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Actor Matthew McConaughey speaks during the Annual Telmex-Telcel Foundation Meeting in Mexico City, Mexico, on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.

Matthew McConaughey won’t run for Texas governor in 2022

Actor Matthew McConaughey isn’t running for Texas governor after months of publicly flirting with the idea of becoming the latest celebrity candidate.

President Joe Biden waves as he board Air Force One at Nantucket Memorial Airport, in Nantucket, Mass., Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, en route to Washington.

Biden’s travel curbs criticized as ineffective by ex-advisers

Former advisers to President Biden said travel restrictions will do little to stop the spread of new COVID-19 variants, and the US and other nations would be better off increasing vaccine deliveries to Africa.

Two tribes in Delaware get help in buying back their ancestral homelands

Two Native American tribes in Delaware — with the help from an environmental group, a private funder, and the state — are buying back land that was once part of their ancestral homelands.

Phil Saviano in 2020.

Phil Saviano, key clergy sex abuse whistleblower, dies at 69

Phil Saviano, a clergy sex abuse survivor and whistleblower who played a pivotal role in exposing decades of predatory assaults by Roman Catholic priests in the United States, has died.

Mr. Abloh gave a presentation of Off-White Men's Spring-Summer 2019 collection in Paris in 2018.

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies at 41

Designer Virgil Abloh, a leading fashion executive hailed as the Karl Lagerfeld of his generation, died after a private battle with cancer.

People line up to get on the Air France flight to Paris at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.

What to know about travel after the discovery of the Omicron variant

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant in southern Africa this week led governments around the world Friday to impose travel restrictions and quarantine regulations while health officials were still evaluating the severity of the threat.

Jack Campise talks with his mother, Beverly Kearns, through her apartment window at the Kimberly Hall North nursing home, Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Windsor, Conn.

Families cheer, some doctors worry as nursing homes open doors wide to visitors

On Nov. 12, the federal agency removed virtually all such restrictions and advised the country’s nursing homes to allow visitation “for all residents at all times.”

Beverly Houston organized pieces of leather coming off a cutting machine at a Hancock & Moore factory in Taylorsville, N.C.

North Carolina’s furniture hub is booming. What comes next?

Yet the same forces that are making it difficult for overseas manufacturers to sell their goods in the United States — and giving US workers a chance to command higher wages — are also throwing up obstacles.