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Indian passengers queue up to test for COVID-19 at a facility erected at a railway station to screen people coming from outside the city, in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. India's coronavirus cases jumped by another 96,424 in the past 24 hours, showing little sign of leveling. India is expected to have the highest number of confirmed cases within weeks, surpassing the United States, where more than 6.67 million people have been infected. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

The Latest: U of Colorado shifting students for virus cases

Sep. 18, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

DENVER — The University of Colorado has forced some students to move out of their dorms to create more isolation housing for students with coronavirus infections as case numbers continue to increase at the Boulder campus. The Denver Post reported that the university said in an email to affected students...

FILE -- In this file photo taken on April 24, 2006, a crucifix towers over Corleone, Italy.The Sicilian town of Corleone, made famous by the fictional Mafia clan in “The Godfather,” has ordered schools closed and a limited lockdown after a spate of coronavirus infections were tied to a big wedding there last week. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Big wedding in fictional home of 'The Godfather' fuels virus

Sep. 18, 2020 9:11 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — The Sicilian town of Corleone, made famous by the fictional Mafia clan in “The Godfather,” has ordered schools closed and a limited lockdown after a spate of coronavirus infections were tied to a big wedding there last week. The city administration told all 250 guests at the Sept....

Medical staff prepare to take a COVID-19 tests at a drive through community based assessment centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. Health authorities in New Zealand are scrambling to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus as the nation's largest city, Auckland, goes back into lockdown. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

The Latest: First case-free day for New Zealand in 5 weeks

Sep. 17, 2020 11:15 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has reported no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus for the first time in more than five weeks as hopes rise that an outbreak discovered in Auckland last month has been stamped out. Friday’s report also marked the fourth consecutive day without any cases of...

In this Jan. 19, 2017, photo, Pastor Todd Bell, of the Calvary Baptist Church in Sanford, Maine, is shown in Alfred, Maine. Bell officiated at an Aug. 7, 2020, wedding in Millinocket that has been identified as one of a series of events where an outbreak of COVID-19 cases occurred in the area. (Tammy Wells/Portland Press Herald via AP)

1 wedding may undo Maine's virus fight, officials say

Sep. 16, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A rural church wedding and reception on a beautiful day in the shadow of Mount Katahdin was no doubt a happy day. But it has spread misery ever since. That single event on Aug. 7 is linked to outbreaks in at least two other locations in Maine, with more than 170 people contracting...

FILE - This Aug. 18, 2020, file photo shows the Big Moose Inn on Millinocket Lake in Millinocket, Maine. A COVID-19 outbreak connected to a wedding reception held at the inn in early August has led to more than 175 cases of the virus and at least five deaths. (Linda Coan O'Kresik/The Bangor Daily News via AP, File)

Virus death toll linked to Maine wedding grows to 7

Sep. 15, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — At least seven people have died in connection to a coronavirus outbreak that continues to sicken people in Maine following a wedding reception held over the summer that violated state virus guidelines, public health authorities said. The August wedding reception at the Big Moose Inn...

Authorities: 7 deaths now connected to virus outbreak linked to Maine wedding that has also led to a spike in cases

Sep. 15, 2020 2:11 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities: 7 deaths now connected to virus outbreak linked to Maine wedding that has also led to a spike in cases.
A wedding photographer's assistant, wearing a mask for protection against the spread of coronavirus, holds lighting equipment, as a couple poses for photographs backdropped by Istanbul's iconic Maiden's Tower (Kiz Kulesi) at the Bosphorus Strait separating the European and Asian sides of Istanbul, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Turkey is getting tough on people who flout self-isolation rules despite testing positive for the coronavirus. An Interior Ministry circular sent to the country's 81 provinces on Friday said people caught leaving their homes despite isolation orders will be quarantined and supervised at state-owned dormitories or hostels. (AP Photo/Yasin Akgul)

Istanbul limits size of weddings, parties as virus spreads

Sep. 12, 2020 3:03 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The governor of Istanbul has banned boating companies from hosting weddings and similar gatherings as part of new measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Turkey's most populous city. The governor’s office also reintroduced a ban on concerts and festivals in open spaces. It said...

Virus keeps Chinese couple from baby born to Idaho surrogate

Sep. 9, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Chinese couple has been prevented by coronavirus health restrictions from traveling to the U.S. to take custody of their newborn child, who remains with her surrogate mother in Idaho. Emily Chrislip gave birth to the healthy girl at a Boise hospital May 18, but her biological parents...

Frat party linked to new cases; Wedding pastor hires lawyer

Sep. 7, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — More than 10 cases of COVID-19 have been traced to a fraternity party where people did not follow public health guidelines, the president of the University of New Hampshire said. In a Sunday letter to the university community, UNH President James Dean said more than 100 students and...

Southern Indiana sheriff jumps political parties to GOP

Sep. 6, 2020 9:26 AM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The sheriff of southern Indiana’s largest county has switched to the Republican Party, accusing Democrats of endorsing flag burning, failing to acknowledge God and not supporting police. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding made his announcement this past week outside the...