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WHO team in Wuhan says discussions open, meetings frank

One of the World Health Organization investigators looking for clues into the origin of the coronavirus in the central Chinese city of Wuhan said that the Chinese side has provided a high level of coo...

WHO team visits Wuhan research lab at center of speculation

WUHAN, China (AP) — World Health Organization investigators on Wednesday visited a research center in the Chinese city of Wuhan that has been the subject of speculation about the origins of the corona...

South Africa's virus lockdown helps reduce rhino poaching

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The number of rhinos killed in South Africa’s national parks dropped by 33% last year, with COVID-19 restrictions helping by reducing movements around the country, the country’s en...

WHO teams visits Wuhan food market in search of virus clues

WUHAN, China (AP) — A World Health Organization team looking into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday visited a market known to be the food distribution center for the Chinese city of Wu...

WHO team visits 2nd Wuhan hospital in virus investigation

WUHAN, China (AP) — Members of a World Health Organization team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic visited another Wuhan hospital that had treated early COVID-19 patients on their s...

WHO team to begin face-to-face meetings with China experts

WUHAN, China (AP) — World Health Organization experts are to begin face-to-face meetings with their Chinese counterparts Friday in the central city of Wuhan at the start of the team's long-awaited fac...

WHO team arrives in Wuhan to search for pandemic origins

A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty a...

Calvert-Lewin ticking all the boxes ahead of England debut

Looking the part as the dutiful new kid, Dominic Calvert-Lewin removed his flat cap and spoke politely to England coach Gareth Southgate after arriving for his first training camp with the national te...

Calvert-Lewin reborn as Everton's penalty-box poacher

Dominic Calvert-Lewin left the pitch at Goodison Park with a smile on his face and the match ball in his left hand. Another home game, another hat trick for the most talked-about str...

New signings score as Newcastle beat West Ham 2-0 in EPL

LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendrick marked their debuts for Newcastle by scoring in a 2-0 win at West Ham in their opening game of the English Premier League on Saturday. T...

Timber thief arrested for killing Taiwan's endangered black bear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A timber thief has been arrested for killing an endangered Formosan black bear (Ursus thibetanus formosanus) after authorities found a photo of him posing with the slain a...

PSG's 'Fantastic Four' in attack may be hurting the defense

AP Sports Writer (AP) — The compliments have been pouring in for a Paris Saint-Germain strike force nicknamed the Fantastic Four because of its destructive impact. Led by Neymar and ...

Neymar stars as PSG beats Galatasaray in Champions League

PARIS (AP) — Neymar scored one goal and helped create three more as Paris Saint-Germain completed its Champions League group stage with a 5-0 rout of Galatasaray on Wednesday. Kylian...

Finland qualifies for major soccer tournament for 1st time

HELSINKI (AP) — A party decades in the making finally erupted in Finland after its national team qualified for a major soccer tournament for the first time on Friday. Finland beat Li...

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger t...