North Carolina appeals court online arguments is a first

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The COVID-19 outbreak means North Carolina’s intermediate-level appeals court will make history…

In new video, Meghan mentors young woman ahead of a job interview

A charity has released a new video showing the Duchess of Sussex mentoring a young woman ahead…

Journalists’ working conditions hit hard by coronavirus

BRUSSELS (AP) – The working conditions of news reporters around the globe have deteriorated during the…

Nokia profit up; sales dip with coronavirus supply issues

HELSINKI (AP) – Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia has reported improved first quarter profit but said…

Federal inmates sent to quarantine at West Virginia prison

GLENVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – Dozens of new federal inmates who have no symptoms of the new…

Asian shares rise on hopes for drug to treat coronavirus

TOKYO (AP) – Asian shares advanced on Thursday, riding a wave of optimism about a possible…

Elon Musk attacks lockdown measures ‘imprisoning people’ at home

Elon Musk has described lockdowns as “forcibly imprisoning people in their homes” and “fascist” in outspoken…

Hopes turn to virus drug breakthrough as economies stumble

The promise of an effective treatment against the coronavirus – an experimental drug that can speed…

UN warns that ‘tragedy beckons’ in Syria from virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.N. humanitarian chief said Wednesday that more than 40 cases of…

Surf’s down in California: Governor will close beaches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Gavin Newsom will order all beaches and state parks closed starting…

Grounded Thai airline staff, hit by pay cuts, work side gigs

BANGKOK (AP) – Restrictions on air travel imposed on airlines in Thailand have brought a lot…

Chalk marks, discipline aid mass protest in virus-era Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) – Social distancing doesn’t come naturally in Israel. But the country, known for its…

Many Japanese defy appeals to stay home to curb virus

TOKYO (AP) – Under Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency, people have been asked to stay home.…

Trump says he’s not extending social distancing guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said the federal government will not be extending its coronavirus…

AP PHOTOS: Images of Ramadan during the coronavirus pandemic

Ramadan is usually a time of togetherness, with Muslims filling mosques for hours of prayer and…

Immigrants deliver food, ‘hope’ to workers hit by pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) – Every afternoon, Sandra Pérez and Francisco Ramírez go over their list of…

Judge orders end to Utah man’s sale of silver as virus cure

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A federal judge ordered a Utah man to stop selling silver…

As virus cases surge, Brazil starts to worry its neighbors

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – Brazil’s virtually uncontrolled surge of COVID-19 cases is spawning fear that…

Epidemiologists caution against drawing broad conclusions from early rounds of antibody tests

Early results from antibody testing have prompted renewed speculation about the nature and severity of the…

Arizona to expand rest area in another move to aid truckers

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona is taking another step to aid long-distance truckers hauling freight during the…