Good News, Bad News on Black Americans and Cancer

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new report on how Black Americans are faring against cancer offers up a decidedly mixed picture. The risk that a Black man or woman in America will die from cancer has steadily declined over the last two decades, the newly published research … Read more

India’s SpiceJet under investigation after severe turbulence injures passengers

(CNN) — Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet is under government scrutiny following an incident in which a plane’s autopilot malfunctioned, causing severe turbulence and multiple onboard injuries. The country’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is looking into what happened on SpiceJet flight 945, which was traveling from Mumbai to Durgapur, West Bengal, on May 1. … Read more

Breaking News: Kamala Harris Has COVID-19

April 26, 2022 — Vice president Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday, according to a statement released by her press secretary. Harris has no symptoms and will continue working from her home. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden have not been in close contact to Harris due to their traveling schedules, the … Read more

More than two dozen travel destinations see declining CDC risk levels

(CNN) — For the second week in a row, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not add a single new destination to its highest-risk Level 4 category for travel. More than a dozen destinations, including Canada and several Caribbean nations, moved down from Level 4 to Level 3 on Monday. The CDC … Read more

CDC adds former Covid success stories to its highest-risk category for travel

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moved three high-profile destinations to its … Read more

As Russia Invades Ukraine, Tips to Manage ‘Headline Anxiety’

Feb. 24, 2022 — Turn to any news channel, news site, or social media platform, and you’re bound to see continuous updates on the situation in Ukraine, the individual and public health toll from the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing political and racial divisiveness in the United States, and more. So how can someone who wants to … Read more

Cook Islands braces for first community Covid-19 cases

(Reuters) — Cook Islands, a small South Pacific nation that has not experienced Covid-19 in its community, is readying for its first coronavirus infections after an infected traveler visited, Prime Minister Mark Brown said on Sunday. The traveler from New Zealand spent eight days in the community and tested positive for Omicron upon returning home … Read more

How Covid and climate ‘fake news’ affected the world in 2021

Misinformation about the Covid pandemic and climate change is slowing an effective collective response to these emergencies. BBC Monitoring’s experts Shayan Sardarizadeh and Kayleen Devlin explain the misinformation trends they have seen in 2021 and the effects they have had on lives around the world. Video produced by Suniti Singh Source link

Japan cancels more than 100 flights due to heavy snow

Tokyo — More than 100 domestic flights in Japan were grounded on Sunday due to heavy snow in the northern and western parts of the country, Japan’s two biggest airlines said. ANA Holdings had halted 79 flights as of 4 p.m. Tokyo time, affecting about 5,100 passengers, said Hiroaki Hayakawa, an operations director for the … Read more