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Large Chinese mitten crab crawls into German woman's home

Large Chinese mitten crab crawls into German woman's home

BERLIN — Police in southern Germany say a woman got a shock while airing out her home when a 25- centimetre (10-inch) Chinese mitten crab scurried in from the terrace through the open door.
Germany, which had virus under control, sees a jump in cases

Germany, which had virus under control, sees a jump in cases

BERLIN — Germany is seeing a sharp jump in new coronavirus infections, a development that is raising fears the pandemic is picking up pace in a country that so far has coped better than many of its European neighbours .
Uncertainty in Madrid as court nixes partial virus lockdown

Uncertainty in Madrid as court nixes partial virus lockdown

MADRID — A court in Madrid on Thursday struck down a national government order that imposed a partial lockdown in the Spanish capital and its suburbs, siding with regional officials who had resisted stricter measures against one of Europe’s most worr
Analyzing Trump's illness is humbling for media's med teams

Analyzing Trump's illness is humbling for media's med teams

NEW YORK — Here's an assignment to humble even the most confident doctor: Assess a patient's condition before millions of people without being able to examine him or see a complete medical chart.
Wallen dropped as 'SNL' performer after breaking COVID rules

Wallen dropped as 'SNL' performer after breaking COVID rules

LOS ANGELES — Morgan Wallen has been dropped from performing on “Saturday Night Live” after breaking the show’s COVID-19 protocols. The country singer posted a two-plus minute video on social media Wednesday about the show’s decision.
Women outwit Hollywood bias with help from industry insiders

Women outwit Hollywood bias with help from industry insiders

LOS ANGELES — Kaitlyn Yang knows it’s rare for women to work in visual effects but wanted to find out just how much company she has.

Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice-presidential debate

SALT LAKE CITY — Trading barbs through plexiglass shields, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris turned the only vice-presidential debate of 2020 into a dissection of the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with Ha
Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice-presidential debate

Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice-presidential debate

SALT LAKE CITY — Trading barbs through plexiglass shields, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris turned the only vice-presidential debate of 2020 into a dissection of the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with Ha
Police release details of Breonna Taylor investigation

Police release details of Breonna Taylor investigation

LOUISVILLE, Ky.
US charges British IS members in deaths of American hostages

US charges British IS members in deaths of American hostages

WASHINGTON — Two Islamic State militants from Britain were brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges in a gruesome campaign of torture, beheadings and other acts of violence against four Americans and others captured and held hostage