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Young boy Taiwan's latest domestic COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Saturday (May 1) confirmed that a boy under the age of five had been infected with COVID-19 and is part of a recent domestic outbreak centered on China Airlines ...

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 ...

In Uganda, remote islands test delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

KABALE, Uganda (AP) — Remote islands in Uganda have tested the efforts of health officials delivering COVID-19 vaccine doses as global efforts to access hard-to-reach areas continue. ...

India's COVID-19 human crisis spirals with record new cases

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s coronavirus cases climbed again Friday, prompting the army to open up its hospitals in a desperate bid to control a massive humanitarian crisis created by an acute shortage of...

Oklahoma House OKs ban on teaching critical race theory

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma public school teachers would be prohibited from teaching certain concepts of race and racism under a bill given final approval by the state House on Thursday. ...

'Clean out our insides': Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia has swept up thousands of ethnic Tigrayans into detention centers across the country on accusations that they are traitors, often holding them for months and without cha...

'Clean out our insides': Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia has swept up thousands of ethnic Tigrayans into detention centers across the country on accusations that they are traitors, often holding them for months and without cha...

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...

A closer look at Biden's $1.8T for families and education

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration wants to make a $1.8 trillion down payment on the future of children, families and higher education, saying it would produce lasting benefits for...

The Latest: Pakistan counts 201 dead in highest 1-day toll

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani authorities on Wednesday reported 201 deaths from coronavirus, the country’s highest single-day toll of the pandemic. According to National Command and Control...

Indonesian police: Clash in Papua killed 5 rebels, 1 police

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian police officer and five Papuan independence fighters were killed in an ongoing clash between security forces and a rebel group in restive Papua province, autho...

Mexico passes 345,000 dead, to start vaccinating ages 50-59

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s pandemic death toll passed 345,000 Tuesday, though most states have not seen any rebound in coronavirus cases, officials said. There have been over 215,5...

Private Florida school won't employ vaccinated teachers

MIAMI (AP) — A private school founded by an anti-vaccination activist in South Florida has warned teachers and staff against taking the COVID-19 vaccine, saying it will not employ anyone who has recei...

Indonesian brigadier general killed in 2-week Papua clash

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian brigadier general was killed in an ongoing clash between security forces and a rebel group in restive Papua province, authorities said Monday. ...

'Another Round' wins best international film at the Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Raise a glass for “Another Round.” The film from Denmark, directed by Thomas Vinterburg, has won the Oscar for best international feature film. ...