Age is not the only risk for severe coronavirus disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many myster...

Age is not the only risk for severe coronavirus disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men see...

DC officials: Relief bill cheats Washington of $700 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in the nation's capital lashed out Thursday at the $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic relief package moving through Congress, saying it cheats Washington, D.C., of more tha...

Estonia won its war on fentanyl, then things got worse

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Igor Smirnov was introduced to opiates the day his first son was born, when he got celebratory drunk and a neighbor injected him with an intoxicating extract of opium poppies. ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 24 The Chicago Tribune on adopting a pet while social distancing amid t...

Italian sports journalist Gianni Mura dies at 74

ROME (AP) — Gianni Mura, one of Italy’s most highly regarded sports journalists, has died. He was 74. La Repubblica, the national daily that Mura wrote for, said he died Saturday at ...

Daring sleuth Miss Fisher is back in new Acorn TV movie

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The intrepid and daring Phryne Fisher, last seen in an internationally popular TV mystery series, is getting the welcome back she deserves in “Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears.” ...

Twilight Time: Long-lost Rod Serling baseball comedy on deck

Years before he journeyed to "The Twilight Zone," Rod Serling made a brief detour to the strike zone. To many, he's the foreboding figure in black and white who gave the world the he...

Taiwan experts trying to solve mystery of domestic coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said that out of the 23 new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) announced on Wednesday (March 18), a young Taiwanese ...

Column: PGA Tour dealing with more attention off the course

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Such is the clamor around the PGA Tour that Commissioner Jay Monahan spoke for 45 minutes Tuesday before anyone mentioned Tiger Woods. If it's not the ...

Barbara Neely, creator of black female series sleuth, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning mystery writer Barbara Neely, who created the first black female series sleuth in mainstream American publishing, died last week after a brief illness, according to her p...

'Germ-fest' party preceded deadly nursing home outbreak

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — In the days before the Life Care Center nursing home became ground zero for coronavirus deaths in the U.S., there were few signs it was girding against an illness spreading rapi...

Cerebral new FX series 'Devs' likely to blow some minds

NEW YORK (AP) — The new FX series “Devs” may be set in the world of high tech, but its creator is politely asking you to put yours down while checking it out. Alex Garland wants you ...

Scientists meet in Havana on diplomats' mystery illnesses

HAVANA (AP) — Some scientists who gathered Monday for a two-day conference on the mysterious illnesses suffered by U.S. and Canadian diplomats in Havana said they suspected pesticides as a possible cu...

Media faces challenges in covering coronavirus outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — Covering the coronavirus story requires careful navigation and constant attention. News organizations trying to responsibly report on the growing health crisis are c...