Taiwan's investment forums go online amid virus pandemic

In order to build a faster and more efficient communication channel between Taiwan's high-quality listed companies and international institutional investors, the Taiwan Stock Exchange and SinoPac ...

Officials say armed men killed journalist in southern Yemen

SANNA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni journalist was shot dead Tuesday in the southern port city of Aden, security officials said. Armed men opened fire on Nabil al-Quaety, a video journalist...

Egypt's former PM faces torture allegations in Washington DC

CAIRO (AP) — After his arrest in 2013 for documenting the deadliest crackdown on protesters in Egypt’s modern history, Mohammed Soltan landed in a notorious prison where he says he was brutally tortur...

Liz Weston: Take control now with advance medical directives

If you get COVID-19 and struggle to breathe, would you want to be put on a ventilator? Whatever your answer, ask yourself another question: Who would make your wishes clear if you couldn’t speak for y...

The Latest: Officials to keep watch as Australia eases rules

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause ...

Massive protests raise fears of new waves of virus outbreaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests after the police killing of a black man, has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last...

Virus taking hold in rural, old plantation region of Alabama

HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Sparsely populated Lowndes County, deep in Alabama's old plantation country, has the sad distinction of having both the state’s highest rate of COVID-19 cases and its worst une...

Regional court orders Panama to protect migrants' health

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A regional human rights court has ordered Panama’s government to immediately provide medical care and more sanitary conditions for some 2,000 migrants detained near the Colombian bo...

Doctors sue to block FDA abortion pill rule during pandemic

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Requiring patients to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to get an abortion pill is needlessly risking their health during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of physician...

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

What are the symptoms of COVID-19? The most common symptoms of the coronavirus are fever, a dry cough, shortness of breath and fatigue. But as the virus spreads around the world, ad...

Mexican border city tightens checks on US visitors

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Officials in a Mexican border city are tightening checks on travellers coming from Texas, saying they fear U.S. visitors may be helping feed a spike in COVID-19 cases. ...

AP Exchange: Virus makes Nevadans trip to Peru a wild ride

RENO, Nev. (AP) — When Barbara Land and Tia Flores ventured into Peru’s Amazon rainforest on March 13, they had grand plans to help the people living in the little remote river village of Ayacucho. ...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating across Latin America, Russia, India and Pakistan while the number of cases are flattening and businesses start to reopen in much of Europe, Asia and the United...

Hundreds killed in new violence in South Sudan, ICRC says

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hundreds of people have been killed in a new burst of intercommunal violence in South Sudan, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday, with “many more” injured an...

2 accused of false Alzheimer's diagnoses charged with fraud

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former director of an Ohio memory-loss clinic accused by dozens of patients of falsely diagnosing them with Alzheimer’s disease has been indicted on federal fraud charges. ...