Iran denies involvement but justifies Salman Rushdie’s attack

Iran denies involvement but justifies Salman Rushdie's attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – An Iranian official on Monday denied that Tehran was involved in the stabbing of author Salman Rushdie, despite trying to justify the attack in the Islamic Republic’s first public comments on the bloodshed. The comments from Nasser Kanaani, spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry, came three days after Rushdie was … Read more

CDC eases quarantine guidelines: What travelers should know

Travelers wait in line at O'Hare International Airport on June 30, 2022 in Chicago.

Unvaccinated Americans will no longer need to quarantine if they’ve been exposed to COVID-19, under newly relaxed guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People who have tested positive for the coronavirus can also end isolation sooner if they are asymptomatic or if their symptoms improve quickly. CDC spokesman Tom Skinner told USA … Read more

The Alaska vote will test Trump’s influence, Palin’s bid and a new voting system

The Alaska vote will test Trump's influence, Palin's bid and a new voting system

Placeholder when loading item promotions ANCHORAGE — Sarah Palin’s bid to join the U.S. House of Representatives, Senator Lisa Murkowski’s efforts to retain her Senate seat and Donald Trump’s racial influence will be tested in two simultaneous elections in Alaska on Tuesday — with voters falling under tune to unusual new conditions. On the one … Read more