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Vaccine mandates create conflict with defiant workers

BATH, Maine (AP) — Josh “Chevy” Chevalier is a third-generation shipbuilder who hasn't missed a day of work during the pandemic in his job as a welder constructing Navy warships on the Maine coast. ...

Ayala or Sears: Both would make history in Virginia election

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — The two women seeking the lieutenant governor's office in Virginia next month are fond of touting their unconventional political backgrounds. One thing is certain: Whichever o...

Austrian chancellor threatens lockdown for unvaccinated

VIENNA (AP) — Unvaccinated people in Austria could face new lockdown restrictions if coronavirus case numbers continue to rise, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said. The news came ...

Russian COVID spike persists, setting new death record

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is reporting a record high number of coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths as the country approaches a week of nonworking days aimed at stemming the sharp surge in cases. ...

Sri Lanka gives booster shots to front-line workers, seniors

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Saturday announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by the elderly as the island nation gears up to further ease COVID-19 restrictions...

Chris Paul reaches 20,000 points, Suns beat Lakers 115-105

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Paul scored his 20,000th career point on the way to 23 points and 14 assists, and Devin Booker added 14 points in the Phoenix Suns’ 115-105 victory over the winless Los Angele...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2021. There are 69 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 2...

Cell Culture Market 2021 (Fresh PDF) Industry Size, Segments, Share, Key Players| Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, Merck KGaA

Study at the Global Cell Culture Market A state-of-the-art market studies report posted through MarketResearch.Biz gives ingenious enterprise insights regarding the increased potentialities of the Cel...

Durant's triple-double rallies Nets past 76ers 114-109

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons wasn't there. Joel Embiid conceded he should not have played. With Philadelphia's All-Star cornerstones absent or injured, Kevin Durant and Brooklyn had the opening the...

FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids

Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no une...

Judge: Certain California prison guards must be vaccinated

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A judge in California ruled Friday that state prison guards who work in and around facilities' health care settings must be vaccinated against the coronavirus. ...

UN investigator: North Korea has never been more isolated

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has never been more isolated from the international community as a result of its drastic steps to prevent COVID-19, and the ruptured global ties are having “a dramati...

Oklahoma Health Commissioner Lance Frye abruptly resigns

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Health Commissioner Dr. Lance Frye unexpectedly resigned from the post on Friday, effective immediately, the state health department said. Department sp...

Romania revives restrictions as hospitals struggle, jabs lag

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Doctor Petruta Filip is working 100-hour weeks at a Bucharest hospital which, like hospitals throughout Romania, is struggling under an onslaught of COVID-19 patients in a co...

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 ...