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FILE - In this April 7, 2019, file photo, locals prepare to leave their house in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. The largest cluster of places without the coronavirus can be found in the scattered islands of the South Pacific. Tonga, Kiribati, Samoa, Micronesia and Tuvalu are among those small nations yet to report a single case. But that doesn't mean they have been spared from the pandemic's effects. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
November 11, 2020 - 8:39 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — From Argentina to Zimbabwe, from the Vatican to the White House, the coronavirus has spread relentlessly. It's been confirmed on every continent but one and in nearly every country. Yet a few places have yet to report even a single case of infection. Some have been...
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A marker commemorating the service of Sgt. William Carney, a former slave who served in the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry Regiment and became the first African American Medal of Honor recipient, is displayed outside the new National Museum of the United States Army on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Fort Belvoir, Va. The museum opens Wednesday, Nov. 11 after more than a decade of planning and fundraising. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
November 11, 2020 - 1:20 pm
FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) — A sword from the defense of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812. A stopped wristwatch recovered from the wrecked E-Ring of the Pentagon on the Sept. 11 attacks. The Sherman tank that first broke through enemy lines at the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. Those are just a...
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Secretary for Food and Health, Sophia Chan, left, and other officials attend a press conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Hong Kong and Singapore will launch an air travel bubble at the end of the month, allowing travelers in both cities to visit the other without having to serve quarantine. Under the arrangements, travelers will have to take a total of three tests to prove that they do not have the coronavirus, and must travel on designated flights between the two cities. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 11, 2020 - 5:15 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong and Singapore will start an air travel bubble at the end of November, allowing travelers from each city to visit the other without entering quarantine in a first step to stimulate tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic. Starting Nov. 22, visitors from either city must have...
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The Hong Kong Observation Wheel is seen at waterfront in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Hong Kong and Singapore say they have agreed to a bilateral air travel bubble, re-establishing travel links as coronavirus infections in both cities decline. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 10, 2020 - 8:51 pm
HONG KONG — Hong Kong and Singapore will establish an "air travel bubble" Nov. 22 allowing travelers from the two cities to visit the other without having to serve quarantine in a first step to stimulate tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic. Under the plan, tourists from either city must take...
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November 10, 2020 - 7:54 pm
The NHL could go with a temporary realignment of its teams for next season during the COVID-19 pandemic. The league also is contemplating a reduced schedule and temporary hubs. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said realignment could help with ongoing travel restrictions for Canada and mandated...
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A delivery man passes by an ad for the Nov. 11 Sales Day in Beijing, China on Oct. 28, 2020. Chinese consumers are expected to spend tens of billions on everything from fresh food to luxury goods during this year's Singles' Day online shopping festival, as the country recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 10, 2020 - 1:06 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese consumers are expected to spend tens of billions on everything from fresh food to luxury goods during this year’s Singles’ Day online shopping festival, as the country recovers from the pandemic. The shopping festival, which is the world’s largest and falls on Nov. 11 every...
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This combination photo shows Notorious B.I.G., who won rap artist and rap single of the year, during the annual Billboard Music Awards in New York on Dec. 6, 1995, left, and singer Whitney Houston at the BET Honors in Washington on Jan. 17, 2009. Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. (AP Photo)
November 07, 2020 - 7:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a normal year, the newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class would have hit the stage and perform the well-known songs that made them famous and helped them enter the prestigious organization. Not in 2020. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s all-star group was...
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In this April 6, 2020, file photo, a lone taxi cab drives over a highway in front of the Dubai skyline. The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “honor killings.” (AP Photo/Jon Gambrel, File)
November 07, 2020 - 4:48 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “honor killings.” The broadening of personal freedoms...
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FILE - In this March 11, 2020 file photo, people walk outside the Marriott Long Wharf hotel in Boston. Marriott says it saw dramatic improvement in the third quarter as travel demand rebounded in China. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
November 06, 2020 - 8:51 am
Marriott saw dramatic improvement in the third quarter as travel demand rebounded in China. But Marriott President and CEO Arne Sorenson said the recovery remains bumpy, and reinstated lockdowns in Europe and elsewhere could clip bookings. “Even in China, where there is a much broader sense that...
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A medical staff in a protective outfit pushes a patient on a wheel chair at a government hospital in Prayagraj, India, Thursday, Nov.5, 2020. With 8.3 million confirmed cases of coronavirus, India is the second worst-hit country behind the United States. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
November 05, 2020 - 4:25 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s coronavirus outbreak increased by more than 50,000 cases Thursday amid a resurgence of infections in the capital. The Health Ministry also reported another 704 fatalities in the past 24 hours across the country, raising India's overall death toll to 124,315. Nerves are...
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