Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacity

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic that brought sports to a standstill for months has everyone wondering what games will be like when spectators are finally allowed back in. It will almo...

Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacity

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The smell of barbecue wafts through the parking lots hours before kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium, and when the first salvo of fireworks explode overhead, thousands of Chiefs fans...

African nations seek their own solutions in virus crisis

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A loud hiss and grunt come from a green bag pressing air through a tube, as Senegalese researchers work to develop a prototype ventilator that could cost a mere $160 each instead...

Black robes or bathrobes? Virus alters high court traditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is forcing big changes at the tradition-bound Supreme Court. On Monday, the justices heard arguments by telephone for the first time since...

At Lincoln Memorial, Trump to take public's pandemic queries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious for an economic recovery, President Donald Trump prepared to field Americans' questions about decisions by some states to allow nonessential businesses to reopen while other ...

Black robes or bathrobes? Virus alters high court traditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is forcing big changes at the tradition-bound Supreme Court. Beginning this coming week, the justices will hear arguments by telephone for...

Black robes or bathrobes? Virus alters high court traditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is forcing big changes at the tradition-bound Supreme Court. The justices will hear arguments this month by telephone for the first time since Alexander Grah...

Singaporeans scramble to buy Taiwan-style pearl milk tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hoards of Singaporeans scrambled to buy pearl milk tea after Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) announced that the soft lockdown of the country would be exte...

Teachers on TV: Classes hit the airwaves during pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Using his cat’s blanket as green screen, history teacher Bill Smith recorded himself teaching a lesson on New Jersey’s underground railroad, taking student viewers on a tour of si...

Taiwan shines in WHO hackathon for coronavirus solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese team has been recognized for offering a tech solution in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic at a COVID-19-themed hackathon organized by the World Heal...

Trump and his trail of unmet promises in coronavirus fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — For several months, President Donald Trump and his officials have cast a fog of promises meant to reassure a country in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump and his team hav...

Taipei launches ID-based mask vending machines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei rolled out ID-based mask vending machines on Saturday (April 11) in a bid to reduce the hassle of purchasing the much sought-after protective gear amid the coronavi...

AP PHOTOS: Brooklyn rabbi leads the way with virtual Seder

NEW YORK (AP) — For centuries, on the first and second nights of the Jewish holiday of Passover, the youngest child has asked his or her elders, “Why is this night different from all others?” ...

Taiwanese engineer is inventor of N95 respirator masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to claim new victims around the world, many medical workers have relied on the N95 respirator masks to lower their infection ...

Indie rock band led by Michael C. Hall spreads its wings

NEW YORK (AP) — This might one day be a trivia question: Which rock band with a celebrity frontman and a very long name was one of the last acts to play live in New York before the city shut down in 2...