North Korea confirms 1st COVID outbreak, Kim orders lockdown

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea imposed a nationwide lockdown Thursday to control its first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak after holding for more than two years to a widely doubted claim of a perfect record keeping out the virus that has spread to almost every place in the world. The size of the outbreak wasn’t … Read more

What you can and can’t do to get through the infant formula deficiency, according to experts

The California doctor has been getting phone calls, emails and social media messages – not just from her patients but from families all over the United States – along with photos of empty store shelves that once held infant formula. “It’s scary for these moms and their babies, and it’s becoming a real issue,” Altmann … Read more

What you can and can’t do to get through the infant formula deficiency, according to experts

The California doctor has been getting phone calls, emails and social media messages – not just from her patients but from families all over the United States – along with photos of empty store shelves that once held infant formula. “It’s scary for these moms and their babies, and it’s becoming a real issue,” Altmann … Read more

Sri Lankan prime minister resigns after weeks of protests

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned Monday following weeks of protests challenging that he and his brother, the president, step down for dragging the country into its worst economic crisis in decades. Rajapaksa said on Twitter that he submitted his statement to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a move that followed … Read more

Two Palestinians shot dead by Israelis in occupied West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) – Two Palestinians, one a teenager, were killed in separate incidents in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, hours after police apprehended two Palestinians suspected of killing three Israelis last week. It was the latest episode of violence during weeks of Palestinian attacks in Israel, and Israeli military raids in the occupied West … Read more

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Posts misrepresent outdated UK guidance on COVID-19 vaccines CLAIM: A document shows that … Read more

Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala crash diet where she lost 16lbs in three weeks could make you GAIN weight

Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala crash diet where she lost 16lbs in three weeks by cutting out sugar and carbs could make you GAIN weight, nutritionist warns Dr Deborah Salvatore, from Long Island University, warned against the diet plan She said it could lead to a quick re-gain because of poor eating habits It could also … Read more

How to Navigate the Ongoing Baby Formula Shortage

Photo: Tatevosian Yana (Shutterstock) Being the parent of a young child is hard enough, even before factoring in the additional challenges of living through a global pandemic. And so far this year, that has included a shortage of baby formula. First there were issues with the supply chain and the availability of ingredients. Then in … Read more

Uber’s Revenue Doubles, but Stock Falls After Lyft Warns of Higher Driver Costs

Uber Technologies Inc.’s UBER -4.65% revenue more than doubled last quarter, as demand for rides rebounded from the downturn caused by the Covid-19 surge late last year and the company’s food delivery grew despite restaurant reopenings. Uber issued a bullish outlook for the current quarter, but its shares fell about 5% Wednesday, triggered in part … Read more