By Ali Rogin
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Costa Rica, meeting with leaders from Central America as COVID-19 worsens across Latin America and the Caribbean. Peru on Tuesday revised its official death toll, almost tripling it — to 180,000 — making…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Rachel Wellford
Community colleges have long been seen as an opportunity for students of all backgrounds to earn a degree. But those same students, especially the students of color, have been some of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. And many…
Earlier this year, President Joe Biden set a goal to have 70 percent of Americans get at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine by July 4. To get there, states and cities are getting creative in their vaccine distribution.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
A terminal at London's Heathrow Airport that was mothballed because of the coronavirus pandemic reopened Tuesday to serve passengers arriving from high-risk countries — an action that critics said was long overdue.
This Memorial Day has been both a day of remembrance and one of hope. The lifting of pandemic restrictions saw a resumption of major public events, and a return to time-honored observances as President Joe Biden laid a wreath at…
In our news wrap Monday, police across Miami, Florida kept up a manhunt for the 3 gunmen who attacked a crowd at a banquet hall early Sunday. Republican plans to overhaul election laws in Texas were stopped in their tracks…
In our news wrap Friday, with COVID restrictions easing, Americans are traveling in near-record numbers this memorial day weekend, with traffic hitting pre-pandemic levels. President Joe Biden formally released his $6 trillion budget for the coming fiscal year. The CDC…
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Japan extended a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas for 20 more days on Friday, with infections still not slowing as it prepares to host the Olympics in just over 50 days.
Where did COVID-19 come from? In the midst of renewed questions about the novel coronavirus' origins, President Joe Biden has directed U.S. intelligence to determine if the virus jumped from animals to humans, or somehow escaped from a lab in…
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Moderna said Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine strongly protects kids as young as 12, a step that could put the shot on track to become the second option for that age group in the U.S.
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