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UN chief warns `vaccine nationalism' is moving at full speed

UN chief warns `vaccine nationalism' is moving at full speed

TANZANIA, Tanzania — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that “vaccine nationalism” is moving “at full speed,” leaving poor people around the globe watching preparations for inoculations against the coronavirus in some rich nations an
Tensions rise over masks as virus grips smaller US cities

Tensions rise over masks as virus grips smaller US cities

MISSION, Kan. — Arguments over mask requirements and other restrictions have turned ugly in recent days as the deadly coronavirus surge across the U.S. engulfs small and medium-size cities that once seemed safely removed from the outbreak.
Hunter Biden tax probe examining Chinese business dealings

Hunter Biden tax probe examining Chinese business dealings

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is investigating the finances of President-elect Joe Biden’s son, including scrutinizing some of his Chinese business dealings and other transactions, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on
Jury convicts Illinois man in Minnesota mosque bombing

Jury convicts Illinois man in Minnesota mosque bombing

MINNEAPOLIS — A jury on Wednesday convicted the leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group of several civil rights and hate crime charges in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque.
US govt, states sue Facebook for 'predatory' conduct

US govt, states sue Facebook for 'predatory' conduct

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Women's Hall of Fame honours Aretha Franklin, Morrison, Lacks

Women's Hall of Fame honours Aretha Franklin, Morrison, Lacks

SENECA FALLS, N.Y.
Pennsylvania governor says he's tested positive for COVID-19

Pennsylvania governor says he's tested positive for COVID-19

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday he has contracted COVID-19 and is isolating at home, revealing the diagnosis after several members of his security detail recently tested positive for the coronavirus.
UK probes whether COVID-19 vaccine caused allergic reactions

UK probes whether COVID-19 vaccine caused allergic reactions

LONDON — Britain's medical regulator warned Wednesday that people with a history of serious allergic reactions shouldn’t get the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech, and investigators looked into whether two reactions on the first day of the U.
Boeing 737 Max back in air 2 years after grounded by crashes

Boeing 737 Max back in air 2 years after grounded by crashes

RIO DE JANEIRO — Commercial flights with Boeing 737 Max jetliners resumed Wednesday for the first time since they were grounded worldwide nearly two years ago following two deadly accidents.
Ang Lee on 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' 20 years later

Ang Lee on 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' 20 years later

NEW YORK — It’s physically impossible to get to the forest fight scene that hovers atop slender bamboo trees in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and not say out loud “Whoa.