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Hindu temple in UAE ships oxygen aid to crisis-hit India

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As India's government scrambles for supplies of oxygen and other emergency aid to control the raging coronavirus outbreak, donors around the world have come to the r...

French admiral: Air power helps root out 'underground' IS

LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — The Islamic State group is using stealth to regenerate its forces by developing its military capabilities underground, and France is deploying its warships and aircraft in the ...

Stars of 'Shrill' express love for the 'hippest of places'

NEW YORK (AP) — As “Shrill” draws to a close, its stars and creators are reflecting on how important Portland, Oregon, became to the Hulu comedy series, and how much of the city's originality and beau...

Prost! Bavaria opens some of its famous beer gardens again

MUNICH (AP) — Bavarians were able to enjoy a tall beer in the spring sun Monday in several areas, as some outdoor beer gardens reopened in the southern German state. Bavaria had an o...

Americans set another pandemic-era record for air travel

Americans set a record for pandemic-era air travel, then broke it again over the Mother's Day holiday weekend. The Transportation Security Administration said that slightly more than...

DHL Delivers First Batch of Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccines and Diluents to the Philippines

Rigorous planning and testing were undertaken by DHL to ensure supply chains support the vaccine's stringent temperature requirements MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Media OutReach - 10 May 2021 - DHL Express, ...

EU: Pandemic measures to total about $5.85 trillion

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top economy official said Monday that the recovery measures the EU and its 27 member states have in the works to emerge from the pandemic total around $5.85 trilli...

Dracula's castle proves an ideal setting for COVID-19 jabs

BUCHAREST (AP) — At Dracula’s castle in picturesque Transylvania, Romanian doctors are offering a jab in the arm rather than a stake through the heart. A COVID-19 vaccination center ...

Blake Shelton joins drive to help feed out-of-work musicians

For more than a year now, the state of America's live music industry has been a grim one. The COVID-19 pandemic threw hundreds of thousands of musicians, roadies and other touring in...

Nishikori raises questions about holding the Tokyo Olympics

ROME (AP) — Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori has doubts about whether the IOC and local organizers are doing enough to plan for a worst-case scenario of “hundreds” or “thousands” of coronavirus ca...

India’s COVID-19 cases dip from peak, calls for shutdown mount

Calls grew for India to impose a nationwide lockdown as new coronavirus cases and deaths held close to record highs on Monday (May 10), increasing pressure on the government of Prime Minister Narendra...

Indian virus variant found in Thai travelers from Pakistan

BANGKOK (AP) — Health authorities in Thailand said Monday they have confirmed the country’s first cases of the Indian variant of the coronavirus, in a Thai woman and her 4-year-old son who have been i...

COVID-vaccine maker BioNTech reports $1.37B profit in Q1

BERLIN (AP) — German pharmaceutical company BioNTech reported a net profit of 1.13 billion euros ($1.37 billion) in the first quarter of this year on the back of strong revenues from its coronavirus v...

AP-NORC poll: Biden approval buoyed by his pandemic response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is plunging into the next phase of his administration with the steady approval of a majority of Americans, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC ...

Primary, junior high schools, courts, reopen in Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Primary and junior high schools reopened for in-person classes in Greece Monday for the first time in months, as the country continues to ease coronavirus-related restrictions, d...