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Monday May 17th, 2021 10:17PM

AP Top News at 5:06 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Asia Today: Modi gets 2nd vaccine dose as India hits record
India’s leader received his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as the country hit another peak with 126,789 new cases
5:19AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Struggling Bosnia sees infection surge in migrants, refugees
Bosnia is seeing a rise in coronavirus infections among migrants and refugees living in its camps, as it struggles to cope with one of the Balkans’ highest COVID-19 death and infection rates among the general population
5:15AM ( 10 minutes ago )
AP Exclusive: Northam endorses McAuliffe for Va. governor
Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is backing Terry McAuliffe in the race to succeed him, handing his predecessor one of the contest’s most coveted endorsements
5:05AM ( 21 minutes ago )
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Are some COVID-19 vaccines more effective than others?
COVID-19 vaccines rolling out around the world weren't compared to each other in studies, so it's hard to tell how they might differ in effectiveness
3:02AM ( 2 hours ago )
Nepal’s God of Sight eye doctor to expand work beyond border
Nepal’s “God of Sight” eye doctor renowned for his innovative and inexpensive cataract surgery for the poor is taking his work beyond the Himalayan mountains so there is no more unnecessary blindness in the world
2:27AM ( 2 hours ago )
Afghans work to stem polio rise amid violence, pandemic
Afghanistan is inoculating millions of children against polio after pandemic lockdowns stalled the effort to eradicate the crippling disease
2:08AM ( 3 hours ago )
AP National News
Expert: Chauvin never took knee off Floyd's neck area
A use-of-force expert says Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck area the entire time that he was handcuffed behind his back and lying facedown
11:40PM ( 5 hours ago )
China warns Washington not to boycott Winter Olympics
China’s government has warned Washington not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach to complaints of human rights abuses
11:05PM ( 6 hours ago )
Texas investigating abuse allegations at migrant facility
Texas child welfare officials say they've received three reports of abuse and neglect at a San Antonio coliseum that is holding more than 1,600 immigrant teenagers who crossed the southern border
10:40PM ( 6 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Asia Today: Modi gets 2nd vaccine dose as India hits record
India’s leader received his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as the country hit another peak with 126,789 new cases
5:19AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Struggling Bosnia sees infection surge in migrants, refugees
Bosnia is seeing a rise in coronavirus infections among migrants and refugees living in its camps, as it struggles to cope with one of the Balkans’ highest COVID-19 death and infection rates among the general population
5:15AM ( 10 minutes ago )
AP Exclusive: Northam endorses McAuliffe for Va. governor
Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is backing Terry McAuliffe in the race to succeed him, handing his predecessor one of the contest’s most coveted endorsements
5:05AM ( 21 minutes ago )
World shares mostly higher; Tokyo slips as virus cases surge
Shares are mostly higher in Europe and Asia though Tokyo's benchmark fell as reports of rising coronavirus cases raised alarm over another setback in the recovery from the pandemic
4:59AM ( 26 minutes ago )
N Ireland leaders call for calm after night of rioting
Rioters set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in at least the fourth night of serious violence in a week in Northern Ireland, where Brexit has unsettled an uneasy political balance
4:52AM ( 34 minutes ago )