Trump's 'coup de grace'? Coronavirus tests a divided America

LARGO, Fla. (AP) — As restaurants across the country stacked chairs on tables and shut their doors to try to contain the deadly coronavirus, what would be the final visitors streamed into the Conserva...

BC-US--Coffee, US

New York (AP) — Coffee futures trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Friday: (37,500 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

Coronavirus task force offers an even keel to a zigzag Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — They meet in the windowless Situation Room, every day but Sunday, drawing an overflow crowd. Fueled by coffee, donuts and data, members of the White House coronavir...

Layoffs spike in US, Europe as virus shuts businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a couple of weeks ago, Erika Vega hoped her temp job at a cafeteria would soon become permanent. But instead, the viral outbreak shut down the building where she worked and left...

Police use DNA, genealogy to arrest suspect in 1985 slaying

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police department says it solved a 35-year-old homicide by using DNA to find a relative of the alleged killer and then created a family tree to track him down. ...

'Quarantine shaming': US navigates radical new social norms

The chairman of Arizona's Asian Chamber of Commerce didn't see much downside to attending a small dinner at a local restaurant to bolster the business and bring together other leaders to discuss how t...

AP PHOTOS: Small business falls victim to virus

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus delivered a pair of gut punches to Theodore Peck, owner of a coffee shop and bakery in Brooklyn. When his 8-year-old son came down with symptoms that ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 18 The New York Times on providing cash assistance to Americans because...

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New York (AP) — Coffee futures trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Wednesday: (37,500 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

Life in San Francisco area screeches to a halt amid shutdown

First, people were advised to avoid large gatherings. Californians adjusted. Life went on. Kids went to school, some people worked from home, but mostly it was business as usual. Then came the s...

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New York (AP) — Coffee futures trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Monday: (37,500 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

The secret to a great Irish Coffee isn't what you'd expect

Last summer, I traveled to Ireland to learn about Irish whiskey, a spirit I knew relatively little about. The Irish drink I knew better was Guinness, which I enjoyed occasionally and use to make my fa...

PX Mart, Simple Mart to join new mask-rationing system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The vice premier of Taiwan's Cabinet, Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) announced on Saturday (March 14) that after the government's cooperation with four convenience store chain...

Stock futures sink after rate cut, new virus restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets are set for another week of turbulent trading as U.S. index futures fell sharply after the Federal Reserve slashed interest rates and more companies and governments took ...

What's Happening: Europe's cafes and bars shut amid outbreak

Life across Europe is coming to a standstill as governments order border closures, worship services are canceled and bars and cafes are shuttered. Chaos erupted at some airports in the U.S. as citizen...