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South African Muslim group safely buries its virus dead

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Not even the full protective gear can mask the respect with which the men wash the body of a newly deceased member of their Muslim community. “To Allah we belong....

Russian police officer apologizes to protester

On Sunday, Russian broadcaster Ren-TV shared highly unusual footage, shot on a smartphone: the video shows a St Petersburg police officer apologizing to 54-year-old Margarita J., whom he kicked in the...

R&B artist Trey Songz arrested at AFC Championship game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — R&B artist Trey Songz was jailed overnight after he scuffled with police officers during his arrest for not following coronavirus protocols and other rules at the AFC champ...

South African cops investigate official for not wearing mask

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are investigating the premier of Mpumalanga province for failing to wear a mask at a public funeral. Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsip...

Hospital cluster cases visited PX Mart, Danan Market in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 25) provided a list of the locations where two new cases from a hospital coronavirus cluster recently v...

In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's crowded in the back of the ambulance. Two emergency medical technicians, the patient, the gurney — and an unseen and unwelcome passenger lurking in the air. ...

North Carolina field hospital helps fight coronavirus surge

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — Chris Rutledge peels an N-95 mask off her tired face, revealing the silhouette it leaves behind. Her name and a tiny heart are drawn on the face covering in black marker so her pat...

Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19, symptoms mild

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he has tested positive for COVID-19, an announcement that comes as his country registers the highest levels of infections and deat...

Wizards fall to Spurs 121-101 in return from COVID-19 layoff

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Patty Mills scored 21 points, Lonnie Walker IV added 16 and the San Antonio Spurs used their depth to beat Washington 121-101 on Sunday night in the Wizards' first game in two weeks...

Indonesia says it has seized Iranian and Panamanian tankers

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities said that they seized an Iranian tanker and Panamanian tanker suspected of carrying out the illegal transfer of oil in their country's waters Sunday. ...

Krug, Perron lead Blues to 4-2 win over Kings

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Torey Krug scored his first goal with St. Louis and David Perron added a goal and an assist, lifting the Blues to a 4-2 victory Saturday night over the Los Angeles Kings. ...

In first days, Biden flashes action as deep problems loom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inside the White House, President Joe Biden presided over a focused launch of his administration, using his first days in office to break sharply with his predecessor while signing e...

Aloha shirts on 'boogaloos' link symbol of peace to violence

HONOLULU (AP) — People following a violent movement that promotes a second U.S. civil war or the breakdown of modern society have been showing up at recent protests across the nation armed and wearing...

Biden's early approach to virus: Underpromise, overdeliver

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a proven political strategy: Underpromise and overdeliver. President Joe Biden, in his first three days in office, has painted a bleak picture of the country'...

Wuhan returns to normal as world still battling pandemic

WUHAN, China (AP) — A year ago, a notice sent to smartphones in Wuhan at 2 a.m. announced the world's first coronavirus lockdown that would last 76 days. Early Saturday morning, res...