Appeals court stays Wisconsin limits on gatherings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked Gov. Tony Evers’ restrictions on indoor public gatherings pending appeal, dealing the Democratic governor a setback in his ...

Spain´s Canary Islands see 283 migrants arrive in 1 day

MADRID (AP) — Officials say 283 migrants arrived Friday in four boats to Spain´s Canary Islands, increasing pressure on authorities in the Atlantic archipelago as they respond to increasing numbers of...

Some hospitals in crisis as US nears high for COVID-19 cases

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease's grip on the nation, as states from Connecticu...

What you need to know about Ohio's drop box restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How many drop boxes can each Ohio county set up for collecting absentee ballots cast in the November presidential election, and where can they be located? It's a seemingly simple...

Rally outside Thai prison demands release of protesters

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand resumed their activities Friday after a one-day break, turning their attention to fellow demonstrators who remain jailed after their arrest. ...

Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus surge

ALMERE, Netherlands (AP) — A bright yellow helicopter rose into a blue sky Friday carrying a COVID-19 patient from the Netherlands to a German intensive care unit, the first such international airlift...

Anwar warns Malaysia PM seeks emergency law to keep power

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Friday he was concerned about reports that the prime minister is seeking the declaration of a state of emergency to fight t...

Spain PM appeals for public unity, sacrifice in virus fight

MADRID (AP) — Prime Minster Pedro Sánchez appealed Friday for Spaniards to pull together and defeat the new coronavirus, warning: “The situation is serious.” Sánchez, in a televised ...

Turning point in Thailand: Queen's brush with protest

A defining moment in Thailand’s growing protest movement started with the unannounced arrival of a champagne-colored Rolls Royce stretch limousine on a Bangkok street. When Queen Suthida&rsqu...

Keeping your credit profile healthy during a pandemic

Credit may not be top of mind for many consumers these days. But as the pandemic and its associated economic woes drag on, they may want to give it some attention. COVID AND CREDIT ...

Coronavirus in Bangladesh: How can religion help?

Representatives of various religions, as well as an Islamic women's rights activist, took part in a talk show organized by DW in Dhaka to discuss how religion is providing positive impulses to cop...

The Latest: New cases in India below 60,000 for 5th day

NEW DELHI — India has reported below 60,000 new coronavirus cases for a fifth day as the promise of a free COVID-19 vaccine turned into a key state election issue. The Health Ministr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 23, the 297th day of 2020. There are 69 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 23,...

US FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: the antiviral remdesivir

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given through an IV for patients needing hospitalization. The drug, which Cali...

2nd Breonna Taylor grand juror criticizes proceedings

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A second person who served on the Breonna Taylor grand jury is criticizing Kentucky's attorney general for the way the proceedings were conducted. The anonymou...