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CDC puts Sweden and 2 other places on ‘high’ risk list for Covid-19

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put a Nordic travel favorite …

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Boris Johnson is deep in another crisis. This time, it really could be game over

CNN — Boris Johnson’s Conservative government is in deep crisis, engulfed once more in a scandal that is at least in part of the Prime Minister’s own making. And this time, it’s a lot worse than all the other times. On Tuesday evening, after days in which Downing Street has been on the ropes over …

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Activists glue themselves to a copy of Leonardo’s ‘The Last Supper,’ adding to a string of similar protests

Written by Jacqui PalumboCNN A group of climate activists who have disrupted major galleries this week to send a message to the UK government have struck again — this time at the Royal Academy of Art in London. On Tuesday morning, demonstrators from Just Stop Oil (JSO) glued themselves to a frame housing a copy …

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China puts therapists on trial for sedition over children’s books about sheep and wolves

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Chinese authorities have arrested five speech therapists in Hong Kong for publishing children’s books that reportedly contained anti-Beijing sentiment. The five therapists, who were arrested over a year ago, are finally facing trial for charges of sedition for a series of books about a village of sheep …

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2 tropical waves in Caribbean, 1 in eastern Atlantic Ocean.

despues de Tropical Storm Colin popped up as an unwelcome holiday surprise Saturday off the coast of the Carolinas, the tropics are now quiet. No new tropical cyclones are expected over the next five days, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center. But as the weekend proved, conditions can change rapidly. More …

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COVID omicron symptoms? Why you may not want to trust your at-home test

So you’ve taken a home test for COVID-19 and it’s negative. That means you’re virus-free, right? Maybe. Maybe not. You may still be sick and able to spread the disease that continues to cause rising case counts, hospitalizations and deaths in Utah, including the loss of 19 lives to COVID-19 in the state during the …

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Fields Medals in Mathematics Won by Four Under Age 40

Credit…Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Most top mathematicians discovered the subject when they were young, often excelling in international competitions. By contrast, math was a weakness for June Huh, who was born in California and grew up in South Korea. “I was pretty good at most subjects except math,” he said. “Math was notably mediocre, …

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‘The Lost World’: New book highlights Japan’s abandoned rural spaces

(CNN) — Simply saying the word “Japan” can bring up images of manga, maid cafes and neon lights. But for Dutch photographer Maan Limburg, Japan is a series of rural landscapes punctuated by empty houses. Her photographs of these places — from houses departed in the wake of natural disasters to closed-down theaters with the …

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EU airlines face strikes, struggle to find workers post-covid summer travel

Some airlines and airports are struggling with the post-covid demand for travel. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images LONDON—Delays, cancellations and strikes. It’s been a messy time for many European tourist hotspots as airlines and airports struggle to cope with staffing problems and pent-up travel demand after Covid-19 lockdowns. Thousands of flights have …

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Ultra-contagious BA.4, BA.5 subvariants fuel coronavirus spread across much of California

In a sign of how the new coronavirus wave continues to spread across California, two-thirds of the state’s counties are now in the high COVID-19 community level, in which the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends universal masking in indoor public spaces . This comes as health officials are warning of concerning weeks …

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