• Britain's Boris Johnson presses Biden for new trade deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made clear to President Joe Biden on Saturday that he's eager to forge a new U.S.-U.K. trade deal. The push for a new deal came in a broad-ranging call between the two leaders that touched on the global response to the coronavirus ...

  • Colorado agency gets virus relief aid, reverses furloughs

    DENVER (AP) - The Regional Transportation District in Colorado has halted layoffs for about 250 employees after it received more than $200 million from a $900 billion federal coronavirus relief aid package, officials said. The agency also reversed furloughs and salary cuts that were planned for its highest-paid management ...

  • Boris Johnson: U.K. variant of coronavirus likely more deadly

    The fast-spreading “U.K. variant” of the coronavirus might also be more deadly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday, an alarming development that will burden the British health system and reverberate around the world. British scientists believe the variant is 30% to 70% more transmissible than the original version. “In additional ...

  • Denmark suspends Dubai flights amid doubts over virus tests

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leaving Dubai are not reliable, authorities announced Friday. The development, which comes amid a surge of infections in the UAE, ...

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