What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Europe reopened more widely on Monday, allowing people into the Acropolis in Greece, shops in Italy, markets and museums in Belgium, golf courses in Ireland and beer gardens in Bavaria while its leade...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Defying a wave of layoffs that has sent the U.S. job market into its worst catastrophe on record, at least one major industry is making a comeback. Tens of thousands of auto workers are returning to f...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as the viral outbreak led more companies to slash jobs even though most states have begun to let some businesses reo...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

When students return to school after a lengthy pandemic-induced absence, the consensus is they will have lost significant academic ground. Still unresolved for governments and educators are the questi...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Thousands of new coronavirus infections are reported daily, many of them job-related, even as President Donald Trump urges people back to work. There are plenty of new infections out...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The Trump administration’s leading health experts on safely dealing with the new coronavirus will be testifying in a Senate hearing by a videoconference this week after three of them and the committe...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Nations struggled to balance public and economic health Sunday, feeling pressure to reopen shuttered businesses and aspects of life amid worries that relaxing restrictions too much could ignite a seco...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

As more countries look to reopen their economies, coronavirus outbreaks in South Korea and Germany underscore the dangers authorities face. South Korea’s capital closed down more than 2,100 bars and o...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

European leaders held muted commemorations Friday to mark the end of World War II on the continent as coronavirus lockdowns kept crowds from celebrating VE Day. Across the ocean, 20.5 million jobs dis...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Regional and political fractures are emerging in many nations over how fast to lift the lid on coronavirus-imposed lockdowns, as worries about economic devastation collide with fears of a second wave...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Britain on Tuesday became the first country in Europe to confirm more than 30,000 coronavirus deaths, and infections rose sharply again in Russia, even as other nations made great strides in taming th...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Millions of people were allowed to return to work in Italy on Monday as Europe’s longest lockdown started to ease, while countries from Iceland to India took a patchwork of steps to loosen coronavirus...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Faced with 19,000 coronavirus deaths and counting, the nation’s nursing homes are pushing back against a potential flood of lawsuits with a sweeping lobbying effort. India reports mo...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Spaniards have filled the streets to exercise outside in gorgeous spring weather for the first time in seven weeks and German children rushed to playgrounds as countries in Western Europe gradually r...

Shore towns cite virus to keep outsiders off their beaches

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — American taxpayers helped pay for the sand on the Maryland Avenue beach, a popular spot on the New Jersey shore that was devastated by Superstorm Sandy and that has s...