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Serious housing shortage seen as new housing starts surge

WASHINGTON D.C.: Construction of new homes in the United States reached 1.74 million in March, which was a 19 percent ...


Angels star Shohei Ohtani returns to mound vs. Rangers

Shohei Ohtani is scheduled to make his second start of the season on the mound for the Los Angeles Angels ...


J&J Covid vaccine manufacturing halted at plant that ruined doses

The pharmaceutical giant told AFP at the end of March it had identified a batch of ruined doses at a ...


OL D.J. Fluker announces deal with Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins agreed to terms with free agent offensive lineman D.J. Fluker, he announced via social media Monday. Details ...


Yankees hope bats wake up against visiting Braves

While the New York Yankees are trying to recover from their worst 15-game start since 1997, the Atlanta Braves are ...


Looking to bounce back, Trey Mancini, Orioles visit Marlins

The Trey Mancini comeback story is expected to continue Tuesday night when the Baltimore Orioles visit the Miami Marlins for ...


Are America's schools safe for Asian Americans?

The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic has prompted many Asian American parents to enroll their children in ...


Angels return to field against Rangers after unplanned days off

The Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers will begin a three-game series in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday night, with the ...


MLB roundup: Indians' Shane Bieber piles up Ks, beats Reds

Shane Bieber tossed eight innings and became the first pitcher in modern baseball history to strike out at least 10 ...


Nate Lowe drives in winner as Rangers edge Orioles in 10

The host Texas Rangers won a pitchers' duel in Arlington on Sunday afternoon when Nate Lowe singled in the bottom ...


NFL Draft history: Saints look back at the 60th pick

See which NFL players were drafted with the 60th pick from 2011-2020 New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints As we ...


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212 million doses of Covid vaccines now delivered across U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C. - As of Monday, April 19, 132.3 million people have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 ...

Italy will be late with plan for massive aid, says EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium: EU officials believe Italy will miss the April 30 deadline for submitting its Recovery Plan to the European ...

Train derailment in Egypt leaves 11 dead, 98 injured

CAIRO, Egypt: A train traveling from Cairo derailed on Sunday, causing four cars to overturn, killing eleven passengers and injuring ...

New Delhi ravaged by Covid; beds, oxygen, medicines in short supply

NEW DELHI, India: As of April 18, there were fewer than 100 critical care beds to treat Covid patients in ...

Public backlash follows Oregon plan to continue Covid restrictions

PORTLAND, Oregon: The state of Oregon is moving in the opposite direction of much of America, as it seeks to ...

China tightens control of Hong Kong, jails protest leaders

HONG KONG: As part of China's campaign to curtail freedoms in Hong Kong, leaders in the protests against China have ...

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European Public Broadcasters Facing Twin Threats

The pandemic has boosted audiences for Europe's public service media, with Europeans turning to fact-based news, according to the broadcasters' ...

Shahid Kapoor beats mid week blues by sharing stunning pic

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 20 (ANI): To drive away the mid week blues, Bollywood's handsome hunk Shahid Kapoor on Tuesday ...

5 facts about Khudozhestvenny, Moscow's oldest operating cinema

Art lovers first descended on the legendary cinema in 1909 for the French silent film 'Georgette'. Later it hosted the ...

Carter Bays to release debut novel

Washington [US], April 20 (ANI): Carter Bays, who is the co-creator of the Emmy-winning series 'How I Met Your Mother', ...

Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin dressed up date night

Washington [US], April 20 (ANI): Canadian singer-songwriter Justin Bieber and wife Hailey Baldwin looked cool as ever when they attended ...

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Once grounded Boeing 737 Max now faces new electrical problem

SEATTLE, Washington: An electrical glitch that resulted in several dozen Boeing 737 MAX airplanes being pulled out of operations has ...


In Washington, PM of Japan, CEO of Pfizer discuss purchase of vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears to have reached an agreement with U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. for ...


Japanese stocks sold off sharply, greenback crumbles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan tumbled on Tuesday. Sharemarkets in Australia and China also fell, while Hong Kong ...


GM Tennessee plant to produce batteries for 500,000 cars per year

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced plans to build a second electric battery cell plant in the U.S. with its ...


U.S. stocks lose ground as profit-takers move in

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off Monday, a surprising break in what has been a relentless ...


Fewer than 200,000 businesses failed during lockdown, says Fed

WASHINGTON D.C.: Federal Reserve research indicates that fewer than 200,000 businesses in the United States may have failed during the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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