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Greek police, protesters clash in Athens suburbGreek police have clashed with more than 500 protesters in an Athens suburb, using tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowd
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Anti-vaccination protesters hold a doll with "I don't want to be a lab rat" written on it backdropped by a Romanian national flag, during a rally outside the parliament building in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, March 7, 2021. Some thousands of anti-vaccination protestors from across Romania converged outside the parliament building protesting against government pandemic control measures as authorities announced new restrictions amid a rise of COVID-19 infections. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
3,000 at Romania anti-vaccination protest amid COVID-19 riseAround 3,000 anti-vaccination protesters from across Romania have converged outside the parliament building in Bucharest as authorities announced new restrictions amid a rise of COVID-19 infections
The Associated Press8 hours ago
North Macedonia gets first batch of Russia vaccine Sputnik VNorth Macedonia has received the first batch of 3,000 doses of Russian vaccine Sputnik V from a total order of 200,000 in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FEMA Site Flips After Opening Up VaccinationsBusiness was slow at a vaccination site in Florida on Saturday, so the staff decided to change the rules. Instead of accepting only people who met state criteria, the FEMA-run site would give a shot to anyone 18 and older, as long as they brought a driver’s license or state...
Newser10 hours ago
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II walks past Commonwealth flags in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle, England to mark Commonwealth Day in this image that was issued on Saturday March 6, 2021. The timing couldn’t be worse for the Queen's grandson Harry and his wife Meghan. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will finally get the chance to tell the story behind their departure from royal duties directly to the public on Sunday, when their two-hour interview with Oprah Winfrey is broadcast. (Steve Parsons/Pool via AP)
Queen stresses importance of friends, family during pandemicQueen Elizabeth II has highlighted the importance of staying in touch with friends and families during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2019, file photo Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino looks on during a Euroleague basketball match between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos in Piraeus near Athens. The coronavirus was already in town by the time Pitino arrived. It never fully let go of its grip around Iona. Forced to pause four times this season because of the virus, once for nearly two months, the Gaels need to win their conference tournament this week to make the NCAA Tournament.  (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
March Madness? Pitino's whole 1st season at Iona maddeningThe coronavirus was already in town by the time Rick Pitino arrived
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Robert Huguley, 74, receives Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, Jan. 27, 2021, at the TCF Center in Detroit. COVID-19 hit Detroit hard. But fast action by city leaders early in the pandemic may have slowed the rampant advance of the virus among Detroit's largely Black population. Detroit recorded 431 confirmed COVID cases on March 30, 2020, and another 387 two days later, according to the city's Health Department. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Mass testing, mask wearing help Detroit slow virus' paceEarly last March, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan warned of a virus that already had sickened tens of thousands around the globe, saying it wouldn't be long before a city resident would be infected
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Spain starts culling of 900 cattle after 2 months at seaThe culling of nearly 900 cattle that were deemed unfit after spending two months at sea has begun in the Mediterranean port of Cartagena
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A student at Great Academy Ashton is taken through the Covid testing proceedure as the school prepares for its reopening on March 8 after the latest lockdown curb the spread of coronavirus, in Ashton-Under-Lyne, England, Thursday, March 4, 2021. The school for approximately 1300 pupils aged 11 to 16 in Greater Manchester will have to conduct around 450 tests per day on pupils and staff in the first 2 weeks after the return of students on Monday. (AP Photo Jon Super)
UK schools to reopen, backed by frequent virus testing British children are gearing up to return to school on Monday after a two-month closure
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Ro Hart, an assistant general manager and hostess at Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco stands in front of a totally empty indoors seating area during the lunch hour on Thursday, March 4, 2021.  As more states lift mask mandates and ease restrictions on businesses, front-line workers, including bartenders, restaurant servers and retail workers, face new worries about how to keep themselves safe amid the coronavirus outbreak that experts warn is far from over. (AP Photo/Mike Liedtke)
Workers worry about safety, stress as states ease mask rulesWorkers such as restaurant servers and retail clerks are balancing the anticipation of better earnings with concerns about keeping themselves safe as states lift mask mandates and ease restrictions on businesses
The Associated Press14 hours ago
People eat in a restaurant as restrictions are eased following months of government-imposed shutdowns, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, March 7, 2021. Israel reopened most of its economy Sunday as part of its final phase of lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some of them in place since September. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
With many vaccinated, Israel reopens economy before electionIsrael has reopened most of its economy as part of its final phase of lifting coronavirus lockdown measures imposed in recent months
The Associated Press17 hours ago
German lawmaker to resign after his firm profited from masksA lawmaker with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party says he will give up his seat in parliament and leave politics after it emerged that his company profited from deals to procure masks early in the pandemic
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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