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F.D.A. Set to Authorize Pfizer Vaccine for Adolescents by Early Next Week

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to authorize use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in adolescents 12 to 15 years old by early next week, according to federal officials familiar with the agency’s plans, opening up the U.S. vaccination campaign to millions more people. Some parents have been counting down the weeks […]

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Australia suspends flights from India until May 15 amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Australia will suspend all direct passenger flights from India until May 15, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday, following a surge in COVID-19 infections in the world’s second-most populous country. The announcement came after the Queensland state urged the federal government to halt all flights from India due to the high risk of potential […]

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Baseball Hall of Fame accepts Roberto Alomar’s resignation from board of directors

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Baseball’s Hall of Fame has accepted Roberto Alomar’s resignation from the board of directors, chairman Jane Forbes Clark announced Monday. Alomar, who was elected to the board in 2019, submitted a letter of resignation Saturday in the wake of an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Hall of Fame second baseman was fired […]

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Amy Bockerstette, who rose to national fame at 2019 Phoenix Open, set to compete for collegiate title

PHOENIX — Amy Bockerstette is set to become the first person with Down syndrome to compete in a national collegiate athletic championship. The 22-year-old golfer will play with her Paradise Valley Community College teammates at the NJCAA national championships May 10-13 at Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club in Ormond Beach, Florida. Bockerstette is the […]