Euro countries agree half trillion euros in support

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Governments from the 19 countries that use the euro agreed Thursday on a package of measures that could provide more than a half-trillion euros ($550 billion) for companies, ...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

HANDBALL Olympic women’s qualifying event in Podgorica, Montenegro from March 20-22 postponed to June. Olympic women’s qualifying event in Lliria Spain from March 2...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

ARCHERY ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed. Pan American Championships in Monterrey, Mexico from March 23-29...

Bundesliga future still in the air amid virus outbreak

BERLIN (AP) — With soccer teams in Germany resuming training in small groups this week, there is optimism among some that the Bundesliga will be able to resume in May. Such hopes app...

Hertha Berlin hires Labbadia as 4th coach of the season

BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin hired Bruno Labbadia as the club’s fourth coach of the season on Thursday. Labbadia was taking over immediately from Alexander Nouri, who was in charge fo...

Travel evaporates; streaming makes isolation life bearable

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of th...

Nation's only doctor governor offers sober voice on virus

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and his top aides were having a meeting about the coronavirus when the discussion turned to neckties. The governor said he had read a...

Germany flies in seasonal farm workers amid virus measures

BERLIN (AP) — Two planeloads of Eastern European farmhands arrived Thursday in Berlin and Duesseldorf amid strict precautions to protect the country from the new coronavirus, as an ambitious German pr...

Wiped out of toilet paper? Here's why

What does toilet paper have to do with a global pandemic? Nothing. Yet millions of people have been panicking about their household supply. Stores shelves have been...

Olympians become trainers to help those stranded at home

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Moving from the track to the living room, many athletes around the world are doing their bit to boost public health during the coronavirus pandemic. There’...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, April 9, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (C);Thursday's Low Temp (C);Frida...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, April 9, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (F);Thursday's Low Temp (F);Frida...

Lockdowns mean millions of women can't reach birth control

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The callers were in tears. One by one, women in homes across rural Zimbabwe had a pleading question: When would family planning services return? ...

As outbreaks flatten in places, Japan, India see more cases

NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus infections are spiking in Japan and creating hot spots in India's congested cities just as the U.S. and some of the hardest-hit European countries are considering when to s...

Russia aims to prosecute destruction of war monuments abroad

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s defense minister called on law enforcement officials Wednesday to consider filing criminal charges against representatives of other countries where World War II memorials commem...