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Soldiers carry boxes with food to deliver to the poor at the Santa Rosita neighborhood on the outskirts of Guatemala City, Monday, April 6, 2020, during a stay-at-home curfew designed to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

165 VIPs urge 20 economic powers for billions for COVID-19

Apr. 7, 2020 1:46 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Many former global leaders and other VIPs urged the world’s 20 major industrialized nations to approve $8 billion in emergency funding to speed the search for a vaccine, cure and treatment for COVID-19 and prevent a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. In an open letter to...

FILE -In this Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds wave from the steps of number 10 Downing Street in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 he and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds are expecting a baby in the early summer and are planning to get married. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)

British leader Boris Johnson, girlfriend expecting baby

Feb. 29, 2020 2:52 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The patter of tiny feet is coming to Downing Street. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed Saturday that he and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, are engaged to be married and expecting a baby in the early summer. A wedding date wasn't announced. Johnson, 55, and Symonds, 31, made...

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020 file photo, The White House is seen in Washington. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host the administration's third state dinner in April for King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain, the White House announced Tuesday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump, first lady to host state dinner in April for Spain

Feb. 11, 2020 3:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host the administration's third state dinner in April, for King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain, the White House announced Tuesday. The fancy, black-tie dinner — a diplomatic tool often reserved for America's staunchest...