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EU agency: Rare clots possibly linked to AstraZeneca shot

EU agency: Rare clots possibly linked to AstraZeneca shot

LONDON — The European Union drug regulator said Wednesday that it found a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and a rare clotting disorder but declined to impose any new age restrictions, saying the benefits of the shot still
US trade deficit jumps 4.8% to $71.1 billion in February

US trade deficit jumps 4.8% to $71.1 billion in February

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. trade deficit grew to a record $71.
About 17 million view Baylor's championship win over Gonzaga

About 17 million view Baylor's championship win over Gonzaga

NEW YORK — Even an NCAA championship matchup between two widely acknowledged as the best men's college basketball teams in the country wasn't enough to set the television world afire. An estimated 16.
Russia: Navalny supporters denied prison visit and detained

Russia: Navalny supporters denied prison visit and detained

MOSCOW — Supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny were detained Tuesday outside a penal colony east of Moscow where the Kremlin critic is currently serving time.
Netanyahu asked to form new government, but faces long odds

Netanyahu asked to form new government, but faces long odds

JERUSALEM — Israel’s president on Tuesday handed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the difficult task of trying to form a new government, giving the embattled Israeli leader a chance to extend his lengthy term in office.

Iran sets new record for virus infections amid holiday surge

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran shattered its daily record for new infections for the second consecutive day on Wednesday as cases soared to 20,954, a worrisome trend after more than a year of the country battling the worst outbreak in the Middle East.

Arkansas lawmakers enact transgender youth treatment ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday made the state the first to ban gender confirming treatments and surgery for transgender youth, enacting the prohibition over the governor's objections.
Marines open another probe into sunken tank blamed on errors

Marines open another probe into sunken tank blamed on errors

SAN DIEGO — The Marine Corps has launched a probe looking at the readiness of its troops before they participated in an exercise that ended in tragedy with the sinking of a seafaring tank off the Southern California coast that killed eight Marines an
NRA exec sheltered on borrowed yacht after mass shootings

NRA exec sheltered on borrowed yacht after mass shootings

DALLAS — After school shootings that left dozens dead in recent years, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre said the resulting outrage put him in such danger that he sought shelter aboard a borrowed 108-foot (32.92-meter) yacht.
AP Interview: India could resume vaccine exports by June

AP Interview: India could resume vaccine exports by June

NEW DELHI — The world's largest vaccine maker, based in India, will be able to restart exports of AstraZeneca doses by June if new coronavirus infections subside in the country, its chief executive said Tuesday.
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