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American cruise passengers quarantined at US military bases

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were being quarantine...
18:18 17 February 2022

Disgraced religious order tried to get abuse victim to lie

MILAN — The cardinal’s response was not what Yolanda Martínez had expected — or could abide.
13:17 17 February 2022

Automakers in China gradually reopen after virus shutdown

BEIJING — Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their biggest mar...
10:49 17 February 2022

He’s still standing: Elton John to finish Down Under tour

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Elton John intends to play his remaining shows in New Zealand and Australia, his tour promoters said Monday, a day after ill...
4:52 17 February 2022

After abuse scandals, seminarians pledge to ‘get it right’

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. — The seminarians walk along a hallway lined with photos of classes of priests who came before them. Some are pious alumni who have bec...
2:33 17 February 2022

Democratic hopefuls now test strength among minority voters

COLUMBIA, S.C. — For I.S. Leevy Johnson, the Democrats’ search for a challenger to take on President Donald Trump is personal.
18:09 16 February 2022

Stop and frisk gets renewed attention in Bloomberg candidacy

NEW YORK — David Ourlicht was a college student, walking down a street near campus, when he became one of millions of New Yorkers swept up in the era ...
18:04 16 February 2022

Wales bears the brunt as Storm Dennis hammers Britain

LONDON — Storm Dennis hammered Britain Sunday, bringing a month's worth of rain in just 48 hours to parts of South Wales, which bore the brunt of the ...
17:25 16 February 2022

Xi’s early involvement in virus outbreak raises questions

BEIJING — A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the ...
9:31 16 February 2022

For first time, Biden calls Obama deportations ‘big mistake’

LAS VEGAS — Going further than he ever has in expressing regret over Obama administration immigration policy, presidential candidate Joe Biden called ...
23:01 15 February 2022

In Alaska, rural living complicates access to Real ID

JUNEAU, Alaska — For many Americans, going to a state motor vehicle office can be a tedious time suck.
20:16 15 February 2022

Ex-‘Love Island’ host Caroline Flack found dead in London

LONDON — Caroline Flack, a British television presenter who hosted the controversial reality TV show “Love Island,” has died at age 40, her family sai...
19:37 15 February 2022

New virus cases fall; WHO says China bought the world time

BEIJING — China reported 143 virus deaths and a dip in new cases Saturday while the head of the World Health Organization praised the country's effort...
16:26 15 February 2022

Questions complicate efforts to contain new virus from China

WASHINGTON — Reports one day suggest the respiratory outbreak in China might be slowing, the next brings word of thousands more cases. Even the expert...
14:40 15 February 2022

Shift to digital census raises fear of Iowa-like breakdown

ORLANDO, Fla. — The stakes are high when a major civic exercise involves a large population, new technology that has not been thoroughly tested and an...
14:07 15 February 2022

Freezing weather compounds crisis for displaced in Syria

BEIRUT — A military offensive on an opposition-controlled region of northwestern Syria has created one of the worst catastrophes for civilians in the ...
5:34 15 February 2022

US and Taliban agree to truce, way forward in Afghanistan

MUNICH — The United States and the Taliban have agreed to a temporary truce that, if successful, would open the way for a deal that would bring Americ...
22:45 14 February 2022

US border agents to pursue migrants in ‘sanctuary’ cities

WASHINGTON — Federal agents who normally patrol the U.S. border will be deployed to “sanctuary” cities across the country that are hindering stepped u...
22:16 14 February 2022

Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

NEW YORK — Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits involving President Donald Trum...
21:30 14 February 2022

Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids

NEW YORK — A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade.
20:09 14 February 2022

Prosecutor: Weinstein saw victims as ‘complete disposables’

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein believed he was so powerful he could get away with denigrating aspiring actresses drawn into a world where he considered t...
16:47 14 February 2022

US retail sales up a modest 0.3% in January

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose a modest 0.3% in January, a slight improvement over December, as unseasonably warm weather boosted sales at hardwa...
15:14 14 February 2022

Bitter cold in Midwest, Northeast to ease during weekend

MINNEAPOLIS — Bitterly cold temperatures persisted from the Northern Plains to parts of the Great Lakes and northern New England, with schools in some...
15:13 14 February 2022

AP Explains: Why Syria’s M5 is Assad’s highway to victory

BEIRUT — It is arguably one of the most coveted prizes in Syria’s civil war, and after eight years of fighting, Syrian President Bashar Assad has got ...
12:00 14 February 2022

RBS changes name to NatWest in bid to shed legacy of bailout

LONDON — The majority state-owned U.K. bank RBS announced a name change on Friday as it tries to leave behind its near-collapse during the 2008 financ...
10:57 14 February 2022

Barr swipes at Trump: Tweets make it ‘impossible’ to do job

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr publicly swiped at President Donald Trump on Thursday, declaring the president’s tweets about Justice Depar...
2:34 14 February 2022

Trump’s story about veteran’s comeback was not quite true

NEW YORK — Tony Rankins, a formerly homeless, drug-addicted Army veteran, got a standing ovation at the State of the Union after President Donald Trum...
1:35 14 February 2022

Holding-cell stats raise questions about Trump asylum policy

SAN DIEGO — Many U.S. holding cells along the Mexican border were less than half-full, even empty, during an unprecedented surge of asylum-seeking fam...
21:49 13 February 2022

Nevada’s Culinary Union will not endorse in Democratic race

LAS VEGAS — The Culinary Union, the most influential union in Nevada politics, has decided to stay out of the state's Democratic presidential caucuses...
21:06 13 February 2022

NASA’s space snowman reveals secrets: few craters, no water

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's space snowman is revealing fresh secrets from its home far beyond Pluto.
19:36 13 February 2022