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He fled Guatemala looking for a better life. But he and 18 others were killed en route to the US.

Karol Suarez  |  Special to The Louisville Courier JournalCOMITANCILLO, Guatemala – In early January, Marvin Alberto Tomás woke up here in his hometown, eager to start the long journey to America he hoped would provide a better life for his mother and four little sisters.Instead, the nearly 2,000-mile trip through two countries would end with his death.Tomás, 22,…

Royal Caribbean will offer ‘fully vaccinated’ cruise with sailings starting in Israel

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide Caption’COVID-19 passport’: Travelers may face new vaccination requirementThe boss of Australia’s largest airline says that once a coronavirus vaccine becomes widely available, it may require it for passengers to travel abroad.USA TODAYRoyal Caribbean’s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas, is set to debut in May with departures from Israel with all passengers and…

Twitter ups efforts to stop misinformation, labeling falsehoods related to COVID-19 vaccine

  | USA TODAYTwitter is bolstering its efforts to point out misinformation on the platform, a long-standing problem across social media that has taken on new urgency amid last year’s election and through the pandemic. “Starting today, we will begin applying labels to Tweets that may contain misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines, in addition to our continued efforts…

The latest on NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Allegations of sexual harassment, hiding nursing home COVID-19 deaths

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide CaptionNew York Gov. Cuomo apologizes after sexual harassment accusationsNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under fire after two former aides went public with sexual harassment claims against him.USA TODAYGov. Andrew Cuomo, whose political future looked golden 11 months ago, is now fighting for survival after two former aides accused him of…