Bolivian president has COVID-19 as virus hits region's elite

Bolivia’s interim president and Venezuela’s No. 2 leader announced Thursday that they have been infected with the new coronavirus, just days after Brazil’s leader tested positive as the pandemic hits hard at some of Latin America’s political elite.

Snaking the drain? 8-foot python removed from toilet

“It had quite a grip with its tail in the ‘S’ bend of the toilet bowl, but after some encouraging words and gentle persuasion it finally let go and went into the bag,” Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers Inc said.

Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIV

“I’m very moved because it’s something that millions of people want,” said the 35-year-old man, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition that his name not be published. “It’s a gift of life, a second chance to live.”