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House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., talks about the border during a House Select Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 15, 2021, on the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

Scalise: Two sets of COVID-19 rules for migrants, citizens

- The Washington Times

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise highlighted the disconnect Thursday between stringent rules on Americans who attempt to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic and conditions at the southern border, where migrants are crossing the border illegally and traveling deeper into the country without being tested.

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In this photo provided by the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, officers from the sheriff's office and West Yellowstone Police Department are seen near the scene of a grizzly bear mauling just outside Yellowstone National Park near West Yellowstone, Mont. on April, 15, 2021. Authorities said Charles "Carl" Mock died Saturday of injuries sustained in the attack. (Gallatin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Grizzly victim knew risks of living with bears, friends say

- Associated Press

Grizzly bears are part of life in the gateway communities around Yellowstone National Park, and backcountry snowmobile guide Charles “Carl” Mock knew well the risks that come with working, hiking and fishing among the fear-inspiring carnivores, his friends said.

A man wearing a protective face mask walks with is dog in Alimos, a seaside suburb of Athens, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Greece to reopen tourism services on May 15

- Associated Press

Greece says its tourism services will open on May 15 when a ban on travel between different regions of the country will also be lifted.

An ambulance carrying a patient drives past a Coronavirus awareness poster on a deserted street on the first day of a six-day lockdown put into place to control the rising cases of coronavirus infections, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. India recorded over 250,000 new infections and over 1,700 deaths in the past 24 hours alone, and the U.K. announced a travel ban on most visitors from the country this week. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

The Latest: Greece to open tourism industry on May 15

- Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece - Greece’s prime minister says the country’s tourism industry will open on May 15 when a ban on travel between different regions in the country will be lifted.

A United Airlines jetliner lifts off from a runway at Denver International Airport, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Denver. On Monday, April 19, 2021, United Airlines said it is still losing money, and it's waiting for a turnaround in lucrative business and international travel to get it back to profitability. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

United Airlines stock plunges after another big loss

- Associated Press

Shares of United Airlines tumbled by 8.5% Tuesday after the airline reported a larger first-quarter loss than expected and suggested that key business and international travel won't recover significantly until next year.

FILE - In this April 17, 2021, file photo, people check in for a flight to Miami at Silvio Pettirossi Airport, in Luque, Paraguay. Vaccine seekers who can afford to travel are coming to the United States to avoid the long wait, including people who have come from as far as Paraguay.  (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz, File)

Wealthy Latin Americans flock to US in search of vaccines

- Associated Press

They travel thousands of miles by plane from Latin America to the U.S., in some places taking a shuttle directly from the airport to COVID-19 vaccine sites. Their ranks include politicians, TV personalities, business executives and a soccer team.

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018 file photo, a Visa Services gazebo stands outside the U.S. Embassy in London as visa applicants wait to go inside. A youth soccer club hoping to welcome its new coach from the United Kingdom to Louisiana says it has been caught up in a bureaucratic quagmire for more than a year. The recently filed federal lawsuit that involves a presidential order aimed at curbing travel to stop the spread of COVID-19 names the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. embassy in London as defendants. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Louisiana soccer team sues US after coach is denied entry

- Associated Press

A youth soccer club hoping to welcome its new coach from the United Kingdom to the U.S. has been caught up in a morass of bureaucracy deeper than any Louisiana bayou, according to a federal lawsuit recently filed by the team.

Two men wearing protective face masks play chess in Alimos, a seaside suburb of Athens, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Greek Church to allow worshippers at Easter Week services

- Associated Press

The powerful Church of Greece said Tuesday it would allow the faithful to take part in Orthodox Easter services next week but limit attendance and hold the services earlier in the day to conform with a government-imposed curfew.

Russia's feared prisons follow system from Soviet Gulag era

- Associated Press

Some Russian prisons might be mistaken for vacation destinations based on their nicknames, with animal appellations that include the Black Dolphin and the Polar Owl. But a hunger strike by jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny cast a spotlight on the fear and torment that critics say are the signatures of Russia's prison system.

Halil Ibrahimi, 44, associate professor at the faculty of natural sciences at Pristina university looks under a microscope at an insect named Potamophylax coronavirus, inside a lab in Pristina on Friday, April 16, 2021. Restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic helped Kosovar biologist Ibrahimi sit down and complete his research, naming a new insect after the virus and raised public awareness against pollution of river basins. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

Kosovar biologist calls newly found insect after coronavirus

- Associated Press

Kosovar biologist Halil Ibrahimi believes the pandemic restrictions haven't all been bad - as a result of them, he completed his research, raised public awareness of the pollution of river basins and named a newly discovered insect after the virus.