Pfizer says its Covid vaccine is safe and effective for children

Pfizer-BioNTech said on Monday that the companies’ two-dose Covid-19 vaccine was safe and showed a “robust” antibody response in children ages 5 to 11.Based on data collected in a trial that included more than 2,000 children, Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, said in a press release that the vaccine was “safe, well tolerated, and…

Taliban-run Kabul city government to female workers: Stay home

KABUL — Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only allowed for those who cannot be replaced by men, the interim mayor of Afghanistan’s capital said Sunday, detailing the latest restrictions on women by the new Taliban rulers.Witnesses, meanwhile, said an explosion targeted a Taliban vehicle in…

Gabby Petito body found in Wyoming, FBI confirms

Authorities found a body Sunday that matches descriptions of missing hiker Gabby Petito at a national forest in Wyoming. The FBI said at a press conference that the body in Bridger-Teton National Forest was “consistent with the description” of the 22-year-old woman who had been missing for almost a month and the search for whom…

Little-known WWII spy story debut in U.S. this week

Noor Inayat Khan, a British Muslim woman who was the first female radio espionage operator infiltrated into Nazi-occupied France during the Second World War, is about to get her 17 minutes of fame. The little-known story of Ms. Khan, executed at the Dachau concentration camp, will premiere at a Los Angeles cinema on Friday. Though…