Traffic Jam Could Delay COVID Funds Until Fall — Or Longer | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ALAN FRAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is heading for “a lot of unnecessary loss of life,” the Biden administration says, if Congress fails to provide billions more dollars to prepare for the next wave of the pandemic. . Yet the quest for that money is in limbo, the latest … Read more

Block of COVID funds endangers the life of the United States, says the White House | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ALAN FRAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is heading for “a lot of needless loss of life,” the Biden administration says, if Congress fails to provide billions more dollars to prepare for the next wave of the pandemic. . Yet the quest for that money is in limbo, the latest … Read more

Housekeepers struggle as US hotels drop daily room cleaning | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and ANITA SNOW – Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — After guests left a corner room at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort on Waikiki Beach, housekeeper Luz Espejo picked up enough trash, some strewn under beds, to fill seven large trash bags. She removed the sheets from the beds, wiped the dust … Read more

Australian Labor Party overthrows Conservatives; PM faces early tests | National Policy

By ROD McGUIRK – Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s centre-left opposition party toppled the Conservative government after nearly a decade in power, and Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese, in his election victory speech on Saturday, said promised deeper cuts in greenhouse gas emissions as it faces an early foreign crisis. political essay. Prime Minister … Read more

Judge: COVID asylum restrictions must continue at border | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By KEVIN McGILL and ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum at the southern border must continue, a judge said Friday in an order blocking the Biden administration’s plan to lift them early in next week. The decision was just the latest example of a court derailing … Read more

Australian Labor Party overthrows Conservatives; PM faces early tests | National policy

By ROD McGUIRK – Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s centre-left opposition party toppled the Conservative government after nearly a decade in power, and Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese, in his election victory speech on Saturday, said promised deeper cuts in greenhouse gas emissions as it faces an early foreign crisis. political essay. Prime Minister … Read more

Australian Prime Minister acknowledges electoral defeat | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ROD McGUIRK – Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has admitted defeat after an election that could yield a minority government. Prime Minister Scott Morrison acted quickly after Saturday’s election despite millions of votes still to be counted as an Australian prime minister is due to attend a summit in Tokyo … Read more

Migrants cross border amid legal uncertainty over asylum rule | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — As U.S. officials waited impatiently, many migrants crossing the border from Mexico on Friday were oblivious to a pending momentous court ruling on whether to maintain pandemic-related powers who refuse a chance to seek asylum on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19. The … Read more

Mayorkas visits border to prepare for end of asylum limits | Health, Medicine and Fitness

PA McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Tuesday that authorities were prepared for an expected increase in the number of migrants crossing the border from Mexico, days before the end of an order of public health after being used to deport almost 2 million people. times without the possibility of applying … Read more

California Governor: $98 Billion Surplus Supports True Pro-Life State | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ADAM BEAM and KATHLEEN RONAYNE – Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Governor Gavin Newsom pledged Friday to use the state’s record $300 billion budget, including an unprecedented surplus of nearly $100 billion, to “save” the state from the impacts of a volatile midterm election cycle that he says will undermine abortion access, … Read more