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  • Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

    TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games. Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021 — almost exactly one year after the games were due to start. “The schedule for the games is key to preparing […]
  • British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the first leader of a major nation to contract COVID-19, but he insisted Friday that he remains in charge of the U.K.’s response to the outbreak. Two of Johnson’s top aides in the fight against the virus — his health […]
  • Half-million infected worldwide as economic toll rises

    The human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday as India struggled to feed the multitudes, Italy shut down most of its industry, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits in a single week. The U.S. surpassed official Chinese government numbers to become the country with most reported […]
  • Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for the coronavirus

    LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, royal officials confirmed Wednesday — touching off debate about whether his wealth and status gave him priority in receiving a test. The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, and is […]
  • Trump invokes emergency authority, no new cases in Wuhan

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump invoked emergency authority to marshal industry to fight the coronavirus, as the economic fallout from the pandemic mounted Wednesday with major U.S. auto manufacturers saying they are shutting down their North American factories. The announcements came hours before China said the former virus epicenter of Wuhan and its surrounding […]
  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s wife tests positive for coronavirus

    Justin Trudeau's office said that Sophie Grégoire Trudeau is felling well and will remain in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19.
  • Drop in gas prices projected to continue amid coronavirus outbreak

    As the coronavirus continues to spread in America and around the globe,financial markets and the oil industry are being hit hard.
  • Women fill streets of world’s cities with call for justice

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Women filled the streets of the world’s largest cities Sunday to protest gender violence and inequality on International Women’s Day, with the mothers of murdered girls leading a march in Mexico City and participants in Paris inveighing against the “virus of the patriarchy.” While many protests were peaceful celebrations others were […]
  • US stocks get a boost from emergency rate cut from the Fed

    Stocks got a boost after the Federal Reserve made an emergency cut to interest rates in hopes of shielding the economy from the effects of the coronavirus.
  • North Korea fires presumed short-range missiles into the sea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into its eastern sea on Monday, South Korean officials said, resuming weapons demonstrations after a months-long hiatus that may have been forced by the coronavirus crisis in Asia. The launches came two days after North Korea’s state media said leader Kim Jong […]