Ready to return, 4,000 Atlantic City casino workers told no

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — After 3 1/2 months of being out of work amid the coronavirus outbreak, thousands of Atlantic City casino workers got the call they had been waiting for: I...

Bed Bath & Beyond closing stores, cruises prepare to sail

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the national and global response, the work place and th...

CDC: No rewriting of guidelines for reopening schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President Donald Trump's sharp criticism, federal guidelines for reopening schools are not being revised, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thur...

Parades, close-ups with Mickey out as Disney World reopens

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Forget about up-close “meet-and-greet" sessions with Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck when Walt Disney World parks reopen. There will be no firework shows or parades — those would draw...

Morocco to start reopening borders after strict lockdown

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco will start gradually reopening its air and maritime borders next week after one of the world’s strictest border lockdowns, which trapped tourists inside the country and l...

Virus cases jump in worst-hit trio of US, Brazil and India

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — India on Thursday reported nearly 25,000 new coronavirus infections, as the disease continued its ominous spread through the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people. ...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after tech gains

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Thursday following gains for major U.S. tech stocks. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Australia rose. ...

The Latest: India reports nearly 25,000 new virus infections

NEW DELHI — India has reported nearly 25,000 new coronavirus infections and 487 new deaths. The new infections announced by the Health Ministry on Thursday bring the nationwide total...

Asia Today: Australia state locks out people from virus spot

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state has closed its doors to people fleeing a second lockdown in Australia’s second-largest city. Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles sa...

Bali island begins to reopen after 3-month virus lockdown

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s resort island of Bali reopened after a three-month virus lockdown Thursday, allowing local people and stranded foreign tourists to resume public activities befor...

Taiwan allows entry of foreign students from 18 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of countries and areas from which foreign students will be allowed entry into Taiwan has been increased to 18, according to the Ministry of Education. Malays...

AP Source: Ivy League calls off fall sports due to outbreak

The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to say it will not play sports this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associ...

Two COVID-ravaged NY churches take different recovery paths

NEW YORK (AP) — The paths of two New York City churches diverged this week — one reopened and one stayed closed. But they have shared a tragic fate, together losing at least 134 members of their mostl...

Edmunds: Now is time to shop for certified pre-owned vehicle

Used cars have historically been a smart alternative for those in need of transportation during an economic downturn. They don’t depreciate as much as new cars and are less likely to overburden a buye...

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...