Nation & World

World struggles as confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40 million

The world’s number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 40 million.
October 19, 2020, 7:12 AM

Nation & World

Jimmy Garoppolo throws 3 TD passes, 49ers beat Rams 24-16

Jimmy Garoppolo threw three TD passes in the first half and Jason Verrett’s first interception in more than four years helped preserve the lead that gave the San Francisco 49ers a 24-16 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.
October 18, 2020, 11:37 PM

Nation & World

AP Top 25: Clemson remains overwhelming No. 1 over Alabama

Clemson easily held off Alabama to retain the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press college football poll, extending its longest run atop the poll to seven weeks.
October 18, 2020, 1:38 PM

Nation & World

Hardliner wins Turkish Cypriot leadership election

A hardliner who won a Turkish Cypriot leadership election says he’s ready to resume talks aimed at ending Cyprus’ 46-year ethnic division, as long as rival Greek Cypriots come to grips with Turkey’s regional might.
October 18, 2020, 2:52 PM

Nation & World

No. 2 Alabama roars back for 41-24 win over No. 3 Georgia

Mac Jones passed for 417 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama’s aerial assault picked apart No. 3 Georgia’s heralded defense in the second half of a 41-24 victory.
October 18, 2020, 12:55 AM

Nation & World

Armenia, Azerbaijan announce new attempt at cease-fire

Armenia and Azerbaijan have announced a new attempt to establish a cease-fire in their conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh starting from midnight.
October 17, 2020, 4:22 PM

Nation & World

Iran announces its virus death toll passes 30,000

Iran has announced that its death toll from the coronavirus has passed the milestone of 30,000.
October 17, 2020, 9:48 AM

Nation & World

New Zealand’s Ardern wins 2nd term in election landslide

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has won a second term in office in an election landslide of historic proportions.
October 17, 2020, 5:28 AM

Nation & World

AP Sports Digest

October 17, 2020, 1:35 AM

Nation & World

Trump changes course, approves California relief for 6 fires

President Donald Trump’s administration has reversed course and approved a previously rejected California application for disaster relief funds to clean up damage from six recent wildfires.
October 16, 2020, 10:34 PM

Nation & World

Justices to weigh Trump census plan to exclude noncitizens

The Supreme Court has agreed to take up President Donald Trump’s policy, blocked by a lower court, to exclude people living in the U.S. illegally from the census count that will be used to allocate seats in the House of Representatives.
October 16, 2020, 5:05 PM

Nation & World

French police search homes of health minister, ex-PM

French police have searched the homes of the health minister, the former prime minister and other top officials Thursday in an investigation into the government’s response to the global coronavirus pandemic.
October 16, 2020, 4:04 PM

Nation & World

French leader decries terrorist beheading of teacher

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced what he called an “Islamist terrorist attack” against a history teacher beheaded in a Paris suburb Friday, urging the nation to stand united against extremism.
October 16, 2020, 4:17 PM

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AP Sports Digest

October 16, 2020, 1:38 PM

Nation & World

Judge finds cases against 5 in Whitmer plot can move forward

A federal judge says prosecutors have enough evidence to move toward trial for five Michigan men accused of plotting to kidnap Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
October 16, 2020, 2:20 PM

Nation & World

UK says EU trade talks ‘over’ but bloc sees room for a deal

The British government says trade talks with the European Union are effectively over and the country must prepare for a no-deal break with the bloc, despite EU leaders declaring that negotiations will continue next week.
October 16, 2020, 12:31 PM

National

As virus flares globally, new strategies target hot spots

After shutdowns swept entire nations during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and U.S. states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again around the world.
October 19, 2020, 10:01 AM

National

Florida begins early voting with no major problems reported

Florida is reporting no serious problems as it begins early voting in much of the state.
October 19, 2020, 9:53 AM

World

Morales aide claims victory in Bolivia’s presidential vote

Evo Morales’ party is claiming victory in Bolivia’s presidential election — a vote that appears to have rejected the right-wing policies of the interim government that took power after the leftist leader resigned and fled the country a year ago.
October 19, 2020, 9:45 AM

World

Facing terror charges, ETA’s last boss apologizes for deaths

The last known chief of now-extinct Basque separatist militant group ETA is going on trial in Paris for terrorism charges, which he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending its long-standing conflict.
October 19, 2020, 9:41 AM

World

Wales locks down as COVID-19 cases spike; Manchester resists

Wales has become the second nation in the United Kingdom to lock down large swaths of the economy to combat a second wave of coronavirus infections even as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is resisting calls to do the same throughout England.
October 19, 2020, 9:36 AM

National

‘Clouds,’ by teen who died of cancer, hits No. 1 on iTunes

Seven years after his death to cancer at age 18, a Minnesota singer-songwriter has returned to the top of the iTunes chart.
October 19, 2020, 9:22 AM