Stranded ship awaits Panama passage, faces doubts in Florida

PANAMA CITY (AP) — More than 1,800 passengers and crew — some infected with COVID-19 — stranded off Panama were receiving mixed signals on Sunday about the chance for finally reaching port in Florida....

U.S. Navy hospital ship heading to NYC for coronavirus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will send off a naval hospital ship Saturday before it heads to New York City, as he aims to highlight the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

North Carolina wins court piracy case over Blackbeard's ship

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided unanimously Monday with North Carolina in a copyright fight with a company that has documented the salvage of the pirate Blackbeard's ship off the state's coa...

31 Vietnamese nabbed on Taiwanese boat quarantined for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) rise in Taiwan, 31 Vietnamese nationals were arrested after being found to have been smuggled on a fishing boat on Saturd...

Virus rebels from France to Florida flout lockdown practices

PARIS (AP) — Young German adults hold “corona parties" and cough toward older people. A Spanish man leashes a goat to go for a walk to skirt confinement orders. From France to Florida to Australia, ki...

Virus rebels from France to Florida flout lockdown practices

PARIS (AP) — Young German adults hold “corona parties" and cough toward older people. A Spanish man leashes a goat to go for a walk to skirt confinement orders. From France to Florida to Australia, ki...

Fishermen return from sea with big catch, no place to sell

The coronavirus literally traveled over them from Asia to California while they were on the high seas catching tuna. They were as safe as anyone doing one of the most dangerous jobs...

Flame arrival faces rising tension Tokyo Olympics be delayed

TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic flame from Greece is set to arrive in Japan even as the opening of the the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt with more voices suggesting the event should to be postponed ...

Countries around the world announce more virus restrictions

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Authorities around the world turned to increasingly drastic measures to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus Sunday, with lockdowns, curfews and travel restrictions sp...

The Latest: Cruise ship in New Zealand awaits virus test

The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 150,000 people and killed more than 5,700. The disease for most people causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some, it ...

Doping testers stay up close with athletes despite virus

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Getting very close to strangers is some people's job, even in a global virus outbreak. Doping testers around the sporting world are trying to avoid infecti...

New Yorker stranded in Egypt in virus quarantine hospital

CAIRO (AP) — When Matt Swider was tested for the new coronavirus on his Nile cruise in Egypt’s tourist hub of Luxor, he assumed the government was just taking extreme precautions. At...

Thousands on virus-hit cruise ship wait their turn to leave

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of passengers aboard a cruise ship struck by the coronavirus waited anxiously Tuesday for their turn to leave the vessel moored in the San Francisco Bay Area, even if ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. XI VISITS VIRUS' EPICENTER AS RECESSION FEARS GRIP WORLD China’s president ...

Ship turned away by Asia ports carrying new crew to Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A cruise ship turned away from ports in Asia over fears of a new virus will be cleaned to federal standards and carry a different crew when the vessel docks in Alaska, officials ...