Hobey Baker finalists: Kawaguchi, Perunovich, Swayman

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — North Dakota forward Jordan Kawaguchi, Minnesota Duluth defenseman Scott Perunovich and Maine goalie Jeremy Swayman were named Thursday as the three finalists for the Hobey Bake...

West Virginia doctor charged with groping VA patient

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia has been charged with groping and injuring a patient. Dr. Jonathan Yates was charged in a criminal ...

Judge who presided over terrorism trials dies of coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Duffy, a no-nonsense judge for 44 years who set rules for three major New York terrorism trials in the 1990s, has died of the coronavirus. He was 87. Duffy died...

Outbreak: bankruptcies, layoffs, quiet skies and empty rails

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

Official: Referendum threshold met despite tossed signatures

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine election officials invalidated hundreds more signatures that were collected to force a referendum on a $1 billion hydropower transmission corridor, but there were still en...

Outbreak: bankruptcies, layoffs and quiet skies

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

Why the global pandemic raises the risk of CCP invading Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has brought on the world is quite understandably dominating headlines and affecting most ...

With US border work on track, rural towns fear an outbreak

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Major construction projects moving forward along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico are raising fears that the coronavirus could race through temporary camps and workers co...

Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Both the Islamic State group and al-Qaida see the coronavirus as a threat, but some of their fighters also see the upheaval from the pandemic as an opportunity to win over more sup...

New York virus toll doubles in 72 hours as hot spots spread

NEW YORK (AP) — New York rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900, while the global number of people dia...

Trump's contradictory views on China shift as crisis grows

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has held an unequivocal position about China and the coronavirus — several of them. Trump initially praised China, then excoriated Beijing af...

Call to arms: Compressed schedule could mean more pitchers

NEW YORK (AP) — When and if opening day comes around this year, New York Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake anticipates a brimming bullpen. Major League Baseball and the players' asso...

Army hires Tenarius "Tank" Wright as defensive line coach

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has hired Tenarius "Tank" Wright as defensive line coach. Wright joins the Black Knights after serving as associate director of football strength and con...

Palestinians: Man dies of wounds in clash with Israel forces

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say a 22-year-old man has died from wounds he sustained in a confrontation with Israeli forces last month. The officials said Wednesd...

Call for virus volunteers yields army of health care workers

NEW YORK (AP) — The work is exhausting and dangerous, the situation bleak. But an army of health care workers heeded New York’s call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pande...