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Classroom Doors Swing Back Open at NYC Public Middle Schools
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Classroom Doors Swing Back Open at NYC Public Middle Schools

NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of New York City middle school students returned to their school buildings on Thursday for the first time since city schools were ...

US Jobless Claims Fall to 730,000 But Layoffs Remain High

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week but remained high by historical standards.

78-year-old Woman Found Fatally Slashed in Her Queens Home

NEW YORK (AP) — A 78-year-old woman was found dead in her bedroom in Queens with a slash wound to her head, police said.

Cyprus' President Anastasiades Hails U.N. Bid to Resume Peace Talks

NICOSIA — The Greek Cypriot president of ethnically divided Cyprus said on Thursday he'll attend a United Nations-hosted meeting in April with the leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots with “full political will” to get dormant peace talks up and running again.

Cyprus Eases Lockdown But Curfew, Ban on Gatherings Remain

NICOSIA — Cyprus will reopen high schools, gyms, pools, dance academies and art galleries on March 1 in a further, incremental easing of the country's second nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, the government said Thursday.

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.

Medical Oxygen Scarce in Africa, Latin America Amid Virus

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck nations in Africa and Latin America, where warnings went unheeded at...

Detroit Science Center No Longer Planning for RoboCop Statue

DETROIT (AP) — The largest fictional keeper of law and order in Detroit may not stand watch at one Motor City museum as planned.

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.

Explainer: Mount Etna Puts on Its Latest Spectacular Show

ROME (AP) — Mount Etna, the volcano that towers over eastern Sicily, evokes superlatives. It is Europe's most active volcano and also the continent's largest...

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...

Greece Confirms 1,784 New Coronavirus Cases on Thursday, 39 Fatalities

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 1,784 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, of which 10 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health...

Cyprus Eases Lockdown But Curfew, Ban on Gatherings Remain

NICOSIA — Cyprus will reopen high schools, gyms, pools, dance academies and art galleries on March 1 in a further, incremental easing of the country's second nationwide...

EU Leaders Seek to Inject Energy Into Slow Vaccine Rollout

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc's lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts...