China chief epidemiologist advises well-done meat amid fresh coronavirus outbreak in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The largest wholesale food market in Beijing has been shuttered after a cluster of locally transmitted coronavirus cases emerged after eight weeks of not reporting any new...

Beijing closes market, locks down area in new virus outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — The largest wholesale food market in Beijing was shuttered behind police guard and the surrounding neighborhood locked down Saturday after more than 50 people tested positive for the co...

Global pandemic: Through the eyes of the world's children

CHICAGO (AP) — These are children of the global pandemic. In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to the news to learn everything he can about the coronavi...

In an early US coronavirus hot spot, business slowly reopens

NEW YORK (AP) — The suburbs north of New York City eased outbreak restrictions, and the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange opened for the first time in two months, as the state focused more ...

China uses trade as weapon to silence virus criticism

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Trying to silence criticism over the coronavirus pandemic, China is deploying a well-used weapon — trade sanctions. Beijing has blocked some imports of...

Column: With sports on hold, athletes take up new pursuits

With sports still largely on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, athletes and coaches have been looking for ways to pass all that unexpected free time. We’ve heard plenty of fa...

The menu: College athletes get cooking classes, grocery tips

Nevada offensive lineman Nate Brown is doing his best to eat right, like many football players and other college athletes scattered around the country without access to training facilities amid the co...

Pelosi: No more virus bailouts without state and local aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted Friday that Congress’ next economic package provide billions for financially reeling state and local governments, foreshadowing a sharp partisan f...

Foreign ski workers stranded by virus get helping hand

MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — They were far away from home -- young adults from Latin America, working seasonally at U.S. ski resorts. Then the coronavirus arrived, even before the snows departed. ...

With hockey on hiatus, storied Stanley Cup is locked away

Phil Pritchard spent a recent afternoon carrying groceries back to his home outside Toronto — a far cry from taking the Stanley Cup around North America in the heat of the NHL playoffs. ...

Coronavirus crisis cuts money sent home to poorer nations

MIAMI (AP) — Until a month ago, Diana Leticia Hernández sold face cream door to door in Miami. Her husband painted houses. The money fed their family and at least six relatives in Honduras. ...

Fish-oil firm keeps 'sustainable' label despite controversy

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A company that makes fish-oil supplements will keep its certification for sustainable fishing despite defiance of catch limits in the Chesapeake Bay. The Marine S...

Taiwan salmon population hits record high

The population of Taiwan's critically endangered Formosan landlocked salmon has surpassed 10,000 for the first time on record, according to survey results released Wednesday by Shei-Pa National Pa...

AP Exclusive: Inside massive DEA raid targeting drug cartel

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — In the darkness, the team suits up quietly, putting on their helmets and tactical gear. Federal agents lug battering rams, bolt cutters and heavy weaponry by foot up a hill on a ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 5, the 65th day of 2020. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, ...