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Administration allocates $21.6 billion in rental assistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced the allocation of $21.6 billion in emergency rental assistance to help prevent evictions of people who lost jobs during the pandemic. ...

Judge temporarily stays ruling in eviction moratorium case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily stayed an order that found the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority when it imposed a federal eviction moratorium to help...

Federal judge strikes down CDC eviction moratorium

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority when it imposed a federal eviction moratorium. The Justice D...

Apartment rental demand surges as expats move to Taiwan in midst of COVID-19: Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's aggressive efforts to fight the coronavirus early paid off, as the country posted strong economic growth in 2020, with a significant increase in the number of...

Man arrested for evidence tampering in taxi driver's murder

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been arrested for tampering with evidence and receiving stolen property in a case relating to a missing Venezuelan immigrant who was found murdered April 20 in ...

Record number of Chinese to travel over Labour Day break, but stick close to home

A record-breaking wave of Chinese tourists will hit the road for the Labour Day break, and with borders still shut many will be travelling domestically, to more remote locations, and for longer, givin...

Judge: Kushner's apartment company violated consumer laws

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge in Maryland has ruled that an apartment company co-owned by Jared Kushner, former President Donald Trump's son-in-law, repeatedly violated state consumer protection laws by co...

Georgia man on way to prison escapes at convenience store

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities were searching Friday morning for an inmate who escaped from custody while being taken to a state prison and residents in neighborhoods south of Atlanta’s airport were being...

Atlanta news crew spots Arizona murder suspect, films arrest

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A local television news crew spotted an Arizona murder suspect near the Atlanta airport and flagged police, resulting in the man being taken back into custody after a daylong ...

Arizona murder suspect escapes officers near Atlanta airport

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Police were searching for a murder suspect near the Atlanta airport after he escaped from sheriff's deputies who were taking him back to Arizona. Officials s...

Biden's declaration: America's democracy 'is rising anew'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden declared that “America is rising anew” as he called for an expansion of federal programs to drive the economy past the pandemic and broadly extend the social safe...

Text of Biden's first address to joint session of Congress

Text of President Joe Biden's first address to a join session of Congress, as provided by the White House: Madame Speaker. Madame Vice President. No president has ever said those wor...

1 of 2 accused of killing Wisconsin couple signs plea deal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin 19-year-old who is accused of helping kill the parents of a friend's girlfriend after a dispute over COVID-19 restrictions signed a plea agreement, authorities said Tu...

Polish right-wing government wins left's support on EU funds

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s governing conservative party moved closer Tuesday to securing parliamentary support for a national plan on spending the country's share of the European Union pandemic re...

Toyota acquires Lyft's self-driving unit for $550 million

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. has acquired the self-driving division of American ride-hailing company Lyft for $550 million, in a move that highlights the Japanese automaker’s ambitions in that tech...