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Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 4:33 PMThe Associated Press

With life-saving oxygen in short supply, family members in India are left on their own to ferry COVID-19 patients from hospital to hospital in search of treatment, as the country is engulfed in a devastating new surge of infections. Very often...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 1:32 PMThe Associated Press

The death toll from a massive fire at a Baghdad hospital for COVID-19 patients has risen to at least 82.  Anxious families have been searching for missing relatives and the government has suspended key health officials for...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2021 | 6:25 PMThe Associated Press

With a green light from federal health officials, many states have resumed use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. Among the venues where it was being deployed: the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2021 | 12:37 PMThe Associated Press

Indonesia’s navy today declared its missing submarine had sunk and cracked open after finding items from the vessel over the past two days. The declaration has ended hope of finding any of the 53 crew members alive. Military chief Hadi...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 6:24 PMThe Associated Press

Iran today described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility as an act of “nuclear terrorism.” The issue has raised regional tensions, as world powers and Tehran continue to negotiate its tattered nuclear deal....

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2021 | 6:13 PMThe Associated Press

Myanmar security forces opened fire today on a crowd attending the funeral of a student who was killed on the bloodiest day yet of a crackdown on protests against last month's coup, local media reported. The escalating violence —...

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2021 | 5:52 PMThe Associated Press

As Myanmar’s military celebrated the annual Armed Forces Day holiday with a parade Saturday in the country's capital, soldiers and police elsewhere reportedly killed dozens of people, as they suppressed protests in the deadliest...

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2021 | 7:13 PMThe Associated Press

Somehow, they didn’t see it coming. Within weeks of Inauguration Day on January 20, the Biden administration had reversed many of the most maligned Trump-era immigration policies, including deporting children seeking asylum who...

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2021 | 11:05 AMThe Associated Press

'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler stopped Thomas Hearns in a fight that lasted less than eight minutes, yet was so epic that it still lives in boxing lore. Two years later he was so disgusted after losing a decision to 'Sugar Ray' Leonard...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 11:48 AMThe Associated Press

At least 18 people have been killed, the UN Human Rights Office is reporting, as security forces in Myanmar today made mass arrests and used lethal force, intensifying their efforts to break up protests, a month after the...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 7:35 PMThe Associated Press

The US is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today cleared a Johnson & Johnson (J&J) shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts are anxiously awaiting a one-and...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 3:45 PMThe Associated Press

Barbed wire and concrete barriers surround the courthouse where the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd will soon go on trial. It's a sign of the deep uneasiness hanging over a city literally set ablaze almost a...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 3:29 PMThe Associated Press

The interior minister of Libya’s UN-backed government survived an ambush by gunmen on his motorcade on today. The brazen attack highlight the towering challenges that remain for the newly appointed government that is trying to unite...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 1:41 PMThe Associated Press

Maybe, just maybe, the thinking went, Novak Djokovic would be just a tad more susceptible to trouble this time around at the Australian Open. After all, he tore an abdominal muscle in the third round and wasn’t sure he could continue to...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 4:20 PMThe Associated Press

Two anti-coup protesters were shot dead by riot police today in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second-largest city, local media reported. One of the victims was shot in the head and died at the scene, according to Frontier Myanmar, a news and...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 3:05 PMThe Associated Press

A Moscow court today rejected Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s appeal of his prison sentence. The rejection came even as the country faced an order from a top European rights court to free the Kremlin’s most prominent foe. A...

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2021 | 4:59 PMThe Associated Press

More than 5,000 people have been detained by police in Russia, according to a monitoring group, and some beaten, as tens of thousands protested today against President Vladimir Putin over the jailing of opposition leader, Alexei Navalny....

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2021 | 10:19 PMThe Associated Press

Former US President Donald Trump, has parted ways with his lead impeachment lawyers.  This comes just a little more than a week before his Senate trial is set to begin, two people familiar with the situation said today. Butch Bowers and...

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2021 | 9:28 PMThe Associated Press

The teacher who created the recycled wool mittens that US Senator Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration — engendering countless memes — is partnering with the Vermont Teddy Bear Company to create a whole mitten...

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2021 | 2:15 PMThe Associated Press

Two men identified as members of the Proud Boys have been indicted on federal conspiracy and other charges in relation to the Capitol riot. The indictment comes as prosecutors raise the stakes in some of the slew of cases stemming from the...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2021 | 7:17 PMThe Associated Press

Five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early today inside an Indianapolis home in the United States. It appears the attack was targeted, the city’s police chief said, decrying the “mass murder” killings...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2021 | 2:41 PMThe Associated Press

At least two people were injured when a police officer responding to a report of a street race drove his car through a crowd of pedestrians that had gathered around him and were pounding on the car's windows in downtown Tacoma in Washington...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2021 | 12:12 PMThe Associated Press

Eleven workers trapped for two weeks inside a Chinese gold mine were brought safely to the surface today- a landmark achievement for an industry long-blighted by disasters and high death tolls.  China's state broadcaster, CCTV...

Published:Saturday | January 23, 2021 | 4:54 PMThe Associated Press

President Joe Biden's first calls to foreign leaders went to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at a strained moment for the US relationship with its North American...

Published:Saturday | January 23, 2021 | 2:23 PMThe Associated Press

Protests erupted in cities across Russia today to demand the release of Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe. Police have arrested more than 1,600 people, some of whom took to the streets in...

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