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Giant container ship that blocked Suez Canal is finally free

Giant container ship that blocked Suez Canal is finally free

SUEZ, Egypt — Salvage teams on Monday finally freed a colossal container ship stuck for nearly a week in the Suez Canal, ending a crisis that had clogged one of the world’s most vital waterways and halted billions of dollars a day in maritime commerc
AP sources: SolarWinds hack got emails of top DHS officials

AP sources: SolarWinds hack got emails of top DHS officials

Suspected Russian hackers gained access to email accounts belonging to the Trump administration's head of the Department of Homeland Security and members of the department's cybersecurity staff whose jobs included hunting threats from foreign countri
Republican announces run for Murkowski’s Alaska Senate seat

Republican announces run for Murkowski’s Alaska Senate seat

JUNEAU, Alaska — An early Republican candidate announced plans Monday to seek the Alaska U.S. Senate seat that has been held since 2002 by Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
Tribeca plans in-person, outdoor film festival for June

Tribeca plans in-person, outdoor film festival for June

NEW YORK — The Tribeca Film Festival said Monday that it plans to hold its 20th edition in-person this June and with outdoor screenings spread throughout New York's five boroughs.
Metcalf loves her 'weirdo B storyline' on TV's 'The Conners'

Metcalf loves her 'weirdo B storyline' on TV's 'The Conners'

NEW YORK — Laurie Metcalf smiles and laughs when she thinks of her character Jackie and her assorted misadventures on the “Roseanne” spinoff, “The Conners.

ICU cases hit new peak in French virus surge

PARIS — The number of patients in intensive care in France on Monday surpassed the worst point of the country's last coronavirus surge in the autumn of 2020, another indicator of how a renewed crush of infections is bearing down on French hospitals.
Thousands flee Myanmar airstrikes, complicating crisis

Thousands flee Myanmar airstrikes, complicating crisis

MAE SAKOEP, Thailand — Thai soldiers began sending back some of the thousands of people who have fled a series of airstrikes by the military in neighbouring Myanmar, people familiar with the matter said Monday.
Happy Monday? England embarks on major easing of lockdown

Happy Monday? England embarks on major easing of lockdown

LONDON — It's been dubbed Happy Monday — the day people could put on a bathing suit and swim in an outdoor pool for the first time in months, or rusty golfers strove to hit their drives down the middle of the fairway.
Suez Canal blockage adds to pressure points in global trade

Suez Canal blockage adds to pressure points in global trade

The plight of a mammoth container ship stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal has highlighted still more pressure points in global trade, a year after supply chains were disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Obama family matriarch has died in a Kenyan hospital at 99

Obama family matriarch has died in a Kenyan hospital at 99

NAIROBI, Kenya — Sarah Obama, the matriarch of former U.S. President Barack Obama's Kenyan family has died, relatives and officials confirmed Monday. She was at least 99 years old. Mama Sarah, as the step-grandmother of the former U.S.