As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled....

JetBlue is the latest airline to retreat from blocking seats

The days of airlines blocking seats to make passengers feel safer about flying during the pandemic are coming closer to an end. JetBlue is the latest to indicate it is rethinking the...

'So frustrating': Grave missteps seen in US virus response

NEW YORK (AP) — A president who downplayed the coronavirus threat, scorned masks and undercut scientists at every turn. Governors who resisted or rolled back containment measures amid public backlash....

State news: 2 associates of Sudan's premier contract virus

CAIRO (AP) — Two of the Sudanese prime minister's close associates and the president of the central bank have tested positive for the coronavirus, Sudan's state news agency said Thursday. ...

Ibrahimović: 'The virus challenged me and I won'

MILAN (AP) — In his own, inimitable way, AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimović is encouraging people in an online campaign to follow the rules in the battle against the coronavirus. Th...

Trump, Biden to appeal to last-minute voters in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican's pathway to another term as both nomi...

Health contractors vetted stars' politics for US virus ad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted the political views of hundreds of celebrities for a health education advertising campaign on the c...

Taiwan marks 200 days without local coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 29) marked 200 days without a local confirmed case of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). The passage of 200 days in Taiwan without a local coron...

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan hit 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, highlighting the island's continued success at keeping the virus under control even as cas...

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi casts her vote in November elections

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi cast her ballot Thursday in advance voting for general elections that are taking place during a surge of coronavirus illnesses. ...

The Latest: Pakistan orders early closure of businesses

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani authorities have ordered all businesses, including restaurants, wedding halls and markets, be closed after 10 p.m. to contain a coronavirus resurgence that began this month. ...

India's coronavirus cases cross 8 million, behind US

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus caseload surpassed 8 million on Thursday with daily infections dipping to the lowest level this week, as concerns grew over a major Hindu festival season...

Road trip: In Mississippi, love in the time of coronavirus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Her voice cracked as she spoke from her hospital bed. “I want to go home,” she said. More than 40 miles away, her husband sat in their living room, looking int...

Road trip: In Mississippi, love in the time of coronavirus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Her voice cracked as she spoke from her hospital bed. “I want to go home,” she pleaded. More than 40 miles away, her husband sat in their living room, looking ...

France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second COVID-19 wave sweeps Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm...