April 27, 2021

CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a mask

NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don’t […]
April 27, 2021

Pathologist: Black man killed by deputies was shot 5 times

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man killed by deputies in North Carolina, was shot five times, including in the back of […]
April 27, 2021

Column: Will draft make your team better? Don't bet on it.

The NFL has embraced sports betting so fully that you almost expect Roger Goodell to open the draft by placing an over/under bet on the […]
April 27, 2021

Probe: Cyprus 'unlawfully' gave passports in investment deal

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus’ government unlawfully issued 3,500 passports to the relatives of wealthy investors under a now-defunct, multibillion euro citizenship-for-investment program, a damning interim […]
April 27, 2021

US farmers finally see better outlook after 2 odd years

MADRID, Iowa — In 43 years of farming, Morey Hill had seen crop-destroying weather, rock-bottom prices, trade fights and surges in government aid, but not […]
April 27, 2021

NHL reaches 7-year deal with Turner Sports, ending NBC run

The National Hockey League is coming to TNT. The league and Turner Sports on Tuesday announced a seven-year agreement that begins next season. The deal […]
April 27, 2021

Myanmar guerrillas capture gov't base; airstrikes follow

BANGKOK — Ethnic Karen guerrillas said they captured a Myanmar army base on Tuesday near the border with Thailand, representing a morale-boosting action for those […]
April 27, 2021

Hungary's parliament overhauls higher education amid outcry

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s parliament on Tuesday voted to transfer state assets worth billions of dollars into foundations that will control many of the country’s […]
April 27, 2021

Facebook now has to ask permission to track your iPhone. Here's how to stop it.

If you haven’t already, you’ll see a surprising message pop up on your iPhone from Facebook in the next few weeks: Do you give it […]
April 27, 2021

US consumer confidence jumps to 14-month high

WASHINGTON — Consumer confidence rose sharply for a second straight month, hitting the highest level since the pandemic began, as the rapid rollout of vaccines […]