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FILE - In this March 17, 2020 file photo California Health and Human Services Agency Director Dr. Mark Ghal, right, looks on as California Gov. Gavin Newsom talks at a news conference at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova Calif. On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 Newsom said California is distributing 5,000 body bags mostly to the hard-hit Los Angeles and San Diego areas and has 60 refrigerated 53-foot trailers standing by as makeshift morgues in anticipation of a surge of coronavirus deaths from hospitalizations that now are double the summertime peak and threaten to soon overwhelm the hospital system. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool, File)

The Latest: Kansas mayor resigns over mask mandate threats

Dec. 15, 2020 8:18 PM EST

KANSAS — A western Kansas mayor announced Tuesday that she is resigning, effective immediately, because of threats she has received after she publicly supported a mask mandate. Dodge City Mayor Joyce Warshaw said she was concerned about her safety after being met with aggression, including threats via...

A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks on a street during the morning rush hour in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Asia Today: Maldives considers burying Sri Lankan Muslims

Dec. 15, 2020 4:29 AM EST

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldives president’s office says it is discussing how to provide a “humane response” to a request from neighboring Sri Lanka to allow burials for Muslims who die of COVID-19. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Hood said Tuesday that President Ibrahim Mohamed...