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Honduras holds 2 ex-officials on pandemic-tied fraud charges

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — One year after the Honduran government paid $47 million for seven mobile hospitals to expand its bed space for the COVID-19 pandemic, only two are in use and two former go...

Back in Business: WrestleMania ready to rumble with fans

His time due as the next face of WWE, Drew McIntyre imagined what his crowning achievement would look like in the build toward last year’s WrestleMania in his American hometown of Tampa, Florida. ...

High court won't block Mississippi school disparity lawsuit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday it will not get involved, for now, in a lawsuit that says Mississippi allows grave disparities in funding between predominantly Black and pre...

Medal of Honor recipient Charles H. Coolidge dies

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Metal of Honor recipient Charles H. Coolidge has died. He was 99. Coolidge died Tuesday in Chattanooga, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society a...

Xinjiang cotton boycott leaves Western brands reeling

The latest China-versus-the-West dispute is getting ugly. On Wednesday, Chinese state television started blurring the names of Western brands worn by reality show contestants. The measure was a veiled...

EXPLAINER: What to know about the Amazon union vote count

Amazon is known for quick delivery. But finding out whether Amazon warehouse workers voted for or against unionizing is going to take some more time. The final day for the nearly 6,0...

Some Olympic uniforms liable to contain Xinjiang cotton: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese textile company that sources cotton from Xinjiang will be producing clothing for the next two Olympic games, though the company denies the gear will come from th...

AGs from Kentucky, Tennessee sue over stimulus tax rule

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican attorneys general of Kentucky and Tennessee have added their voices to those in several other states who are objecting to a provision in the $1.9 trillion pandemic...

Nearly half of new US virus infections are in just 5 states

Nearly half of new coronavirus infections nationwide are in just five states — a situation that is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sendin...

ATP Schedule

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 4-13 2021 — Antalya Open, HO (Alex de Minaur) Jan. 4-13 2021 — Delray Beach Open, HO (Hubert Hurkacz) Jan. 9-17 2021 ...

WTA Tour Schedule-Winners

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 4-13 2021 — Abu Dhabi Open, HO (Aryna Sabalenka) Jan. 29-Feb. 6 — Gippsland Trophy, HO (Elise Mertens) Feb. 1-7 2021 ...

EXPLAINER: What we know about the Amazon union vote count

If you want your bottle of laundry detergent or shipment of toilet paper, Amazon can get it to your doorstep the next day. But if you want to know how workers at an Amazon warehouse ...

China says H&M changed online map after criticism

Chinese regulators on Friday (April 2) said H&M has agreed to change a “problematic map” online following government criticism, adding to pressure on the Swedish retailer amid a confli...

Business Highlights

___ March hiring accelerated to 916K, yet many jobs remain lost WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a...

Rider injured when ejected from Tennessee mountain coaster

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A rider was ejected from a mountain coaster in Tennessee and hospitalized with head, wrist and ankle injuries, according to state officials. A report submitt...