Burn victim’s $1.7 million medical bill from military hospital is waived

A Puerto Rican man who suffered burns over most of his body in a gas explosion and was treated at a U.S. military hospital in Texas, and who later received a bill from the government for $1.7 million, has had his medical debt waived. As “CBS This Morning” reported earlier this year, 25-year-old Alexis Hernandez, a Puerto Rican resident More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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Dozens of COVID cases linked to Olympic Games in Tokyo

Tokyo — There are more problems for the troubled Tokyo Olympics. The director of the opening ceremonies was fired just hours before the spectacle is scheduled to kick off. And despite reports that the Games More...

By admin On Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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Regulators warn of a deadly danger to kids in Airbnb vacation rentals

Federal safety regulators are calling on Airbnb and other vacation rental platforms to take steps to protect young children from a potentially deadly gap involving residential elevators after the death of another More...

By admin On Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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Regulators warn of a deadly danger to kids in vacation rentals

Federal safety regulators are calling on Airbnb and other vacation rental platforms to take steps to protect young children from a potentially deadly gap involving residential elevators after the death of another More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
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Wildfires scorching the West Coast create nationwide air pollution

The explosive wildfires in the West are threatening millions of Americans with potential health problems. Smoke from those fires has drifted across the country, leading air quality levels to plummet. The Pacific More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
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Even as the Tokyo Summer Olympics gets rolling, boss not ruling out COVID-forced cancellation

Tokyo — The COVID-19 threat is looming large over the Tokyo Summer Olympics, where the competition kicked off on Wednesday even before the opening ceremony Friday. The U.S. women’s soccer team had a More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
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Senator Marco Rubio: “Everyone should be vaccinated. There’s no reason not to be vaccinated”

Florida Senator Marco Rubio told “CBS This Morning” there is no reason why Americans shouldn’t be getting a COVID-19 vaccine. “Everyone should be vaccinated. There’s no reason More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
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Muffins sold by retailers nationwide recalled for listeria concerns

More than two dozen types of muffins sold by retailers nationwide are being recalled due to potential contamination with listeria, a germ that can cause an infection that kills about 260 Americans each year More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
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France making “COVID pass” mandatory for most leisure activities

Paris — France is in a fourth wave of coronavirus infections and is still scrambling to get the population vaccinated. With the number of new cases soaring, the French will now have to present a “COVID More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 20th, 2021
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Delta variant accounts for 83% of COVID cases in U.S., CDC director says

There’s an alarming jump in COVID-19 cases across the U.S. New infections are up by more than 120% nationwide in the past month and the CDC director says the Delta variant accounts for 83% of infections. More...