Hamas arrests Gaza activists after Zoom call with Israelis

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas-run security forces have arrested several peace activists in the Gaza Strip on treason charges after they took part in a web conference with Israeli activists, offic...

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...

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Jews prep for a pandemic Passover: Smaller but no less vital

Passover and its epic story — how the Jewish people escaped to freedom after plagues struck their oppressors — are uniquely resonant this year, as Jews find ways to honor the holiday amid the outbreak...

Doctor's death highlights limits of coronavirus death count

NEW YORK (AP) — As the coronavirus bore down on New York, Dr. Doug Bass' family begged him to work from home. He refused, pointing to his patients at Phoenix House, a drug and alcohol treatment center...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

Dems debate how to hit Trump on virus, economy amid crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are wrestling over how best to assail President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the economy’s shutdown even as the country enters an unpredict...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The Chinese city at the heart of the global pandemic, Wuhan, reopened Wednesday after 76 days in lockdown. Elsewhere, the economic, political and psychological toll of fighting the new coronavirus gre...

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Passover in isolation dampens holiday mood in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Each year, Patricia Sheetrit and her family gather with in-laws for the first night of Passover, bringing together some 20 people for the holiday’s main event, the festive meal known ...

Quarantined drag queens land TV show in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — As Israel imposed a nationwide virus lockdown, shuttering theaters, clubs and bars, the country's drag queens found themselves confined to their homes, their elaborate wigs and glitte...

Outbreak poses dilemma for Palestinians working in Israel

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — At the construction site in Tel Aviv, Jamal Salman and the other Palestinian workers wore gloves and masks, and their employer provided apartments for them to stay overnight...

Ronaldinho to leave jail for luxury hotel arrest in Paraguay

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Retired soccer star Ronaldinho was released from a high-security jail in Paraguay on Tuesday after more than a month, but was ordered to serve house arrest at a luxury hotel ...