Living outside lockdown: Barbers, beauty shops still open

ELGIN, S.C. (AP) — With South Carolina's first coronavirus hot spot just a short jaunt up the highway, Johellen Lee hadn't been out for anything but groceries for nearly a month. “I ...

Jimmie Johnson prepares for future by entering IndyCar iRace

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion has joined the field for IndyCar's inaugural online race as he contemplates driving in that series following his retirement from full-time stock car r...

Ethanol plants seek rule changes to resupply hand sanitizer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As hospitals and nursing homes desperately search for hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak, federal regulators are preventing ethanol producers from providing millions ...

Small businesses face devastation as damage from virus grows

NEW YORK (AP) — A restaurant owner wonders how she can stay in business if she can't sell food and drink. A hair salon operator shuts down to protect his clients and employees. ...

Buccaneers eye QB, solidifying defense in free agency

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (9-7) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Jameis Winston, DL Nadamukong Suh, RB Peyton Barber, WR Breshad Perriman, OLB Sam Acho, DL Beau Allen, S Andrew Adams, T Josh ...

EPL season should be abandoned, says West Ham executive

LONDON (AP) — A leading executive at a relegation-threatened Premier League team has called for the English soccer season to be abandoned, saying officials were in “dreamland” if they thought play cou...

Iraq's protesters struggle to keep waning movement going

BAGHDAD (AP) — At the once bustling hub of the largest anti-government protest movement in Iraq's modern history, crowds have dwindled, and donation boxes have sprouted up. Loudspeakers resound with c...

Spotty sick leave policies limit options for avoiding virus

LONDON (AP) — A barber in Beijing is supporting his wife and child by charging food and other expenses to a credit card while he waits for his employer's shop to reopen. A waiter at a barbecue restaur...

SC results reveal challenge for Sanders among black voters

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Bernie Sanders' presidential ambitions were undone in 2016 when he couldn't line up enough support from black voters to win the Democratic nomination. As he tries again in 2020, ...

Bourdais and rookie Kellett complete Foyt's IndyCar lineup

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AJ Foyt Racing has completed its IndyCar lineup and will use Sebastien Bourdais and rookie Dalton Kellett in its flagship No. 14 car. Four-time series champio...

Spirit Tourism: Britain sees spike in visits to distilleries

Many people these days are thirsting not just for a drink but for knowledge about where it comes from. ``Spirit tourism’’ is booming across the United Kingdom, with artisanal brands and micro distille...

Calmer McGregor: Irish star returns vs Cerrone at UFC 246

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor became a two-division UFC champion because he was a tremendous fighter. He became the biggest mixed martial artist in the world only because he talked an even bigger ga...

Retired NY Giants running back finishes his 13th marathon

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber kept his streak alive Sunday, finishing the Walt Disney World Marathon in 5 hours, 12 minutes. It was hi...

Rio party launching countdown to Carnival ends in disorder

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A massive celebration in Rio de Janeiro Sunday marking the start of the 50-day countdown to Brazil's world famous Carnival was marred by tear gas, tossed bottles and clashes betw...

3 soccer fans arrested for racist, homophobic abuse

LONDON (AP) — A Brighton fan was arrested for racially abusing Chelsea players during a Premier League match, and two other soccer fans were arrested in separate incidents during the same game for hur...