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COVID: Are India's rapid antigen tests reliable?

India's coronavirus death toll crossed a quarter million on Wednesday in the deadliest 24 hours in the country since the pandemic began. The country continues to be severely affected by the vi...

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, she was offered a job from a World Health Organization doctor at double her salary — in ...

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, a World Health Organization doctor offered her a job investigating Ebola cases at double...

China adds few babies, loses workers as its 1.4B people age

BEIJING (AP) — The number of working-age people in China fell over the past decade as its aging population barely grew, a census showed Tuesday, adding to economic challenges for Chinese leaders who h...

Long suspected of murder, she confessed but avoided prison

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — There was no shortage of tips about who killed Pamela Pitts, a rowdy but compassionate 19-year-old whose body was found burned beyond recognition in a pile of trash in 1988. ...

EXPLAINER: How activists target CDC vaccine tracking system

Once, getting vaccinated was all but routine. But since the heightened public awareness around the new COVID-19 vaccines, it’s a different story. Now, it means check-ins with family and friends about ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Ex-health chief: Docs wrote excessive opioid prescriptions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s former health commissioner described a culture of doctors for years writing more opioid prescriptions for their patients than necessary in a landmark trial in ...

N. Carolina abortion ban after 20 weeks before appeals court

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The constitutionality of North Carolina's ban on abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy is being weighed by an appeals court. A three-judge panel of the 4th ...

Int'l Court sentences Ugandan to 25 years for war crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court has sentenced a Ugandan former child soldier who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25 years' imprisonment, with judges saying that ...

Canadian boxer Many Bujold fighting for Olympic berth

TORONTO (AP) — Mandy Bujold would have preferred fighting this battle in the ring. Instead, the Tokyo Olympics fate for Canada’s best boxer lies in the hands of the Court of Arbitrat...

Texas Republicans pushing abortion ban after 6 weeks

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas would ban abortions after as early six weeks — before many women know they are pregnant — and allow private citizens to enforce the rule through civil lawsuits against docto...

Can pot money rebuild Atlantic City? New Jersey suggests it

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Rebuilding the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk to enable it to survive future severe storms; improving the look of the city's main downtown business districts; helping people...

'Anxious to see you:' JFK letters to Swedish lover auctioned

BOSTON (AP) — Love letters that John F. Kennedy wrote to a Swedish paramour a few years after he married Jacqueline Bouvier are going up for auction. “You are wonderful and I miss yo...

A woman from Mali gives birth to 9 babies in Morocco

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian woman has given birth to nine babies after only expecting seven, Mali’s Ministry of Health said Wednesday. The 25-year-old Halima Cisse gave birth to th...