Ravens quarterback cancels Florida event amid virus surge

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has canceled his annual “Funday with LJ” event in Florida due to surging coronavirus cases in the state and strict gathering limits. ...

Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall

President Donald Trump launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the risks from the coronav...

Brazil's president says hydroxychloroquine to cure his virus

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug t...

Window into virus surge: Death, recovery at Houston hospital

HOUSTON (AP) — A few weeks after more than 100 people attended her husband's funeral, the widow herself was on the brink of death. Her oxygen levels had fallen deadly low due to com...

Would-be travelers in Taiwan live out dreams of flying again

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Like almost every region, Taiwan has been hit hard by restrictions on international travel imposed because of the coronavirus. Some residents have found comfort in boarding a fli...

July 14 bail hearing date set for Epstein's ex-girlfriend

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend will appear remotely by video for a July 14 courthouse arraignment and bail hearing on charges she recruited girls for him to sexually abuse over two de...

Infor Discusses Digital Transformation in China in Newly-Launched IDC Talk Podcast

Deep insights and rich exchange by industry experts; current environment to pave the way for growth of contactless business BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 8 July 2020 - Infor, a global leader in bu...

Red Sox's Bogaerts ready to lead after Betts' departure

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has grown accustomed to being on big stages during his first seven years in the major leagues. He won a World Series ring as a rookie ...

Missouri kid camp virus outbreak raises questions of safety

Missouri leaders knew the risk of convening thousands of kids at summer camps across the state during a pandemic, the state's top health official said, and insisted that camp organizers have plans in ...

NFL, NFLPA still haven't resolved all protocol for camps

The NFL and the NFLPA haven’t come to an agreement on all protocols for training camp and the preseason as the report date for teams draws closer. The two sides finalized the protoco...

Cases of coronavirus in Idaho spike after businesses reopen

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For a time in Idaho, it seemed like the worst of the coronavirus pandemic could be over. After an initial onslaught of confirmed cases in the spring, by June numbers had dropped to...

At least eight Mississippi lawmakers have contracted COVID-19; many in Capitol did not wear masks or stay distanced.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — At least eight Mississippi lawmakers have contracted COVID-19; many in Capitol did not wear masks or stay distanced.

US government launches campaign to reduce high suicide rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government launched a broad national campaign Tuesday aimed at reducing high suicide rates, urging the public to reach out to others, especially during the coronavirus pa...

McConnell eyes virus aid as evictions, benefits cuts loom

WASHINGTON (AP) — An eviction moratorium is lifting. Extra unemployment benefits are ending. Parents are being called to work, but schools are struggling to reopen for fall as the COVID-19 crisis sho...

Zimbabwe's health minister fired over COVID-19 graft scandal

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's health minister has been fired for inappropriate conduct after he was accused of illegally awarding a multi-million-dollar contract for COVID-19 medical supplies to ...