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U.S. medical schools boost LGBTQ students, doctor training

Aliya Feroe recalls the flustered OB-GYN who referred her to another physician after learning she identified as queer. F...
15:48 20 February 2022

German gunman calling for genocide kills 9 people

HANAU, Germany (AP) — A 43-year-old German man who posted a manifesto calling for the “complete extermination” of many “...
15:25 20 February 2022

Can AI flag disease outbreaks faster than humans? Not quite

BOSTON (AP) — Did an artificial-intelligence system beat human doctors in warning the world of a severe coronavirus outb...
9:09 20 February 2022

S. Korea reports 1st virus death; 2.5M urged to stay home

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea reported its first death from the new virus on Thursday while the mayor of a south...
6:08 20 February 2022

The Latest: Sanders: Democrat with most delegates should win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential campaign and Democratic debat e (all times local):8 p.m.Bernie Sand...
4:02 20 February 2022

Trump taps loyalist Grenell as nation’s top intel official

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, wi...
1:21 20 February 2022

‘Medicare for All’ is driving a wedge through labor movement

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates’ plans to provide “Medicare for All” are driving a wedge through the...
23:59 19 February 2022

Passengers leave ship docked off Japan after quarantine ends

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — About 500 passengers left the cruise ship Diamond Princess on Wednesday at the end of a much-crit...
21:47 19 February 2022

Fed seems inclined to keep rates low as virus poses risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were mostly optimistic about the U.S. and global economies last month, thoug...
19:38 19 February 2022

Finally let off cruise, passengers desperate for flight home

BANGKOK (AP) — The cheers of celebration have faded. The waving of roses has ceased. Having finally reached a friendly p...
19:17 19 February 2022

Super PACs aid Warren, Klobuchar whether they like it or not

CHICAGO (AP) — Democrats Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar are getting help for their presidential bids from separate s...
18:22 19 February 2022

North Dakota regulators OK expanded Dakota Access pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators on Wednesday unanimously approved expanded capacity for the Dakota Access ...
17:08 19 February 2022

US wholesale prices up 0.5% in January, most since late 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. producer prices climbed last month at fastest pace since October 2018 as higher prices for servic...
14:04 19 February 2022

UK inflation jumps higher, reducing likelihood of rate cut

LONDON (AP) — Consumer price inflation in Britain jumped higher in January, official figures showed Wednesday, undermini...
10:36 19 February 2022

AP source: Barr tells people he might quit over Trump tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after Pr...
2:52 19 February 2022

Immigration agency subpoenas Oregon county over 2 inmates

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement subpoenaed a sheriff’s office in the suburbs of Portland,...
23:52 18 February 2022

Bloomberg to go face to face against rivals after ad blitz

For Mike Bloomberg, the one-way conversation with Democratic voters is about to end.By spending more than $400 million o...
23:10 18 February 2022

Trump says Modi expects massive crowds during India visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that India Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expecting to turn out massive c...
21:55 18 February 2022

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ leaving indelible mark on TV landscape

Even before “Fresh Off the Boat” hit the airwaves on ABC in February 2015, the show was facing pressure that other new s...
21:34 18 February 2022

Experts ponder why cruise ship quarantine failed in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — As an extraordinary two-week quarantine of a cruise ship ends Wednesday in Japan, many scientists say it wa...
19:43 18 February 2022

President Trump goes on clemency spree, and the list is long

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former I...
19:41 18 February 2022

Trump opposes possible ban on sale of jet engines to China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signaled Tuesday via Twitter that he opposes efforts to block the sale of jet e...
19:15 18 February 2022

SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of ne...
18:48 18 February 2022

After learning of Whitey Bulger LSD tests, juror has regrets

EASTHAM, Mass. (AP) — One of the jurors who convicted notorious crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger says she regrets her de...
18:32 18 February 2022

Mom, daughter plead not guilty to slaying 5 close relatives

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A mother and her adult daughter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to killing five of their close relativ...
18:09 18 February 2022

MIT to caption online videos after discrimination lawsuit

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has agreed to provide captions for more of its publicly availabl...
18:04 18 February 2022

EU adds 4 jurisdictions to its blacklist of tax havens

BRUSSELS — The European Union has added four countries and jurisdictions to its blacklist of tax havens.
10:06 18 February 2022

Aging Shiite cleric a powerhouse in Iraq. What comes after?

NAJAF, Iraq — When Iraq’s top Shiite cleric underwent surgery for a fractured bone last month, it sent shivers around the country and beyond. “May God...
5:45 18 February 2022

China reports 1,886 new virus cases, death toll up by 98

Mainland China reported 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths for a total of 1,868 in its update Tuesday, following a report that 80% of cases have...
0:45 18 February 2022

After gains in northern Syria, Assad predicts total victory

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian President Bashar Assad congratulated his forces Monday for recent gains in northwestern Syria that led to his troops consolid...
19:50 17 February 2022