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A healthcare worker administers a polio vaccine to a child in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Despite a steady rise in coronavirus cases, Pakistan on Monday launched a five-day vaccination campaign against polio amid tight security, hoping to eradicate the crippling children's disease this year. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)

Gunmen kill policeman escorting polio workers in Pakistan

Jan. 12, 2021 3:15 AM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen riding on a motorcycle shot and killed a policeman in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday as he escorted a team of polio workers. The attack in the district of Karak in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province came on the second day of a nationwide anti-polio vaccination campaign that...

FILE - In this May 27, 2005, file photo Janine Bivens, front, mounts her sport motorcycle for a ride with her friends in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The beach town in South Carolina is in the second week of a federal trial over whether it discriminates against thousands of Black tourists who visit every May to celebrate motorcycle culture. (AP Photo/Willis Glassgow, File)

Black bikers see racism in Myrtle Beach, SC, traffic plan

Dec. 9, 2020 8:53 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Motorcycle clubs roar into Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, each May for separate week-long rallies, one mostly white, the other mostly Black. Each brings millions of dollars, spent by hundreds of thousands of bikers, and some inevitably let loose, with binge drinking, public nudity and...

FILE- In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 file photo, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem speaks in Sioux Falls, S.D. The largest group representing South Dakota doctors has come out in support of a statewide mask mandate as several cities have moved to require masks in public settings. Gov. Noem has opposed government-imposed mask mandates, arguing they have not been proven to halt the spread of infections. She plans to give an update on the state's coronavirus situation later Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)

Noem's travel builds profile as virus surges in South Dakota

Dec. 7, 2020 10:31 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem spent the weekend traveling out of state to appearances in Texas and Georgia, as she continued to build a national profile among Republicans even as her state deals with one of the nation's worst outbreak of the coronavirus. The governor has risen to...

Children look to borrow books from a mobile library run on a motorbike by Mahinda Dasanayaka, in a village in Kegalle district, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) northeast of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, July 26, 20019. Having witnessed the hardships faced by children in rural areas whose villages have no library facilities, Dasanayaka got the idea for his library on wheels called “Book and Me.

Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs mobile library for kids

Nov. 27, 2020 12:08 AM EST

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — During his leisure time, Mahinda Dasanayaka packs his motorbike with books and rides his mobile library — across mostly muddy roads running through tea-growing mountain areas — to underprivileged children in backward rural parts of Sri Lanka. Having witnessed the...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2020 file photo, bikers ride down Main Street during the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D.   This summer’s huge motorcycle rally in South Dakota led to dozens of coronavirus cases in neighboring Minnesota. That’s the finding of a report Friday, Nov. 20,  from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Study: Motorcycle rally sparked COVID-19 cases in next state

Nov. 20, 2020 3:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When nearly a half-million motorcycle enthusiasts gathered in South Dakota this summer, health experts worried the gathering would ignite new outbreaks of coronavirus cases. It did, according to a report Friday that looked at cases in neighboring Minnesota. About one-third of counties...