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Not to be sniffed at: Agony of post-COVID-19 loss of smell

Not to be sniffed at: Agony of post-COVID-19 loss of smell

NICE, France — The doctor slid a miniature camera into the patient’s right nostril, making her whole nose glow red with its bright miniature light.
Egypt officials: Death toll from lake shipwreck climbs to 9

Egypt officials: Death toll from lake shipwreck climbs to 9

CAIRO — Rescue workers searched a second day Tuesday for at least five people missing after a tour boat capsized on a lake near Egypt’s Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Officials said nine passengers, including three children, were dead.
Hillary Clinton and Canadian novelist Louise Penny co-writing mystery novel

Hillary Clinton and Canadian novelist Louise Penny co-writing mystery novel

NEW YORK — One of the world's better known fans of mystery novels, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is now writing one.
Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections

Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran officially started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities Tuesday, a bid to pressure European countries and President Joe Biden's administration to lift crippling economic sanctions and restore the 2015 nu
Fed's Powell: Recovery incomplete, high inflation unlikely

Fed's Powell: Recovery incomplete, high inflation unlikely

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell underscored the U.S. economy's ongoing weakness Tuesday in remarks that suggested that the Fed sees no need to alter its ultra-low interest rate policies anytime soon.
BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results

BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results

MILAN — A digital runway show by five Italian fashion designers of African origin opens Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, one tangible result of a campaign launched last summer by the only Black Italian designer belonging to the Milan fashion chamber.
Georgian opposition leader arrested, protesters set up camp

Georgian opposition leader arrested, protesters set up camp

TBILISI, Georgia — Demonstrators set up tents outside Georgia's parliament building and blocked the capital’s main avenue Tuesday to protest the arrest of the leader of the country's main opposition party.
Unfriended no more: Facebook to lift Australia news ban

Unfriended no more: Facebook to lift Australia news ban

CANBERRA, Australia — Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
Consumer confidence rises for second straight month

Consumer confidence rises for second straight month

SILVER SPRING, Md. — U.S. consumer confidence rose again in February as an accelerating COVID-19 vaccine push provides hope for Americans who have lived through a year of unprecedented restrictions.
'Hot Boy' rapper Bobby Shmurda released from NY prison

'Hot Boy' rapper Bobby Shmurda released from NY prison

NEW YORK — Bobby Shmurda, a once up-and-coming rapper thanks to a hit music video that popularized the “Shmoney dance,” was paroled on Tuesday after spending more than four years behind bars for a drug gang conviction.