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EU talks up support for Afghanistan as security declines

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday debated ways to maintain support for Afghanistan’s beleaguered government after a brutal weekend attack on a girls' school underscored deep c...

Taiwan reports 3 local COVID cases, 1 under investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 10) announced three new domestic COVID-19 cases, one case under investigation, and 11 that were imported. Duri...

Afghanistan Taliban plan 3-day cease-fire for Eid holiday

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Taliban said Monday they would participate in a three-day cease-fire for the Eid-al-Fitr holiday this week marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. ...

Man charged in stabbings of 2 Asian women a no-show in court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The arraignment of a man who allegedly stabbed two elder women without warning at a San Francisco bus stop was postponed Friday after he refused to leave his jail cell and appear ...

Army trainee waives bond hearing in school bus hijack case

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An Army trainee has waived his first chance to appear in court on dozens of charges related to allegations he held a bus full of South Carolina elementary school students and its...

Man charged with stabbing two Asian women in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who allegedly stabbed two elderly women without warning at a San Francisco bus stop was charged with attempted murder in an attack that follows a number of others against As...

Survivor of subway crash reflects on decision to change cars

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A decision to change cars to get closer to a station exit may have saved Erik Bravo, a 34-year-old financial adviser who survived the collapse of an elevated line in Mexico City’s s...

Glacier National Park demand outweighs ticket availability

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Park officials in Montana have made additional reservation tickets available this week for Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park after receiving complaints that the pa...

Sheriff: Army trainee arrested after hijacking school bus

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An Army trainee has been arrested after authorities say he boarded a South Carolina school bus with a gun Thursday and held the driver and elementary students hostage before lett...

Home of San Francisco's 1st same-sex spouses now a landmark

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The hilltop cottage belonging to a lesbian couple who were the first same-sex partners to legally marry in San Francisco has become a city landmark. The Board o...

Iowa pushes pop-up vaccination as demand for shots wanes

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — As interest in the coronavirus vaccine continues to lag, Iowa public health officials are trying to make it easier to get a shot. Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesd...

Bomb targets health workers in Afghan capital, killing 1

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb targeted a minibus carrying medical workers in the Afghan capital Wednesday morning, killing one person, a Kabul police official said. Three medics w...

2 Asian American women stabbed in San Francisco attack

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police were hunting for a man who stabbed two Asian American women without warning Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco's Mid-Market area. Officers were sent to 4t...

Alfonso cites fictional coach, unhappy with Mets change

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso and Francisco Lindor learned from phones messages that the New York Mets had fired hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant Tom Slater, a move that left players unhappy. ...

Deputy shooting becomes part of city's long history on race

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was wrapping up when Dakwon Gibbs told a friend that George Floyd’s killing — and others like it — would...