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LONDON (AP) — Tens of thousands of nurses and ambulance staff walked off the job in the United Kingdom on Monday in what unions called the biggest strike in the history of the country's public health system. The walkout is the latest in...

LONDON (AP) — A confidential United Nations report into alleged missteps by senior World Health Organization staffers in the way they handled a sexual misconduct case during an Ebola outbreak in Congo found their response didn't...

Countries have rushed to dispatch aid, personnel and equipment to help rescue efforts in quake-stricken areas of Turkey and Syria. Here's a glance at what's being provided so far: — The European Union has mobilised search and rescue...

ISLAMABAD (AP): General Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the United States war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died, officials said Sunday. He was 79. Musharraf, a former...

IOWA, United States (AP): Gwendolyn Yeo opened her eyes, and the staff standing around her last Wednesday morning at UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital’s Family Birthing Suites in Dubuque, Iowa, cooed and smiled. Her mother, Traci Yeo, looked down...

NEW YORK, United States (AP): United States health officials have advised that a company is recalling its over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — At least five people have died as a result of the more than 150 wildfires burning across Chile that have destroyed homes and thousands of acres of forests while the South American country is in the midst of a scorching...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan former policeman was sentenced to death on Friday for the murder of a human rights lawyer, his client and a taxi driver. Frederick Leliman and three others were convicted of carrying out the murders in 2016, in...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration task force designed to reunite children separated from their families during President Trump's presidency has reconnected nearly 700 children with their families, officials said Thursday...

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday that a balloon spotted over American airspace was used for weather research and was blown off course, despite US suspicion it was spying. The discovery further strained already tense relations...
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