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The Latest: Tokyo governor warns infections rising quickly

TOKYO - Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike says the spread of infections in the Japanese capital has escalated to levels tantamount to “issuing an alarm,”...

The Latest: Russia lifts mandatory quarantine for arrivals

MOSCOW - Russian authorities have lifted mandatory two-week self-quarantine for those arriving as part of easing coronavirus restrictions. Starting Wednesday, both Russian and international...

The Latest: India reimposes lockdown as cases near 1 million

NEW DELHI - India’s coronavirus caseload is approaching 1 million with a surge of 29,429 in the past 24 hours, prompting authorities to reimpose...

The Latest: 30 Mississippi legislators positive for virus

JACKSON, Miss. - At least 30 Mississippi legislators and 11 other people who work in the state Capitol are known to have tested positive...

Report: Rogue tankers help Maduro evade sanctions

MIAMI (AP) - As U.S. sanctions scare away the world's largest shippers from Venezuela's oil industry, new players are willing to brave the heightened...

COVID hits dozens of Latin leaders, including presidents

HAVANA (AP) - The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping through the leadership of Latin America, with two more presidents and powerful officials testing positive this...

The Latest: Arizona restaurants told to cut to half capacity

PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering restaurants to work at half of their capacity, but he has declined to shut them down...

The Latest: ICU beds filling up in Mississippi’s virus surge

JACKSON, Miss. - Officials in Mississippi say the state’s five largest hospitals had no intensive care unit beds available for patients by midweek because...

Bolivian president has COVID-19 as virus hits region’s elite

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - Bolivia’s interim president and Venezuela’s No. 2 leader announced Thursday that they have been infected with the new coronavirus,...

The Latest: Bolsonaro again urges reopening for Brazil

SAO PAULO - Two days after being diagnosed with COVID-19, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has made an online broadcast from the presidential residence as...