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COVID-19 cases in US triple over 2 weeks amid misformation

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MISSION, Kan. — COVID-19 cases triple tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation that is straining hospitals, exhausting...

Nicaragua marks 1979 revolution date with opponents jailed

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua — The Nicaraguan government organized rallies and festivities Monday to mark the anniversary of the July 19, 1979, revolution that overthrew dictator...

COVID-19 takes toll on Catholic clergy in hard-hit countries

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The coronavirus has taken a heavy toll among Roman Catholic priests and nuns around the world, killing hundreds of them in a handful of...

Protests erupt in Georgia after beaten journalist dies

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TBILISI, Georgia — Several thousand people protested in front of the Georgian parliament on Sunday evening, demanding that the ex-Soviet nation's prime minister resign...

To aid island during pandemic, students forgo senior trip

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Students from a Maine island high school have seen the world on senior class trips -- the Eiffel Tower, Iceland’s volcanos, Norway’s fjords, the...

Thousands attend Tel Aviv’s first post-lockdown Pride parade

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TEL AVIV, Israel — Thousands of people attended a Pride parade in Tel Aviv on Friday in one of the largest public gatherings held...

EXPLAINER: What is the Catholic Communion controversy?

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A committee of U.S. Catholic bishops is getting to work on a policy document that has stirred controversy among their colleagues before a word...

After featuring in One Good Thing, volunteers keep on giving

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For more than a year, The Associated Press has been bringing you “One Good Thing” — stories highlighting good deeds done by individuals to...

As ethnic violence rocks Israel, Arabs cite deep grievances

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JERUSALEM — As rockets from Gaza streaked overhead, Arabs and Jews fought each other on the streets below and rioters torched vehicles, a restaurant...

As ethnic violence rocks Israel, Arabs cite deep grievances

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JERUSALEM — As rockets from Gaza streaked overhead, Arabs and Jews fought each other on the streets below and rioters torched vehicles, a restaurant...