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The Latest: Denver mayor mandates workers to be vaccinated

August 2, 2021 1:16 pm DENVER — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says the city will mandate all city employees and private sector workers in high-risk settings to be vaccinated against...

The Latest: Maryland sees rise of COVID-19 cases

August 2, 2021 12:46 pm ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland has been seeing rising cases of COVID-19, but no deaths were reported on Monday morning for the latest 24-hour period. ...

N.S. Liberals unveil training and skills platform, $78M college investment

August 1, 2021 3:21 pm SYDNEY, N.S. — Liberal Leader Iain Rankin spent Sunday in Sydney, N.S., as he announced the "transformational" skills and training platform his party promises to...

Mask guidance divides parents heading into new school year

July 31, 2021 11:11 am HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With U.S. health officials recommending that children mask up in school this fall, parents and policy makers across the nation have...

The Latest: Germany may not pay for tests of unvaccinated

July 31, 2021 10:31 am BERLIN — Germany’s government plans to stop covering the cost of rapid coronavirus tests, according to the nation’s health ministry. ...

The Latest: West African health officials race to vaccinate

July 31, 2021 8:21 am DAKAR, Senegal — Thousands of new coronavirus cases have been reported in West Africa in recent weeks amid low vaccination rates and the spread of...

The Latest: Tokyo sees virus record at Olympics midpoint

July 31, 2021 5:36 am TOKYO — The number of COVID-19 cases reported in Tokyo totaled 4,058 people, a daily record, city hall said Saturday, fanning worries as Japan’s capital...

Florida coronavirus cases jump 50% as surge continues

July 30, 2021 5:22 pm FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s coronavirus cases jumped 50% this week, the state Health Department reported Friday, continuing a six-week surge that has seen...

The Latest: Staffers in La Gov. Edwards office test positive

July 30, 2021 2:16 pm BATON ROUGE, La. — Two staffers in Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ office have tested positive for the coronavirus. ...

Aid to unemployed NY substitute teachers clawed back

July 30, 2021 8:16 am ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — After her work as a substitute teacher in New York City dried up, Ameena Ahmed got a welcome $4,200 boost last...

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Asian markets lower on virus worries after Wall Street slips

August 2, 2021 10:31 pm BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Tuesday as jitters about the fast spread of the...

Nicaragua party lists presidential candidate despite arrests

August 2, 2021 9:41 pm MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A conservative coalition registered a former leader of the 1980s Contra rebels Monday as a presidential...

Report details dramatic hot-air balloon crash in New England

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm PIERMONT, N.H. (AP) — A preliminary report released Monday details how three passengers were able to radio for help and...