Tourists few, NY gift shops struggle but don't lose (heart)

NEW YORK (AP) — In souvenir shops from Times Square to the World Trade Center, shelves full of T-shirts and trinkets still (heart) New York. But the proprietors wonder when their customers will, again...

Clemson's Swinney: COVID-19 FSU "excuse to cancel game"

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said his team met the medical standard to play against Florida State and believes the Seminoles called off the game because of reasons other than COVID-19. ...

Fakhar Zaman ruled out of New Zealand tour with fever

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman will miss the tour of New Zealand. Team doctor Sohail Saleem said Zaman tested negative for the coronavirus on Saturday, but the left-ha...

Business owners upbeat about vaccine, wary as virus spreads

NEW YORK (AP) — Promising news about a coronavirus vaccine has small business owners feeling more upbeat despite cases of the virus surging in many parts of the U.S. Owners hope cons...

Thailand's king can be expelled if he rules from Germany: parliament

The German Parliament has said that Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn enjoys diplomatic immunity during his extended stays in his Bavarian villa, but the state does have the power to expel him f...

Retailers brace as virus bears down on consumers and economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — LaTonya Story is every retailer’s worst fear. With the viral pandemic re-surging through the country and the economy under threat, Story has decided to slash her ho...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 21, the 326th day of 2020. There are 40 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 2...

NFL prospects getting second chance through Alumni Academy

In normal times, NFL teams sometimes must scramble to find players during the season when a wave of injuries or other issues hit. In 2020, multiply those needs exponentially because of the coronavirus...

Klopp addresses Salah’s pandemic conduct, says ‘we are fine’

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said Friday he has dealt internally with Mohamed Salah following the Egypt forward’s attendance at his brother’s wedding in Cairo prior to retu...

2nd South Africa player has virus ahead of England series

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — A second South Africa cricketer has tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the Twenty20 and ODI series against England. The positive test was ann...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those longing for a Thanksgiving dinner in Taipei in 2020, including turkey with all the fixings, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offer e...

The Latest: Hong Kong to close more schools to fight virus

HONG KONG — Hong Kong has suspended in-person classes for lower primary school students after the city’s top health official said the coronavirus situation in the city was rapidly deteriorating. ...

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Today is Friday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2020. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 2000, lawyers for Al Gore and Georg...

Serial killer blamed for 2 Miami slayings in the 1970s

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two women who were slain in Miami in the 1970s were killed by the United States' deadliest serial killer, authorities said. In a memo written by an assist...

Isolated for months, island crew sees pandemic for 1st time

HONOLULU (AP) — Just as the coronavirus pandemic began to take hold, in February, four people set sail for one of the most remote places on Earth — a small camp on Kure Atoll, at the edge of the uninh...