Online grocery services struggle to meet spike in demand

LONDON (AP) — A pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services. In practice, they've been struggling to keep up with a surge in orders, highlighting the...

US Navy welcomes 1st submarine named after Delaware

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first U.S. Navy submarine named after the state of Delaware was officially welcomed to the fleet over the weekend, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. The...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 6, the 97th day of 2020. There are 269 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 6, 18...

AP Sources: Shipping tycoon helps Venezuela in quest for gas

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With gas lines across Venezuela growing, a controversial shipping magnate has stepped in to prevent the country from running out of fuel amid the coronavirus pandemic, The As...

The show can't go on: Virus halts circus in Netherlands

DRACHTEN, Netherlands (AP) — Circus Renz Berlin’s fleet of blue, red and yellow trucks have had a fresh lick of paint over the winter. But now, as coronavirus measures shut down the entertainment indu...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, April 3, the 94th day of 2020. There are 272 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 3, 19...

Nearly 3,000 sailors to leave carrier amid virus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3,000 sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier where the coronavirus has spread will be taken off the ship by Friday, Navy officials said Wednesday as they struggle to quarantin...

Trump extends US virus restrictions; Moscow goes on lockdown

MOSCOW (AP) — In an abrupt turnaround, President Donald Trump extended lockdown measures across the United States as deaths in New York alone from the new coronavirus passed 1,000. Moscow went on its ...

Indian authorities send buses to take unemployed to villages

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities sent a fleet of buses to the outskirts of India's capital on Saturday to meet an exodus of migrant workers desperately trying to reach their home villages during the world...

'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft carrier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled Friday to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Rooseve...

US Navy ship sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy ship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (March 25), marking the third passage this year. The USS McCampbell (DDG 85), a guided-missile destroyer,...

Harvard president and wife contract coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow said Tuesday (March 24) that both he and his wife have contracted the coronavirus and are in self-quarantine. In a messag...

Report: Navy ships need $400K 'flushes' to unclog toilets

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Toilets on two Virginia-based Navy aircraft carriers that have become repeatedly clogged could require treatments costing $400,000 each to get them working properly, a U.S. Governm...

US Navy fires missile during South China Sea military drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy said Tuesday (March 24) that it had fired a missile during a live fire exercise in the South China Sea as tensions between the world's two superpowers co...