New York health officials are alerting the public to the spread of two new BA.2 subvariants in their state

CNN — New York State health officials are alerting the public to two new virus subvariants – offshoots of Omicron’s BA.2 virus – that are spreading faster in the central part of that state. The new branches of BA.2’s family tree are BA.2.12 and BA.2.12.1. They grow about 25% faster than BA.2, especially in the … Read more

Access to abortion under renewed threat in Oklahoma and Missouri

CNN — As abortion rights advocates could score several victories across US states in the coming days, they are sounding the alarm over a bill from Oklahoma that would ban nearly all abortions that might be enacted into law. . Here are some of the moves this week in state legislatures and by heads of … Read more

Premarket: Recession-proof stocks are having a moment

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber ? You can register here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. London CNN Business — Investors fear that the risks of recession are increasing in the United States. … Read more

Abortion, LGBTQ Rights and More: A Roundup of Controversial Red State Actions

CNN — Republican-led states across the country have enacted a series of new restrictions on abortion, the rights of LGBTQ and transgender youth, and the discussion of critical race theory. Here’s a look at some of the legislation passed this session, where the bills are coming from, and what’s under consideration. The flurry of activity … Read more

USC will honor former Japanese American students with college degrees 80 years later

CNN — Kristina Hayashi was a teaching assistant in a history class in the United States when she first saw a photo of her great-uncle in 2013. During a lesson on World War II, she noticed an LA Times article about Henry Kondo in a textbook. Over the years, she had heard stories about her … Read more

Here is the follow-up to the job recovery in the United States

new York CNN Business — The US job market has come a long way since the worst days of the pandemic, when more than 20 million Americans lost their jobs. The recovery is now entering a new phase, which will probably be slower. For Friday’s March jobs report, economists polled by Refinitiv expect 490,000 jobs … Read more

Asia has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases. These graphs show what is really happening

hong kong CNN — Millions of people in China are confined. Hong Kong morgues are overwhelmed. And South Korea reports the most cases per capita in the world. For much of the pandemic, these places were seen as Covid-19 success stories, as strict border rules helped them avoid high cases and deaths – even as … Read more

Oregon to stop enforcing residency requirement in state’s dignified death law

CNN — After an Oregon doctor filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the residency requirement in Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act, the state, along with the Oregon Medical Board Oregon and the Oregon Health Authority, agreed that they would no longer enforce or enforce the requirement – thereby allowing non-Oregon residents to access medical … Read more

One in five South Koreans have had Covid, as latest wave sees deaths rise

CNN — The latest wave of Covid-19 in South Korea has pushed the total number of infections in the country to more than 10 million since the start of the pandemic, as funeral homes struggle to cope with a sudden increase in death. Cases began to rise in February, driven by the highly transmissible variant … Read more

Highlights on Rodrigo Duterte | CNN

CNN — Here is a glimpse into the life of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Date of Birth: March 28, 1945 Place of birth: Maasin, Southern Leyte, Philippines Birth name: Rodrigo Roa Duterte Dad: Vicente Duterte, lawyer and politician Mother: Soledad (Roa) Duterte, teacher Marriage: Elizabeth Zimmerman (cancelled 2000) Children: with Elizabeth Zimmerman: Paolo, Sebastian and … Read more