Asian shares rise following surge in US on stimulus measures

TOKYO (AP) – Asian shares rose Thursday, taking their cue from a surge on Wall Street…

Dogs, cats can’t pass on coronavirus, but can test positive

HONG KONG (AP) – Pet cats and dogs cannot pass the new coronavirus on to humans,…

House passes bipartisan $8.3B bill to battle coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Democratic-controlled House passed an $8.3 billion measure to battle the coronavirus outbreak…

U.S. virus death toll hits 11; feds investigate nursing home

SEATTLE (AP) – Federal authorities announced an investigation of the Seattle-area nursing home at the center…

Cruise ship to be held off California for virus testing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A cruise ship that was expected to dock in San Francisco on…

Science Says: How risky is that virus? Your mind may mislead

NEW YORK (AP) – Anna Alexander, a property manager in Virginia Beach, Virginia, started the day…

Airline hub UAE tells citizens not to travel over virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – The United Arab Emirates on Thursday warned its citizens not…

OPEC looks to cut production as virus outbreak hits demand

VIENNA (AP) – The oil-producing countries of the OPEC cartel are considering slashing output to contain…

Netflix cancels SXSW screenings, events amid virus concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Netflix is canceling its South by Southwest screenings and events amid concerns…

Alaska raises preparedness level around new coronavirus

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska raised its level of preparedness Wednesday as cases of the new…

Utah doctor letters could be used to buy medical marijuana

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Utah patients could use letters from physicians to make purchases from…

China’s factories try to shield workers as output revives

BEIJING (AP) – To keep his 40 employees indoors and away from China’s virus outbreak, the…

CIA targeted in virus disinformation campaign

Four months after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in China, investigators are still no closer…

New Jersey Department of Health says man hospitalized in Bergen County has state’s 1st positive test

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Department of Health says man hospitalized in Bergen County has…

NJ health officials say state has 1st positive COVID-19 test

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – A man in his 30s who’s hospitalized in Bergen County has New…

Houston-area man had ‘presumptive positive’ coronavirus test

ROSENBERG, Texas (AP) – A 70-year-old man has become the first Texan to have a positive…

D.C. area Chinese restaurant owners pin slowdown on virus fears

Owners of local Chinese restaurants say they are nervous about making rent and holding onto staff…

Prosecutors urge denial of early prison release for Madoff

NEW YORK (AP) – Bernard Madoff should not be released early from prison even if kidney…

UMKC, Chicago State teams won’t travel to Seattle due to coronavirus

SEATTLE – Missouri-Kansas City has joined Chicago State in canceling a trip to Seattle for a…

New Mexico enacts health reforms, licenses tobacco retailers

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico’s governor signed a bevy of health-related bills Wednesday that…