Tag: Associated Press

Olympics are harder on marijuana than pro sports

Though pro leagues are slowly adjusting to the reality that marijuana is not a performance-enhancing drug, it remains squarely on the banned list for Olympic...

Israel Claims Hamas Tried To Attack Iron Dome From AP Office Building

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel’s ambassador to the United States said Tuesday that Hamas militants tried to disrupt Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defense...

Russian player arrested for match-fixing at 2020 French Open

A Russian tennis player suspected of match-fixing last year has been arrested during this year’s French Open, her lawyer told The Associated Press on Friday....

AP Reporter Fired For Pro-Palestinian College Activism Says She’s A ‘Scapegoat’

The Associated Press reporter who was fired after right-wing media and activists worked to destroy her reputation over views she expressed about Israel and Palestine...

Ghana first nation to receive coronavirus vaccines from COVAX

Ghana received the world’s first delivery of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative on Wednesday – the long-awaited start for a program that...

Relative of virus victim asks to meet World Health Organization experts in Wuhan

WUHAN: A relative of a coronavirus victim in China is demanding to meet a visiting World Health Organization expert team, saying it should speak with...

For Joe Biden, there is a chance to turn the current economic and social crisis into opportunity

WASHINGTON: In the 11 weeks since Election Day, the collision of crises confronting President-elect Joe Biden have gone from staggering to almost unimaginable. More than...

Will Donald Trump’s mishandling of records leave a hole in US history?

Washington: The public won’t see President Donald Trump‘s White House records for years, but there’s growing concern that the collection won’t be complete, leaving a...

‘This is not a game’: Global Covid virus death toll hits 2 million

MEXICO CITY: The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million Friday, crossing the threshold amid a vaccine rollout so immense but so uneven that...

65 virus cases, with 1 cluster, in WHO Geneva staff

GENEVA: The World Health Organization has recorded 65 cases of the coronavirus among staff based at its headquarters, including at least one cluster of infections,...

Why early polls have called West Virginia and Kentucky for Trump and Vermont for Biden

WASHINGTON: Here is a state-by-state look at how and why The Associated Press is calling U.S. states in the 2020 presidential election. States will be...

Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIV

A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after...

Risk of reopening US economy too fast: A W-shaped recovery

WASHINGTON: When the coronavirus erupted in the United States, it triggered quarantines, travel curbs and business shutdowns. Many economists predicted a V-shaped journey for the...

U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic

WASHINGTON: As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump...