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Number of fires increases in Brazil’s Pantanal wetlands

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - The number of fires in Brazil’s Pantanal wetlands nearly doubled in the first half of 2020, compared to the same...

Indigenous leader Raoni is discharged from Brazil hospital

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Chief Raoni Metuktire, an Indigenous leader who has become a symbol of the fight for Indigenous rights and preservation of...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says he tested negative for coronavirus

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday that he has tested negative for the new coronavirus, based on a fourth test...

The Latest: S Korea has 100+ cases for 1st time in...

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea has reported 113 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours - its first daily jump...

The Latest: New Orleans shuts bars, bans takeout booze sales

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans’ mayor is shutting down the city’s bars because of rising coronavirus numbers and is also forbidding restaurants to sell...

The Latest: Pandemic has killed 97 medical workers in Yemen

CAIRO - A humanitarian group says 97 medical workers in Yemen have died of the coronavirus, the first reliable estimate to give a glimpse...

The Latest: 4 more F1 races called off, 3 others added

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Formula One races in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States...

The Latest: Indiana’s governor, AG at odds over mask mandate

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana’s attorney general says the governor has overstepped his authority in issuing a statewide face mask mandate and that only the Legislature...

The Latest: Emirates will cover COVID-19 medical bills

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Long-haul carrier Emirates now says it will cover the costs of passengers’ coronavirus-related medical expenses in an effort to...

The Latest: Czech Rep reports over 200 cases for 2nd day

PRAGUE - The day-to-day increase of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Czech Republic has surpassed 200 for the second straight day.One of the...