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Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 8, the 67th day of 2021. There are 298 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 8,...

Water sports enthusiasts protest at New Taipei’s Lingjiao Waterfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 20 canoe and standup paddleboarding enthusiasts on Monday (March 1) protested under the Lingjiao Waterfall in New Taipei’s Pingxi District against the city...

Former Polish dissident Litynski drowns trying to save dog

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Rescue officials were searching Monday for the body of Jan Litynski, a Polish communist-era dissident and democracy-era politician who drowned in a river while trying to save a d...

Venezuelan migrant dies in frigid waters of Rio Grande

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Venezuelan migrant died while trying to cross the frigid waters of the Rio Grande to reach the United States, Mexico’s National Immigration Institute said Wednesday. ...

Executioners sanitized accounts of deaths in federal cases

CHICAGO (AP) — Executioners who put 13 inmates to death in the last months of the Trump administration likened the process of dying by lethal injection to falling asleep and called gurneys “beds” and ...

Hospitals still ration medical N95 masks as stockpiles swell

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of medical-grade N95 face masks are pouring out of American factories and heading into storage, yet doctors and nurses say there still aren’t enough to ke...

Hospitals still ration medical N95 masks as stockpiles swell

Mike Bowen’s warehouse outside Fort Worth, Texas, was piled high with cases of medical-grade N95 face masks. His company, Prestige Ameritech, can churn out 1 million masks every four days, but he does...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2021. There are 319 days left in the year. This is Presidents Day. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

Klopp concedes EPL title after another Liverpool collapse

Jurgen Klopp composed himself, gave a little chuckle, and rubbed his nose. The Liverpool manager had just seen his team collapse at Leicester to a 3-1 loss — a third straight defeat ...

Review: A star-making lead performance in 'The Mauritanian'

It’s often the case that movies based on true stories offer a glimpse of the real-life characters at the end. In “The Mauritanian,” the story of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s ...

AP Exclusive: Man recounts torture in Maduro's Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The ransom calls began soon after Carlos Marrón learned his father hadn’t returned from his evening walk. The kidnappers wanted to deal with Marrón directly; he hastily board...

Sheriff: Arrest in Black teen's disappearance and death

A Louisiana woman was arrested Tuesday in connection with the disappearance and death late last year of a Black teen whose body was found days after he was reported missing. Janet I...

Michigan man sentenced to prison in drowning of autistic son

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A former western Michigan college professor has been sentenced to prison for manslaughter in the death of his autistic teenage son, who drowned after spending hours in an icy...

Video shows Wuhan lab scientists admit to being bitten by bats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video released two years before the start of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic shows Wuhan Insitute of Virology (WIV) scientists being cavalier toward protective equipment ...

VIRUS TODAY: Record US deaths come on day of Capitol attack

Here’s what’s happening Thursday with the pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY — The U.S. registered its highest deaths yet from the coronavirus on the ...