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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Hospitalized With Coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Hospitalized With Coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was diagnosed with the new coronavirus more than a week ago, was admitted to...

Queen Elizabeth Addresses ‘Challenge’ of COVID Pandemic

Queen Elizabeth Addresses ‘Challenge’ of COVID Pandemic

Queen Elizabeth II urged Britons to “rise to the challenge” of the coronavirus pandemic in a rare address to the...

Spanish Players Criticize League’s Call for Furloughs

Spanish Players Criticize League’s Call for Furloughs

Soccer players in Spain on Sunday criticized the Spanish league’s decision to ask clubs to put the footballers on government...

Ukraine: Fire Near Contaminated Chernobyl Site Extinguished

Ukraine: Fire Near Contaminated Chernobyl Site Extinguished

Emergency authorities in Ukraine say there are no signs of any fire still burning in the uninhabited exclusion zone around...

Pope Celebrates Palm Sunday Mass Without Public in St. Peter’s

Pope Celebrates Palm Sunday Mass Without Public in St. Peter’s

Pope Francis is celebrating Palm Sunday Mass without the public, since the traditional ceremony in St. Peter’s Square was scrapped...

France Turns to Speedy Trains to Catch up in Virus Response

France Turns to Speedy Trains to Catch up in Virus Response

The high-speed train whooshing past historic World War I battle sites and through the chateau-speckled Loire Valley carried a delicate...

US Braces for Worst COVID-19 Weeks

US Braces for Worst COVID-19 Weeks

“It’s only been 30 days since our first case,” battle-fatigued New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday about the COVID-19...

France Launches Terror Probe After Two Die in Stabbing Spree

France Launches Terror Probe After Two Die in Stabbing Spree

A Sudanese refugee went on a knife rampage in a town in southeastern France on Saturday, killing two people in...

Technology Helps Doctors, Health Industry Track Patients, Treatments

Technology Helps Doctors, Health Industry Track Patients, Treatments

As the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to overwhelm doctors and hospitals throughout the country, medical technology firms and health centers are...

Knife-Wielding Man in Southern France Kills 2 in Attack on Passersby

Knife-Wielding Man in Southern France Kills 2 in Attack on Passersby

Prosecutors say a man wielding a knife has attacked residents venturing out to shop in a town under lockdown south...

Delivery Apps Trending as Americans Seek to Avoid Infection

Delivery Apps Trending as Americans Seek to Avoid Infection

With social distancing now the mantra to keep the coronavirus from spreading further, more American consumers are turning to online...

Italian Oncologist Treats Coronavirus Patients at Their Homes

Italian Oncologist Treats Coronavirus Patients at Their Homes

An Italian oncologist and his team are treating coronavirus patients at their homes, as intensive-care units at hospitals have reached...