Brazil’s Bolsonaro makes life-or-death coronavirus gamble

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has staked out the most deliberately dismissive position of any major world ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers vote to delay primary election

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers voted Wednesday to delay the state's primary election by five weeks to June 2, potentially past the spike of the state's spreading coronavirus cases. ...

2020 Watch: Can President Donald Trump reclaim control?

ATLANTA (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has grounded the 2020 presidential race — but not ended it. What we're watching heading into a new week of what we used to call the campaign trail: ...

Election limbo as coronavirus outbreak upends US primaries

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. elections have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. At least 13 states have postponed voting and more delays are possible as health officials warn that social distancing and o...

2020 campaigns go digital amid fears of coronavirus spread

WASHINGTON (AP) — No more rallies. No more door-knocking. And no more in-person fundraisers, raking in dollars from dozens of millionaires at once. The coronavirus has disrupted Ame...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 17, the 77th day of 2020. There are 289 days left in the year. This is St. Patrick's Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Feds dropping case for 2 Russian companies in troll probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is moving to drop charges against two Russian companies that were accused of funding a social media campaign to sway American public opinion during the 2016 U....

Georgia 2nd US state to postpone pres. primaries over Wuhan virus

Georgia's March 24 presidential primaries have been postponed until May because of fears over the new coronavirus, state election officials announced Saturday, a day after Louisiana also pushed ba...

Dems, GOP forge virus outbreak into '20 campaign issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coronavirus is already coloring the 2020 campaign, with Democrats convinced President Donald Trump's muddled response to the outbreak leaves him and down-ballot Republicans vulnerabl...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 14, the 74th day of 2020. There are 292 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 14...

Bernie Sanders says lack of rallies 'hurting' his campaign

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Bernie Sanders acknowledged Friday that fears about the spread of coronavirus have damaged his ability to leverage large rallies into support at the polls, and suggested that fu...

From handshakes to kissing babies, virus upends campaigning

WASHINGTON (AP) — Podiums get sanitized before the candidate steps up to speak. Fist or elbow bumps take the place of handshakes, and kissing babies is out of the question. Rallies are canceled, leavi...

Bernie Sanders to stay in Democratic presidential race, says he plans to appear at Sunday debate with Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders to stay in Democratic presidential race, says he plans to appear at Sunday debate with Biden.

Ex-French prime minister’s wife is key figure in fraud trial

PARIS (AP) — For over three decades, Penelope Fillon was the very discreet wife of a prominent politician who became France’s prime minister. She is now at center stage of a fraud trial in Paris for w...

Italy passes 10,000 infections as clusters spur worry in US

ROME (AP) — Expanding clusters of the new coronavirus were eyed warily Wednesday as the outbreak upended daily life and reshaped everything from the United States presidential race to Pope Franc...