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AP-NORC poll: Many in U.S. still face COVID-19 financial loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Roughly 4 in 10 Americans say they’re still feeling the financial impact of the loss of a job or income within their household as the economic recovery remains uneven one year into the coronavirus pandemic.

John Kerry in Brussels to relaunch U.S.-EU cooperation on climate

BRUSSELS — U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry traveled to Brussels on Tuesday to relaunch trans-Atlantic cooperation with European officials in the wake of President Joe Biden's decision to rejoin the global effort to curb climate change.

Myanmar protesters venture out despite police violence

MANDALAY, Myanmar — About a thousand demonstrators against last month’s military seizure of power in Myanmar emerged cautiously Tuesday onto the streets of the country’s second-biggest city, those in the vanguard carrying homemade shields bearing images of the three-fingered salute, the movement’s symbol of defiance.

Deep freeze just the latest disaster to befall Houston’s needy

HOUSTON – Ernest and Hester Collins already faced their share of hardships before last month’s deadly winter storm plunged much of Texas into a deep freeze and knocked out power to millions of homes, including their modest rental in one of Houston’s historically Black neighborhoods, the Fifth Ward.

Microsoft server hack has victims hustling to stop intruders

Victims of a massive global hack of Microsoft email server software – estimated in the tens of thousands by cybersecurity responders – hustled Monday to shore up infected systems and try to diminish chances that intruders might steal data or hobble their networks.

With virus aid in sight, Democrats debate filibuster changes

WASHINGTON – With President Joe Biden on the verge of his first big legislative victory, a key moderate Democrat said Sunday he’s open to changing Senate rules that could allow for more party-line votes to push through other parts of the White House’s agenda such as voting rights.

3,000 at Romania anti-vaccination protest amid COVID-19 rise

BUCHAREST, Romania — Around 3,000 anti-vaccination protesters from across Romania converged outside the parliament building in Bucharest on Sunday as authorities announced new restrictions amid a rise of COVID-19 infections.

Myanmar crisis heightens with police raids and strike call

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar careened deeper into crisis, as police occupied hospitals and universities and reportedly arrested hundreds of people involved in protesting last month’s military seizure of power, while a coalition of labor unions called a strike for Monday.

British-Iranian woman ends 5-year sentence, but not free yet

TEHRAN, Iran — A British-Iranian woman held in an Iranian prison for five years on widely refuted spying charges ended her sentence on Sunday, her lawyer said, although she faces a new trial and cannot yet return home to London.