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  • Prescott police arrest hospital aide in thefts of equipment, supplies

    A housekeeping employee at a Prescott hospital was fired after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump, ‘wartime’ pandemic leader or ‘backup’?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Is he a wartime president or a backup point man? President Donald Trump seems to go back and forth on that, or both ways at once, in responding to the coronavirus pandemic that takes more lives by the hour. In his recent rhetoric, the president who declared “It’s a war” and invoked […]
  • San Francisco park’s 150th birthday celebration goes online

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden Gate Park turns 150 years old on Saturday, and the huge party to celebrate San Francisco’s beloved treasure will, for the time being, take place online. Originally, city officials planned a yearlong celebration that included free museum admission, concerts and the participation of more than 150 cultural institutions and community […]
  • Trump talks with US pro sports leaders to discuss virus

    President Donald Trump talked to many U.S. pro sports leaders about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to the resumption of competitions “as soon as we can.” “I want fans back in the arenas,” Trump said later in a briefing at the White House. “I think it’s … whenever we’re […]
  • Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the country could be headed into its “toughest” weeks yet as the coronavirus death toll mounts, but at the same time he expressed growing impatience with social distancing guidelines and said he’s eager to get the country reopened and its stalled economy back on track. “There […]
  • The week that was: Stories from the coronavirus saga

    This past week, New York got worse — far worse. In New York City, as morgue space ran out, people started wondering where the bodies will go and the funeral industry struggled to keep up. On the streets of a city accustomed to the exact opposite of social distancing, New Yorkers found a new, gentler […]
  • Union: 30% pay cut for EPL players would harm health service

    English Premier League players failed to reach an agreement on Saturday with clubs to take 30% pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic, escalating a bitter public row as their union claimed the government would lose out on more than 200 million pounds (around $245 million) in tax. “This would be detrimental to our NHS (National […]
  • Trump, Dems clash on boosting mail-in voting during pandemic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While Wisconsin struggles to hold its primary on Tuesday, President Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot as the coronavirus pandemic rages in the U.S. and threatens to extend into the fall, affecting the general election. With another economic rescue […]
  • AP PHOTOS: Once-packed Peru beach emptied by virus outbreak

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Agua Dulce beach is usually a sea of humanity, packed with as many as 40,000 people a day at the height of Peru’s Southern Hemisphere summer, which runs from December to March. The new coronavirus pandemic has changed all that. Peru’s President Martín Vizcarra declared a state of emergency as deaths […]
  • Actress-author Patricia Bosworth dies from coronavirus at 86

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died due to the coronavirus. She was 86. Bosworth’s stepdaughter, Fia Hatsav, told The New York Times that pneumonia brought on by the virus was the cause […]