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A member of the National Guard assisting at a COVID-19 mobile testing location looks out of a tent used for drive-thru tests, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Auburn, Maine. Amid the coronavirus resurgence, states have begun reopening field hospitals to handle an influx of sick patients that is pushing health care systems — and their workers — to the breaking point. Hospitals are bringing in mobile morgues. And funerals are once again being livestreamed or performed as drive-by affairs. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

The Latest: Red Cross seeks equitable access to vaccines

Dec. 2, 2020 1:45 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS — The International Committee of the Red Cross is urging “equitable access” to vaccines for people affected by conflict and violence. ICRC Director-General Robert Mardini says health workers and people in regions where fighting is taking place “endure the double burden...

Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) is hit after the throw by New Orleans Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Broncos activate 3 QBs following COVID-19 rules violations

Dec. 2, 2020 1:27 AM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles will be allowed to rejoin their teammates at practice Wednesday after the Denver Broncos activated them from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday. Their return means practice squad receiver Kendall Hinton won't have to be the...

Denver air traffic controller's virus causes flight delays

Dec. 1, 2020 8:51 PM EST

Flights to and from Denver were briefly halted then delayed for several hours on Tuesday after an air traffic controller tested positive for COVID-19. About 250 flights in and out of Denver International Airport were delayed and more than 40 canceled on Tuesday, according to FlightAware.com, although it was not...

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2019, file photo, from front to back, Samuel Aquila, archbishop of the Denver diocese of the Roman Catholic Church, Very Rev. Randy Dollins, vicar general, and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser listen about the plan to have a former federal prosecutor review the sexual abuse files of Colorado's Roman Catholic dioceses at a news conference in Denver. Nine more Catholic priests, including one well known for helping Denver's homeless, have been identified as sexually abusing children in Colorado in a follow-up report released Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, by Weiser. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

9 new Catholic priests named in Colorado sex abuse report

Dec. 1, 2020 6:21 PM EST

Nine more Catholic priests, including one well known for helping Denver's homeless, were found to have sexually abused children in an updated report on sex abuse in Colorado's Catholic churches released Tuesday by state Attorney General Phil Weiser. The late Rev. Charles B. Woodrich, known as Father Woody, and...

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) sacks Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Column: Broncos could have avoided quarterback quagmire

Dec. 1, 2020 2:05 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos could have avoided the quarterback quagmire they got stuck in over the weekend had they only embraced the notion of a “quarantined QB” that was championed by the likes of the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles last summer. Coach Vic Fangio deemed as...

People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus ride mopeds in Hanoi, Vietnam on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Vietnamese health official said on Thursday the COVID-19 outbreak would peak in the coming ten days as the country reported another death and a score of new infections. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)

The Latest: Vietnam has 1st local transmission in 89 days

Nov. 30, 2020 11:52 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnamese authorities are conducting intensive contact tracing after the country’s first confirmed local transmission of the coronavirus in 89 days. State media said Tuesday that a 32-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday after visiting a flight...

Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) throws against the New Orleans Saints during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Drew Lock could end up paying biggest price for QB quagmire

Nov. 30, 2020 11:51 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Their quarantined quarterback quartet sure left the Denver Broncos in, shall we say, quite the quagmire. The NFL made the Broncos play without any QBs Sunday, and their 31-3 loss to the Saints serves as an embarrassing example for other teams not to violate the NFL’s COVID-19...

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) sacks Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Kendall Hinton crushed as Broncos' emergency quarterback

Nov. 29, 2020 10:07 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A month ago, Kendall Hinton was the guy you’d contact if you wanted some candy bars or merchandise for a high school fundraiser. On Sunday, he was the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback, a twist befitting the 2020 NFL season during a pandemic that brings twists and turns every day....

Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) is tackled by New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Demario Davis (56) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Hill leads Saints to 31-3 rout of QB-challenged Broncos

Nov. 29, 2020 8:51 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Taysom Hill didn’t look much like an NFL quarterback Sunday when the Denver Broncos held him to 78 yards passing, intercepted him once and sacked him three times. Despite a paltry passer rating of 43.2, it wasn’t Hill who looked out of position in a game New Orleans won handily...

Denver Broncos quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Jeff Driskel, from right, watch during the NFL football team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

AP sources: NFL DQs Broncos QBs for not wearing masks

Nov. 28, 2020 11:00 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos won't have any of their four quarterbacks available Sunday when they face the New Orleans Saints because of coronavirus concerns. Starter Drew Lock, backup Brett Rypien and practice squad veteran Blake Bortles were deemed high-risk close contacts with No. 3...