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Andrew Lloyd Webber shares musicals online; actor diagnosed

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness...

 

Man exposes himself after hacking into online Florida class

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man exposed himself to students after hacking into an online class being held by a public school in Florida, school officials said Thursday. The man gained unauthorized access to the Zoom video conferencing instructional...

 

Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Friday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ____________ COSTS MOUNT: The pandemic...

 

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The Trump administration urged Americans to wear face coverings in public and limited exports of medical supplies Friday as New York's governor took his own dramatic step to fight the coronavirus by vowing to seize unused ventilators from private...

 

Lives Lost: Virus struck Wuhan family, took its patriarch

WUHAN, China (AP) — For more than a month, Wu Di did not know his father was dead. Before a virus outbreak devastated Wuhan, 68-year-old Wu Chuanyong, who had worked as part of a mandatory rural labor program, had been enjoying a peaceful...

 

Joe Exotic files $94 million lawsuit over his prosecution

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma zookeeper sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot has filed a federal lawsuit seeking nearly $94 million in damages, claiming among other things that he was convicted based on...

 

BC-BBO--This Date in Baseball

March 31 1961 — The Pacific Coast League's proposal to use a designated hitter for the pitcher was rejected by the Professional Baseball Rules Committee by a vote of 8-1. 1968 — Seattle, the American League's second new team, announced its...

 

Taylor Swift surprises some of her fans with money donations

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness...

 

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

America's coronavirus infections have surged to the most in the world, reaching 100,000 cases Friday with New York still the worst hit in the country. Troubling new outbreaks are bubbling in other cities including Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans, wh...

 

Business Fallout: Airlines beg for aid; Google launches site

The rapid worldwide spread of the coronavirus since it was first revealed in China less than three months ago has dealt an unparalleled shock to the global economy. Following are weekend business developments related to the outbreak as governments at...

 

Pop superstar Rihanna donates $5 million to relief efforts

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness...

 

AP Was There: Duke hangs on for '10 championship over Butler

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. The AP game stories are being republished because the sport has been shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 

Business Fallout: Marriott to furlough thousands of workers

The rapid worldwide spread of the coronavirus since it was first revealed in China less than three months ago has dealt an unparalleled shock to the global economy. Following are weekend business developments related to the outbreak as governments...

 

At a glance: Nearly $1.4 trillion coronavirus rescue package

A snapshot of the emerging rescue package in Congress to provide healthcare and economic aid amid the coronavirus outbreak and national shutdown. The details are subject to change as congressional leaders and the White House continue negotiating....

 

The Latest: Sen. Rand Paul tests positive for COVID-19

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 318,200 people and killed more than 13,000. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with...

 

The Latest: Packers helping provide $1.5 million for relief

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Green Bay Packers are establishing funds that will provide $1.5 million to assist efforts to respond to the coronavirus in Brown County, Wisconsin - which...

 

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Wall Street ended another turbulent day mostly lower as investors wait to see if Democrats and Republicans can settle their differences on an economic rescue package. Major indexes ended down about 3% Monday, having been down as much as 5%. Markets...

 

Rosie O'Donnell's streaming Broadway show raises $600K

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness...

 

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The head of the World Health Organization says the coronavirus outbreak is accelerating but insists "we can change the trajectory of this pandemic." More than 1.5 billion people — one-fifth of the world's population — were urged or ordered to...

 

The Latest: New Zealand could have first local outbreak

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 271,000 people and killed more than 11,000. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with...

 

The Latest: UN: Pandemic could cause 25 million job losses

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 204,00 people and killed more than 8,200. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with...

 

Paul, Thunder square off against the Spurs

San Antonio Spurs (24-31, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22, sixth in the Western Conference) Oklahoma City; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Chris Paul and the Oklahoma City Thunder host DeMar DeRozan and the San...

 

Epidemic vs. pandemic? Glossary of terms for virus outbreak

OUTBREAK: A sudden rise in cases of a disease in a particular place. EPIDEMIC: A large outbreak, one that spreads among a population or region. The current outbreak of a flu-like illness caused by a new virus in China is considered an epidemic. PANDE...

 

Air Canada jet lands safely in Toronto after losing a wheel

An Air Canada jet made a safe landing Tuesday in Toronto after losing one of its main landing wheels, apparently during takeoff from New York. The airline said the Airbus A319 jet was carrying 120 passengers and five crew members. There were no...

 

New virus has infected more than 67,000 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 67,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it. The latest figures reported b...

 

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