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  • Asian stocks mixed after Wall St. rises

    BEIJING - Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street rose as a wave of investor concern about possible higher interest rates receded.
  • AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST

    Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America
  • UN chief: Appeal for Yemen raises 'disappointing' $1.7B

    CAIRO - A United Nations appeal for aid to Yemen to alleviate the world’s worst humanitarian disaster raised some $1.7 billion Monday— a result the U.N. chief called “disappointing.”
  • The Latest: Brazil health officials urge lockdowns, curfews

    SAO PAULO — Brazilian health officials are urging nationwide lockdowns and curfews because hospitals are running short of intensive-care unit beds as COVID-19 claims more than 1,000 lives each day in the country.
  • CNN's Chris Cuomo says he 'obviously' can't cover brother

    NEW YORK - CNN host Chris Cuomo told viewers Monday that he “obviously” couldn't cover the stories surrounding his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is accused of sexual harassment by two women who work in state government and a third who he allegedly encountered at a wedding.
  • In Peru, sterilization case against Fujimori goes to court

    LIMA, Peru - Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is on trial for his role in a 1990s government program in which many Indigenous women in poor communities say they were forcibly sterilized, and some died or suffered serious injuries because of infection.
  • Romney knocked unconscious in fall, but 'doing better'

    WASHINGTON - Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday that he was knocked unconscious in a fall over the weekend, but he was “doing better.”
  • Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

    NEW YORK - Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's response to the exploding pandemic last year.
  • Cuomo accuser blasts attempted apology, 'predatory behaviour'

    NEW YORK - A former aide accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment condemned him Monday as a manipulative predator, as another woman said the governor had left her “shocked and embarrassed" after trying to kiss her at a 2019 wedding.
  • Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms

    ELK GROVE, Calif. - The majority of California's 6.1 million public school students could be back in the classroom by April under new legislation announced Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders. Critics panned the plan as inadequate.

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