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Fauci wins $1 million Israeli prize for 'defending science'

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci has won the $1 million Dan David Prize for “defending science” and advocating for vaccines now being administered worldwide to fight the coronavirus pandemic....

Spain: Catalans to vote in test of separatist movement

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Voting has started in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia on Sunday as 5.3 million voters are called to cast ballots in a regional election that will test the region’s secessionist ...

Spain: Catalonia holds regional elections in test for separatists

Voters across the disputed Spanish region of Catalonia are heading to the polls on Sunday in an election that will test the strength of the region's separatist movement. While the election is unl...

What do consumers want now? P&G bets on beard oil, cleaners

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is cleaning up during the pandemic. The company's sales were up last year, since it happens to make just about everything people needed while st...

Criminals in Mexico exploit desperation for oxygen canisters

MEXICO CITY (AP) — High rates of coronavirus infection have led Mexico to crack down on the illicit trade in oxygen canisters, though thieves are coming up with new ways to defraud families. ...

Portugal chooses a president amid a severe pandemic surge

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal held a presidential election Sunday, with the moderate incumbent candidate strongly favored to earn a second five-year term as a devastating COVID-19 surge grips the E...

Fauci unleashed: Doc takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci is back. In truth, the nation’s leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and undermini...

Northern Taiwan hospital fully evacuated amid Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A hospital in northern Taiwan that was the site of an Wuhan coronavirus cluster infection of 10 cases on Thursday (Jan. 21) completed evacuation procedures. On Thursday...

Fauci unleashed: Doc takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci is back. In truth, the nation’s leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and undermini...

Taiwan deploys chemical warfare troops to disinfect Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soldiers from Taiwan's chemical warfare unit were deployed for a second time this week on a mission to eliminate the Wuhan coronavirus from Taoyuan City. On Tuesday...

'Shameful': US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “total...

AP PHOTOS: Boys learn Spain’s deadly art of the bullfight

MADRID (AP) — Holding the red cape outstretched, one boy practices making an elegant swivel as his fellow pupil slowly sweeps past with a pair of bull horns held in front. They are ...

Far from the capital, Iran struggles to bury virus victims

GHAEMSHAHR, Iran (AP) — Deep in the lush valleys of northern Iran, where the Alborz Mountains crumble toward the sea, Ali Rahimi takes up his grisly work. Day in and day out, Rahimi,...

Taiwanese couple claim they caught new mutant coronavirus strain in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese couple claims that they have contracted the new mutant coronavirus strain that is circulating around the UK despite having rarely ventured out or interacted wi...

Trump's legacy: He changed the presidency, but will it last?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most improbable of presidents, Donald Trump reshaped the office and shattered its centuries-old norms and traditions while dominating the national discourse like no one before. ...