VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, speaking at his first general audience since he underwent intestinal surgery a month ago and on the first anniversary of a massive blast in Beirut, said he had a "great" desire to visit Lebanon.

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is preparing to begin offering coronavirus vaccines to migrants in U.S. custody along the Mexico border, where illegal crossings are at the highest levels in more than two decades and health officials are struggling with soaring numbers of infections, ac…

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration announced a temporary ban on evictions across most of the country on Tuesday, a move that bent to intense pressure from liberal House Democrats but that President Joe Biden acknowledged may not prove constitutional.

A small county in Missouri undercounted the number of fatalities caused by the coronavirus after a coroner agreed to remove COVID-19 as a cause of death from some death certificates upon being asked by families of the deceased.

William Jordan Carter called the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department in late March to request leave after his wife tested positive for the coronavirus. His employer granted him the paid time off, prosecutors said.


A Meredith man faces a charge of driving under the influence following a seven-car crash in downtown Manchester Monday afternoon, police said.


Live music's calculated, paced return to Boston post-pandemic reached an eardrum-pounding, cymbal-crashing crescendo Tuesday night as Guns N' Roses opened Fenway Park's 2021 concert series in front of tens of thousands of fans.

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