U.S. Muslims try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns

With no congregational prayers or family gatherings, Salsabiel Mujovic has been worried that this year’s Eid al-Fitr celebration will pale. Still, she’s determined to bring home holiday cheer amid the...

Global tourism upended; worst-case earnings scenario dodged

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to national and global response, the work place and the spre...

Tech giants are embracing remote work. Others may follow

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For a preview of the future of office work, watch how the biggest tech companies are preparing for a post-pandemic world. Silicon Valley and Seattle giants — F...

Q&A: Safety a big concern as workers return to their jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — With more businesses across the country easing back to life, the new challenge will be how to keep workers safe during the pandemic. From temperature checks, contact...

As EU talks stall, UK outlines tariffs for post-Brexit world

LONDON (AP) — The British government published Tuesday the outlines of a new post-Brexit tariff regime that could potentially lead to a fall in the price of thousands of products, including Christmas ...

Column: NASCAR managed small miracle in problem-free return

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The odds were against NASCAR flawlessly executing its reopening plan, which was a potential standard-setting moment for other professional leagues to follow in this new normal ...

'A bridge too far': Coronavirus catchphrase taken from WWII

CINCINNATI (AP) — A British general's pessimistic prediction about a World War II operation is showing up as a coronavirus-era catchphrase. The top U.S. infectious disease expert, Dr...

Guatemalans angered by US tweet warning of migration dangers

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Embassy found itself barraged with criticism Saturday after putting out a message on Twitter warning Guatemalans about the dangers of sending children as migrants to the...

Karen Pence: 'It's OK to not be OK' during pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Karen Pence says it’s OK to not be OK during the coronavirus pandemic. While Vice President Mike Pence runs the White House coronavirus task force, his wife is lead...

Ex-ABA commish Mike Storen, dad of Hannah Storm, dies at 84

Mike Storen, a former ABA commissioner and multisport marketing whiz and the father of ESPN broadcaster Hannah Storm, died Thursday. He was 84. Storm said her father died at Emory Un...

Column: With sports on hold, athletes take up new pursuits

With sports still largely on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, athletes and coaches have been looking for ways to pass all that unexpected free time. We’ve heard plenty of fa...

U.S. couple's nightmare: Held in China, away from daughter

SHANGHAI (AP) — The first thing Daniel Hsu noticed about the room was that there were no sharp edges. The walls were covered with beige rubber, the table wrapped in soft, grey leather. White blinds co...

Gridlock gone, sports car collectors take over Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Lin cruised his white sports car down Broadway, the bright lights of Times Square gleaming off his sharply detailed Audi R8. He looped through the tourist hotspot again and again...

Beaumont heads into 2nd term with rugby 'at a crossroads'

Confronting and managing an unprecedented financial crisis. Uniting the northern and southern hemispheres in one global calendar. Maintaining the growth of the women’s and sevens games. ...

No ‘Black Widow’ or ‘F9’ leaves a muted summer movie season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The six-year fan campaign for a standalone Black Widow movie was paying off: at long last, a film would put Scarlett Johansson’s popular Avenger front and center. And, l...