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More than 140,000 children in the U.S. have lost a caregiver to COVID-19, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The delta variant is causing a surge in infections among kids in the U.S. and elsewhere, but experts say there are no strong signs that it is causing more severe disease for young patients. Experts say delta poses more of a risk to children because it spreads more easily. The spike in infections among children

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s business secretary says there is no danger that people won’t be able to heat their homes this winter after a surge in natural gas prices forced him to hold emergency talks with energy suppliers and consumer groups. Kwasi Kwarteng also assured lawmakers that the government wouldn’t bail out failing energy suppliers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The general who leads U.S. efforts to thwart foreign-based cyberattacks says he’s mounting a new “surge” to fight incursions that have at times debilitated government agencies and companies responsible for critical infrastructure. In an interview, Gen. Paul Nakasone broadly describes “an intense focus” by government specialists to better find and share information

HONOLULU (AP) — A surge in COVID-19 cases means sports teams at the University of Hawaii will open the fall season with no fans in the stands at home games. University officials said in a Friday statement that Honolulu officials notified them that no fans will be allowed at season-opening events due to the state’s

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — New COVID-19 hospital admissions in St. Louis are approaching winter surge levels and southeast Missouri hospitals are under strain due to a surge in coronavirus cases and a rise in deaths. The St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force says hospitals in the city on Thursday reported admitting 100 new patients with