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University students shout slogans as they take part in a rally during a 24-hour strike in Athens, Thursday, Oct. 15. 2020. Greek civil servants have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike with demands including better pay for health and education workers and more hirings during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Greek civil servants walk off job in 24-hour strike

Oct. 15, 2020 9:40 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek civil servants walked off the job in a 24-hour strike Thursday over demands that include better pay for health and education workers and more hiring during the coronavirus pandemic. Limited clashes with police broke out at the end of a protest march in central Athens. The strike...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. Negotiations between Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for an additional coronavirus aid package were abruptly halted last week by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

In 25th Amendment bid, Pelosi mulls Trump's fitness to serve

Oct. 8, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's fitness to serve, announcing legislation Thursday that would create a commission to allow Congress to intervene under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution and remove the president from executive duties. Just weeks before...

Police officers wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus, walk in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: S Korea's coronavirus resurgence seems to slow

Sep. 9, 2020 10:14 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s new coronavirus cases have stayed below 200 for an eighth straight day, suggesting the recent viral resurgence is slowing amid stringent social distancing rules. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday it recorded 155 additional cases...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018 file photo, then-Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, dressed as Batman, gets into the Halloween spirit as he hands out Halloween treats to costumed children during his visit to The Penleigh Child Development Center in Sacramento, Calif. Halloween traditions, including trick-or-treating, haunted houses and parades, have all been nixed in Los Angeles County in 2020 under new health guidelines because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Department of Public Health says so-called

Los Angeles eases up on pandemic-driven Halloween guidance

Sep. 9, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A day after issuing guidelines that restricted trick-or-treating and other Halloween traditions because of the coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles County health officials walked back some of the rules on Wednesday. The county Department of Health initially said Tuesday that...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2020 file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., heir status amid the coronavirus pandemic. Whitmer says gyms can reopen after 5 1/2 months of closure and organized sports can resume if masks are worn. She lifted some coronavirus restrictions Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, that lasted longer in Michigan than in many other states. The order, effective next Wednesday, allows for reopening fitness centers and indoor pools in remaining regions that hold 93% of Michigan's population.(Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)

Whitmer: Gyms can open; contact sports resume, but unadvised

Sep. 3, 2020 8:48 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that gyms can reopen after 5 1/2 months of closure and additional organized sports can resume if masks are worn — lifting some coronavirus restrictions that lasted longer in Michigan than in many states. The order, which takes effect...