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  • US sends Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses, tripling pledge

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. sent 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan on Sunday, tripling an earlier pledge in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning. The shipment arrived on a China Airlines cargo plane that had left Memphis the previous day. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung and Brent […]
  • New leaders, new era: US-Israel relations reach crossroads

    Their countries at crossroads, the new leaders of the United States and Israel have inherited a relationship that is at once imperiled by increasingly partisan domestic political considerations and deeply bound in history and an engrained recognition that they need each other.
  • Ducey highlights Arizona-Mexico trade relationship during visit to Nogales

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey visited Nogales Wednesday to highlight the trade relationship between Arizona and Mexico and celebrate the grand opening of Chamberlain Distributing's new refrigerated facility.
  • Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's opponents announced a deal to form a new governing coalition, paving the way for the ouster of the longtime Israeli leader.
  • Israel, Hamas announce Gaza cease-fire to end 11 days of attacks

    Israel and Hamas announced a cease-fire Thursday, ending a bruising 11-day war that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip and brought life in much of Israel to a standstill.
  • Israel strikes Gaza tunnels as truce efforts remain elusive

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military unleashed another heavy wave of airstrikes Monday on the Gaza Strip, saying it destroyed militant tunnels and the homes of nine Hamas commanders. International diplomacy to end the weeklong war that has killed hundreds appeared to make little headway. Israel has said it will press on […]
  • Andrew: Philip’s death has left ‘huge void’ in queen’s life

    LONDON (AP) — The death of Prince Philip has left a “huge void” in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday, as Princess Anne paid tribute to her father as “my teacher, my supporter and my critic.” As hundreds well-wishers continued to leave floral tributes outside the gates of royal residences in […]
  • Prince Philip, husband to Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

    Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99.
  • WHO: Europe’s vaccination program is ‘unacceptably slow’

    LONDON (AP) — European nations’ immunization campaigns against COVID-19 are “unacceptably slow” and risk prolonging the pandemic, a senior World Health Organization official said Thursday. Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO’s regional director for Europe, said vaccines “present our best way out of this pandemic,” but noted that to date, only 10% of Europe’s population has received […]
  • UK speeds up vaccinations: All adults get 1st jab by July 31

    The British government declared Sunday that every adult in the country should get a first coronavirus vaccine shot by July 31.