From one July to the next, a steep slide for Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last July Fourth, President Joe Biden hundreds of people gathered outside the White House for an event that would have been unimaginable for many Americans last year. As the coronavirus receded, they ate burgers and watched fireworks over the National Mall. While the pandemic was not over yet, Biden said:“We are closer … Read more

As hospital admissions rise, France is weighing return to masks

NICE, France (AP) — Tourism in France is booming again — and so is COVID-19† French officials have “invited” or “recommended” people to return to using face masks, but have stopped renewing restrictions that would deter visitors or revive anti-government protests. From commuters from Paris to tourists on the French Riviera, many people seem to … Read more

Dictator’s son Marcos Jr. takes oath as Philippine president

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the eponymous son of a deposed dictator, was sworn in as Philippine president Thursday in one of the biggest political comebacks in recent history, but opponents say was put through by image to launder his family. His rise to power, 36 years after an army-backed ‘People Power’ uprising … Read more

Mysterious disease affecting speech, walking

Danny Bonaduce becomes happy. The ‘Partridge Family’ star shared a positive update on his health after battling a mystery illness that left him unable to walk and struggled to speak. “I couldn’t walk at all,” Bonaduce, 62, told ‘Good Morning America’ on Monday, explaining that his wife, Amy Railsback, noticed for the first time that … Read more