Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

US deaths top 1,000 as $2.2 trillion in virus aid approved U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic have topped 1,000, in another grim milestone for a global outbreak that is taking lives and wrea...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 29, the 89th day of 2020. There are 277 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 29,...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro makes life-or-death coronavirus gamble

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has staked out the most deliberately dismissive position of any major world ...

Virus coordinator Birx is Trump's data-whisperer

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She's the data whisperer who will help steer Presiden...

Coronavirus crisis illustrates stark differences between Taiwan and China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda has been in overdrive these past few weeks as the Party seeks to reassert control over its virus-ravaged and demoralized popula...

Rumors hampering fight against coronavirus in South Asia

NEW DELHI (AP) — The message started with an outlandish claim: The coronavirus was retreating in India because of “cosmic-level sound waves” created by a collective cheer citizens had been asked to jo...

AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody

MIAMI (AP) — A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment, f...

AP Explains: US indicts Venezuela's Maduro as narcoterrorist

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration has indicted Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and more than a dozen members of his inner circle, stepping up measures to drive the socialist lead...

Syria, UAE leaders discuss coronavirus, a thaw in relations

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's president and one of the United Arab Emirates' most powerful leaders spoke on the phone on Friday — signalling a major thaw in Damascus' troubled relations with Arab cou...

'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft carrier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled Friday to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Rooseve...

Iran's army sets up hospital in virus-stricken capital

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Iranian military has set up a 2,000-bed hospital in an exhibition center in the capital to shore up the local health care system as it battles the worst coronavirus outbreak in...

A defiant Maduro threatens 'cowboy' Trump after drug charge

MIAMI (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro stood defiant in the face of a $15 million bounty by the U.S. to face drug trafficking charges, calling Donald Trump a “racist cowboy” and warning that...

Virus takes toll on US military as it tries to aid civilians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus is taking a growing toll on the U.S. military, and commanders and senior officials are bracing for worse. From nuclear missile fields at home to war zones abroad, fro...

Soldiers enforce 10-day shutdown in Bangladesh to slow virus

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh deployed soldiers and police on Thursday to enforce the start of a nationwide 10-day shutdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the densely populated country...

FBI: Soldiers set up deadly robbery to fund foreign fighting

The two former U.S. Army soldiers met in Ukraine, where they joined the same far-right paramilitary group. After getting deported, they planned to take a boat from Miami to South America. They wanted ...