Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus prompts Saudi curbs

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Muslims around the world hoping for a once-in-a-lifetime journey to…

Virus numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – The number of global coronavirus cases continued to surge Tuesday in…

Asian shares advance, tracking Wall Street tech rally

TOKYO (AP) – Asian shares were higher on Tuesday, recovering from some early losses as regional…

Is it safe to form a COVID-19 ‘support bubble’ with friends?

Is it safe to form a COVID-19 “support bubble” with friends? Read more… Please follow and…

Strike won’t affect delivery of machines to swab maker

BATH, Maine (AP) – A strike at Bath Iron Works won’t affect the company’s delivery of…

Lebanon’s crisis, pandemic hit American University in Beirut

BEIRUT (AP) – One of the Arab world’s oldest and most prestigious universities, which endured civil…

Short season, no summer ball make staying sharp a challenge

If all had gone as he hoped, Elijah Cabell and his Florida State teammates would have…

The Latest: India adds nearly 15K cases as more states worry

India has added nearly 15,000 new infections to its coronavirus caseload as some of the states…

Malawi starts voting in a rerun of the presidential poll

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) – Polls have opened in Malawi and voters began casting their ballots Tuesday…

South Carolina beaches fill, but COVID-19 takes no vacation

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) – The elevator doors opened and inside were 10 people crammed into…

Investors warn Brazil ambassadors about Amazon deforestation

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – A group of mostly European investment firms has sent a joint…

Budgets put limits on social distancing options for schools

As schools consider how and when to reopen their buildings during the pandemic, many are finding…

California raceway president says noose found in tree

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) – A makeshift noose was found hanging from a tree at the Sonoma…

New York votes after primary season like no other

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – A primary election season like no other will reach its conclusion Tuesday,…

US meat industry puzzled by China’s import ban for 1 plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – China’s decision to ban imports from a single Tyson Foods poultry plant…

Asia Today: Virus sets off new school closures in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Australia’s Victoria state has recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19, resulting in…

Authorities investigate possible suicide in holding cell

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) – Lake Havasu City police are handling an investigation into the death…

Fauci to testify at a fraught time for US pandemic response

WASHINGTON (AP) – With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states and political polarization competing…

Election chaos renews focus on gutted Voting Rights Act

ATLANTA (AP) – When some Georgia voters endured a pandemic, pouring rain and massive waits earlier…

In NY, KY primaries, mail-in deluge and lines in Louisville

WASHINGTON (AP) – Overwhelmed Kentucky and New York officials faced a deluge of mail-in votes likely…