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William says hospitalized grandfather Prince Philip is 'OK'

William says hospitalized grandfather Prince Philip is 'OK'

LONDON — Prince William said Monday that his grandfather, Prince Philip, is “OK” as the 99-year-old royal consort remains in a London hospital for rest and observation.
EU slaps sanctions on 19 more Venezuelan officials

EU slaps sanctions on 19 more Venezuelan officials

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on 19 more officials in Venezuela accused of undermining democracy or rights abuses in the crisis-torn South American country.
Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on SpaceX’s first private flight should be a piece of cosmic cake. St.
Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills

Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills

After unusual icy weather left millions of Texans without power, some are facing another crisis: Sky-high electricity bills.
India sees new lockdowns as coronavirus cases rise again

India sees new lockdowns as coronavirus cases rise again

Cases of COVID-19 are increasing in some parts of India after months of a steady nationwide decline, prompting authorities to impose lockdowns and other virus restrictions.

UN agency seeks help to find Rohingya boat adrift at sea

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A broken-down boat carrying ethnic Muslim Rohingya is believed to drifting in the Andaman Sea with some of them already dying from lack of food and water, the U.N.
Thousands evacuated amid floods in Indonesia's West Java

Thousands evacuated amid floods in Indonesia's West Java

BEKASI, Indonesia — Thousands of residents are being evacuated on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital amid flooding after the Citarum River embankment broke, officials said Monday.

40 beached whales refloated in New Zealand but fears remain

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Volunteers in New Zealand successfully refloated 40 stranded whales on Monday evening but remained concerned they might beach themselves again overnight.
Hong Kong leader, other officials receive COVID-19 vaccine

Hong Kong leader, other officials receive COVID-19 vaccine

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and other government officials received COVID-19 vaccines on Monday as the city begins its inoculation program.
US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus.