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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jun. 11, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Spike protein...

Sweat against Washington persuading players to get vaccine

Jun. 09, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

Washington pass rusher Montez Sweat said Wednesday he doesn't support the team's attempt to persuade players to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Sweat said he “probably won’t get vaccinated until I got more facts and that type of stuff, but I’m not a fan of it at...

EXPLAINER: The US investigation into COVID-19 origins

Jun. 09, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once dismissed by most public health experts and government officials, the hypothesis that COVID-19 leaked accidentally from a Chinese lab is now receiving scrutiny under a new U.S. investigation. Experts say the 90-day review ordered on May 26 by...

US increasingly unlikely to meet Biden's July 4 vax goal

Jun. 09, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, President Joe Biden has laid out goal after goal for taming the coronavirus pandemic and then exceeded his own benchmarks. Now, though, the U.S. is unlikely to meet his target to have 70% of Americans at least partially vaccinated by July 4. ...

The Latest: Melbourne's 4th pandemic lockdown to end Friday

Jun. 08, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s second-largest city will emerge from its fourth pandemic lockdown Friday. But some restrictions will remain and the 5 million residents of Melbourne won’t be allowed to travel to regional centers in surrounding Victoria state. ...

US increasingly unlikely to meet Biden's July 4 vax goal

Jun. 08, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, President Joe Biden has laid out goal after goal for taming the coronavirus pandemic and then exceeded his own benchmarks. Now, though, the U.S. is unlikely to meet his target to have 70% of Americans at least partially vaccinated by July 4. ...

Jill Biden, Dr. Fauci visit vaccine site at Harlem church

Jun. 06, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Jill Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci toured a COVID-19 vaccination site at a historic Harlem church on Sunday. Biden, Fauci and U.S. Sen Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, watched as people got their shots in the basement of the Abyssinian...

GOP aims to revive Fauci attacks after email trove released

Jun. 05, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci has been a political lightning rod since the early days of the pandemic, lionized by the left and villainized by the right. But with the release of a trove of Fauci's emails this past week, Republicans' political attacks on the...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jun. 04, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Claim about...

The Latest: More cases in virus cluster in southern China

Jun. 02, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

BEIJING — Fifteen more COVID-19 cases have been reported in the southern Chinese province of Guangzhou, with a report saying the coronavirus variant in the latest outbreak is more transmissible than in previous clusters in the country. The city of Guangdong has locked...