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The Latest: Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on vaccines

BERLIN — Austria’s leader says his country and Denmark intend to stop relying solely on the European Union for coronavirus vaccines and will work with Israel to produce second-generation vaccines. ...

Asian stocks sink after Wall St rises

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets declined Tuesday after Wall Street rose as a wave of investor concern about possible higher interest rates receded. Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and ...

Carmelo Anthony has 29 and Blazers down Hornets 123-111

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points, Damian Lillard had 23 points and 10 assists and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 123-111 victory over the Cha...

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Demonstrators in Myanmar took to the streets again on Tuesday to protest last month’s seizure of power by the military, as foreign ministers from Southeast Asian countries prepa...

Analysis: Biden retreats from vow to make pariah of Saudis

As a presidential candidate, Joe Biden promised to make a pariah out of Saudi Arabia over the 2018 killing of dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. But when it came time to actually punish Saudi Ara...

Senate vetting Biden's choice for SEC head amid stock drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission is coming before a Senate panel for his confirmation hearing at a moment when a roiling stock-trading dram...

FBI chief to face questions on extremism, Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray is set to testify for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, with lawmakers likely to press him on whether the bureau adequat...

Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's response to the exploding ...

Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats' hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead as the Senate prepared to debate its own version of the House-pa...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 2, the 61st day of 2021. There are 304 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 2...

Romney knocked unconscious in fall, but 'doing better'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday that he was knocked unconscious in a fall over the weekend, but he was “doing better.” The Utah Republican said the accident happened w...

Sigh and Cy: Bieber tagged, Bauer sharp in Dodgers debut

Shane Bieber’s final start last season was rough. His first one in 2021 wasn’t too much better. The AL Cy Young winner gave up four runs and didn’t make it through his scheduled two ...

Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as education secretary, launching him into the national debate over reopening schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as education secretary, launching him into the national debate over reopening schools.

In-game video returning to baseball for 2021

For Chris Owings' first seven years in the majors, he could pop into the video room to take a look at his at-bats during a game. Then last season, the utility infielder for the Color...

Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's response to the exploding ...