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Jury Selection on Pause for Ex-Cop Charged in Floyd's Death

MINNEAPOLIS — The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in the death of George Floyd on Monday paused jury selection for at least...

CDC: Fully-Vaccinated Americans Can Gather Without Masks

NEW YORK — Fully-vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from...

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri Won't Seek Reelection in 2022

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri will not seek a third term in the U.S. Senate, he said Monday in a surprise announcement.

Mitsotakis Meets with Cyprus' Democratic Party Leader Papadopoulos

ATHENS -- Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday reiterated Greece's position that a necessary condition for the resolution of the Cyprus problem is the abolition of the outdated system of guarantees and intervention rights, as well as the complete and rapid withdrawal of the occupying...

EU Foreign Chief Says Cyprus Division Solution EU's Problem Too

BRUSSELS -- After earlier offering to be another broker to try to bring a divided Cyprus together again 47 ½ years after a Turkish invasion occupied the northern third, the European Union is hoping the political will to do it is there.

Not Waiting for EU, Cyprus Will Admit COVID-19 Vaccinated Britons

NICOSIA -- With the European Union dragging its heels on a COVID-19 vaccination certificate recommended by Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis to speed tourism, Cyprus moved on its own to let in United Kingdom vacationers.

States Drop COVID-19 Mask Mandates But Still Expect People to Mask Up – Will They?

The governors of Texas and Mississippi announced that they were rescinding their statewide mask mandates and allowing restaurants and other businesses to return to 100% capacity...

Vietnam Vaccinates COVID-19 Front-Liners with Its 1st Doses

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam administered its first COVID-19 doses Monday to the front-line workers who made the nation's relative success in controlling the pandemic...

North Macedonia Gets First Batch of Russia Vaccine Sputnik V

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — North Macedonia on Sunday received the first batch of 3,000 doses of Russian vaccine Sputnik V from a total order of 200,000 in the fight...

Lagana and Eggplant Spread to Enjoy

Laganes are traditionally eaten on Clean Monday and are cooked on a hearthstone over hot coals, but a cast-iron pan or a stove work well for present-day cooks. A relatively simple...

At Dubai Airport, Travelers' Eyes Become Their Passports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's airport, the world's busiest for international travel, can already feel surreal, with its cavernous duty-free stores, artificial...

Germany Ramps Up Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine

BERLIN — Germany is looking to ramp up the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine after authorities last week gave the green light for it to be administered to people 65 and over...

Israel Started Vaccinating Palestinians Who Work Inside the Country

JERUSALEM — After delays, Israel started vaccinating Palestinians who work inside the country and its West Bank settlements on Monday, more than two months after launching...

Michigan Makes Homeless People Vaccine-Eligible

DETROIT — People who are homeless will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Michigan starting Monday.