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21,000 new Florida cases

Jul 31, 2021 / 1:54 pm

Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data...

Tourists flee fires by boat

Jul 31, 2021 / 10:25 am

Panicked tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean resort of Bodrum...

Broadway to require vax

Jul 30, 2021 / 10:42 am

Broadway theatre-goers will need to prove they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 and masks will be required when theatres reopen in the coming weeks,...

Wildfire claims 4 lives

Jul 30, 2021 / 10:04 am

Thousands of firefighters are battling wildfires in villages and resorts on Turkey's Mediterranean and Aegean coasts. Four people have died and dozens have...

Trump: election 'corrupt'

Jul 30, 2021 / 9:24 am

President Donald Trump urged senior Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results “corrupt” in a December phone call, according...

Japan widens emergency

Jul 30, 2021 / 7:15 am

Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo on Friday following record spikes in infections as the capital hosts the...

Space stn out of position

Jul 30, 2021 / 7:04 am

A newly arrived Russian science lab briefly knocked the International Space Station out of position Thursday when it accidentally fired its thrusters. For 47...

Charges in $4B warship fire

Jul 29, 2021 / 6:26 pm

The U.S. Navy charged a sailor Thursday with starting a fire last year that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard docked off San Diego, marking the maritime...

Federal workers pushed

Jul 29, 2021 / 1:32 pm

The nation's millions of federal workers will be required to verify they've been vaccinated against the coronavirus or else face mandatory masking,...

Israel to offer 3rd dose

Jul 29, 2021 / 12:12 pm

Israel’s prime minister on Thursday announced that the country would offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated. The...

Cases hit record highs

Jul 29, 2021 / 6:20 am

Japanese officials sounded the alarm Thursday as Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for the third straight day with the Olympics well underway....

Sex cult member avoids jail

Jul 28, 2021 / 1:01 pm

A former member of NXIVM leader Keith Raniere’s inner circle who was charged in his sex trafficking enterprise avoided prison at sentencing Wednesday...

Lucky lotto find in purse

Jul 28, 2021 / 6:22 am

Lottery officials say a woman in Germany carried a winning ticket in her purse for weeks without realizing it was worth about 33 million euros ($39 million)....

Democratic donor convicted

Jul 27, 2021 / 2:50 pm

A federal jury has convicted a wealthy donor to Democrats on charges he injected gay men with methamphetamine in exchange for sex, leading to two deaths and...

Life sentence for spa killings

Jul 27, 2021 / 11:45 am

A man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday in four of the...

Koreas talk again

Jul 27, 2021 / 11:44 am

North and South Korea exchanged messages Tuesday in communication channels that have been dormant for more than a year and agreed to improve ties —...

Backpedalling on masks?

Jul 27, 2021 / 9:41 am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to backpedal on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors...

Capitol officers take stand

Jul 27, 2021 / 9:28 am

“This is how I'm going to die, defending this entrance.” Capitol Police Officer Aquilino Gonell told House investigators Tuesday he could feel...

Massive chemical explosion

Jul 27, 2021 / 7:31 am

An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in Germany killed at least one person Tuesday, with 16 injured and four still missing. Fire officials...

Ex-senator dies after crash

Jul 27, 2021 / 7:27 am

Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died. He was 77. Enzi died peacefully...