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In this May 6, 2020 photo, 85-year-old Francisco Huayta and his wife, 93-year-old Guillermina Chumacero, speak with an

Adopt a grandparent: Young help the old in Bolivian pandemic

May. 16, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Sergio Royela lived far from his parents in Bolivia and was concerned how they were faring in the quarantine imposed by interim President Jeanine Áñez to stop the spread of the coronavirus. “So, I looked for a neighbor to help me and I did the same in my condominium...

Mexico allows cruise ship, crew to dock at Puerto Vallarta

May. 6, 2020 8:23 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Wednesday it has allowed a cruise ship with no passengers aboard to dock at the Pacific coast resort of Puerto Vallarta for “humanitarian reasons.” The Regent Seven Seas Splendor sailed from Los Angeles with only 125 crew members aboard of...

Ducey appoints Bailey to fill state Court of Appeals vacancy

Apr. 25, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Doug Ducey has become the Arizona governor to appoint the most judges in the state court system. Ducey on Friday tied former Gov. Bruce Babbitt's record of 68 judicial appointments with his appointment of a new Court of Appeals judge before he then appointed three new Maricopa...