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Governors' anger grows as federal vaccine stockpile vanishes

CHICAGO (AP) — Here’s what’s happening Saturday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY — Several governors expressed exasperation at ...

Expo 2020 unveils key pavilion in Dubai as pandemic surges

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai on Saturday unveiled the signature pavilion for the upcoming Expo 2020, the world's fair that is scheduled to open later this year even as the global pandemic ...

Fleeing New Yorkers squeeze surrounding housing markets

Angel Garcia, a single father approved for a mortgage loan of $300,000, had high hopes in early 2020 of finding a house he could afford in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. The...

Biden: Science will be at `forefront' of his administration

President-elect Joe Biden says "science will always be at the forefront of my administration,” and he is elevating the post of science adviser to Cabinet level, a White House first. ...

After Trump, Biden aims to reshape the presidency itself

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Joe Biden takes the oath of office Wednesday outside a wounded U.S. Capitol, he will begin reshaping the office of the presidency itself as he sets out to lead a bitterly divide...

Biden fills out State Department team with Obama veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is filling out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama administration, signaling his desire to return to...

Uganda says president wins 6th term as vote-rigging alleged

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s electoral commission says longtime President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine alleges rigging and officials struggle to ex...

European powers press Iran to back off latest nuclear move

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran on Saturday to back off the latest planned violation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying that Tehran has “no credible civilian use...

Taiwan's Acer remains world No. 5 PC brand

Taiwan-based Acer Inc. remained the world's fifth largest PC brand in 2020 while increasing its global share with a 23 percent increase in shipments from a year earlier, according to global market...

The Latest: UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2M by mid-2020

UNITED NATIONS — A new U.N. report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of international migrants by 2 million by the middle of 2020 because of border closings and a halt to travel ...

Bowl games look to future after weathering challenging year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even after canceling the Tournament of Roses parade during the summer and scaling back the pregame festivities normally associated with the Rose Bowl, David Eads and his staff were ...

INAUGURATION EXPLAINER: Biden's event will be very different

WASHINGTON (AP) — Between the still-raging pandemic and suddenly very real threat of violence, the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris next Wednesday promises to be one of the most unusual in ...

AP EXCLUSIVE: Maduro ally presses for dialogue with Biden

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A close ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Friday he’s hopeful the Biden administration will roll back a “cruel” sanctions policy and instead give room for dipl...

Vice president pays tribute to Taiwan's late puppet master

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited the Li Tian-lu (李天祿) Hand Puppet Museum earlier this week to pay tribute to the late Taiwanese puppet master. According to a s...

Taiwan's CECC planning partnership to develop COVID antibody treatments

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is planning to launch a public-private partnership to develop and produce antibody treatments against COVID-19, according to the National Health Research Ins...