New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates
New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.
AP Explains: Juneteenth celebrates end of slavery in the U.S.
A holiday that is spreading across the U.S. and beyond, Juneteenth is considered the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.
Burial of Ugandan Ebola victim shows flash of confrontation
At last the pickup truck carrying the Ebola victim's coffin arrived. The woman's relatives were relieved. But a small group of young people hissed in anger.