Asia Today: Sri Lanka reopens to tourists after 10 months

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Sri Lanka reopened to foreign tourists Thursday after a nearly 10-month pandemic closure that cut deeply into the Indian Ocean island nation’s lucrative travel industry….

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VIRUS TODAY: California struggles to tame COVID-19

Here’s what’s happening Friday with the pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY – After months of serving as a role model in the fight against COVID-19, California…

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VIRUS TODAY: State legislatures to convene amid pandemic

Here’s what’s happening Monday with the pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY – State lawmakers across the country will convene in 2021 with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic…

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VIRUS TODAY: Americans travel as Biden addresses nation

Here’s what’s happening Wednesday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: – Millions of Americans are traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday despite warnings from health officials that family gatherings could…

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Asia Today: Cases in Japan hit record amid holiday travel

TOKYO (AP) – The daily tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Japan hit a record for the fourth day at 2,508, the Health Ministry said Sunday. Japan has had fewer…

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Asia Today: Australia’s Victoria hits 3 weeks without virus

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Australia’s once hard-hit state of Victoria has gone three weeks without a new COVID-19 case for the first time since February. There are two just active…

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Asia Today: South Korea’s daily virus cases at another low

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea’s daily coronavirus increase was the lowest in about 50 days Tuesday as new infections trend lower. Many experts have warned, however, that the…

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Asia Today: India cases climb to 4.75M as recovery improves

NEW DELHI (AP) – India has registered a single-day spike of 94,372 new coronavirus cases, driving the country’s overall tally to 4.75 million. The Health Ministry on Sunday also reported…

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Asia Today: Naruhito performs ritual, Beijing reopens parks

BANGKOK (AP) – Japan’s Emperor Naruhito marked his first anniversary of his enthronement Friday with a prayer at palace shrines for the people’s peace and happiness amid the coronavirus pandemic….

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ‘WE ARE AT WAR’ World leaders grapple with how to implement border…

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