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Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll wears a mask as he talks to an official during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

The Latest: Virus knocks out South Alabama-Troy game

Sep. 29, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ South Alabama called off its Saturday game with Sun Belt rival Troy because of COVID-19. The school on Tuesday didn’t say how many players had been affected by the coronavirus, but the team was stopping workouts. South...

Students line up to have their temperature checked before entering PS 179 elementary school in the Kensington neighborhood, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Hundreds of thousands of elementary school students are heading back to classrooms Tuesday as New York City enters a high-stakes phase of resuming in-person learning during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NYC elementary schools reopen in big back-to-school test

Sep. 29, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Elementary school students went back to classrooms across New York City on Tuesday in a high-stakes test for the nation's biggest public school system even as the mayor warned that a recent rise in coronavirus cases was “cause for real concern.” With children wearing masks...

Iguehi James, an Oakland, Calif., fashion entrepreneur, holds a face mask she designed for her apparel company Love Iguehi on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. She received a $5,000 grant from the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce's

Virus, strife prompt 'resiliency' funds in Black communities

Sep. 29, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The modest cash grant Iguehi James received from the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce helped the clothing designer defray costs, including surge prices on elastic and fabric that jumped dramatically due to the pandemic. The application process was simple and she qualified...

Face masks are on display in a store in Montreal, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Quebec, Ontario in second COVID-19 wave; restrictions return

Sep. 29, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Quebec is returning to a stepped-up lockdown in two of its biggest cities and the premier of Canada’s most populous province said he’s looking at all options after Ontario reported a record number of new cases on Monday. Quebec Premier Francois Legault said the two biggest...

'Salt Bae' restaurant closed; virus deaths surpass 9,200

Sep. 28, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston steakhouse opened by a Turkish restaurateur and social media star known as Salt Bae has been ordered closed for failing to meet coronavirus safety rules. Nusr-Et Boston was ordered closed Saturday just days after it opened. Boston's Licensing Board said the restaurant opened by Salt...

Chicago lets restaurants, bars serve more people indoors

Sep. 28, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Restrictions aimed at limiting spread of the coronavirus in Chicago's restaurants and bars will ease slightly this week, letting more customers dine and drink indoors. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the decision Monday as Illinois officials said 1,709 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus...

Emad Abdeljawwad sells grilled hot dogs and beverages out of a converted van in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. With dine-in restaurants mostly closed due to health restrictions, food trucks have allowed entrepreneurial palestinian businessmen to find a way to keep working. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Food trucks provide rare bright spot in hard-hit West Bank

Sep. 28, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The coronavirus crisis has hit West Bank restaurants hard. But one part of the dining sector is bucking the trend: food trucks. With dine-in restaurants mostly closed due to health restrictions, food trucks have allowed entrepreneurial businessmen to find a way to keep working....

Grand NW Indiana mansion that became restaurant being razed

Sep. 27, 2020 10:03 AM EDT

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A grand mansion in northwest Indiana that was visited by a parade of prominent guests before being turned into an upscale restaurant is meeting the wrecking ball after years of neglect. Architectural salvage professionals rescued chandeliers, woodwork, hardware and other fixtures...

A woman walks by Notre Dame cathedral Saturday Sept.26, 2020 in Paris. While France suffered testing shortages early in the pandemic, ramped-up testing since this summer has helped authorities track a rising tide of infections across the country. More than 15,000 new cases were reported Friday, and the Paris hospital system is starting to delay some non-virus surgeries to free up space for COVID-19 patients. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)

French hospitals delay operations to cope with COVID surge

Sep. 27, 2020 8:55 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Hospitals in the Paris and Marseille regions are delaying some scheduled operations to free up space for COVID-19 patients as the French government tries to stem a rising tide of coronavirus infections, the health minister said Sunday. As restaurants and bars in Marseille prepared to shut down...

Fayetteville food trucks gain popularity amid pandemic

Sep. 27, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Melissa and Jason Wilson harbored a longtime dream of owning their own restaurant. And when they came into a little money, they decided to make that dream come true. But it wasn’t a brick-and-mortar restaurant they invested in — it was the mobile kind. They opened...