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FILE - In this July 1, 2021, file photo, a medical worker shows vials with Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in a medical room, at a vaccination center in the GUM, State Department store, in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Russians are flocking to Serbia to receive Western-approved COVID-19 shots. Although Russia has its own vaccine known as Sputnik V, the shot has not been approved by international health authorities.

South African regulator rejects Russia's COVID-19 vaccine


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In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared for packaging at the company’s facility in Puurs, Belgium. Pfizer is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying Thursday, July 8, 2021, that another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and maybe help ward off the latest worrisome coronavirus mutant.

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Kyndal Nipper, of Midland, Ga., who suffered a stillbirth after becoming ill with COVID-19 in her third trimester, holds an ultrasound image of the son she lost while standing outside her home on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. Nipper, who was unvaccinated, is encouraging women to get vaccinated.

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South African regulator rejects Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

FILE - In this July 1, 2021, file photo, a medical worker shows vials with Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in a medical room, at a vaccination center in the GUM, State Department store, in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Russians are flocking to Serbia to receive Western-approved COVID-19 shots. Although Russia has its own vaccine known as Sputnik V, the shot has not been approved by international health authorities.

Thanks but no: UK queen turns down "Oldie of the Year" title

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Patron, leaves after attending a Service of Thanksgiving to mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion at Westminster Abbey, in London. Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch. But don’t call her an oldie. The 95-year-old queen has politely declined the honor of being named “Oldie of the Year” by a British magazine. The Oldie magazine on Tuesday Oct. 19, 2021, published the queen’s response to its suggestion.

Report: Haiti gang seeks $17M for kidnapped US missionaries

A man walks through the Petion-Ville market during a general strike in Port-au-Prince, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Workers angry about the nation's lack of security went on strike in protest two days after 17 members of a US-based missionary group were abducted by a violent gang.

Iowa National Guard members to help resettle Afghan refugees

 In this Aug. 24, 2021, file photo provided by the U.S. Marine Corps, families walk towards their flight during ongoing evacuations at Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

UK Parliament honors lawmaker slain at constituents' meeting

In this image from video, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in the chamber of the House of Commons, London, Monday Oct. 18, 2021, where tributes will be made to honor the Conservative lawmaker David Amess, who was stabbed to death as he met constituents on Friday.

Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success

In this Oct. 1, 2021, file photo, commuters wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk in a passageway during a rush hour at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo. Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Case numbers are way down, but experts worry that without knowing how exactly it cut cases so drastically, the nation may be in store for another devastating wave like during the summer.

No. 5 Centennial's defense too much for Blaine

The No. 5 Centennial Cougars defeated the Blaine Bengals 26-14 on Thursday evening at Centennial High School.

Sweet, savory and some in between: Minnesota State Fair announces new foods

Sweet, savory and some in between: Minnesota State Fair announces new foods

GMA highlights Minnesota as part of its 'Rise and Shine' series

GMA highlights Minnesota as part of its 'Rise and Shine' series

Walz declares Fire Prevention Week, orders flags at half-staff

Walz declares Fire Prevention Week, orders flags at half-staff

Minneapolis nonprofit that empowers people with disabilities through employment set to host 2021 Ability Bash

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