Australian court dismisses cardinal's sex abuse convictions
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court has dismissed the convictions of the most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse.
What you need to know today about the virus outbreak
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened Monday.
White House pushes unproven drug for virus, but doctors wary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration kept up their out-sized promotion Monday of an anti-malaria drug not yet officially approved for fighting the new coronavirus, even though scientists say more testing is needed before it’s proven safe and effective against COVID-19.
Virus deaths slow in places, British PM's condition worsens
NEW YORK (AP) — The steep rise in coronavirus deaths appeared to be leveling off Monday in hard-hit New York, echoing a trend underway in Italy and Spain, while the crisis escalated alarmingly in Britain, where Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care after his condition deteriorated.
Navy leader calls fired carrier captain 'naive' or 'stupid'
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary broadside punctuated with profanity, the Navy’s top leader accused the fired commander of the cornavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt of being “too naive or too stupid” to be in charge of an aircraft carrier.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms dramatically worsened Monday, just a day after he was admitted for what were said to be routine tests.
Wall Street leaps 7%, markets rally worldwide on virus hopes
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors grabbed hold of a few glimmers of hope Monday that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing and sent stocks surging in a worldwide rally, capped by a 7% leap for the U.S.
Virus pain easing in Spain, Italy; UK braces for bleak days
MADRID (AP) — A week ago, emergency rooms and intensive care wards in Spain and Italy were overflowing with woozy, coughing coronavirus patients and literally buzzing with breathing machines.
Desperate hunt for food by Peru's poor amid virus quarantine
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pushing a shopping cart with two children, César Alegre emerges from the large, deteriorated house near Peru's presidential palace that is shared by 45 families to search for food.
Catch this week's supermoon, biggest and brightest of year
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A supermoon rises in the sky this week, looking to be the biggest and brightest of the year. Not only will the moon be closer to Earth than usual, it will also be a full moon.
Cracks in Europe's shared currency reappear in virus crisis
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The virus outbreak is exposing cracks in the foundation of Europe's 21-year-old shared currency and festering animosities among its members, even as governments struggle to come up with a unified response where success or failure could mark the continent's politics for years to come.
In a first, US slaps sanctions on Russian white supremacists
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday designated a Russian white supremacist group a terrorist organization and hit its members with sanctions.
Japan to declare state of emergency for Tokyo, other areas
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.
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.
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.
AP PHOTOS: Virus outbreak hurts Italian fishermen's business
FIUMICINO, Italy (AP) — Italy’s fishermen still go out to sea at night, but not as frequently in recent weeks since demand is down amid the country's devastating coronavirus outbreak.
After virus, how will Americans' view of the world change?
As the coronavirus spread across the world and began its reach into the United States, an assortment of Americans from the president on down summoned one notion as they framed the emerging cataclysm.
From Iran's hot zone, Afghans flee home, spreading virus
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Mahdi Noori, a young Afghan refugee in Iran, was left jobless when the factory where he’d worked cutting stone was shut down because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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.
Taliban warn peace deal with US near breaking point
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — The Taliban said their peace deal with the United States was nearing a breaking point, accusing Washington of violations that included drone attacks on civilians, while also chastising the Afghan government for delaying the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners promised in the agreement.
Americans brace for 'hardest, saddest' week of their lives
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hot spot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit Italy's.
Mexico: More social spending, no business bailout for virus
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday there will be no huge economic stimulus program as the country faces the threat of coronavirus-induced crisis almost certainly unlike any it has seen in the past century.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests, his office said, because he is still suffering symptoms, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
What you need to know today about the virus outbreak
Federal officials waited to order medical supplies until stocks in the U.S. were running critically low as the new coronavirus spread across the country.
Ukraine battles forest fires near Chernobyl
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian firefighters labored into Sunday night trying to put out two forest blazes in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear power station, which was evacuated because of radioactive contamination after the 1986 explosion at the plant.