Viral thoughts: Why COVID-19 conspiracy theories persist
Viral thoughts: Why COVID-19 conspiracy theories persist

Conspiracy theories about the coronavirus have flourished since the global pandemic was declared a year ago

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Bezos endorses higher corporate taxes for infrastructure
Bezos endorses higher corporate taxes for infrastructure

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is endorsing President Joe Biden’s focus on building up the country’s infrastructure and says the company even supports a corporate tax rate hike to help pay for it

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EU life expectancy drops across bloc amid virus pandemic
EU life expectancy drops across bloc amid virus pandemic

Life expectancy across much of the European Union has dropped last year, as the 27-nation bloc struggled with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

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'We failed the test' of COVID-19, says human rights champion
'We failed the test' of COVID-19, says human rights champion

A leading human rights expert who is taking over leadership at Amnesty International is tackling vaccine equity as one of the major issues confronting the world today

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More than a half million Americans gain coverage under Biden
More than a half million Americans gain coverage under Biden

The government says more than a half million Americans have already taken advantage of the Biden administration’s special health insurance sign-up window that's keyed to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The Latest: EU won't order Russia's Sputnik V virus vaccine
The Latest: EU won't order Russia's Sputnik V virus vaccine

Germany’s health minister says the European Union won’t order Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine and his country will hold bilateral talks with Russia on whether an order makes sense

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Salvage crews secure drifting Dutch cargo ship off Norway
Salvage crews secure drifting Dutch cargo ship off Norway

Despite heavy seas, a joint Norwegian-Dutch salvage operation has managed to get an abandoned Dutch cargo ship under control off the coast of Norway and was towing the ship to port

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Holocaust survivors use social media to fight anti-Semitism
Holocaust survivors use social media to fight anti-Semitism

Holocaust survivors are taking to social media to share their experiences of how hate speech paved the way for mass murder

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Australia halts AstraZeneca vaccine for most people under 50
Australia halts AstraZeneca vaccine for most people under 50

Australia has become the latest country to restrict use of the AstraZeneca vaccine by recommending that it not be given to people under age 50

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Australia halts AstraZeneca vaccine for most people under 50
Australia halts AstraZeneca vaccine for most people under 50

Australia has become the latest country to restrict use of the AstraZeneca vaccine by recommending that it not be given to people under age 50

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Salvage crews secure drifting Dutch cargo ship off Norway
Salvage crews secure drifting Dutch cargo ship off Norway

Despite heavy seas, a joint Norwegian-Dutch salvage operation has managed to get an abandoned Dutch cargo ship under control off the coast of Norway and was towing the ship to port

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Wall Street opening higher, led by health care, utilities
Wall Street opening higher, led by health care, utilities

Shares are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, following gains in Europe and Asia overnight

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The Latest: Nations give varying advice on AstraZeneca shot
The Latest: Nations give varying advice on AstraZeneca shot

A patchwork of advice is emerging from governments across Europe and farther afield, a day after the European Union’s drug regulator said there was a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca vaccine and a rare clotting disorder

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