After full stadiums, Super Rugby Aotearoa ends without fans

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Super Rugby Aotearoa, which began as one of a few major sports tournaments in the world to be played in stadiums filled with fans, ended Saturday in a empty stadium wher...

The Latest: India cases cross 2.5 million with another jump

NEW DELHI — India’s confirmed coronavirus cases have crossed 2.5 million with another biggest single-day spike of 65,002 in the past 24 hours. India is behind the United States and ...

Key Pacific War events on 75th anniversary of war's end

TOKYO (AP) — The Pacific War was so massive, so calamitous, it can be difficult to put it in context. There was the Marco Polo Bridge Incident that triggered the Sino-Japanese War, the Battle of Midwa...

COVID-19 outbreak reduces Super Rugby Aotearoa's last round

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An outbreak of COVID-19 in New Zealand’s largest city has affected the last round of matches in Super Rugby Aotearoa. Sunday’s scheduled match between ...

Coronavirus dampens India's independence celebrations

Instead of large-scale and centralized celebrations, the government this year has opted for smaller ceremonies across the country to mark India's Independence Day. The reason behind it is the coro...

'Like the Titanic' - NCAA experts warn of coronavirus spread

The NCAA's chief medical officer and two of its infectious disease expert advisers warned Thursday the uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus throughout the United States remains an enormous obstacle ...

Experts warn Spain is losing the 2nd round in virus fight

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Not two months after battling back the coronavirus, Spain’s hospitals are beginning to see patients struggling to breathe returning to their wards. The deplo...

German coronavirus tests backlog: 900 positive not yet told

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities worked through the night to clear a backlog of coronavirus tests from travelers after it emerged 900 people who were positive for COVID-19 had yet to be informed. ...

The Latest: Bhutan imposes 1st nationwide virus lockdown

THIMPU, Bhutan — The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has imposed its first nationwide lockdown due to a virus infection in a returning traveler who had been released from quarantine. Th...

Asia Today: Australia outbreak slows, New Zealand cases grow

SYDNEY (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak centered in Australia's second-largest city showed a decline in new infections Thursday, though the state's leader urged continued vigilance. V...

Puzzling New Zealand virus outbreak grows to 17 cases

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A puzzling new outbreak of the coronavirus in New Zealand's largest city grew to 17 cases on Thursday, with officials saying the number will likely increase further. ...

Philippines plans Russian coronavirus vaccine clinical trials in October

The Philippines is looking to start clinical trials for a Russian coronavirus vaccine in October, President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman said on Thursday. Duterte is expected to be vaccinated as e...

UK scientists openly question government's pandemic response

LONDON (AP) — As Britain navigates its way through the coronavirus pandemic, the government insists that science is guiding its decisions. But a self-appointed group of independent experts says it see...

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend swelter...

Taiwan CDC official warned world about coronavirus on Jan. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As visiting U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar praises Taiwan's handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, details have emerged about a Taiwan Centers of Dise...