- China disease expert recommends shifting the origins probe to U.S.
- CureVac saw billions of euros wiped from its market value after its vaccine proved only 47% effective
- Britain, pressed by airlines, may ease rules for vaccinated travellers
- Moscow facing new aggressive variant, mayor says
- The tennis U.S. Open will be held with full capacity crowds
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed challenge to ObamacareHealthcare & Pharmaceuticals · 6:38 PM UTC
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Republican bid backed by former President Donald Trump's administration to invalidate Obamacare, preserving the landmark healthcare law for the third time since its 2010 enactment.
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U.S. · 4:13 PM UTCTexas governor signs bill allowing concealed handguns without permit
The governor of Texas has signed into law a bill allowing people to carry concealed handguns without any permit, joining 20 other states that already have such measures.
Sports · 8:23 PM UTCU.S. name experienced Kelter, Doyle in women's Olympic sevens squad
USA Rugby named its squad for the women's Olympic rugby sevens on Thursday, with two veterans from the Rio Games among those hoping to bring home the Stars and Stripes' first-ever Olympic medal in the event.
AmericasU.S. issues new guidance to ease COVID-19 assistance to countries hit by sanctions
The United States on Thursday issued guidance easing the way for delivery of products such as face masks, ventilators and vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic to heavily sanctioned countries like Iran, Venezuela and Syria.