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Democratic Wins Could Strengthen Biden's Legislative Push

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden's victory in November was tempered by concerns that he would face Republican opposition in the Senate that could stymie him at...

Indonesia Jet Carrying 62 Goes Missing on Domestic Flight

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on a domestic...

A Farewell to @realDonaldTrump, Gone After 57,000 Tweets

WASHINGTON — @realDonaldTrump, the Twitter feed that grew from the random musings of a reality TV star into the cudgel of an American president, has died. It was not...

Cyprus Locking Down Again to Deal with COVID-19 Cases

NICOSIA -- Soaring infections have led Cyprus' government to impose a second lockdown Jan. 10 in a bid to quell the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing another blow to battered businesses struggling the past 10 months.

Jumping Cyprus COVID-19 Cases Bring Jitters, Second Lockdown Talk

NICOSIA -- With 573 more COVID-19 cases and four deaths on Cyprus Jan. 6, and more people needing hospitalization, the government is said to be looking at a second national lockdown that would exempt airports and ports.

COVID-19 Variant Found On Cyprus, China Offers Help With Pandemic

NICOSIA -- As Cyprus' Health Ministry says that a new variant of COVID-19 was found on the island, a visiting Chinese official said his country - where the worldwide pandemic broke out - will offer any help that's needed.

With Virus Surging, Biden to Speed Release of COVID Vaccines

WASHINGTON — With COVID-19 surging and vaccinations off to a slow start, President-elect Joe Biden will rapidly release most available vaccine doses to protect more people...

UK to Vaccinate Out of Pandemic by Looking to Local GPs

LONDON — British Health Secretary Matt Hancock turned up at a doctor's office in London this week to highlight the start of coronavirus vaccinations by local general...

Study Suggests Pfizer Vaccine Works Against Virus Variant

New research suggests Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine can protect against a mutation found in the two more-contagious variants of the coronavirus that have erupted in Britain and...

The Fairy Tale Cakes by Lana

NEW YORK – When you look at Lana's cakes, you think you are at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris, with its inconceivable collections of sculptures and...

My Great Greek Adventure: Ancient Olympia

What is the true mark that a society and system has been good and successful? Perhaps it is the ability to remain honored, remembered, and replicated through the...

Michigan Cafe Fined $2,500 for Breaking COVID-19 Rules

CALUMET, Michigan — A cafe in a small town in the U.S. state of Michigan has been found in contempt of court and fined $2,500 for continuing to serve customers indoors...

India Planning to Start Vaccine Drive in 1 Week

NEW DELHI — The government of India is planning to kick off a vaccination drive on Jan. 16 to stem COVID-19 in the world's second-most populous country.

Queen Elizabeth II and Husband Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, have received their COVID-19 vaccinations, royal officials said Saturday.