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Skiing in Colorado to resume amid coronavirus pandemic

May. 24, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Time to dust off those boots and tune those skis. At least one resort high in the Colorado Rockies is planning to reopen after a more than two-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus. Arapahoe Basin will open Wednesday with restrictions, offering a sign of hope for a devastated industry and...

Pirates infielder Kramer out 4-6 months after hip surgery

May. 20, 2020 2:13 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kevin Kramer will miss four to six months months while recovering from surgery on his right hip. The team announced Wednesday that Kramer underwent the procedure last week in Vail, Colorado. The 26-year-old Kramer had been dealing with what the club called...

President Donald Trump gestures during a White House National Day of Prayer Service in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: Japan, U.S. agree to cooperate in COVID-19 fight

May. 8, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

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. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Japan, U.S. agree to cooperate closely in COVID-19 fight....

Former race car driver Bob Lazier dies from COVID-19

Apr. 21, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Bob Lazier, the 1981 CART rookie of the year and father of 1996 Indianapolis 500 winner Buddy Lazier, died Saturday from COVID-19. He was 81. Lazier's wife, Diane, confirmed the death in an interview with the Vail (Colorado) Daily, telling the newspaper her husband had spent 22 days...

In this Monday, April 13, 2020 photo provided by Jay Peak Resort, Antonella Atto, left, from Peru, receives a week's supply of food from David Marchand, resort ski patrol director, in Jay, Vt. She is among hundreds of college students from South America working at U.S. ski resorts during what was their college summer break, who are unable to return home because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (Melissa Sheffer/Jay Peak Resort via AP)

Foreign ski workers stranded by virus get helping hand

Apr. 18, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — They were far away from home -- young adults from Latin America, working seasonally at U.S. ski resorts. Then the coronavirus arrived, even before the snows departed. Though some made it home, others were stranded. But they were not abandoned. The resorts have stepped up to support...