Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000 in US The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and ...

Jobs report Friday is expected to end record hiring streak

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a record 113 straight months of hiring, the government's monthly jobs report Friday is expected to show that the American jobs machine came to a sudden halt in March as a resul...

A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of ...

‘Never Rarely’ captures the obstacles of abortion

NEW YORK (AP) — Even progressively minded movies about abortion have usually focused on the morality of the decision. Eliza Hittman wanted to make a film where the highest hurdle isn’t deciding to hav...

'Wicked' movie release delayed, 'Minions' pushed to 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Wicked” fans are going to have to wait even longer to see Stephen Daldry's film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical. Universal Pictures on Wednesday announced that another h...

Apply here: How to spend $2.2 Trillion _ and rescue economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump aims to shovel $2.2 trillion into the U.S. economy over the next few weeks to try to cushion its free fall. But that means putting his fate in the hands of ban...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 1, the 92nd day of 2020. There are 274 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1,...

Mexico blocks alleged Sinaloa Cartel accounts

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Financial Intelligence Unit said late Monday that it has blocked the accounts of five companies and nine individuals who are suspected of laundering mone...

'America's Test Kitchen' has the recipe to hit season 20

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are cooking shows hosted by celebrities, some of whom may know a fricassee from a frittata, and shows that feature arrogant chefs and bad cooks. There’s an upcoming digital se...

Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation

NEW YORK (AP) — In Sandwich, New Hampshire, a town of 1,200 best known as the setting for the movie “On Golden Pond," broadband is scarce. Forget streaming Netflix, much less working or studying from ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE VIRUS IS USED AS AN EXCUSE TO QUELL DISSENT In places like Serbia, H...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 5-11

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 5-11: April 5: Horror filmmaker Roger Corman is 94. Country singer Tommy Cash is 80. Actor Michael Moriarty ("Law and Order") is 79. Singer ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 30, the 90th day of 2020. There are 276 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 30, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 29, the 89th day of 2020. There are 277 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 29,...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 28, the 88th day of 2020. There are 278 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 28...