Taiwan one of only 6 countries on Earth where schools are open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey of students posted by a British woman on Facebook found that Taiwan is one of only six countries in the world where schools are still open due to the Wuhan corona...

Coronavirus makes it harder for campaigns to ask for money

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House candidates aren't usually bashful about asking supporters for money. But as the coronavirus upends everyday life, inundating hospitals, tanking financi...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC's “This Week" — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Gov. John Bel Edwards, D-La.; former White House homeland s...

Ex-campaign staffer sues Bloomberg over layoffs, cites fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former staffer for Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign filed a class-action lawsuit Monday alleging the billionaire broke a promise to pay his thousands of campaign workers thro...

Bloomberg to give $18M to DNC; state parties get offices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg is transferring $18 million from his presidential campaign to the Democratic National Committee in the largest single such transfer ever. It's the l...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 18 The New York Times on providing cash assistance to Americans because...

Apple closes all stores outside of Taiwan and China amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple Inc. announced Saturday (March 14) it is closing hundreds of retail stores beyond Taiwan and China until March 27 amid the rapid spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COV...

Dems, GOP forge virus outbreak into '20 campaign issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coronavirus is already coloring the 2020 campaign, with Democrats convinced President Donald Trump's muddled response to the outbreak leaves him and down-ballot Republicans vulnerabl...

Venezuela, already in crisis, reports 1st coronavirus cases

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela confirmed its first two cases of the coronavirus on Friday, deepening anxiety in a crisis-stricken nation where many hospitals lack basics such as water and soap an...

Weinstein faces sentencing, prison in landmark #MeToo case

NEW YORK (AP) — The final act of Harvey Weinstein's rape trial in New York begins Wednesday, when the once-powerful film producer will be sentenced following his landmark #MeToo conviction. ...

Coronavirus compels telecommuting, travel limits for media

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post is encouraging its staff to work at home and the Los Angeles Times is restricting air travel, two illustrations of how news organizations compelled to cover the cor...

Sen. Kamala Harris endorses Biden for president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris endorsed Joe Biden on Sunday and said she would "do everything in my power'' to help elect him, becoming the latest dropout from the Democratic race for president to li...

Clyburn's kingmaker moment changes landscape of 2020 race

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — At a funeral service last month, Jannie Jones locked eyes with Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn across the church sanctuary and crooked a finger, beckoning him to come over to the pew...

Biden invokes Obama, swipes at Sanders with six-state ad buy

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is plowing $12 million into a six-state ad buy ahead of the March 10 and March 17 primaries, his largest single advertising effort of the 2020 campaign...

One more victory: Biden wins most Super Tuesday delegates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden has put an exclamation point on his Super Tuesday victories by winning the most delegates on the presidential primary calendar's biggest night. ...