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Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

LONDON (AP) — Early in the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Sherlock went out with a few men she met through dating apps. The dates were “weird,” she said, and not just because they were masked, socially distanced and outdoors.
Ontario study finds 'no unusual change' in preterm, stillbirth rates during pandemic

Ontario study finds 'no unusual change' in preterm, stillbirth rates during pandemic

Researchers say there was "no unusual change" in the rate of preterm or stillbirths in Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to previous years stretching back to 2002.
White House calls on states to prevent evictions

White House calls on states to prevent evictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House moved Monday to pressure state and local governments to swiftly adopt policies to protect renters after an eviction moratorium expired over the weekend , potentially pushing millions of Americans out of their homes.
Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to 'lively' twin girls

Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to 'lively' twin girls

PARIS (AP) — A giant panda on loan to France from China gave birth to female twin cubs early Monday, a French zoo announced, declaring “they are very lively, pink and plump.
Sierra Nevada red fox to be listed as federally endangered

Sierra Nevada red fox to be listed as federally endangered

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Olympic volunteers strive to share stories of 3/11 disaster

Olympic volunteers strive to share stories of 3/11 disaster

RIFU, Japan (AP) — Atsushi Muramatsu's handmade flyers are the size of a business card, written in several languages. “Welcome to Miyagi Stadium," one reads. "The gymnasium next door was the largest morgue for tsunami victims.
Laughter, tears, cheers at funeral for Biz Markie

Laughter, tears, cheers at funeral for Biz Markie

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — With laughter and tears, songs and stories, friends and family of Biz Markie celebrated his life and legacy at a funeral Monday, remembering the rapper as larger than life and full of love.
Air travel hits another pandemic high, flight delays grow

Air travel hits another pandemic high, flight delays grow

DALLAS (AP) — Air travel in the U.S. is hitting new pandemic-era highs, and airlines are scrambling to keep up with the summer-vacation crowds. Despite rising numbers of coronavirus infections fueled by the delta variant, the U.S.
The Latest: Famed Minneapolis club requiring vaccination

The Latest: Famed Minneapolis club requiring vaccination

MINNEAPOLIS — The First Avenue music venue in Minneapolis that was made famous in Prince’s movie “Purple Rain” is requiring that all concertgoers provide proof of vaccination against the coronavirus or show a negative virus test.
Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; 10,000 are evacuated

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; 10,000 are evacuated

BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — Selcuk Sanli set his two cows loose, put his family’s most treasured belongings in a car and fled his home as a wildfire approached his village near Turkey's beach resort of Bodrum, one of thousands fleeing flames that have coa