US response to the virus is met with incredulity abroad

ROME (AP) — The United States’ failure to contain the spread of the coronavirus has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe, as the world’s most powerful country edges closer to a global record...

Fire kills 7 coronavirus patients in India COVID-19 facility

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A fire killed seven coronavirus patients early Sunday at a southern Indian hotel being used as a COVID-19 facility, officials said, in the second such incident this month. ...

Deadly fire at Czech apartment block, arson suspected

At least 11 people were killed in a fire at a Czech high-rise apartment building on Saturday. Local police say the fire occurred on the 11th floor of a 13-story building in the town of Bohumin, which...

US intel: Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that indivi...

Israeli racewalker recalls surviving 1972 Munich massacre

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Just before heading to sleep on Sept. 4, 1972, Israeli Olympic racewalker Shaul Ladany lent his alarm clock to wrestling coach Moshe Weinberg, a fellow Israeli delegation membe...

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP MOVES TO BAN TIKTOK, WECHAT The executive orders take effect in 45 da...

Russia's race for virus vaccine raises concerns in the West

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia boasts that it’s about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical ...

While Steelers remain united, Tomlin warily eyes 2020

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are united heading into the 2020 season. Yet even with every member of his team opting to play this fall, that doesn't mean Mike Tomlin is certain his club — ...

'See you in court': ACLU files nearly 400 cases versus Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The day after Donald Trump’s election in November 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union posted a message to him on its website: “See you in court.” As president, T...

UK says 50 million face masks it bought might not be safe

LONDON (AP) — The British government says it won’t be using 50 million face masks it bought during a scramble to secure protective equipment for medics during the coronavirus outbreak because of conce...

Germany mandates tests for some arrivals as cases increase

BERLIN (AP) — Germany will require people arriving from countries considered high-risk to take coronavirus tests starting this weekend, the health minister said Thursday, as the country recorded its h...

Fire kills 8 coronavirus patients in Indian hospital

NEW DELHI (AP) — A fire killed eight coronavirus patients at a hospital in western India early Thursday, fire officials said. Firefighters and 15 fire engines contained the fire to t...

Virginia first state to try pandemic app from Apple, Google

Virginia has rolled out a smartphone app to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus, becoming the first U.S. state to use new pandemic technology created by Appl...

Spain's new wave of infections hits the young, middle-aged

SANT SADURNÍ D'ANOIA, Spain (AP) — Like most Spaniards, Emma Gaya thought the worst of the pandemic was behind her. Spain’s government had ended a three-month lockdown after an COVI...

Panthers DT Short anxious for return despite COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers two-time Pro Bowler Kawann Short thought about opting out, but the 6-foot-3, 315-pound defensive tackle simply couldn’t bear the thought of missing another football sea...