Ravaged by war, Syrian rebel area struggles with virus surge
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J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong responseJohnson & Johnson released data showing that a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose.
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CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccineAn influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots and when -- a question that has proved more contentious than the Biden administration apparently expected.
Biden doubles U.S. global donation of COVID-19 vaccine shotsPresident Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to 1 billion doses as he embraces the goal of vaccinating 70% of the global population within the next year.
Canadian recounts her abduction by jihadis in Burkina FasoNearly a year and a half after being abducted by Islamic extremists in Burkina Faso, Edith Blais risked her life to escape, fearing she'd never be free
Mayorkas says images from US border 'horrified' himHomeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas said Tuesday images of what appeared to be Border Patrol agents on horseback rounding up migrants trying to cross the southern border "horrified" him, but he stopped short of calling the new influx of migrants there a crisis.
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Beloved 'Sex and the City' actor Willie Garson dies at 57Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch on TV's 'œSex and the City'Ł and its movie sequels, has died at the age of 57
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White House blacklists Russian ransomware payment 'enabler'The Biden administration is trying to choke the finances of criminal ransomware gangs by sanctioning a Russia-based virtual currency brokerage it says has been used by at least eight ransomware gangs to launder criminal proceeds
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Everything from 9/11 memorials to high school football is reflected in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for September 11-17, 2021.
9/11 remembrance ceremonies and other end-of-summer activities fill up The Week in Pictures photo gallery for September 4-10, 2021.