekend, insisted … Read more

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Fetterman says he had a stroke | Health & Fitness

By MARC LEVY and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the leading Democrat in the state’s high-profile Senate race, suffered a stroke but is on his way to a “full recovery,” he said. his campaign on Sunday. Fetterman, 52, who confirmed that he was hospitalized all weekend, insisted … Read more

In early primaries, voters prefer polling places to mail | Health & Fitness

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The great vote-by-mail wave it seems to be receding as fast as it came. After tens of millions of people in the United States opted to vote by mail during the 2020 pandemic election, voters in early primary states are returning en masse to vote in … Read more

Chicago Alternative Weekly Survives Clash of the Columns and Becomes a Nonprofit | Health & Fitness

By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Reader, the city’s famous alternative weekly, is expected to become a nonprofit this month after the sale was nearly derailed by a co-owner’s column opposing COVID-19 vaccination requirements for children. The publication was on track to be sold to the new nonprofit last year until … Read more

Australian Prime Minister launches campaign days before elections | Health & Fitness

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s embattled prime minister officially launched his Conservative party’s campaign Sunday less than a week before the election, highlighting the country’s early success in containing the pandemic and its strong economic recovery. Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s coalition trails the centre-left Labor Party opposition in most opinion … Read more

Dr. Scott Jensen Wins GOP Endorsement for Governor of Minnesota | Health & Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Dr. Scott Jensen, a vaccine skeptic and former state senator, won the support of the Minnesota Republican Party on Saturday to challenge Democratic Governor Tim Walz in the November elections, surpassing in the ninth electoral ballot with 65% of the votes. Jensen, who led on the … Read more

Qualls Takes the Lead as Minnesota GOP Picks Gubernatorial Candidate | Health & Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Business Executive Kendall Qualls took the lead Saturday as Minnesota Republicans rallied to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Governor Tim Walz in the November elections. Qualls, who would become the state party’s first black gubernatorial candidate if he wins the endorsement, took the lead on … Read more

Qualls Takes the Lead as Minnesota GOP Picks Gubernatorial Candidate | Health & Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Business Executive Kendall Qualls took the lead Saturday as Minnesota Republicans rallied to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Governor Tim Walz in the November elections. Qualls, who would become the state party’s first black gubernatorial candidate if he wins the endorsement, took the lead on … Read more

Race Tightens as Minnesota GOP Picks Candidate for Governor | Health & Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans reconvened Saturday to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Governor Tim Walz in the November elections, and three candidates were squeezed after three ballots. Lexington Mayor Mike Murphy took a slim lead with 31.79% of the vote after dermatologist Neil Shah stepped down and … Read more

Back to normal? The Cannes Film Festival prepares for the party | Health & Fitness

By JAKE COYLE – AP Writer after 2020 cannes film festival was canceled due to the pandemic and the 2021 edition was reduced — even kisses were forbidden on the red carpet The French Riviera’s lavish movie night is ready to return with a festival that promises to be something normal. Or at least the … Read more

Back to normal? The Cannes Film Festival prepares for the party | Health & Fitness

By JAKE COYLE – AP Writer after 2020 cannes film festival was canceled due to the pandemic and the 2021 edition was reduced — even kisses were forbidden on the red carpet The French Riviera’s lavish movie night is ready to return with a festival that promises to be something normal. Or at least the … Read more

Missouri Legislature passes some bills in slow session | Health & Fitness

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers passed few bills during the 2022 legislative session, in part because of gridlock in the Republican-led Senate. Senators postponed Thursday after approving new congressional districts, cutting work on all other bills. The GOP-led House continued to work on the last day of Friday’s session to pass the remaining … Read more