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Cases Unchecked, ICUs Filling, Greece Extends COVID-19 Lockdown

BLM Launches Survival Fund Amid Federal COVID-19 Relief Wait

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is formally expanding a $3 million financial relief fund that it quietly launched earlier this month, to...

Southern Exposure: Cold Wreaks Havoc on Aging Waterworks

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The sunshine is back and the ice has melted. But more than a week after a deep freeze across the South, many communities are still grappling with...

GOP Rallies Solidly Against Democrats' Virus Relief Package

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rallied solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the...

Sex Abuse Cases Now Driving #MeToo Movement on Cyprus

NICOSIA - Spreading fast across Greece with allegations of sexual assaults and harassment rising in a number of sectors, the #MeToo movement has taken hold on Cyprus, with police saying more than 10 complaints were made.

Turkey Keeps Up Push for Two States on Cyprus, Not Reunification

NICOSIA - Already undermining resumed exploratory talks with Greece, Turkey is making a stronger move to end any hopes of reunifying Cyprus in favor of two states, which would recognize the occupied northern third seized in an unlawful 1974 invasion.

Cyprus Leads EU in COVID-19 Testing, Eyes Return of Tourism

NICOSIA -- Hoping to open to limited numbers of tourists on March 1 as it eases a COVID-19 lockdown, Cyprus is the European Union's leader in the number of rapid Coronavirus tests as a percentage of population.

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Flu Has Disappeared in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year.

Mars Rover's Giant Parachute Carried Secret Message

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft...

Ghana Is First Nation in World to Receive COVAX Vaccines

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana has become the first country in the world to receive vaccines acquired through the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative with a delivery of 600...

Hindu Festival Draws Crowds of Bathers to Rivers (Photos)

PRAYAGRAJ, India (AP) — Millions of people have joined a 45-day Hindu bathing festival in the northern Indian city of Prayagraj, where devotees take a dip at Sangam, the...

Greeks Discovered Iceland 10 Centuries before the Vikings, Study Shows

PAMPLONA, SPAIN – “The Greeks not only reached India with Alexander the Great, but also discovered Iceland with the explorer Pytheas,” said Dr. Andrew Breeze,...

Greek Hospitals Feeling the Pressure From Rise in Coronavirus Infections

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 1,913 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, of which 5 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health...

Drug Executives: Big Jump in Vaccine Supply Is Coming Soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — COVID-19 vaccine makers told Congress on Tuesday to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month, and the companies insist they will...

2 Hard-Hit Cities, 2 Diverging Fates in Vaccine Rollout

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (AP) — Mario Valdez, his wife and their 18-year-old son were fully vaccinated for COVID-19 this month as part of a special effort to inoculate every...