Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000 in US The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and ...

AP Week in Pictures, North America

MARCH 27–April 2, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. ...

In time of crisis, Trump-Pelosi relationship remains broken

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the most powerful people in Washington have not spoken in five months at a time when the nation is battling its worst health crisis in a century, one that has already killed m...

AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean

MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. ...

Bank expect deluge of desperate businesses seeking loans

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of small businesses are expected to apply for a desperately needed rescue loan Friday, a stern test for a banking industry that has had less than a week to prepare for the del...

100,000 tourists stuck in New Zealand to leave as rules ease

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — About 100,000 tourists stuck in New Zealand since it began a lockdown last week were starting to fly to their home countries Friday. The initial proble...

AP Week in Pictures, Asia

MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific. The...

LA Rams' offensive line counting on boost from continuity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If NFL teams are unable to hold offseason workouts amid the coronavirus pandemic, Andrew Whitworth and Austin Blythe believe continuity will be a valuable commodity this fall. ...

'Surreal': NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the basement of his Brooklyn funeral home, his protective mask pulled down so his pleas could be heard. “Every person ther...

Judge lets rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine go home, citing COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was ordered immediately freed from a Manhattan federal lockup four months early Thursday by a judge who cited his asthma and the greater danger he would face beh...

Michigan State AD defends Izzo after witness report

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State athletic director Bill Beekman defended basketball coach Tom Izzo on Thursday after Izzo was accused in an ESPN report of contacting a witness who was part of...

Business Highlights

___ A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, far exc...

You've just lost your job? Here's what you need to know

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 10 million Americans have lost their jobs and applied for unemployment benefits in the past two weeks — a stunning record high that reflects the near-complete shutdown of the ...

Central Park houses hospital ward as NY races to add beds

NEW YORK (AP) — There is a coronavirus ward in tents in Central Park. A makeshift hospital has been set up in a Manhattan convention center. Over the next few weeks, spaces including pro tennis courts...

Hobey Baker finalists: Kawaguchi, Perunovich, Swayman

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — North Dakota forward Jordan Kawaguchi, Minnesota Duluth defenseman Scott Perunovich and Maine goalie Jeremy Swayman were named Thursday as the three finalists for the Hobey Bake...