April 7, 2021

EXPLAINER: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and some options

The U.S. State Department says it’s talking with allies about China’s human rights record and how to handle next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics. A department […]
April 7, 2021

The Latest: N Korea says it still has no coronavirus cases

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea continues to claim a perfect record in keeping out the coronavirus in its latest report to the World Health […]
April 7, 2021

Japan's Toshiba studies acquisition proposal by global fund

TOKYO — Trading in Toshiba stock was halted Wednesday after the Tokyo-based technology conglomerate confirmed it had received a preliminary acquisition proposal. Toshiba Corp. said […]
April 7, 2021

Report accuses Columbus Zoo top executives of misusing funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The former president and chief financial officer of the Columbus Zoo arranged for relatives to live in houses owned by the zoo […]
April 7, 2021

The Latest: Arizona AG says governor can't block mask rules

PHOENIX — Arizona’s attorney general has issued a new opinion saying that Pima County can continue to enforce its pandemic face mask mandate in spite […]
April 7, 2021

Russia and West spar over vote to punish Syria over weapons

UNITED NATIONS — Russia sparred with the United States and its allies Tuesday over a vote later this month that could strip Syria of voting […]
April 7, 2021

eBay auction of Japanese internment art pulled after protest

LOS ANGELES — The auction of a series of sketches purportedly drawn by an artist at the Japanese internment camp at Manzanar was canceled Tuesday […]
April 7, 2021

Facebook removes accounts tied to Iranian exile group

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said Tuesday it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group and a troll farm in Albania. […]
April 7, 2021

Arbor Lakes Business Park in Maple Grove fully leased first two buildings

Two of four buildings planned for the Arbor Lakes Business Park in Maple Grove have now been fully leased, giving developer Duke Realty confidence that […]
April 6, 2021

AP FACT CHECK: Biden's job inflation on infrastructure

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and his team have offered a vastly inflated projection of how many jobs his infrastructure plan would create, an account […]