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US remembers 9/11 as pandemic changes tribute traditions

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with tributes that have been altered by coronavirus precautions and woven into the presidential campaign, drawing...

AP Explains | What’s driving India-China military standoff

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions along the disputed India-China border seem to be getting worse, three months after their deadliest confrontation in decades. The Asian...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump hypes India modernization, US economy

AP Fact Check | Trump hypes India modernization, US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump overstated India's progress in achieving universal access to electricity, skirted facts about sanitation and exaggerated his own administration's...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's wall claim is beyond 'redemption'

AP Fact Check | Trump’s wall claim is beyond ‘redemption’

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, President Donald Trump told a rally that people who are in the United...
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Not Real News | A look at what didn’t happen this...

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...
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Taiwan pushing for 21st century education during virus outbreak

After a mandate released by the Ministry of Education, schools in Taiwan have been ordered to postpone the reopening of schools until Feb. 25....
China's Communist Party faces its biggest crisis since SARS

Analysis | China’s Communist Party faces its biggest crisis since SARS

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party needs to make a politically fraught decision: Admit a viral outbreak isn’t under control and cancel this...
Virus puts Hong Kong protests on ice. Will they return?

Analysis | Virus puts Hong Kong protests on ice. Will they...

The crowd lining up recently on a cold, dark Hong Kong street wasn't part of the anti-government protest movement that rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese...
Hollywood barriers fall in milestone Oscars for ‘Parasite’

Analysis | Hollywood barriers fall in milestone Oscars for ‘Parasite’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” made history as the first non-English best picture winner in Academy Awards history, he made...
AP Explains: Why isn't there a winner of Iowa's Dem caucuses

AP Explains | Why isn’t there a winner of Iowa’s Dem...

On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, how can it be there is still no winner of last week's Iowa caucuses? Final results of...