Bernie Sanders lauds Taiwan for going 'coronavirus-free for 200 days'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Thursday evening (Oct. 29) lauded Taiwan's milestone of 200 days without a local Wuhan coronavirus case, attributing it to the country...

Pope ends public audiences, eyes Christmas as virus surges

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is halting his public general audiences and will limit participation at Christmas and other upcoming Masses amid a surge of coronavirus cases in Italy and the Vatican, officia...

How does the coronavirus affect the heart?

How does COVID-19 affect the heart? Even though it’s known as a respiratory virus, doctors believe the coronavirus can directly infect the heart muscle and cause other problems lead...

Taiwanese woman contracts coronavirus from dinner party in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct.29) announced three new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), with one Taiwanese woman appar...

Veteran goalkeeper Reina shines as Lazio holds Brugge

BRUGGE, Belgium (AP) — Veteran goalkeeper Pepe Reina produced a couple of decisive saves to help Lazio to a 1-1 draw at Brugge in their Champions League match on Wednesday. The 38-ye...

Tupperware is partying like it's 1965

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Tupperware relied on social gatherings for explosive growth in the mid 20th century. In the 21st century, it is social distancing that is fueling sales. Re...

Taiwan man suffers with coronavirus for 8 days after test vial snafu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A test tube mixup led to one Taiwanese man languishing in quarantine for over a week without knowing he had the coronavirus and another living in fear thinking he had been...

No crowds for Melbourne Cup despite easing of restrictions

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s premier horse race will go ahead next week but there’ll be no crowd allowed for the Melbourne Cup despite the easing of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. ...

Dates locked in for India's cricket tour to Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cricket Australia has locked in dates for India’s tour Down Under after a lengthy delay while overhauling the schedule to meet the varying quarantine and COVID-19 pandemic ...

CAS proceeds with Russian doping case in pandemic

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A landmark hearing in the Russian doping saga was confirmed Tuesday to go ahead despite travel and health restrictions during the current coronavirus spike in Switzerland....

US consumer confidence dips slightly in October to 100.9

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence dipped slightly in October as a new wave of coronavirus cases began across the country. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that ...

Coronavirus: France faces lockdown amid surging cases

The French government is holding emergency meetings on Tuesday over the growing coronavirus crisis. Officials are warning of potential new lockdowns as the country sees soaring case numbers and hospit...

New Mexico legislator flees home after receiving threats

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico state senator said he fled his house after receiving anonymous threatening telephone messages following his criticism of a protest outside the state Capitol against ...

Low expections in Mexico as US election approaches

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A week before U.S. elections, expectations and attention are unusually low in a foreign country that may have more at stake than any other. Many Mexicans would be glad to see a more...

The Latest: Lockdown largely ending in Melbourne, Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s former coronavirus hot spot Melbourne will largely emerge from lockdown after the city on Monday recorded its first day without a new COVID-19 case in more than four...