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The Latest: Belgium allows more shops to open next week

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

BRUSSELS (AP) - World leaders, organizations and banks on Monday pledged 7.4 billion euros ($8 billion) for research to find a vaccine against the...

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

BRUSSELS (AP) - World leaders, organizations and banks on Monday pledged 7.4 billion euros ($8 billion) for research to find a vaccine against the...

The Latest: UN wants leaders to work together against virus

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

Amid pandemic, charities and nonprofits face huge challenges

NEW YORK (AP) - While celebrities and billionaires have announced huge gifts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, many charities and nonprofits are still struggling....

‘You are failing us’: Plans, frustration at UN climate talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Scolded for doing little, leader after leader promised the United Nations on Monday to do more to prevent a warming...

The Latest: UN chief: ‘The tide is turning’ on climate

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the Climate Action Summit taking place at the United Nations (all times local):8 p.m.U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

SEATTLE (AP) - Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a fund that will open...

Bill Gates directs education funding to poor US schools

SEATTLE (AP) - Marking another phase in his education agenda, Bill Gates is now taking a more targeted approach to help struggling U.S. schools.The...