• Are some COVID-19 vaccines more effective than others?

    Are some COVID-19 vaccines more effective than others?

  • Governments give varying advice on AstraZeneca vaccine

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In Spain, residents now have to be over 60 to get an AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. In Belgium, over 55. In the United Kingdom, authorities recommend the shot not be given to adults under 30 where possible, and Australia’s government announced similar limits Thursday to AstraZeneca shots for those under 50.

  • Welsh soccer team Swansea boycotts social media over racism

    LONDON (AP) — Three British soccer clubs announced week-long boycotts of social media on Thursday over the racist abuse sent on the platforms.

  • Kansas lawmakers likely to pass bill on transgender athletes

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — LGBTQ-rights advocates in Kansas are relying on the state’s Democratic governor or the courts to block a ban on transgender athletes in girls’ or women’s school sports after conservatives on Thursday moved to push it through the GOP-controlled Legislature.

  • New Mexico makes vaccine appointments easier for seniors

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is making it easier for senior citizens to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Father, son arrested in shooting that left 1 dead, 3 wounded

    CHAMITA, N.M. (AP) — A man and his adult son have been arrested on charges stemming from a March 11 shooting in which one person was killed and three others wounded during a drug-related encounter in a rural area of northern New Mexico, the State Police said .

  • Paul Andrew steps down as Ferragamo creative director

    MILAN (AP) — Designer Paul Andrew is stepping down as creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo, effective in May, the fashion house said Thursday.

  • Native Americans: Move Boston Marathon from Oct. 11 holiday

    BOSTON (AP) — Native Americans in Massachusetts are calling on the organizers of the Boston Marathon to move the already rescheduled date for the storied race because it now conflicts with a day meant to commemorate the contributions of Indigenous people.

  • Trump-loving Alabama county faces uphill vaccination effort

    HALEYVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Tending a thrift store that displays a faded Trump flag in a nearly all-white Alabama county with a long history of going against the grain, Dwight Owensby is among the area’s many skeptics of the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Solar entrepreneur becomes New Mexico’s 1st billionaire

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime Albuquerque resident has been listed as a billionaire on Forbes’ annual list of the richest people in the world. The magazine published its latest rundown of global billionaires this week.