DC debuts smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure alert system

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s capital has become one of the first jurisdictions in the country to employ a new COVID-19 notification system, a joint Google-Apple venture that delivers alerts to peopl...

Italian swim team reports 10 more positive cases

ROME (AP) — The Italian swim team’s preparations for the Tokyo Olympics were put on hold after 10 more athletes tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday. World champions Simona...

Masked pope, faith leaders pray for peace and pandemic's end

ROME (AP) — A masked Pope Francis welcomed religious leaders to a socially-distanced interfaith peace prayer Tuesday, appealing for a unified international effort to work for peace ...

Greece reverses plan on fans ahead of Champions League match

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — On the eve of a Champions League match between Olympiakos and Marseille, the prime minister of Greece reversed a government decision on Tuesday to allow a limited number of fans ...

Another rider positive as Giro heads toward uncertain finish

UDINE, Italy (AP) — Colombian sprinter Fernando Gaviria became the latest cyclist to test positive for the coronavirus and be withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday as the race heads toward an un...

From 'role models' to sex workers: Kenya's child labor rises

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The teenage girls cannot remember how many men they have had to sleep with in the seven months since COVID-19 closed their schools, or how many of those men used protection. ...

Taiwan reports 3 new coronavirus cases imported from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 20) announced three new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), all imported from the Philippi...

Resolve is high for Patriots after rough outing vs Broncos

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots did their best to prepare for their matchup with Denver while adjusting to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in their locker room and the resulting lack of practice t...

Man serving 660-year sentence denied compassionate release

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man serving a 660-year prison sentence for laundering millions of dollars for a Colombian drug cartel was denied compassionate release on Monday by a federal jud...

Wales locks down as COVID-19 cases spike; Manchester resists

LONDON (AP) — Wales on Monday became the second nation in the United Kingdom to lock down large swathes of its economy to combat rising coronavirus infections, but British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

Belgium fears virus "tsunami" as virus cases keep soaring

BRUSSELS (AP) — Bars and restaurants across Belgium shut down for a month and a night-time curfew took effect Monday as health authorities warned of a possible “tsunami" of new virus cases in the hard...

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases passes 40 million

LONDON (AP) — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the planet has passed 40 million. The milestone was passed early Monday according to Johns Hopkins University, which co...

The Latest: Young Boys surprised by fan limit at match

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Swiss champion Young Boys says it was surprised by the decision of local autho...

Taiwan reports 5 new coronavirus cases from Russia, Philippines, Indonesia, France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct.19) announced five new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from France, the Philippines, Indo...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on virus, taxes and Bidens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back fully campaigning after COVID-19 sidelined him, President Donald Trump returned to familiar form, spreading a litany of falsehoods. Over the weekend, he asse...