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Health Apr 06U.S., UK brace for soaring death tolls as pandemic bears down
The United States and Britain braced for one of their bleakest weeks in living memory on Monday as the social and financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic deepened.
Health Mar 30Hospitals dread the prospect of deciding whom to treat first
U.S. hospitals are bracing for a surge in coronavirus patients who need ventilators and other resources that could soon be in critically short supply.
Health Mar 23Over 1.5 billion globally asked to stay home to escape virus
The hunt for masks, ventilators and other medical supplies consumed the U.S. and Europe, as more than 1.5 billion people — one-fifth of the world's population — were asked or ordered to stay home on Monday to try to blunt…
Health Mar 23Hunt for medical gear to fight virus becomes all-consuming
The hunt for ventilators and other medical supplies consumed the U.S. and Europe on Monday, as new coronavirus infections soared and political paralysis stalled efforts for a quick aid package from Congress.
World Mar 13Countries turn to wartime tactics to fight coronavirus foe
World leaders are warning of nearly wartime measures to come to contain the spreading pandemic.
World Oct 03Paris police employee kills 4 officers in knife attack
The alleged attacker's prior work in the intelligence unit had not posed known problems until Thursday, says a police union official.
World Aug 26Trump says he approved of Iran’s diplomat coming to G-7
French President Emmanuel Macron's invited Iran's foreign minister to the sidelines of the G-7 in hopes that he could secure a breakthrough in global tensions over Iran's nuclear program.
World Aug 24G-7 summit in France a test of unity among world leaders
Efforts to salvage consensus among the G-7 rich democracies frayed Saturday in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump's unpredictable America-first approach even before the official start of the summit in southern France.
World Jul 06From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants
As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the countries they flee. Most live in limbo, but recent tragedies have focused…
World May 26Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts
From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations went to the polls Sunday in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by the far-right, nationalist and populist movements sweeping…