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Tour plans to make non-vaccinated golfers pay for COVID test

The PGA Tour is telling its players they will not have to be tested for the coronavirus if they are vaccinated, and those who aren't will have to pay for their own tests starting this summer. ...

Indian students test positive for COVID after Taiwan quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Indian students who came to Taiwan for studies were confirmed on Saturday (April 17) as the country's latest coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infect...

Coronavirus: Entire class quarantined after Swiss students fake COVID test to cut school

Three high school students in the town of Basel in Switzerland falsified a coronavirus test result so that they could skip school for a couple of days, local newspapers reported on Wednesday. Unfortu...

Taiwan reports 6 imported cases from Philippines, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Filipinas and three Indonesian men were confirmed as Taiwan's latest coronavirus cases on Saturday (April 3), bringing the country's total infections to 1,04...

Mets-Nats opener delayed after positive COVID test, tracing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The opening day baseball game between the Nationals and Mets was postponed hours before it was scheduled to begin Thursday night because of coronavirus concerns after one of Washingt...

Manhattan courthouses adapt to COVID so trials can return

NEW YORK (AP) — The two big, busy federal courthouses in Manhattan took the adage that justice delayed is justice denied to heart when the coronavirus hit, creating a pandemic-safe environment for jur...

Kentucky NCAA hopes end after being bounced from SEC tourney

Kentucky's season ended with a missed last-second shot in the SEC Tournament. But things began spiraling downward for the Wildcats long before Thursday's disappointing 74-73 setback ...

Cora's COVID message: Stay safe, your team needs you

Red Sox manager Alex Cora isn’t your usual Florida tourist. “It’s an off-day here tomorrow. Hopefully it rains and it’s cold,” he said on Sunday as he prepared for the team to take i...

In rough start, Richards rescued by 20-pitch mercy rule

Garrett Richards had gotten only one out during his first spring training start, loading the bases and walking in one run before the Red Sox stopped the inning after 23 pitches. Then...

Taiwan reports new imported COVID case from Poland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (Feb. 28) confirmed one new case of COVID-19 from Poland. During a regular press conference, CECC Spokesma...

British woman tests positive for COVID again after arriving in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Feb. 27) announced three new cases of COVID-19 from the U.K., Vietnam, and the Philippines. During a pr...

China subjects US diplomats to anal COVID tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. diplomats arriving in China are complaining about being subjected to anal swab tests for the Wuhan coronavirus. On Feb. 18, The Washington Post reported that U.S. ...

Taiwan tennis player detained at Serbia airport for 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese tennis player Tseng Chun-hsin (曾俊欣) said Tuesday (Feb. 23) that he and his father had been forcefully detained at an airport in Serbia this week due to a mix-up ...

Taiwan reports two COVID cases imported from Myanmar, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Feb. 10) announced two new cases of COVID-19 from Myanmar and Indonesia. During a press conference, He...

Canada to require negative COVID test at land border Feb 15

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that starting next week any nonessential traveler arriving in Canada by land will need to show a negative PCR-based COVID-19 tes...