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NEW YORK – The push to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus is hitting a roadblock: A number of states are reporting they are running out of vaccine, and tens of thousands of people who managed to get appointments for a first dose are seeing them canceled.
A childhood hobby of playing video games has turned into a thriving business for Matt McKerall.
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka was among the earliest arrivals into Melbourne on one of the 15 charter flights bringing players and officials into the city for the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year.
A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries.
LAMEZIA TERME, Italy – A trial with more than 320 defendants began Wednesday in southern Italy against the ‘ndrangheta crime syndicate, arguably the world’s richest criminal organization that quietly amassed power as the Sicilian Mafia lost influence.
Mikaela Shiffrin has won a women’s World Cup night slalom for her first victory in her strongest discipline in more than a year.
The World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned that even as numerous countries start rolling out vaccination programs to stop COVID-19, herd immunity is highly unlikely this year.
The World Health Organization chief appealed on Friday to makers of COVID-19 vaccines and the wealthier countries buying them to “stop making bilateral deals,” saying they hurt a U.N.-backed effort to widen access to the jabs.
As the world watched American institutions shaken to the core by an angry mob, officials and ordinary citizens wondered: How fragile is democracy, and how much stress could their own political systems withstand?
While the Western Hockey League continues to wait for a potential start to its season, a few of its best young players are isolated in Edmonton, Alberta, for the World Junior tournament.
Disease, mutinies and uncharted waters nearly sabotaged the global circumnavigation of the expedition led by Portuguese mariner Ferdinand Magellan. Five centuries later, the pandemic looms as a Spanish navy tall ship sails to commemorate the feat.
Ross Carper doesn't like taking sole credit for the nonprofit Feast World Kitchens, an organization that's creating a pop-up kitchen space for refugee families on a rotating schedule. “It’s a real neighborhood story,” Carper said.
EDMONTON, Alberta — Spokane Chiefs goaltender Lukas Parik made 30 saves in the Czech Republic's 2-0 victory over Russia on Sunday night in group play in the world junior hockey championship.
International Boxing Organization cruiserweight champion Kevin Larena was too much for Spokane's Patrick Ferguson, beating the Lewis and Clark graduate in the fifth round Saturday by technical knockout.
Ferguson (17-2-1, 13 knockouts) faces defending International Boxing Organization champion and South Africa-native Kevin Larena (28-1, 12 KOs) at Emperors Palace in Kemptron Park, South Africa.
A pharmaceutical manufacturer in Spokane has been making vaccines that hold the promise of ending the coronavirus pandemic.
Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, the World War II fighter pilot ace and quintessential test pilot who showed he had the “right stuff” when in 1947 he became the first person to fly faster than sound, has died. He was 97.
U.S. servicemen and women and National Park Service officials gathered at Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the attack — but elderly survivors stayed home to pay their respects from afar to avoid health risks from the coronavirus pandemic.
The World Health Organization has an unwelcome but potentially life-saving message for the holiday season: Don't hug.