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President Donald Trump points to a reporter to ask a question as he speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Washington, as White House adviser Jared Kushner listens. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: UN approves resolution recognizing virus effects

Apr. 2, 2020 8:06 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — U.N. General Assembly unanimously approves resolution...

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte speaks during a media conference at the end of an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Major contributors to the European Union's budget blocked progress at an emergency summit on Friday, insisting that they would not stump up more funds for the bloc's next long-term spending package. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

Dutch leader proposes EU fund for nations hit hard by virus

Apr. 2, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has proposed a multibillion-euro (dollar) European Union fund to help countries in the 27-nation bloc whose health care systems have been hardest-hit by the coronavirus outbreak. In an interview broadcast Wednesday night by Dutch news show...

FILE - This Jan. 26, 2020, file photo, shows a view of the West Bank Jewish settlement of Mitzpe Yeriho. The United Nations Human Rights Council released a list of more than 100 companies it says are operating in Israel's West Bank settlements. In a report Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, the council said the companies' activities “

UN list targets firms linked to Israeli settlements

Feb. 12, 2020 3:51 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. human rights office on Wednesday released a list of more than 100 companies it said are complicit in violating Palestinian human rights by operating in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank — a first-ever international attempt to name and shame businesses that has...

A car is stuck in a flooded street in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Torrential downpour flooded the city, causing its main river to overflow its banks. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Heavy rains, floods, mudslides paralyze parts of Sao Paulo

Feb. 10, 2020 3:24 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Heavy rains in Sao Paulo brought Brazil's most populous city nearly to a halt on Monday with floods, mudslides and enormous traffic jams. “Since 3 a.m., in some areas it rained half of what was expected for the month of February,” Sao Paulo Mayor Bruno Covas told the...

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots a 3-pointer against Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Tatum scores 32, helps Celtics hold off Hawks 112-107

Feb. 7, 2020 11:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — As well as the Celtics have played lately, guard Marcus Smart believes they can play even better. Jayson Tatum had seven 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help Boston sneak out of TD Garden with a 112-107 win over struggling Atlanta on Friday night. But with eight of the Celtics' next nine...

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Covington has clutch debut, Rockets outlast Lakers 121-111

Feb. 7, 2020 2:25 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nobody taller than 6-foot-6 was in Houston's starting lineup, and a heavily bearded guard lost the opening tip. Nobody bigger than 6-foot-7 Robert Covington played for the Rockets in a game between division leaders at Staples Center. Because Russell Westbrook went wild and Covington came...

Golden State Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell (0) drives next to Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hectic end to the NBA's trade window, but some teams sat out

Feb. 6, 2020 8:46 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Most of the top NBA playoff contenders stayed out of the down-to-the-wire frenzy at the trade deadline. Miami and the Los Angeles Clippers beefed up instead. And a slew of other teams — including the Golden State Warriors — made moves with short-term finances and long-term...

Police inspect an overturned carriage of a high-speed train after the train derailed in the countryside near the town of Lodi, northern Italy, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. A high-speed passenger train derailed in northern Italy before dawn on Thursday on the heavily used Milan-Bologna line, with the motor car completely detaching, killing two railway workers and injuring 27 people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Experts ponder human error in Italian high-speed train crash

Feb. 6, 2020 12:05 PM EST

OSPEDALETTO LODIGIANO, Italy (AP) — A high-speed passenger train derailed in northern Italy before dawn Thursday, killing two railway workers and injuring 28 other people as its engine broke off and careened into a work vehicle on a adjacent track. Authorities are looking into human error linked to track...

Atlanta Hawks' John Collins, center left, goes up for a shot as Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie of Nigeria defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Minneapolis. The Hawks won 127-120. Collins scored 27 points and had 12 rebounds. Okogie scored 23 points for the Timberwolves. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Hawks beat Wolves 127-120 as teams brace for roster shifts

Feb. 6, 2020 1:07 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a dizzying 24 hours, the Atlanta Hawks gave Clint Capela and the rest of their new teammates a glimpse of their young core’s potential. The Minnesota Timberwolves, meanwhile, struggled to find energy in their 13th straight loss, with their best defensive player, Robert...

An aerial view of the Guarani Mbya tribe's land, below center, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Members of the tribe, living in the smallest demarcated indigenous land of Brazil, were surprised by workers with chainsaws who were making way for a five-building apartment complex in a nearby forested area. They say they weren’t consulted, as the law states, but the company has permits to build. The tension between a builder with projects in nine Brazilian states and a 40-family indigenous community is a microcosm of what’s playing out elsewhere in the country. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Tiny indigenous land highlights Brazil's environmental woes

Feb. 4, 2020 7:33 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Their bodies painted black, dozens of members the Brazil’s Guarani Mbya tribe lift their hands and sing a mourning song for hundreds of felled trees beside their village. They weep, chant and perform funeral rites for a lost patch of forest on the edge of Latin America’s...