AP, Oct 22: Scientists are monitoring the delta-related variant — known as AY.4.2. — to see if it might spread more easily or be more deadly than previous versions of the coronavirus. In a recent report, U.K. officials said this variant makes up 6% of all analyzed COVID-19 cases in the country and is “on an increasing trajectory.”

KABUL, Sept 26: The Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane parked in a city square in Afghanistan on Saturday in a gruesome display that signaled the hard-line movement’s return to some of its brutal tactics of the past.

Los Angeles, Dec 30:  He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals.

SAN PEDRO SULA, Hondurasm, Dec 4: Haydee Posadas had waited eight years for her son to come home. On the last night of her long vigil, she was too agitated to sleep.

WASHINGTON, Nov 5: Four years ago, well before the furor over allegations Moscow meddled in the 2016 election that put Donald Trump in the White House, at least 195 web addresses belonging to Trump, his family or his business empire were hijacked by hackers possibly operating out of Russia, The Associated Press has learned.

NEW YORK, April 19: President Donald Trump is targeting a visa program cherished by tech companies for bringing in programmers and other specialized workers from other countries.