Search on for 4-member crew of sunken Atlantic fishing boat

BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts early Monday. The 82-foot Emmy Rose went down about 20 miles n...

Indonesia's confirmed coronavirus cases exceed half million

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s confirmed COVID-19 cases breached half a million on Monday as the government of the world’s fourth most populous nation scrambled to procure vaccines to help it w...

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 vaccine 'highly effective' prevention

LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca said Monday that late stage trials of its COVID-19 vaccine developed with Oxford University were “highly effective’’ in preventing disease. The results are ...

Taiwan reports imported coronavirus case from Ghana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 23) announced one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) imported from Ghana. During a press confe...

Coronavirus: Indian hospitals run short of intensive care beds 

On Sunday, Delhi recorded 6,746 new COVID-19 infections and 121 related deaths, bringing the total death toll in the state to 8,391. Local authorities are struggling to cope with an exponential rise i...

Asian stocks rise ahead of US economic data amid virus fears

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday as investors looked ahead to quarterly U.S. economic data amid unease about anti-coronavirus curbs on business and wrangling over the American presidential elec...

Asian stocks rise ahead of US economic data amid virus fears

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday as investors looked ahead to quarterly U.S. economic data amid unease about anti-coronavirus curbs on business and wrangling over the American presidential elec...

Taiwan to begin COVID-19 vaccinations as early as 1st quarter of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan could begin the immunization program against COVID-19 as early as the first quarter of 2021, according to the nation's health authorities. Central Epidemic C...

The Latest: Pakistan's cases rise amid large gatherings

ISLAMABAD — Amid defiance of the directive to wear masks and avoid large public gatherings, Pakistan reported 59 more deaths and 2,665 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. The country's...

FDA allows emergency use of antibody drug Trump received

U.S. health officials Saturday agreed to allow emergency use of a second antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental medicine that President Donald Trump was given when he ...

G-20 summit opens with Saudi urging united response to virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman opened on Saturday the Group of 20 summit as the coronavirus pandemic overshadows this year's gathering of heads of state, transforming it...

In cities nationwide, voters sanction more police oversight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voters in communities across the country approved measures on Election Day toughening civilian oversight of law enforcement agencies, including some that took years to reach the ...

The Latest: Hospitals in India's capital near capacity

NEW DELHI — India has reported 46,232 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, with the situation particularly alarming in New Delhi. Intensive care wards and the capit...

Maryland officials renew Hogan criticism on 500K virus tests

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers renewed criticism Friday of Gov. Larry Hogan’s April procurement of 500,000 COVID-19 tests from South Korea after The Washington Post reported the first batch ...

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___ NY probes Trump consulting payments that reduced his taxes NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for records...