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A view of the exterior of Rome's criminal court before the start of the trial of US teenagers Hjort...
FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Rome Jury Convicts 2 US Friends In Slaying Of Police Officer

Two young Americans have been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison in Italy for killing a police officer in a tragic unraveling of a small-time drug deal gone bad.
1 year ago
A photo provided by Mali's Ministry of Health and Social Development shows some of the nine babies ...
Stephanie Halasz & Amy Woodyatt, CNN

Woman From Mali Gives Birth To Nine Babies – Two More Than Expected

A woman from Mali has given birth to nine babies -- two more than the seven that ultrasounds had detected -- according to the country's Ministry of Health.
1 year ago
People watch unclaimed bodies burn on funeral pyres at a mass crematorium site on the banks of the ...
Ashok Sharma, Associated Press

India Hits Another Grim Virus Record As Oxygen Demand Jumps

Infections in India have hit another grim daily record as demand for medical oxygen jumped sevenfold and the government denied reports that it was slow in distributing life-saving supplies from abroad.
1 year ago
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Rob Gillies, Associated Press

Canada Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine For Age 12 And Older

Canada’s health regulators say they've become the first to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for people as young as 12.
1 year ago
In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, a Long March 5B rocket carrying a module fo...
Barbara Starr & Paul LeBlanc, CNN

Pentagon Tracking Out-Of-Control Chinese Rocket That Could Reenter Earth’s Atmosphere

The Pentagon has said it is tracking a large Chinese rocket that is out of control and set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend, raising concerns about where its debris may make impact.
1 year ago
An Indian relative of a patient suffering from the coronavirus rests while he is treated in the eme...
Aniruddha Ghosal, AP Science Writer

‘Horrible’ Weeks Ahead As India’s Virus Catastrophe Worsens

A top expert is warning that the coming weeks in India will be “horrible,” as COVID-19 infections and deaths mount with alarming speed and there is no end in sight to the crisis.
1 year ago
Emergency personnel work to search for accident survivors after a raised subway track collapsed on ...
E. Eduardo Castillo & Fabiola Sanchez, Associated Press

Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapse Kills At Least 23

Mexico City officials say an elevated section of the city's metro collapsed and at least 23 people have been killed.
1 year ago
Volunteers treat patients suffering from COVID-19 with free oxygen at a makeshift clinic in a parki...
Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press

Restrictions Easing In US And Europe Amid Disaster In India

Pandemic-weary travelers are returning to the skies and casinos in the United States and eating out again in Greece as the vaccine rollout is sending news cases and deaths tumbling in more affluent countries, contrasting with a worsening disaster in India.
1 year ago
A visitor takes a selfie with the Parthenon temple in the background of the Athenian Acropolis on M...
Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press

Attention Travelers! EU Proposes Reopening External Borders

In announcement sure to be welcomed by travelers worldwide, the EU’s executive branch has proposed easing restrictions on visiting the 27-nation bloc as vaccination campaigns keep gathering speed.
1 year ago
A nurse waits for people to be inoculated with AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covishield vaccine against COVI...
The Associated Press

Impact Of Devastating Indian Virus Surge Spreads To Politics

India has recorded nearly 370,000 more coronavirus infections and 3,400 deaths as a catastrophic surge sweeps through the country.
1 year ago
A worker wearing a PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) suit is seen amid the burning funeral pyres ...
Aniruddha Ghosal & Maria Cheng, Associated Press

India Launches Effort To Inoculate All Adults Against COVID

India has opened vaccinations to all adults in hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections.
1 year ago
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The Associated Press

Pfizer, BioNTech Seek EU’s OK To Use COVID Vaccine On Kids

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech have submitted a request to the European drug regulator for the approval of their coronavirus vaccine to be extended to include children 12 to 15 years old.
1 year ago
Rescue workers carry a dead body into an ambulance after dozens were killed in crush at a religious...
Josef Federman, Associated Press

Religious Festival Stampede In Israel Kills 44, Hurts Dozens

Israeli medical officials say at least 44 people have been killed in a stampede at an overcrowded Jewish religious festival in northern Israel.
1 year ago
Men wearing PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) perform the last rites of a deceased relative in a ...
Krutika Pathi & Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press

India Cases Set New Global Record; Millions Vote In 1 State

India has set another global record in new virus cases, as millions of people in one state cast votes despite rising infections.
1 year ago
In this image taken from video footage run by China's CCTV, a Long March 5B rocket carrying a modul...
Sam McNeil, Associated Press

China Launches Main Part Of Its 1st Permanent Space Station

China has launched the main module of its first permanent space station that will host astronauts long term.
1 year ago
A man wearing PPE kit (Personal Protection Equipment) can be seen amid funeral pyres before they we...
Sheikh Saaliq, Krutika Pathi & Aniruddha Ghosal, Associated Press

India Grieves 200,000 Dead With Many More Probably Uncounted

India’s official death toll has passed 200,000, but the true number is likely far higher.
1 year ago
Seiko Hashimoto, President of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic gam...
Stephen Wade, AP Sports Writer

More Tests, No Quarantine In Updated Tokyo Olympic Rules

Tokyo Olympic organizers this week are to unveil additional plans to explain how 15,400 Olympic and Paralympic athletes can compete in Japan when the games open in three months.
1 year ago
A man performs the last rites of his relative who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus disease as other...
Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press

SOS Messages, Panic As Virus Breaks India’s Health System

On Monday, the country reported more than 2,800 deaths, with roughly 117 Indians succumbing to the disease every hour — and experts say even those figures are likely an undercount.
1 year ago
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Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press

EU Finalizing Plans To Allow US Tourists Back This Summer

Officials say the European Union is finalizing plans to allow tourists from the United States to travel to the 27-nation bloc this summer.
1 year ago
At least 82 people died in a hospital fire Saturday night in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad, the Ir...
Mohammed Tawfeeq, CNN

At Least 82 Killed In Massive Baghdad Hospital Fire

At least 82 people died in a huge hospital fire Saturday night in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said Sunday.
1 year ago
Indonesian navy ship Oswad Siahaan sails to join the search for submarine KRI Nanggala that went mi...
Masrur Jamaluddin, CNN

Missing Indonesian Submarine Believed Sunk As Debris Is Found, Navy Says

Indonesia's Navy changed the status of its missing submarine from "sub miss" to "sub sank" on Saturday, as a naval chief presented debris believed to be from the vessel at a news conference.
1 year ago
Ash covers roads a day after the La Soufriere volcano erupted after decades of inactivity, in Kings...
Patrick Oppmann, CNN

Parts Of Caribbean Island Of St. Vincent Unrecognizable After Volcano Erupts

For over two weeks, a volcano on the island of St. Vincent has erupted with unrelenting fury. Now, residents don't even recognize their home.
1 year ago
Patients who are infected with COVID-19 can be seen wearing oxygen masks as free oxygen was supplie...
Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press

India Virus Patients Suffocate Amid Oxygen Shortage In Surge

Indian authorities are scrambling to get medical oxygen to hospitals where COVID-19 patients are suffocating due to low supplies.
1 year ago
French police officials block off a street near a police station in Rambouillet, south-west of Pari...
Barbara Wojazer & Eliza Mackintosh, CNN

French Police Official Killed In Knife Attack At Station Near Paris

A female police official has been fatally stabbed in a knife attack at a police station in Rambouillet, a suburb of Paris, the French interior minister Gerald Darmanin said Friday.
1 year ago
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