Denmark to Ban Cigarette Sales

Denmark to ban sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2010 Denmark’s Ministry of Health has announced plans to ban the sale of cigarettes and nicotine products to anyone born after 2010. In a press conference on Tuesday 15 March, health minister Magnus Heunicke said the policy change would prevent […]

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Omicron Sub-Variant BA.2 Spreading

Omicron sub-variant BA.2 spreading across U.S. as cases rise overseas   Just as Americans start taking off their masks, the Omicron sub-variant BA.2 is quickly spreading across the United States, making up nearly a quarter of new COVID-19 infections, health officials estimate. BA.2 is about 30% more transmissible than Omicron, […]

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Daylight Saving Time Permanent

Senate passes bill to make Daylight Saving Time permanent starting in 2023 The Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent beginning in November 2023, a significant leap forward in the push to ensure an extra hour of sunlight at the end of the […]

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China Locks Down More Than 45 Million People as COVID Returns

China saw more than 5,000 new Covid-19 infections for the first time since the early days of the pandemic, as outbreaks of the highly contagious omicron variant prompt officials to lock down more cities and impose further restrictions.   The were a total of 5,154 new cases Tuesday, of which […]

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R.I.P. Emilio Delgado, Luis on ‘Sesame Street’

Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years played fix-it shop owner Luis on “Sesame Street,” has died Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years was a warm and familiar presence in children’s lives and a rare Latino face on American television as fix-it shop […]

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