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A top Chinese tech company delists from the NYSE just months after its IPO

The announcement reflects the rapid reversal in ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing's fortunes as China goes on a regulatory blitz targeting some of the country's biggest private technology firms.

A top Chinese ride-hailing company delists from the NYSE just months after its IPO

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Tom Daley said his work on knitting projects helped him stay calm between events at the Tokyo Olympics, where he won a gold medal. He recently launched an online store, selling knitting kits. Clive Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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Olympic diver and knitter Tom Daley launches his own online knitting shop

The British diving star was often seen knitting at the Tokyo Olympics, where he won a gold medal. He sold doggie jumpers for charity; now the purler's going pro with a shop that sells knitting kits.

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South Korea tightens restrictions after omicron is detected and cases surge

These are the first adjustments to social measures since the country began a long-awaited transition to a new phase in pandemic response in early November and lifted most of the restrictions.

Leslie Clayton, a physician assistant in Minnesota, says a name change for her profession is long overdue. "We don't assist," she says. "We provide care as part of a team." Liam James Doyle for KHN hide caption

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Physician assistants want to be called physician associates, but doctors cry foul

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PAs say the new title would clarify that they work in a team and don't require direct oversight by M.D.s. Doctors say it obscures the fact that PAs have less education and training than physicians.

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The final, anguished years of a warrior-scholar who exposed torture by U.S. troops

Ian Fishback was a Green Beret who exposed torture by U.S. troops in Iraq. After serving four combat tours and earning a Ph.D. in philosophy, Fishback died last month in a nursing home. He was 42.

The final, anguished years of a warrior-scholar who exposed torture by U.S. troops

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This photo shows a tunnel inside the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in 2018. The state of Hawaii says a laboratory has detected petroleum product in a water sample from an elementary school near Pearl Harbor. The news comes amid heightened concerns that fuel from the massive Navy storage facility may contaminate Oahu's water supply. AP hide caption

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Pearl Harbor families are alarmed about petroleum found in their tap water

The Navy's water system somehow became contaminated by petroleum, and the problems have afflicted one of the most important Navy bases in the world.

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Potential 2024 rivals Harris and Buttigieg ally to sell Biden agenda

With President Biden approaching 80 years old, the political spotlight has been trained more brightly than usual on the pair. Here's a look at their political prospects.

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Why the photographer Jeff Wall relies on memory — not his camera — to make his art

Glenstone Museum in Potomac, Md., is hosting five decades worth of art by Canadian Jeff Wall, a photographer who begins a work "by not photographing."

Why the photographer Jeff Wall relies on memory — not his camera — to make his art

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21 states poised to ban or severely restrict abortion if 'Roe v. Wade' is overturned

So-called trigger laws in 12 states would automatically enact an abortion ban if Roe is overturned. In nine others, bans that were blocked by courts or have long been unenforced could take effect.

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Colleges with high vaccination rates must now decide if they'll require boosters

Wesleyan University is among a small group of colleges requiring COVID-19 boosters for spring semester. Will other institutions follow?

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