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The Latest: Russia reports nearly 200 more virus deaths

June 6, 2020

MOSCOW — Russia reported its second-highest one-day death toll from COVID-19 even as the number of new coronavirus infections remained steady. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan reports 97 more coronavirus deaths

June 6, 2020

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan reported 97 more coronavirus deaths on Saturday, the highest 24-hour increase to its fatalities, as authorities urged volunteers to motivate people to adhere to social... more »»

The loneliest of D-Day remembrances is hit by pandemic

June 6, 2020

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — At daybreak on Saturday, Charles Shay stood lonesome without any fellow veteran on the very same beach where he waded ashore 76 years ago, part of one of the mos... more »»

Asia Today: Most of 51 new SKorea cases linked to door sales

June 6, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Saturday reported 51 new cases of COVID-19, mostly in the densely populated capital region, as authorities scramble to stem transmissions among low-income... more »»

Russian Orthodox priest tends to Moscow's COVID-19 patients

June 6, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — The Rev. Vasily Gelevan bends over a COVID-19 patient at her apartment to administer Holy Communion and say words of comfort while clad in a hazmat suit. more »»

North Korea threatens to shut liaison office with South

June 6, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In the latest blow for inter-Korean cooperation, North Korea threatened to permanently shut a liaison office with South Korea as it continued to condemn its rival for... more »»

Black Lives Matter protests mostly peaceful in Australia

June 6, 2020

SYDNEY (AP) — Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on Saturday proceeded mostly peacefully as thousands of demonstrators in state capitals honored the memory of George Floyd and protested... more »»

Japan advocate for daughter, others abducted to NKorea dies

June 6, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Shigeru Yokota, a Japanese campaigner for the return of his daughter and more than a dozen others who were abducted to North Korea in the 1970s, has died. He was 8. more »»

The Latest: China orders pangolin protection amid pandemic

June 6, 2020

BEIJING — China is ordering its highest level of protection for the armadillo-like pangolin as part of its crackdown on the wildlife trade following the global coronavirus pandemic. more »»

China urges citizens to shun Australia as dispute simmers

June 6, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China is advising its citizens not to visit Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Asians, in what appears to be Beijing’s latest attempt to punish the countr... more »»

The Latest: Beijing eases coronavirus pandemic restrictions

June 6, 2020

BEIJING — China’s capital is lowering its emergency response level to the second-lowest starting Saturday for the coronavirus pandemic. more »»

The Latest: U of Minnesota backs resuming in-person classes

June 5, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS — The president of the University of Minnesota is recommending the school resume in-person classes this fall after shifting to online offerings during the coronavirus pandemic. more »»

The Latest: Phoenix woman sees echoes of brother's death

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— Phoenix woman says her brother's death three years ago was similar to Floyd's.

— California governor orders end to holds by police that block blood flow to brain. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan PM avoids new lockdown, daily cases up

June 5, 2020

ISLAMABAD-- Pakistan's prime minister has told his country's people that he does not want to reimpose a lockdown that was eased last month, saying the nation cannot afford to because of its ailin... more »»

The Latest: Calif. governor orders change to police training

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— California governor orders end to holds by police that block blood flow to brain.

— Man charged with shooting officer during Las Vegas protest. more »»

The Latest: Man charged with shooting Las Vegas officer

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— Man charged with shooting officer during Las Vegas protest.

— Expert warns tear gas could lead to spread of coronavirus. more »»

The Latest: From buzzing to bland, Louisiana businesses open

June 5, 2020

NEW ORLEANS -- Some Louisiana businesses have been slammed after reopening for the first time in 2 1/2 months while others are waiting for customers or taking another week to emerge from a... more »»

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

June 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd vowed Friday to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a sustained movement as demonstrations shifted to a calmer, but no... more »»

The Latest: Expert warns about police spreading virus

June 5, 2020

TOP OF THE HOUR:

— Expert warns tear gas could lead to spread of coronavirus.

— South African president calls for “turning point” in addressing racism. more »»

 
 

 

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