In February, a group of workers set out for one of the most remote places on Earth — a camp on Kure Atoll, on the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. They had no television or internet. Now, they are seeing the effects of the coronavirus.
Dr. Anthony Fauci returned to the White House podium for the first time in months and said he "wants to settle” concerns about a coronavirus vaccine. Fauci said the FDA will thoroughly study the data before it approves any emergency use of a vaccine.
Delays in coronavirus testing are happening as the U.S. braces for winter weather, flu season and holiday travel, all of which are expected to amplify a U.S. outbreak that has already swelled past 11.5 million cases and 250,000 deaths.
Managers at Tyson Foods' largest pork plant organized a betting pool on how many employees would get infected with the coronavirus, according to a lawsuit. The company suspended top officials at the Iowa plant on Thursday and launched an investigation. https://t.co/EFB3hIT7ht
The Census Bureau says irregularities have been found during the numbers-crunching phase of the 2020 census. That makes it less likely the statistical agency can meet a year-end deadline for handing in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats.
Fighting to challenge an election he lost to Joe Biden, President Trump has launched a barrage of lawsuits across the country. His attorneys have repeatedly made elementary errors, from misspellings to forgetting the name of a judge.
“My mom went from being unbelievably cared for to dead in three weeks. They were in over their head more than anyone could imagine.” -- Dawn Best whose 83-year-old mother died in a New York nursing home after suffering from dehydration. https://t.co/lFOXZGH9eW
“I was terrified when I first saw him coming up the aisle, but then I got angry." Passengers who wrestled and disarmed a gunman aboard a high-speed Amsterdam-to-Paris train recount how their decisions helped prevent what could have become a mass slaughter. https://t.co/nK6AusozTI
A university official says the latest airstrike by Ethiopia’s military has struck the school in the capital of the defiant Tigray region and caused major damage. It was not immediately clear if anyone was killed or wounded. https://t.co/beflMFHuDU
Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli has reported to prison to begin serving his five-month sentence for bribing his daughters’ way into college. Giannulli’s wife, “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin, is already behind bars for her role in the scheme. https://t.co/5px0sehp22
In February, a group of workers set out for one of the most remote places on Earth - a camp on Kure Atoll, on the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. They had no television or internet. Now, they are seeing the effects of the coronavirus. https://t.co/Qv6kCrEwbq
General Motors says a pending breakthrough in battery chemistry will cut the price of its electric vehicles so they equal those powered by gasoline within five years. The technology also will increase the range per charge to as high as 450 miles. https://t.co/HDVJGaHrli
A nursing home expert who analyzed federal data for The Associated Press estimates that for every two coronavirus victims in long-term care, there is another who died prematurely of other causes _ “excess deaths” that could total 40,000 since March. https://t.co/Ux4cjvocKN
The National Science Foundation says it will close the telescope at the renowned Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico in a blow to scientists worldwide who depend on it to search for planets, asteroids and extraterrestrial life. https://t.co/VdXBrtaUne.
Carson Palmer, 2003 No. 1 pick by the Bengals, says 2019 No. 1 pick Joe Burrow is "playing like a top 10 quarterback."
Catch the full interview plus Chiefs star Travis Kelce on the latest AP Pro Football Podcast with @robmaaddi.
As President Trump pushes falsehoods about the election he lost, his legal team has failed to gain any traction in court without evidence of widespread fraud, which experts widely agree doesn’t exist. Here is where challenges stand in six states.
President-elect Joe Biden says the Trump administration’s refusal to give his team access to key federal agencies is affecting their ability to create a plan to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, particularly around vaccine distribution.
An 81-year-old former Marine from suburban Chicago says he was looking for “some type of persuasive weapon” when he used his grandfather's antique Irish walking stick to chase three burglars from his home. https://t.co/3sxIvWYLpI#odd
After Australia’s shocking report alleging unlawful killings by elite Australian troops in Afghanistan, an Afghan envoy and a Human Rights Watch researcher urge U.S., other militaries to probe their own soldiers’ conduct in Afghanistan. By @Kathygannon. https://t.co/34K7ZdjA5m
"I understand those struggles because I was just one of those people the other day." #SmallAxe star @JohnBoyega says he won't let his position of privilege keep him from speaking out on issues that matter to him and those in his community. https://t.co/kdbnB848iX
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce tells @robmaaddi the Raiders' victory lap around Arrowhead Stadium last month has him excited to play them again this week.
Catch the full interview in the latest AP Pro Football Podcast.
NFL sacks leader Myles Garrett remained away from his Cleveland teammates for a second straight day, but the Browns expect him to return and play this weekend against Philadelphia.
President Trump has summoned Michigan’s Republican legislative leaders to the White House for a meeting Friday. The meeting comes amid a longshot GOP push to overturn the certification of Joe Biden’s 153,000-vote victory in the battleground state. https://t.co/cEtGmL3dgS
Bosnia has one of the weakest health care systems in Europe after being ravaged during the 1992-95 war and it's also plagued by corruption and a lack of funds. COVID-19 is putting further strains on the country's hospitals. https://t.co/2Jwk97iMRf