Dogs detect coronavirus fast and reliably — why not use them everywhere?

Europe is in a panic over the second wave of COVID-19, with infection rates sky-rocketing and GDP plummeting. Belgium has just announced it will no longer test asymptomatic people, even if they've...

Death of Taiwanese returnee from China not caused by COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Sunday afternoon (Sept. 13) that a Taiwanese woman who died in Kaohsiung Saturday after arriving from China o...

Lives Lost: Beloved aunt would ask: 'Where's the party at?'

For family and friends, Lydia Nunez always had jokes, hugs and lots of love. She was the “glue” that brought people together, the one who remembered birthdays, spoiled her nieces an...

NATO meets over Alexei Navalny poisoning

NATO is set to convene a special meeting on Friday to discuss the suspected poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg is scheduled to speak at a press confer...

Russia asks Germany for help with Navalny case

Russia's attorney general has submitted a request to German authorities for judicial assistance with regards to the suspected poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Berlin-base...

Comatose Russian dissident visited by wife, aide in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Alexi Navalny's wife and a top aide visited him Sunday in a Berlin hospital where the comatose Russian dissident is being treated by German doctors after a suspected poisoning. ...

The German NGO behind Alexei Navalny's rescue

Russian dissident politician Alexei Navalny was flown from Omsk to Berlin for medical treatment on Saturday aboard a plane arranged by the Cinema for Peace Foundation. The 44-year-old was in a coma a...

Plane carrying comatose Russian dissident lands in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A plane carrying Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning, touched down early Saturday in Berlin, where he will be treated in the German capital’s m...

Alexei Navalny poisoning live updates: German doctors arrive at hospital

Alexei Navalny is in a coma after a suspected poisoning A German air ambulance has landed in Omsk and the doctors have arrived at the hospital Authorities say he is too sick to leave Doctors say no...

Lives Lost: ‘Warrior’ fought for slave descendants in Brazil

ARMAÇÃO DE BÚZIOS, Brazil (AP) — Carivaldina Oliveira da Costa was the steward of history in her Brazilian community on the northern coast of Rio de Janeiro state, and for two decades fought for their...

Telemedicine shines during pandemic but will glow fade?

Racked with anxiety, Lauren Shell needed to talk to her cancer doctor. But she lives at least an hour away and it was the middle of her workday. It was also the middle of a pandemic...

Update: Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui passed away at age 97

Update: 07/30 10:30 p.m. Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) died at 7:24 p.m. at the age of 97 in Taipei Veterans General Hospital, where he had been hospitalized since February. TAIPEI (Taiwan...

Fourth lawsuit filed in VA hospital deaths in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A fourth lawsuit has been filed involving the sudden deaths of patients at a West Virginia veterans hospital where a former nursing assistant admitted giving them wrongful ins...

Fired VA staffer admits to murdering 7 patients with insulin

A former staffer at a veterans hospital in West Virginia pleaded guilty Tuesday to intentionally killing seven patients with fatal doses of insulin, capping a sweeping federal investigation into a ser...

Pandemic forces some patients to phone in doctor visits

Video telemedicine took off earlier this year as the coronavirus paused in-person doctor visits. Earl Egner missed that trend. The 84-year-old diabetic and cancer survivor has no co...