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Cruise companies postpone Alaska trips amid virus guidelines

Jan. 8, 2021 2:02 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Holland America and Princess Cruises announced pauses on planned sailings in Alaska waters in response to health guidelines established since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The cruise operators said Wednesday that trips scheduled to operate around Alaska have been postponed. Princess...

People walk past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Asian shares rose Tuesday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on optimism that a vaccine may soon control the coronavirus and the economic destruction it’s caused. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian shares rise buoyed by news on coronavirus vaccine

Nov. 16, 2020 10:27 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on optimism that a vaccine may soon control the coronavirus and the economic destruction it’s caused. Moderna said its COVID-19 vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, according to preliminary data....