Pope hails priests, health workers as 'the saints next door'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Holy Thursday hailed priests and medical staff who tend to the needs of COVID-19 patients as “the saints next door.” Francis celebrated the Holy ...

'Houston, we’ve had a problem’: Remembering Apollo 13 at 50

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 13′s astronauts never gave a thought to their mission number as they blasted off for the moon 50 years ago. Even when their oxygen tank ruptured two days later — on ...

As pandemic deepens, Trump cycles through targets to blame

NEW YORK (AP) — First, it was the media that was at fault. Then, Democratic governors came under fire. China, President Barack Obama and federal watchdogs have all had a turn in the crosshairs. And no...

Ecuador struggles to bury coronavirus dead; some bodies lost

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Alfonso Cedeño died at a crowded hospital in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, where the only bed doctors could offer was an ambulance stretcher. Two weeks later, his family do...

CBS' 'All Rise' to produce coronavirus episode at a distance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS' courtroom drama series “All Rise” is resuming production with an episode reflecting the coronavirus crisis in the lives of its characters, the network said Monday. ...

A look at some of the offerings on new mobile platform Quibi

NEW YORK (AP) — Quibi may specialize in small, bite-sized videos, but its volume of shows is large. The media platform launches Monday with 175 new original shows — everything from scripted series, co...

'Wicked' movie release delayed, 'Minions' pushed to 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Wicked” fans are going to have to wait even longer to see Stephen Daldry's film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical. Universal Pictures on Wednesday announced that another h...

Trump allies warn against feud with swing-state governor

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump's allies are trying to contain a politically risky election-year fight with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as he struggles to balance presidential politics...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 1, the 92nd day of 2020. There are 274 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1,...

Royal no more: Harry and Meghan start uncertain new chapter

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan officially make the transition Tuesday from senior members of Britain’s royal family to — well, it’s unclear. International celebrities, charity patrons,...

Virus forces Europeans to ask: How united do we want to be?

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Europe’s fractured union came under new pressure this weekend, as Italy and Spain pleaded for urgent European help to withstand the virus ordeal but Germany showed reluctance t...

Germany's Merkel shines in virus crisis even as power wanes

BERLIN (AP) — In her first address to the nation on the coronavirus pandemic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel calmly appealed to citizens' reason and discipline to slow the spread of the virus, acknow...

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, r...

Cowboys, kicker Greg Zuerlein agree on 3-year, $7.5M deal

The Dallas Cowboys are going to let two proven kickers go at it in the offseason for a change. The Cowboys and kicker Greg Zuerlein agreed Friday on a $7.5 million, three-year contra...

'On My Block' cast seeks truth in playing inner-city teens

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Cast members of Netflix’s “On My Block” say they feel honored to be able to represent teenagers who've long seen themselves portrayed as stereotypes. T...