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Beijing: 2022 Winter Olympics on track despite pandemic

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ZHANGJIAKOU, China — With the postponed Summer Olympics set to open in Tokyo next week, Beijing has made moves to show its preparations for...

NYC Chinatown museum reopens with anti-Asian racism exhibit

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NEW YORK — A New York City museum dedicated to telling Chinese American history marked its reopening to the public on Wednesday, with an...

Stocks edge lower, easing indexes below recent record highs

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Stocks edged lower Thursday, pulling major indexes a bit further below the record highs they marked at the beginning of the week. Investors continue...

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...

Surgeon general urges US fight against COVID misinformation

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Thursday called for a national effort to fight misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines, urging tech companies, health care...

Official: Nearly 70% of medical workers in Moscow vaccinated

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MOSCOW — The majority of medical workers, teachers and social workers in Moscow have been vaccinated against the coronavirus a month after authorities in...

US unemployment claims fall to 360,000, a new pandemic low

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WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that...

Canadian government rejects virus shots in US border tunnel

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DETROIT — The Canadian government has rejected a creative plan to have Ontario residents line up inside a U.S. border tunnel to tap into...

Pressing German-US issues as Merkel meets with Biden

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WASHINGTON — Angela Merkel's farewell visit to the White House was shadowed Thursday by pressing issues as well as good will, as she prepared...

Biden’s Census nominee promises independence, transparency

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President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the U.S....