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Volunteers Anni Fan of Allen (front) and Jesse Alonzo of Dallas (left) load food into a person's truck during the North Teas Food Bank's fourth free food distribution at Fair Park in Dallas on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. The food distribution featured a drive-through and walk-up option for people without cars. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

The Latest: Rate of positive virus cases soars in Texas

Aug. 13, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas — The rate of positive virus cases in Texas has soared to the highest levels of the pandemic and state officials are still unable to fully explain why. The infection rate in Texas was at a seven-day average of more than 24% on Thursday, meaning that nearly 1 in every 4 coronavirus tests were...

People wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, sit on chairs whilst queuing to be screened and tested for COVID-19 in Eldorado Park outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Africa begins continent-wide study of COVID-19 antibodies

Aug. 13, 2020 8:25 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An Africa-wide study of antibodies to the coronavirus has begun, while evidence from a smaller study indicates that many more people have been infected than official numbers show, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Experts are eager to know the real...

Boris Prokoshev, a sea captain poses for a photo after his interview with the Associated Press outside Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. When Boris Prokoshev, a sea captain spending his retirement years in a southern Russia village, woke up and found an email saying a ship he once commanded had carried the ammonium nitrate that devastatingly exploded in Beirut, he was astonished. The 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate that blew up in Beirut’s port on Tuesday wasn’t supposed to be in Lebanon at all. It was bound from the Black Sea for Mozambique, but made an unscheduled detour to Beirut and never left there. (AP Photo/Kirill Lemekh)

Captain astonished that his ship delivered Beirut explosive

Aug. 6, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — When Boris Prokoshev, a former sea captain spending his retirement years in a Russian village, woke up and found an email saying a ship he once commanded had carried the ammonium nitrate that blew up swathes of Beirut, he was astonished. “I didn't understand anything,” he told...