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VanVleet scores 26, Raptors beat Pacers for 1st home win

Oct. 27, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet and the Raptors pushed around the Indiana Pacers to pick up a long-awaited home win. VanVleet had a season-high 26 points and a career-high 10 rebounds, OG Anunoby scored a season-high 25 points, and the Raptors won at home for the first...

US details new international COVID-19 travel requirements

Oct. 26, 2021 00:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Children under 18 and people from dozens of countries with a shortage of vaccines will be exempt from new rules that will require most travelers to the United States be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Biden administration announced. The government...

Uganda police say 1 killed, 7 injured in explosion at eatery

Oct. 23, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — One person was killed and seven others injured Saturday in an explosion at a restaurant in a suburb of Uganda's capital, Kampala, police said. Police said in a statement that a bomb squad had been deployed following “a serious blast” around 9...

California travel blogger among 2 killed in Mexico's Tulum

Oct. 22, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A San Jose, California woman born in India was one of two foreign tourists killed in the apparent crossfire of a drug-gang shootout in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Tulum. Authorities in Quintana Roo, the state where Tulum, Playa del Carmen...

Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny wins top EU prize

Oct. 20, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who narrowly survived a poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin, was awarded the European Union’s top human rights prize Wednesday in a clear slap at President Vladimir Putin. In awarding the...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Oct. 20, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct.18 The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Colin Powell's efforts to build bridges, steer GOP from extremism: Much as Colin Powell deserves a tribute as America’s first...

The best travel plan this holiday season: A backup plan

Oct. 20, 2021 07:04 AM EDT

It’s not even the busiest time of year for travel yet, and 2021 has already been chaotic — even for the most seasoned travelers. Among the 2021 travel fiascos: — Spirit Airlines underwent an operational meltdown, with 2,800 flights canceled...

Hawaii's governor welcomes travelers as COVID counts drop

Oct. 19, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined to the point where the islands are ready to welcome travelers once again, the governor said Tuesday. Gov. David Ige said vacationers and business travelers are welcome to return to the...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Oct. 18, 2021 09:01 AM EDT

Detroit News. Oct 16, 2021. Editorial: No reason to continue travel ban with Canada Since the beginning of the pandemic, our border with Canada has remained closed to non-essential travelers. The Biden administration has kept delaying the opening, and...

Border residents rejoice as US says it will lift travel ban

Oct. 13, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Beleaguered business owners and families separated by COVID-19 restrictions rejoiced Wednesday after the U.S. said it will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze. Travel across land borders from Canada and...