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Atalanta and Sassuolo inspired Italy's transformation

ROME (AP) — It’s been five years since Italy played at a major tournament, so it’s come as a surprise to many to see the Azzurri completely transformed into an attack-minded juggernaut resembling the ...

Indonesia records its largest 1-day jump in COVID infections

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian health authorities announced the country's largest one-day jump in new coronavirus infections on Monday, as the number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began ...

The Latest: Indonesia records its largest jump in infections

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian health authorities announced the country’s largest one-day jump in new coronavirus infections on Monday, as the country’s number of confirmed cases since the pandemic b...

The Latest: Blood shortage forces New England surgery delay

BOSTON — Some New England hospitals are delaying or rescheduling surgeries because of a shortage of blood donations during the pandemic. “We haven’t seen anything like this in about ...

Uganda Olympic team member tests positive for coronavirus

TOKYO (AP) — A member of Uganda’s Olympic team has tested positive for the coronavirus and was barred entry into Japan, in the first detected infection among arriving athletes for the Tokyo Games open...

As Brazil tops 500,000 deaths, protests against president

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Anti-government protesters took to the streets in more than a score of cities across Brazil on Saturday as the nation's confirmed death toll from COVID-19 soared past h...

The Latest: Protests decry Brazil policies as toll tops 500K

RIO DE JANEIRO — Anti-government protesters have taken to the streets in cities across Brazil as the nation’s confirmed death toll from COVID-19 soared past half a million. It’s a t...

PayPal overhauls U.S. rates as payments rivalry heats up

PayPal Holdings Inc will lift merchant costs for its branded payment products while cutting those for behind-the-scenes processing of some Visa and Mastercard transactions, a bold move in an increasin...

Virus surge claims brightest minds at Indian universities

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Sajad Hassan sat at his professor's hospital bedside for three nights, doing most of the talking as his friend and mentor breathed through an oxygen mask and struggled with a su...

Taiwan’s COVID cram school crisis

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The row of shops at the bottom of my apartment block is occupied mostly by cram schools of one type or another. Some specialize in math and science, one in music, an...

The Latest: Uganda tightening measures due to virus surge

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda is tightening its lockdown measures to try and stem a surge in coronavirus infections in the East African country that is seeing an array of variants. The m...

Business Highlights: GOP on inflation, slump on Wall Street

___ Republicans point to inflation in bid to retake Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Gas prices have soared passed $3 per gallon. The costs of used cars and new furniture...

Uganda tightens lockdown measures as virus cases surge

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda is tightening its lockdown measures to try and stem a surge in coronavirus infections in the East African country that is seeing an array of variants. ...

The Latest: Hazard, De Bruyne to start next game for Belgium

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne will make their first starts at the European Championship in Belgium’s final group...

UK retail sales dip as lockdown easing allows socializing

LONDON (AP) — Retail sales in Britain slipped back in May as people ventured out to spend money at restaurants and pubs following the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions, official figures show...