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The Latest: Pakistanis shop ahead of weeklong lockdown

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has reported 120 deaths and 4105 new cases of COVID-19 in a single day ahead of a planned closure of all business and transport for a week starting Saturday. Be...

Toddler rescued after crash expected to make full recovery

A 2-year-old girl rescued from a Maryland bay after a five-vehicle crash on a bridge has been released from a hospital and is expected to make a full recovery, according to authorities. ...

Lawsuit filed over 'gay' attack in Virginia GOP race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Republican candidate for Virginia lieutenant governor is going to court in an effort to find out who is responsible for an anonymous attack that called him “a Gay Democrat" whil...

Ohio State plans program to settle with more abuse victims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University said Monday it is planning an individual settlement program that could help resolve more of the remaining claims over alleged sexual misconduct by Richard S...

Witness rescues girl from Maryland bay after crash on bridge

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A witness to a five-vehicle crash on a Maryland bridge jumped into a bay and rescued a 2-year-old girl who had been ejected into the water while still in her car seat, according...

Judges hear arguments over Census' contentious privacy tool

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The fight over whether the U.S. Census Bureau can use a controversial statistical technique to keep people's information private in the numbers used for drawing political distr...

Top general drops opposition to change in sex assault policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a potentially significant shift in the debate over combating sexual assault in the military, the nation’s top general says he is dropping his opposition to a proposal to take deci...

State TV says Iran reaches deals to release prisoners

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will free prisoners with Western ties in Iran in exchange for billions of dollars from the United States and the United Kingdom, state television reported Sunday. The U.S. and...

Iran state TV, quoting anonymous official, says deal made between US and Tehran for prisoner swap, release of $7 billion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran state TV, quoting anonymous official, says deal made between US and Tehran for prisoner swap, release of $7 billion.

Iran state TV, quoting anonymous official, says UK will pay 400 million pounds to Tehran to free Iranian-British woman

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV, quoting anonymous official, says UK will pay 400 million pounds to Tehran to free Iranian-British woman.

1st woman joins suit over Ohio State doc's sex misconduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Twenty-three new plaintiffs are suing Ohio State University over alleged sexual misconduct by a team doctor already accused of abusing hundreds of young men during his two decade...

Officials in Switzerland push back at Biden 'tax haven' barb

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities are taking issue with U.S. President Joe Biden's comment that many companies use Switzerland, and two other territories, as tax havens, with the Swiss Federal Departmen...

A look at what's next in the release of 2020 census data

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There were some genuine surprises in the first batch of data from the nation's 2020 head count released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau. Officials in some Su...

Rockets' Kevin Porter Jr. fined $50,000 for strip club visit

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. $50,000 for violating the league’s health and safety rules by visiting a strip club in Miami last week with teammate Sterling B...

Judge has doubts on voter privacy in Arizona recount

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge hearing a challenge to voter privacy policies during the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate's recount of 2.1 million 2020 election ballots in the county that includes metro Ph...