July 14, 2021

N. Carolina GOP would ban K-12 promotion of views about race

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans advanced legislation Wednesday defining how teachers can discuss certain concepts about race and racism inside the classroom. GOP Senate […]
July 14, 2021

Stocks end a wobbly day mixed and just shy of record highs

Wall Street capped a wobbly day of trading with mixed results Wednesday, as a rally in technology stocks was kept in check by a slide […]
July 14, 2021

GM warns some Bolt owners to park outdoors due to fire risk

DETROIT — General Motors is telling owners of some older Chevrolet Bolts to park them outdoors and not to charge them overnight because two of […]
July 14, 2021

'I was in tears': South Africans take stand against rioting

JOHANNESBURG — Surveying the uneasy standoff between South African soldiers and huddles of young men faced off Wednesday across the rubble-strewn street in front of […]
July 14, 2021

UNESCO: Italy's ban on cruise ships in Venice is 'good news'

ROME — The United Nations culture agency, which was considering declaring Venice an imperiled world heritage site, on Wednesday hailed Italy’s ban on big cruise […]
July 14, 2021

Haiti seeks 5 fugitives as president killing probe deepens

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A former Haitian senator, a fired government official and an informant for the U.S. government are the latest suspects identified as part […]
July 14, 2021

As COVID rises, a vexing hunt for nursing home vaccine stats

WASHINGTON — With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data that […]
July 14, 2021

The Latest: Spain regions want restrictions after case spike

MADRID — Some regions in Spain aim to put restrictions back in place because of a spike in coronavirus cases. Northeast Catalonia, home to Barcelona, […]
July 14, 2021

The Latest: Britain cases above 40,000, 1st time in 6 months

LONDON — Daily coronavirus cases in Britain have risen above 40,000 for the first time in nearly six months. Government figures showed another 42,302 infections, […]
July 14, 2021

The Latest: More health care signups through pandemic plan

WASHINGTON — More than 2 million people have signed up for subsidized health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act since President Joe Biden reopened […]