Saturday, October 31, 2020

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Updated 1 week, 2 days ago

Next up in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine: Testing shots in kids

The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

LONDON (AP) — U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Duterte: Hold me responsible for killings in drug crackdown

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has said he accepts

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Grisly beheading of teacher in terror attack rattles France

PARIS (AP) — For the second time in three weeks, terror struck France,

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
2 scientists win Nobel chemistry prize for gene-editing tool

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Prize in chemistry went to two researchers Wednesday for a gene-editing tool that has

Updated 1 month ago
US says it will block palm oil from large Malaysian producer

The United States will block shipments of palm

Updated 1 month ago
At UN, China, Russia and US clash over pandemic responses

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China, the United States and Russia butted

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
NATO says Turkey, Greece agree to talks; Athens denies deal

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NATO's chief said

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Police in Belarus detain opposition activists amid protests

Police in Belarus have detained several opposition activists who helped spearhead a wave of protests demanding the resignation of authoritarian President Ale...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
The Latest: Hong Kong offers free testing to all residents

Hong Kong will offer free, universal testing to its residents starting Sept. 1

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
European economic rebound slows as virus cases rise

The European economy’s rebound from coronavirus lockdowns slowed in August, suggesting the reopening of businesses is proceeding slowly and the outlook for j...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
UN: Committee drafting new Syria constitution meets Aug. 24

The U.N. special envoy for Syria says the 45-member committee charged with drafting a new constitution for the conflict-torn country will meet for the first ...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Puerto Rico imposes stricter measures amid coronavirus spike

Puerto Rico’s governor says she will place the U.S. territory on a 24-hour lockdown every Sunday as part of stricter measures to fight a spike in coronavirus cases

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Belarus president remains defiant as strikes widen

More workers in Belarus have joined a widening strike to push for the resignation of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko after an Aug. 9 election th...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Families of Lebanese blast victims plead for outside inquiry

Lebanese survivors of the massive port explosion and relatives of the victims are asking the U.N. Security Council for an international investigation into th...