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Health

Asia Today: 63 new cases in major cities in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has reported 63 new cases of the coronavirus, continuing a weekslong resurgence as new clusters pop up in various parts of the country. The figures announced by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday brought national totals to 13,030 infections, including 283 deaths. Twenty-eight of...  VIEW

Science

Experts find early ocher mine in Mexican underwater caves

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts and cave divers in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula have found ocher mines that are some of the oldest on the continent, which could explain why ancient skeletons were found in the narrow, twisting labyrinths of now-submerged sinkhole caves. Since skeletal remains like “Naia,” a young woman who died 13,000 years ago,...