British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms dramatically worsened Monday, just a day after he was ...

Mexico president sticks to modest economic recovery plan

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised Monday to stick with his modest economic recovery plan after the country’s main business groups reacted negatively to the propo...

NRL's 'Project Apollo' aims to provide smooth landing in Oz

It has been dubbed the Project Apollo, a think tank tasked with giving Australia’s National Rugby League a smooth landing when the season resumes following a shutdown because of the coronavirus pandem...

Georgia man accused of White House attack plot pleads guilty

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man accused of plotting to attack the White House with an antitank rocket and explosives has pleaded guilty to a federal charge. Hasher Jallal Taheb, 23, ple...

U.S. delivers 128 anti-tank Javelin missiles to Estonia

HELSINKI (AP) — The United States says it has delivered 128 anti-tank Javelin missiles to Estonia as part of a larger contract with the Baltic NATO member and the U.S. Department of Defense. ...

Why rich students get more financial aid than poor ones

Colleges are increasingly spending more to woo affluent students with scholarships based solely on academic or other achievements, experts say. And it’s leaving those who need aid the most with fewer ...

Profit forecasts tank as virus pandemic whacks economy

NEW YORK (AP) — The virus pandemic that has killed over 40,000 people worldwide is also wreaking havoc on corporate profits, with Wall Street forecasting a double-digit decline in the second quarter a...

Army hires Tenarius "Tank" Wright as defensive line coach

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has hired Tenarius "Tank" Wright as defensive line coach. Wright joins the Black Knights after serving as associate director of football strength and con...

UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19

LONDON (AP) — The United Nations’ global climate summit is being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, host country Britain said Wednesday, The U.K. government said the meet...

Simone Biles on 2021 Olympics: 'Nothing is set in stone'

There's a large whiteboard calendar on a wall inside the massive gym owned by Simone Biles' family that outlines every major gymnastics event of the year, the 2020 Olympics included. ...

Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN climate chief

BERLIN (AP) — The top U.N. climate official on Tuesday chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emission, which environmental campaigners say shows no real ambition to increase existing...

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 ...

Coronavirus is roiling every part of child welfare system

NEW YORK (AP) — Child welfare agencies across the U.S., often beleaguered in the best of times, are scrambling to confront new challenges that the coronavirus is posing for caseworkers, kids and paren...

'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft carrier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled Friday to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Rooseve...

Congress' relief bill would vastly expand unemployment aid

NEW YORK (AP) — With record-high numbers of Americans seeking unemployment benefits after losing their jobs because of the coronavirus, Congress is set to significantly enhance the program. ...