Tag: Health

EXPLAINER: Why Japan ‘rising sun’ flag provokes Olympic ire

0
SEOUL, South Korea — Japan considers the “rising sun” flag part of its history. But some in the Koreas, China and other Asian countries...

Benzema tests positive for virus, delays start with Madrid

0
MADRID — Striker Karim Benzema tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of preseason training, Real Madrid said Friday. ...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

0
TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots

0
Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive...

Croatia, Montenegro tighten virus rules in tourism season

0
ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia and Montenegro have tightened rules against the new coronavirus along the Adriatic Sea coast amid a rise in infections and...

Hemingway Look-Alike Contest returns to the Florida Keys

0
KEY WEST, Fla. — The 40th edition of an Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest opened Thursday night at an iconic Key West bar once frequented...

Unvaccinated US swimmer sparks debate as Olympics start

0
TOKYO — A debate is brewing between former gold medalist Maya DiRado and some American swimmers over U.S. medal threat Michael Andrew’s decision not...

The Latest: US athletes enter the Tokyo opening ceremony

0
The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

Mexico to bury archeological find because of virus costs

0
MEXICO CITY — The costs of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic have forced Mexican archaeologists to re-bury a unusual find that combined colonial and...

Stocks push higher on Wall Street, on track for weekly gain

0
Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday, putting the market on track for a strong finish in a week that opened with a stumble. ...