European Council President Charles Michel speaks during an online joint press conference with Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool) Francisco Seco AP ROME — The top health care official in Sicily […]

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Every day at 5 p.m., no matter what Dr. Debra Schwinn is doing, Palm Beach Atlantic University’s new president jumps on a Zoom call — not with faculty or donors, but with students in isolation due to the coronavirus. Schwinn, a physician and mom, worries […]

A man wearing a face mask to curb the spread of the coronavirus sits on a bench playing a game on his smartphone as passengers line up to check in their luggage at a quiet departure hall of the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. Amid […]

Here’s one more thing the coronavirus pandemic has ruined for at least some people: betting on the Super Bowl By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press February 2, 2021, 12:12 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Here’s one more thing the coronavirus […]

South Carolina has already been one of the states hardest hit by COVID as infections and death tolls continue to mount across the United States. But it now has even more cause for alarm: The state on Thursday announced that it had found two cases caused by the more transmissible […]

John Pye, Associated Press Published 10:38 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2021 | Updated 10:38 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2021 The number of players in hard quarantine swelled to 72 ahead of the Australian Open after a fifth positive coronavirus test was returned from the charter flights bringing players, coaches, officials […]

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s top jurist has again called off in-person hearings, saying he’s doing so due to the “ongoing increase” in COVID-19 cases across the state. “It is prudent to once again make changes to the operations of the circuit, family, probate, and master-in-equity courts for the […]

By MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of revelers were on the casino-lined Las Vegas Strip Thursday despite a plea from Nevada’s governor that people reconsider their plans to go out and celebrate New Year’s Eve amid the pandemic. While shopping, gambling, drinking yard-long frozen cocktails […]

Thousands of truckers endured Christmas Eve stranded near a major British port, ensnared in the chaos unleashed by a new coronavirus strain, as Western nations accelerated vaccination programmes. European nations on Wednesday had started easing travel bans on Britain to contain a new coronavirus strain that UK officials believe spreads […]

People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. Asian shares retreated on Tuesday, Dec. 22, extending losses on growing worries over a new, potentially more infectious strain of the coronavirus that is countering good news over U.S. economic stimulus and vaccines. […]

People at St Pancras station in London, wait to board the last train to Paris today, Sunday Dec. 20, 2020. Millions of people in England have learned they must cancel their Christmas get-togethers and holiday shopping trips. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday that holiday gatherings can’t go ahead […]

TipRanks Shift Into Hydrogen Could Lift These 3 Stocks Higher In a report on the alternative fuel market, analyst Rupert Merer, of National Bank of Canada, looks at the possibilities and potentialities of the hydrogen as both an energy resource and a commodity. At the heart of the matter, he […]

PHOENIX — This is the first winter in five years that Steve Monk and his wife, Linda, haven’t driven to Arizona from their home in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. They typically leave Canada to hunker down in warmer climates for six months. They could fly, skirting travel restrictions at the border, […]

In light of increases in the number of people infected with COVID-19, city of Oak Ridge officials issued updates Thursday on the status of city facilities. “Due to the significant increase in COVID cases, city officials strongly urge citizens to conduct their business over the phone and by mail whenever […]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The greater Sacramento region will be placed under California’s most restrictive coronavirus rules this week because capacity in hospital intensive care units has fallen below 15%. The 13-county region encompassing the state capital has an ICU capacity of 14.3% and will face a regional stay-at-home order at […]

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has advocated tougher restrictions on public life as the country reports 590 deaths, its highest single-day coronavirus death toll. Germany is gradually moving toward a tighter lockdown, at least for a limited period after Christmas. Cases are increasing despite a partial shutdown on Nov. […]