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Asian shares extend losses as China worries darken sentiment

Sep. 20, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined Tuesday, with Tokyo down 2% as worries about heavily indebted Chinese real estate developers weighed on sentiment. On Monday, U.S. stocks logged their biggest drop since May, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite sinking 2.2%. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 17, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; retired Adm. Mike Mullen, former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Fauci;...

As COVID-19 vaccine mandates rise, religious exemptions grow

Sep. 15, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

An estimated 2,600 Los Angeles Police Department employees are citing religious objections to try to get out of the required COVID-19 vaccination. In Washington state, thousands of state workers are seeking similar exemptions. And in Arkansas, a hospital has been swamped...

Maine, a 9/11 footnote, pauses to remember 20th anniversary

Sep. 11, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A wreath-laying ceremony in Maine's largest city was among the events marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The event featuring city officials, firefighters and police officers at Fort Allen Park was followed by...

Airlines say rise in COVID-19 cases is hurting ticket sales

Sep. 09, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Several leading U.S. airlines warned Thursday that the rise in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant is hurting their bookings and further delaying the travel industry's recovery. The summer got off to a strong start, with many planes full of vacationers...

United lays out employee rules as vaccine requirement looms

Sep. 08, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

United Airlines says that more than half its employees who weren't vaccinated last month have gotten their shots since the company announced that vaccines would be required. The airline's 67,000 U.S.-based employees face a Sept. 27 deadline for getting vaccinated. United...

They were some of 9/11's biggest names. Where are they now?

Sep. 08, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

Rudolph Giuliani was a hero before he was a punchline. Lisa Beamer was a wife and mother before she became a symbol of Sept. 11 — and though her celebrity passed, her widowhood cannot. In the aftermath of the planes falling from the sky, America and the world were...

They were some of 9/11's biggest names. Where are they now?

Sep. 08, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

Rudolph Giuliani was a hero before he was a punchline. Lisa Beamer was a wife and mother before she became a symbol of Sept. 11 — and though her celebrity passed, her widowhood cannot. In the aftermath of the planes falling from the sky, America and the world were...

On TV, 9/11 was last huge story for ‘Big 3’ network anchors

Sep. 07, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Turn on your television.” Those words were repeated in millions of homes on Sept. 11, 2001. Friends and relatives took to the telephone: Something awful was happening. You have to see. Before social media and with online news in...

Three men guided millions through horror of Sept. 11, 2001

Sep. 03, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Turn on your television.” Those words were repeated in millions of homes on Sept. 11, 2001. Friends and relatives took to the telephone: Something awful was happening. You have to see. Before social media and with online news in...