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Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer

EU Agency To Issue More Guidance On AstraZeneca’s COVID Shot

The European Medicines Agency is expected to provide updated guidance on how countries across Europe should use the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca.
1 year ago
Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee President Seiko Hashimoto attends a press conference at its headqua...
Stephen Wade & Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press

Tokyo Under ‘Emergency Orders’ With Olympics 3 Months Away

Tokyo and Japan’s second largest metropolitan area of Osaka are coming under emergency orders aimed at stemming surging cases of the coronavirus.
1 year ago
An elderly man (R) talks on the phone as frontline workers unload the body of his relative from a a...
Ashok Sharma, Associated Press

Low On Beds, Oxygen, India Adds Global High 314K Virus Cases

India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections as a grim coronavirus surge in the world’s second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hospital beds and oxygen.
1 year ago
Queen Elizabeth II during the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on Apri...
Pam Pylas, Associated Press

Queen Elizabeth Expresses Thanks For ‘Support And Kindness’

Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her thanks for all the “support and kindness” shown following the death of her husband, Prince Philip.
1 year ago
Footage released April 19 shows railroad worker Mayur Shelkhe lifting a child to safety as a train ...
Jack Guy & Rob Picheta, CNN

CCTV Shows The Moment A Railroad Worker Snatched A Child From The Path Of A Train

Hair-raising footage released Monday shows the moment an Indian railroad employee rushed to save the life of a child who had fallen onto the tracks.
1 year ago
Fans of Chelsea Football Club protest against the European Super League outside Stamford Bridge on ...
Rob Harris, AP Global Soccer Writer

Super League Collapses After The 6 English Clubs Withdraw

All six English clubs have dramatically abandoned plans to join a breakaway Super League, threatening to implode the project by a group of elite English, Spanish and Italian clubs less than two days after it was announced.
1 year ago
Plumes of ash billow from the La Soufrière volcano on the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines...
The Associated Press

UN Seeks $29M For St. Vincent Amid New Volcanic Threats

The U.N. resident coordinator for Barbados and the eastern Caribbean said Tuesday the situation is “apocalyptic.”
1 year ago
FILE: Johnson & Johnson's Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is stored for use with United Airlines employees...
Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer

EU Agency Links J&J Shot To Rare Clots, Says Odds Favor Use

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency says it found a “possible link” between Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine and extremely rare blood clots and that a warning should be added to the label. But experts at the agency reiterated that the vaccine’s benefits outweigh the risks.
1 year ago
FILE: President of the Republic of Chad Idriss Deby Itno addresses the 68th session of the General ...
Edouard Takadji & Krista Larson, Associated Press

Military Says That Chad’s President Killed On Battlefield

A top military commander says that Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno has been killed on the battlefield in a fight against rebels.
1 year ago
Champions League official match ball during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg matc...
Rob Harris & Graham Dunbar, AP Sports Writers

UEFA Could Ban Super League Players From Euro 2020, World Cup

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says players at the 12 clubs setting up their own Super League could be banned from this year’s European Championship and next year’s World Cup.
1 year ago
In this handout image provided by The U.S. Embassy Seoul, United States Special Presidential Envoy ...
HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

US, China Agree To Cooperate On Climate Crisis With Urgency

The United States and China, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue.
1 year ago
Peter Phillips, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and  Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during the Cere...
Sylvia Hui, Associated Press

Harry, William Seen Chatting Together After Royal Funeral

A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside at their grandfather’s funeral.
1 year ago
Jefferson Silva de Souza (wearing a hat) mourns next to his brother the death of his father Francis...
David Biller, Maria Cheng & Joshua Goodman, Associated Press

Worldwide COVID-19 Death Toll Tops A Staggering 3 Million

The global death toll from the coronavirus has topped a staggering 3 million people.
1 year ago
Queen Elizabeth II takes her seat during the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at St Geo...
DANICA KIRKA & JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

Queen Sits Alone At Funeral For Prince Philip To Set Example

Queen Elizabeth II is sitting alone in the quire of St. George’s Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip, the man who had been by her side for 73 years.
1 year ago
Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge att...
Josh Ellis

Princes William, Harry Won’t Walk Side-By-Side At Funeral

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral, minimizing the chances of any awkward moments between the brothers who are grappling with strained relations since Harry’s decision to step away from royal duties last year. Buckingham Palace […]
2 years ago
The container ship 'Ever Given' is refloated, unblocking the Suez Canal on March 29, 2021 in Suez, ...
Samy Magdy, Associated Press

Suez Canal Chief: Vessel Impounded Amid Financial Dispute

Egyptian authorities have impounded a massive cargo vessel that blocked the Suez Canal last month amid a financial dispute with its owner.
2 years ago
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Kristin Deane & Danica Coto, Associated Press

St. Vincent Seeks Water, Funds As Volcano Keeps Erupting

Leaders of volcano-wracked St. Vincent say that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies and they estimated that the eastern Caribbean island will need hundreds of millions of dollars to recover from the eruption of La Soufriere.
2 years ago
People demonstrate outside of the Prime Minister's official residence on April 12, 2021 in Tokyo, J...
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press

Japan To Start Releasing Fukushima Water Into Sea In 2 Years

Japan’s government has decided to start releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean in two years.
2 years ago
Indonesian Muslims perform  Tarawih prayers to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan at the K...
Mariam Fam, Kathy Gannon & Bassem Mroue, Associated Press

Muslims Navigate Restrictions In The Second Pandemic Ramadan

For Ramadan this year, Magdy Hafez has been longing to reclaim a cherished ritual: performing the nighttime group prayers called taraweeh. Last year, the coronavirus upended the 68-year-old Egyptian’s routine of going to the mosque to perform those prayers, traditional during Islam’s holiest month.
2 years ago
Minors talk to an agent outside a pod at the Department of Homeland Security holding facility run b...
Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press

Central American Nations Deploy Troops To Reduce Migration

The Biden administration has struck an agreement with a trio of Central American nations to temporarily surge troops to their borders in an effort to reduce the tide of immigration to the U.S. border.
2 years ago
A vertical ash column from La Soufriere volcano was estimated to have gone approximately 4 kilomete...
Kristin Deane & Danica Coto, Associated Press

‘Huge’ Explosion Rocks St. Vincent As Volcano Keeps Erupting

La Soufriere volcano has fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas in the biggest explosive eruption yet since volcanic activity began on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent late last week.
2 years ago
A mug featuring a photograph of Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh who died at age 99, is seen in a g...
Jill Lawless, Associated Press

Andrew: Philip’s Death Has Left ‘Huge Void’ In Queen’s Life

Prince Andrew says the death of Prince Philip has left a “huge void” in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, while Princess Anne paid tribute to her father as “my teacher, my supporter and my critic.”
2 years ago
There has been a massive power outage on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent where La Soufrière vo...
Patrick Oppmann & Claudia Dominguez, CNN

St. Vincent Suffers Power Outage After La Soufrière Volcano Erupts

There has been a massive power outage on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent where La Soufrière volcano began erupting Friday, St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Emergency Management Organization reported Sunday.
2 years ago
Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh chats with the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams duri...
JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

Religious Leaders Recall Prince Philip’s Spiritual Curiosity

Churches in Britain held services Sunday to remember Prince Philip as people of many religions reflected on a man whose gruff exterior hid a strong personal faith and deep curiosity about others’ beliefs.
2 years ago
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