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COVID-19 cases climbing, wiping out months of progress

Sep. 14, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed back to levels not seen since last winter, erasing months of progress and potentially bolstering President Joe Biden’s argument for his sweeping new vaccination requirements. The cases — driven by the delta variant...

Latest: Australia's capital extends lockdown until Oct. 15

Sep. 13, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s capital city of Canberra will remain locked down for a second month after the local government reported 22 new coronavirus infections. The Australian Capital Territory locked down Aug. 12 after a single case linked to a Sydney...

Family: Man turned away by dozens of COVID-filled hospitals

Sep. 13, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As hundreds of mostly unvaccinated COVID-19 patients filled Alabama intensive care units, hospital staff in north Alabama contacted 43 hospitals in three states to find a specialty cardiac ICU bed for Ray Martin DeMonia, his family wrote in his obituary. ...

1 dead, 1 unaccounted for after apartment complex floods

Sep. 01, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The National Weather Service tentatively confirmed the touchdown of a tornado in Maryland’s Anne Arundel County early Wednesday afternoon as the remnants of Hurricane Ida moved across the state. Meteorologist Ray Martin said there have been...