NFL reprises Draft-a-Thon to raise money for pandemic relief

NEW YORK (AP) – The NFL is bringing back the Draft-a-Thon that raised money last year…

Vaccines open to all as health officials warn of 4th wave

SEATTLE (AP) – Washington state’s Secretary of Health said a surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations…

Iran to purchase 60 million COVID-19 vaccines from Russia

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran has finalized a deal with Russia over purchasing 60 million doses…

Vermont courts seek to use $13.6 million to ease backlog

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – The Vermont court system plans to use nearly $13.6 million in federal…

Thermo Fisher buying PPD in deal worth $17.4 billion

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) – Thermo Fisher is buying clinical research company PPD in a deal valued…

Missouri woman gets prison for killing boyfriend with car

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – A St. Louis woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison…

UnitedHealth ups forecast after strong start to year

UnitedHealth’s first-quarter profit jumped about 44%, and the nation’s largest health insurer also hiked its 2021…

London police charge man seen with ax near Buckingham Palace

LONDON (AP) – British police say they have charged a London man who was spotted carrying…

World Health Organization: Europe’s 53-country region has surpassed 1 million deaths linked to COVID

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WHO: Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths

GENEVA (AP) – GENEVA – A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has…

Bank of America profit doubles in 1Q to $8.1 billion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Bank of America Corp. says its net income doubled to $8.05 billion…

France’s pandemic death toll set to pass 100,000 amid surge

PARIS (AP) – France‘s coronavirus death toll is expected to pass 100,000 on Thursday after a…

Coach among 3 coronavirus cases at Hertha Berlin

BERLIN (AP) – The entire Hertha Berlin team will move into closed accommodation for two weeks…

Senior royals to skip uniforms at Prince Philip’s funeral

LONDON (AP) – Senior royals must wear civilian clothes to Prince Philip’s funeral, defusing potential tensions…

AP sources: Tool behind crackdown on opioids could expire

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration has been slow-walking its work on the extension of a…

N Koreans mark founder’s birthday amid economic difficulties

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Mask-wearing North Koreans danced in a plaza or climbed a Pyongyang…

Top associate of Navalny convicted of trespassing in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) – A top associate of Russia’s imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny was convicted of…

West Virginia to see slight increase in vaccine allocation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia will see a slight increase in Moderna and Pfizer coronavirus…

Experts cut outlook for German growth amid 3rd pandemic wave

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – Leading German economic institutes have slashed their growth forecast for 2021 as…

Saudi university catches fire near Yemen border in attack

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) – A Saudi university near the country’s border with Yemen caught fire…