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...

Lawyers: Children detained at border facing COVID exposure

HOUSTON (AP) — Border Patrol agents are detaining about 65 immigrant children at a station in South Texas in conditions that don't control the spread of the coronavirus, with limited social distancing...

Post Holdings, Gilead Sciences fall; Pfizer, Hibbett rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Pfizer Inc., up 51 cents to $36.70. The drug developer is asking U.S. regulators to allow ...

Daily COVID-19 deaths in US reach highest level since May

The surging coronavirus is taking an increasingly dire toll across the U.S. just as a vaccine appears at hand, with the country now averaging over 1,300 COVID-19 deaths per day — the highest since the...

Mnuchin denies he's trying to hinder incoming administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin denied that he is attempting to limit the choices President-elect Joe Biden will have to promote an economic recovery by ending several emergency lo...

German-speaking Italian province conducts mass rapid test

BOLZANO, Italy (AP) — Citizens in Italy’s small Germany-speaking province of South Tyrol lined up Friday at schools, gymnasiums and pharmacies for rapid coronavirus tests, the largest testing initiati...

What does emergency use for a COVID-19 vaccine mean?

What does emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine mean? It's when regulators allow shots to be given to certain people while studies of safety and effectiveness are ongoing. ...

Pfizer seeking emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine in US

Pfizer said Friday it is asking U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on a process that could bring limited first shots as early as next month and eventual...

Pfizer seeking U.S. emergency use of COVID-19 shot, starting process that could bring some doses as early as next month

NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer seeking U.S. emergency use of COVID-19 shot, starting process that could bring some doses as early as next month.