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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The United States is bracing for a painful week, with a wave of coronavirus deaths expected across the nation.4/6/2020 5:59 am


Ukraine continues to battle forest fire near Chernobyl

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Emergency teams in Ukraine on Monday continued battling a forest fire in the contaminated area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant that has raised radiation fears.4/6/2020 5:55 am


South Africa's TB, HIV history prepares it for virus testing

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa, one of the world's most unequal countries with a large population vulnerable to the new coronavirus, may have an advantage in the outbreak, honed during years battling HIV and tuberculosis: the know-how and infrastructure to conduct mass testing. 4/6/2020 5:43 am


The Latest: Pope Francis earmarks initial $750,000 aid fund

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.4/6/2020 5:37 am


US, UK brace for soaring death tolls as pandemic bears down

LONDON (AP) — The United States and Britain braced for one of their bleakest weeks in living memory on Monday as the social and financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic deepened. New infections in Italy and especially Spain showed signs of slowing, with emergency rooms in the hard-hit Madrid region returning almost to normal a week after scenes of patients sleeping on floors and in chairs.4/6/2020 5:31 am


Japan's PM to declare state of emergency as early as Tuesday

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to bolster measures to fight the coronavirus, but that there will be no hard lockdowns.4/6/2020 5:25 am


AP-NORC poll: Pandemic impact varies by age, income level

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are increasingly taking preventative measures, including staying away from large crowds and avoiding touching their hands to their faces, to confront the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.4/6/2020 5:14 am


AP-NORC poll: Americans increasing effort to avoid infection

CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in overwhelming numbers are actively avoiding others as much as possible and taking additional steps to protect themselves from the coronavirus, according to a survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that shows how concerns about infection have grown sharply in the past six weeks.4/6/2020 5:12 am


Nations flood economies with aid; airlines fly into storm

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Monday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. 4/6/2020 5:10 am


Baltimore man killed while streaming party on Facebook Live

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police are investigating the shooting death of a man who was hosting a “game night” party in a short-term rental property and streaming it live on Facebook, a city councilman said. 4/6/2020 5:02 am


Latest World News

The Latest: South Korea health minister urges vigilance

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.4/5/2020 10:40 pm


Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major shipping route for global commerce and are rich in fish and possible oil and gas reserves. 4/5/2020 10:10 pm


The Latest: UN to decide in month whether to delay meeting

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.4/3/2020 10:29 pm


Iran defends virus response as Syria reports first death

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president on Sunday lashed out at criticism of authorities' lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying the government has to weigh economic concerns as it takes measures to contain the pandemic.3/29/2020 3:45 pm


North Korea test fires missiles amid worries about outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea and Japan said, continuing a streak of weapons launches that suggests leader Kim Jong Un is trying to strengthen domestic support amid worries about a possible coronavirus outbreak in the country. 3/28/2020 7:54 pm


Saudi forces destroy missile fired over capital Riyadh

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Air Defense Forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile over the capital around midnight, state media said early Sunday. 3/28/2020 3:48 pm


Iran's army sets up hospital in capital as virus toll climbs

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran announced another 144 deaths from the coronavirus on Friday and said thousands more were in critical condition as the military completed work on a 2,000-bed field hospital in an exhibition center in the capital. 3/27/2020 4:07 pm


Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:3/25/2020 2:03 pm


US newspapers urge China not to expel their journalists

BEIJING (AP) — The publishers of three major American newspapers have written an open letter asking China to reverse its recent decision to expel many of their correspondents working in the country. 3/24/2020 6:03 pm


Monday: Big layoffs, bigger hirings, massive markets swings

The rapid spread of the coronavirus since it was first reported in China has dealt an unprecedented shock to the global economy.3/23/2020 1:57 pm



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