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Pandemic driving children back to work, jeopardizing gains

JOTOLCHEN, Mexico (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is threatening the future of a generation of the world’s children, depriving them of schooling and sending them to work. Across the developing world, ...

Giants rookie OT Andrew Thomas learning and looking for job

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Barring the unforeseen, expect rookie Andrew Thomas to start at left tackle for the New York Giants this season. General manager Dave Gettleman and the s...

Arizona train derailment causes bridge collapse and big fire

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A freight train traveling on a bridge that spans a lake in a Phoenix suburb derailed Wednesday, setting the bridge ablaze and partially collapsing the structure, officials said. ...

Broken bats: NL pitchers ponder season with no swings

Three or four hours before a National League game, they’d be cackling around the cage. Madison Bumgarner and buddies — or pitchers from any home team, really — taking batting practic...

Businesses in survival mode raise cash; commodities take off

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to the national and global response, the work place and the ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 6, the 158th day of 2020. There are 208 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 6, 1...

Exhaustion, uncertainty mark coronavirus survivors' journeys

An angelic voice singing “Hallelujah” echoes off the stately stone and brick canyons of a narrow Montmartre street. Still struggling with COVID-19 complications two months after fal...

Virus deaths hit hard in Spain’s shrinking rural villages

DURUELO DE LA SIERRA, Spain (AP) — When someone dies in tightly knit Duruelo de la Sierra, the whole community walks from the church service to the cemetery, accompanying the deceased to their final r...

Commodities ripe for a rebound

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The near shutdown of the economy in response to COVID-19 has reduced demand for commodities like oil, lumber and copper and triggered sharp drops in their prices, but some analysts ...

Tour scenic attractions in Dongshi, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dongshi District (東勢區) in Taichung City, famous for producing fruits year round due to its climate, is also a nice place to admire fireflies and lotus flowers during summ...

AP PHOTOS: Small businesses pivoting during pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — Without their usual flow of patrons to their three businesses in Chinatown and the Lower East Side neighborhoods of Manhattan, Abby and Paul Sierros needed a plan. They saw a neighborh...

Taiwan's innovation bags gold in 2020 Edison Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) received a gold 2020 Edison Award in the Material Sciences & Engineering category with its innovative adhe...

NAHB chairman talks coronavirus impact on homebuilding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Economic and housing market trends at the start of the year both favored U.S. homebuilders’ prospects for solid sales in 2020. Sales of new homes rose by the faste...

Shifting demographics drive GOP nosedive on US West Coast

BEND, Ore. (AP) — In the early 1990s, the population of Bend was around 25,000 and leaned Republican. A lumber mill operated in the Oregon high-desert town along the banks of a scenic river. ...

Indian nation destroys own buildings over leadership dispute

A leadership dispute within the Cayuga Indian Nation took a stunning turn over the weekend when nation leader Clint Halftown sent bulldozers to demolish a working daycare center, store, schoolhouse an...