List 3/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

AUSTRALIAN RULES Round 1 from March 19-22, no spectators. Competition from March 22 suspended. SAILING Clipper Round the World Race in Subic Bay, ...

Police, experts condemn knee restraint used on George Floyd

Police around the nation and law enforcement experts on Thursday broadly condemned the way George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis police custody this week, was restrained by an officer who dug his knee...

Tokyo Olympics just beginning the race to reset themselves

TOKYO (AP) — Just two months after the unprecedented Olympic postponement, organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto was asked Thursday about progress toward rescheduling next year's Tokyo Games. ...

Virus, heat wave and locusts form perfect storm in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — As if the coronavirus wasn't enough, India grappled with scorching temperatures and the worst locust invasion in decades as authorities prepared for the end of a monthslong lockdown d...

Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President D...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 27 The New York Post on Twitter fact-checking President Donald Trump's tw...

Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week?

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President D...

Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit “pause,” as Senate Ma...

List 3/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

AUSTRALIAN RULES Round 1 from March 19-22, no spectators. Competition from March 22 suspended. SAILING Clipper Round the World Race in Subic Bay, ...

Omar describes life as a fearless fighter in new memoir

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in Congress has been well-documented. Now, Omar is out with a new memoir that offers her own spi...

Time running out on the last US-Russia nuclear arms treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time is running out on an arms control treaty that, if it's allowed to expire, will leave the world with no legal restrictions on U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons for the first time ...

Tokyo Olympics followed up by 3 mega-events -- all in China

TOKYO (AP) — Uncertainty grips next year’s postponed Tokyo Olympics: Will there be fans or empty stadiums in 14 months? And how will thousands of athletes, staff, and technical officials travel, be ho...

Aussies growing more optimistic about hosting India in 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian cricket administrators are growing more confident about hosting a series against India later this year in a tour that would improve the financial stability of th...

Universal Orlando seeks to reopen theme parks in early June

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando is aiming to reopen its theme parks in early June, a resort official said Thursday, more than two months after the company joined crosstown rivals Disney World a...

List 3/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

AUSTRALIAN RULES Round 1 from March 19-22, no spectators. Competition from March 22 suspended. SAILING Clipper Round the World Race in Subic Bay, ...