'Officers are scared out there': Coronavirus hits US police

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — More than a fifth of Detroit's police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including the chief of police. ...

Fear behind bars as the coronavirus spreads

Something was wrong. The chow hall line at New York’s Rikers Island jail had halted. For three hours, the men stood and waited, without food, until a correctional officer quietly delivered the news: A...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

MODERN PENTATHLON World Cups in Sofia, Bulgaria from March 25-29 and April 2-5 canceled. World Cup in Budapest, Hungary from April 29-May 3 canceled. ...

New playbook: Women rising through NFL ranks at many levels

NEW YORK (AP) — Sophia Lewin was 12 years old when she told her father about her career goal: coaching football. Her dad didn't exactly scoff, but he suggested perhaps scouting would...

British woman in E. Taiwan apologizes over BBC report, false mistreatment claim

UPDATE: March 27, 2020, 8:30 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign couple under quarantine in Hualien recently caused a media stir, leading the woman to apologize to a local health official F...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

ROWING World Cup I in Sabuadia, Italy from April 10-12 canceled. Asia and Oceania Olympic qualifying regatta in Chungju, South Korea from April 27-30 canceled. ...

Primary purgatory with no 12th Democratic debate on horizon

ATLANTA (AP) — There is no 12th Democratic presidential debate on the horizon now that the nominating process is in a holding pattern due to the coronarvirus pandemic. One of the De...

Ballmer to buy Forum, clearing way for new Clippers arena

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is buying the Forum for $400 million, clearing the way for the billionaire to build a new arena down the street in Inglewood, California. ...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

ROWING World Cup I in Sabuadia, Italy from April 10-12 canceled. Asia and Oceania Olympic qualifying regatta in Chungju, South Korea from April 27-30 canceled. ...

South Africa's cases leap again as 3-week lockdown looms

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's coronavirus cases leapt again to 554 on Tuesday, the most of any country in Africa, as its 57 million people rushed to prepare for a lockdown that begins Thursday. ...

APEC postpones meetings due to Wuhan coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum has postponed several meetings due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) ...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

ROWING World Cup I in Sabuadia, Italy from April 10-12 canceled. Asia and Oceania Olympic qualifying regatta in Chungju, South Korea from April 27-30 canceled. ...

The new town hall: Anxiety, fear and few satisfying answers

CHICAGO (AP) — A Michigan woman recounted for her congressman how she and her feverish 82-year-old husband were sent away from an almost empty emergency room after a fruitless, dayslong effort to get ...

Supreme Court last chance for Trump to block Twitter critics

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will have to go to the U.S. Supreme Court if he wants to block critics from his personal Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

ROWING World Cup I in Sabuadia, Italy from April 10-12 canceled. Asia and Oceania Olympic qualifying regatta in Chungju, South Korea from April 27-30 canceled. ...