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NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone wants to know: When, oh when, will it go back to normal?  As some governors across the United States begin to ease restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the…

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s government has dismissed rumors that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in fragile condition, as speculation about his health intensifies amid the North’s silence on his whereabouts.…

An unplanned grand experiment is changing Earth. As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, the air has cleaned up, albeit temporarily. Smog stopped choking New Delhi, one…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said today that he has ordered the Navy to “shoot down and destroy” any Iranian gunboats that harass U.S. ships, a directive that comes a week after the Navy…

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world were clawing higher this morning, and the S&P 500 climbed toward its first gain of what’s been a dismal week. Even the oil market gained ground. Prices…

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea saying nothing so far about outside media reports that leader Kim Jong Un may be unwell, there’s renewed worry about who’s next in line to run a…

BANGKOK (AP) — The oil market plunged further on Tuesday on concerns over a collapse in demand as the pandemic leaves factories, cars and airplanes idled around the world. The extreme volatility in energy markets…

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials reported no unusual activity in North Korea today following unconfirmed media reports that leader Kim Jong Un was in fragile health after surgery.  But the possibly of…

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed arms control and other issues Friday as Moscow has signaled readiness to include some of its latest nuclear weapons…

BEIJING (AP) — China acknowledged Friday that the coronavirus death toll in the one-time epicenter city of Wuhan was nearly 50% higher than reported,  underscoring just how seriously the official numbers of infections and deaths…