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Across faiths, US volunteers mobilize for India crisis

Volunteers at Hindu temples, Muslim groups and Sikh relief organizations across the United States are mobilizing to support India as the world's second most populous country struggles to handle a devastating surge of the coronavirus.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, May 10, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday May 10, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 340,118 new vaccinations administered for a total of 16,257,673 doses given. Nationwide, 1,267,117 people or 3.
The Latest: N Korea again claims no coronavirus infections

The Latest: N Korea again claims no coronavirus infections

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has told the World Health Organization that it has tested 25,986 people for the coronavirus through April but still has yet to find a single infection.
Raptors coach Nurse reflects on bizarre season rocked by displacement and COVID-19

Raptors coach Nurse reflects on bizarre season rocked by displacement and COVID-19

Two years after their thrilling run to the Larry O'Brien Trophy, this Toronto Raptors season will also go down as one of the most memorable in history — but for all the wrong reasons.
2 on trial as China enforces online control amid pandemic

2 on trial as China enforces online control amid pandemic

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Two amateur computer coders taken by police from their Beijing homes last year were standing trial Tuesday in a case that illustrates the Chinese government's growing online censorship and heightened sensitivity to any deviation from
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday, May 10, 2021. There are 1,294,186 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,294,186 confirmed cases (79,826 active, 1,189,678 resolved, 24,682 deaths).
Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

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All of B.C. will eventually ease out of COVID-19 restrictions at same time: doctor

All of B.C. will eventually ease out of COVID-19 restrictions at same time: doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer says COVID-19 measures will eventually be loosened across the province at the same time despite lower transmission rates in some regions, but case numbers and hospitalizations are still too high
'Very jealous': Canadian teams can't take advantage of NHL's relaxed COVID-19 rules

'Very jealous': Canadian teams can't take advantage of NHL's relaxed COVID-19 rules

Winnipeg Jets winger Andrew Copp is envious. Edmonton Oilers defenceman Tyson Barrie, meanwhile, described the situation as "awesome" for the teams in question.
Flyers let fans take their shot and score COVID-19 immunity

Flyers let fans take their shot and score COVID-19 immunity

PHILADELPHIA — The Flyers let their fans take a shot and score COVID-19 immunity. That’s the goal, anyway.