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Coast Guard ends search for helicopter in waters off Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday suspended the search in waters off Alaska for an overdue helicopter piloted by the former...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen inoculated against COVID-19

Cambodian Prime Minister Hu Sen has been inoculated with a vaccine supplied by the World Health Organization’s COVAX initiative, as a plan to immunize...

Texas schools, stores divided on masks as mandate ends

DALLAS -- The end of Texas' mask mandate is giving Lucy Alanis second thoughts about one of her occasional indulgences during the coronavirus pandemic:...

Water crisis continues in Mississippi, weeks after cold snap

JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi’s largest city is still struggling with water problems more than two weeks after winter storms and freezing weather ravaged the...

VIRUS TODAY: Most small businesses don’t require virus tests

A report from the U.S. Census Bureau says a majority of small businesses aren’t requiring COVID-19 vaccines or tests for employees By The Associated Press March...

Czechs turns to other nations to treat its COVID-19 patients

Hard-hit Czech Republic has turned to Germany and other European countries with a request to help treat its coronavirus patients By KAREL JANICEK Associated Press March...

DeWine faces choppy political waters 1 year into pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- At the beginning of 2020, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was working on plans to battle algae blooms in Lake Erie, crack...

States rapidly expanding vaccine access as supplies surge

Buoyed by a surge in vaccine shipments, states and cities are rapidly expanding eligibility for COVID-19 shots to teachers, 55-and-over Americans and other groups...

French families sue over extensive nursing home virus deaths

PARIS -- One plaintiff lost her father in a nursing home last spring as the virus pandemic swept France. Another has fought for a...

Merkel, German governors mull way ahead on lockdown

German leaders are looking for ways to ease the country out of a long-running lockdown ByThe Associated Press March 3, 2021, 12:24 PM • 3 min read BERLIN...