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In this April 30, 2020 file photo, mourners gather to bury an elderly man believed to have died of the coronavirus, but whose family asked not to be named because of the social stigma in Mogadishu, Somalia. A dangerous stigma has sprung up around the coron

KAMPALA (AP): After 23 days in quarantine in Uganda – far longer than required – Jimmy Spire Ssentongo walked free, in part because of a cartoon he drew. It showed a bound prisoner begging for liberation after multiple negative tests, while a...
In this Thursday, July 30, 2020 photo, Noah Reyes looks at the 23 luminarias in Cleveland Square Park honouring the victims of the August 3, 2019 El Paso shooting, in downtown El Paso.

When Stephanie Melendez, her husband and two young daughters tested positive for the coronavirus, the person she most wanted to call was her father. “I’m married. I have my family. He was still the one I called when I got sick and he’d bring me...
Agricultural lands are inundated with floodwaters after heavy rains in Anseong, South Korea.

SEOUL (AP): Torrential rain pounded most of South Korea over the weekend, leaving six people dead and seven others missing, officials said Sunday. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety said the heavy rainfall triggered landslides in dozens of...

Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind Brazil and the United States, where a hurricane bearing down on the East Coast on Saturday is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the virus. Hurricane Isaias’...

NEW YORK (AP) — As the November 3 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries. Intelligence officials confirmed in recent days that foreign actors...

ST PETERSBURG, Florida — Florida health officials have reported 179 new deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the state’s total to more than 7,000. The latest numbers came Saturday as Hurricane Isaias threatened Florida’...

It will soon become almost twice as expensive to apply to become an American citizen. The Trump administration is significantly increasing fees for a number of immigration and work authorisation applications, including the fee to apply for...

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands protested Germany’s coronavirus restrictions Saturday in a Berlin demonstration that insisted “the end of the pandemic” has arrived — a declaration that comes just as authorities are voicing...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials said they were closing beaches, parks and coronavirus testing...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian authorities and the Pan American Health Organization are investigating whether the country failed to count 27,253 deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, a figure that could more than double the country’s...
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