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Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. “Today,” he said, “is a day o...

Australian crews race to contain blazes as damage bill soars

SYDNEY (AP) — Bolstered by cooler weather and desperately needed rain, exhausted firefighters in Australia raced to shore up defenses against deadly wildfires before the blazes flare again within days...

2 more missing in Australian wildfires as rain brings relief

SYDNEY (AP) — Two people more people are missing in remote parts of New South Wales as rain and cooler temperatures brought some measure of relief Monday to Australian communities battling wildfires. ...

Ex-bombmaker, Bali widow forge friendship, seek peace

TENGGULUN, Indonesia (AP) — The Balinese widow stared across the courthouse at the man who had murdered her husband and 201 others and longed to see him suffer. Ever since that horri...

Ex-bombmaker, Bali bomb widow forge friendship, seek peace

TENGGULUN, Indonesia (AP) — The young Balinese widow stared across the courthouse at the man who had murdered her husband and 201 others, and longed to see him suffer. Ever since tha...

Australia fines Sackler-owned opioid maker over advertising

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s drug regulator has fined a pharmaceutical company owned by the billionaire Sackler family over what it dubbed misleading advertising for one of its opioid painkillers, as the...

Sackler-owned opioid maker goes global with OD treatment

The gleaming booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. “Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life,” the slogan on its walls ...

Sackler-owned opioid maker goes global with OD treatment

The gleaming white booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. “Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life,” the slogan on its ...

5 months on, Christchurch attacker inspires others

SYDNEY (AP) — The attack on a Texas Walmart that left 22 people dead bore all the classic hallmarks of America's cycle of mass shootings. A lone shooter. Multiple casualties. A white male accused of t...

'Rise up!' NZ students heal with haka after mosque attacks

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Their voices have thundered across this heartsick city, in parks and at flower memorials and schools. Day after day, the students of Christchurch have gathered, feet s...

Families of Christchurch dead in agonizing wait for burials

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Families of the 50 people killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings are enduring an increasingly agonizing wait for the bodies of victims to be released as New Zeala...

Mosque shooter a white nationalist seeking revenge

SYDNEY (AP) — The gunman behind at least one of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 49 people dead on Friday tried to make a few things clear in the manifesto he left behind: He is a 28-year...

Official vows action after AP reports missing migrant girls

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian official is vowing to do more to combat human trafficking after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed that scores of trafficked girls have quietly d...

Race to save drowning Rohingya boy exposes spiraling crisis

UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — The little boy emerges into view amid a chorus of panicked shouts and the thunder of feet from the horde sweeping past us. He is slumped over the shoulder of a man, his skinn...

Who's my father? Australia law ID's once-secret sperm donors

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For Peter Peacock, fate arrived in the form of a registered letter. The letter looked to be a bit of a letdown. Peacock had gone to the post office expect...