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Africa should ‘prepare for the worst’ with virus, WHO says

JOHANNESBURG — Africa should “prepare for the worst” as the coronavirus begins to spread locally, the World Health Organization's director-general sai...
18:00 18 March 2020

TV ratings illustrate hunger for news on coronavirus threat

NEW YORK — Reflecting a hunger for information about the coronavirus outbreak, last Thursday's episode of ABC's “World News Tonight” had more viewers ...
21:14 17 March 2020

Argentine television gets its first transgender news anchor

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diana Zurco did not attend her high school graduation because she refused to receive a diploma with her birth name. At 17 an...
17:54 17 March 2020

Philippines isolates Manila to fight coronavirus outbreak

MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of police officers and army troops started sealing the Philippines' densely populated capital on Sunday at the start o...
13:10 15 March 2020

The Latest: Japan’s Olympics minister reaffirms no delay

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic:
3:14 13 March 2020

Ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning freed from jail

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A federal judge on Thursday ordered the release of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, ending roughly a year of inca...
0:20 13 March 2020

DC mayor declares state of emergency as virus cases rise

WASHINGTON — Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a state of emergency Wednesday as the number of identified coronavirus cases in the nation'...
21:31 11 March 2020

Coronavirus story provides chance to push service journalism

NEW YORK — Aside from the latest updates on a coronavirus outbreak that has hit hard locally, the Seattle Times features an item you wouldn't expect o...
21:11 11 March 2020

Claire McCaskill transitions from Senate to television

NEW YORK — NBC News analyst Claire McCaskill is talking about some of the shows on which she appears — “Morning Joe,” Rachel Maddow or Nicolle Wallace...
1:51 11 March 2020

Hundreds in DC asked to quarantine after exposure in church

WASHINGTON — Several hundred people are being asked to self-quarantine after potential exposure to the first confirmed case of the new coronavirus in ...
16:33 9 March 2020

LeBron & Co. snap Clippers’ streak at 6 with 112-103 victory

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis scored 30 points, LeBron James added 28 and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Clippers 112-103 on Sunday, snapping their Sta...
22:25 8 March 2020

Vatican confirms 1st virus case as pope recovers from cold

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican confirmed the walled city-state's first case of the new coronavirus Friday and closed some offices as a precaution while Po...
12:49 6 March 2020

Critics of India’s Modi government face sedition charges

NEW DELHI — Sharjeel Imam was a little-known research scholar and a student activist until Indian police launched a manhunt across five states to nab ...
7:14 6 March 2020

Putin: Russia needs constitutional changes to move forward

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin told leaders of the four parties in parliament that proposed constitutional amendments are necessary to ensure Russi...
22:25 5 March 2020

4 Mexican bishops investigated since May for hiding abuse

MEXICO CITY — The Roman Catholic Church began investigating four Mexican bishops last May for allegedly covering up cases of pederasty, the Vatican's ...
22:15 5 March 2020

AP Explains: Vatican to send abuse investigators to Mexico

MEXICO CITY — The Vatican's announcement that it is sending an investigative commission to Mexico later in March to look into cases of clergy sex abus...
21:10 5 March 2020

R. Kelly pleads not guilty; feds say new charges planned

CHICAGO — R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday pleaded not guilty to an updated federal indictment that includes child pornography charges and allegati...
18:40 5 March 2020

Mormon-owned BYU: Same-sex romantic behavior still banned

SALT LAKE CITY — Brigham Young University in Utah said Wednesday that “same-sex romantic behavior” is not allowed on campus, even under recent changes...
20:22 4 March 2020

4 Mexican bishops referred to superiors in sex abuse cases

MEXICO CITY — The Vatican's representative in Mexico said Tuesday that four Catholic bishops had been referred to their superiors for alleged connecti...
22:40 3 March 2020

Vatican sends top 2 sex crimes investigators to Mexico

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is sending its top two sex crimes investigators to Mexico on a fact-finding and assistance mission as the Catholic hierarch...
22:21 2 March 2020

Attacks on Indian journalists highlight growing intolerance

NEW DELHI — Reporting in India has never been without its risks, but journalists say attacks on the media during last week's deadly communal riots bet...
0:33 2 March 2020

Pope cancels audiences for third day with apparent cold

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis canceled official engagements for the third day in a row Saturday as he battled an apparent cold.
10:36 29 February 2020

George, Leonard lead LA Clippers’ 132-103 rout of Nuggets

LOS ANGELES — Paul George hit six 3-pointers while scoring 24 points, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Denver Nug...
6:01 29 February 2020

Moderate Democrats woo Utah Republicans turned off by Trump

SALT LAKE CITY — Democratic presidential candidates like to boast about their ability to lure away disaffected Republican voters. If there’s a place t...
5:25 28 February 2020

Guam residents compensated for war atrocities decades later

HAGATÑA, Guam — For Antonina Palomo Cross, Japan's occupation of Guam started with terror at church. The then-7-year-old was attending Catholic servic...
22:28 27 February 2020

Legion of Christ vows better abuse response amid new scandal

VATICAN CITY — The Legion of Christ religious order is promising accountability and transparency following damaging new revelations of sex abuse and c...
15:39 27 February 2020

Egypt holds full-honors military funeral for Mubarak

CAIRO — Egypt was holding a full-honors military funeral Wednesday for the country's former autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, who was for decades th...
10:44 26 February 2020

The Latest: Trump hails India trip as ‘learning experience’

NEW DELHI — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to India (all times local):
15:10 25 February 2020

Trump, first lady stroll the grounds of iconic Taj Mahal

AHMEDABAD, India — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to India (all times local):
12:33 24 February 2020

Protests, prayers in Indian capital ahead of Trump’s visit

NEW DELHI — As President Donald Trump was being feted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the west Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday, Hindu nat...
10:47 24 February 2020