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Drake postpones OVO Fest Toronto concert after he tests positive for COVID-19

Drake postpones OVO Fest Toronto concert after he tests positive for COVID-19

TORONTO — Drake on Monday said he tested positive for COVID-19 and postponed the highly anticipated Young Money Reunion concert scheduled for that night in Toronto.
COVID-19 vaccinations add new twist to MLB trade deadline

COVID-19 vaccinations add new twist to MLB trade deadline

Now there's another factor in the wheeling-and-dealing calculus — COVID-19 vaccination status.
Doctor: Biden tests positive for COVID for 2nd day in a row

Doctor: Biden tests positive for COVID for 2nd day in a row

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for the second straight day , in what appears to be a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug. In a letter noting the positive test , Dr.
Biden tests positive for COVID-19, returns to isolation

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, returns to isolation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday, slightly more than three days after he was cleared to exit coronavirus isolation , the White House said, in a rare case of “rebound” following treatment
Yankees resume annual Old-Timers' Day after pandemic pause

Yankees resume annual Old-Timers' Day after pandemic pause

NEW YORK (AP) — Nostalgia again took over in the Bronx as Old-Timers’ Day returned to Yankee Stadium on Saturday for the first time since 2019. This time it looked a little different.
Federal tourism aid funds gas stations, trash cans, jazz

Federal tourism aid funds gas stations, trash cans, jazz

Located along a remote stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza touts a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms and made-to-order meals for travelers visiting California's Eastern Sierra.
NKorea claims no new fever cases amid doubts over COVID data

NKorea claims no new fever cases amid doubts over COVID data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday reported no new fever cases for the first time since it abruptly admitted to its first domestic COVID-19 outbreak and placed its 26 million people under more draconian restrictions in May.

Death of doctor who faced threats over COVID shocks Austria

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian political leaders have expressed shock over the death of a doctor who closed her practice after she reported receiving death threats from opponents of COVID-19 restrictions and vaccines. The body of Dr.
Alberta to start vaccinating kids under 5 against COVID-19 starting next week

Alberta to start vaccinating kids under 5 against COVID-19 starting next week

EDMONTON — Alberta is to begin taking bookings for COVID-19 vaccinations and administering the shots for children ages six months to five years starting Tuesday. It's the last province to announce its vaccine rollout plans for this age group.
Quebec public health expects slow decline in number of new COVID-19 cases

Quebec public health expects slow decline in number of new COVID-19 cases

MONTREAL — The number of new COVID-19 cases in Quebec is expected to decline slowly, the province's public health director said Friday. Dr.