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President Donald Trump speaks before he signs the coronavirus stimulus relief package in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. Listening are from left, Larry Kudlow, White House chief economic adviser, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarty of Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Mar. 28, 2020 12:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus...

Judge rejects appeal from man convicted in al-Qaida plot

Mar. 27, 2020 1:05 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge again rejected a request from a northern Virginia man who sought to overturn his life sentence for joining al-Qaida and plotting to assassinate then-President George W. Bush. Ahmed Omar Abu Ali was convicted in 2005. He filed a motion last year seeking a new sentence, arguing...

Somalia suicide bomber detonates in tea shop, killing 2

Mar. 25, 2020 10:14 AM EDT

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber has walked into a tea shop in Somalia's capital and detonated, killing at least two people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber, posing as a pedestrian, entered the shop and detonated his vest among the crowd. Wednesday's blast in...

Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, looks at a document while answering questions from constituents in a virtual town hall about the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in El Paso, Texas. Robo calls to homes around the district encouraged over 1,200 people to join the call to discuss the government's response to COVID-19. Escobar has closed her office to the public and moved all meetings to

The new town hall: Anxiety, fear and few satisfying answers

Mar. 23, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Michigan woman recounted for her congressman how she and her feverish 82-year-old husband were sent away from an almost empty emergency room after a fruitless, dayslong effort to get him tested for COVID-19. “Where are the sick people going?” she wanted to know. In Iowa, a...

-FILE- In this Monday March 18, 2019, file image, the body of one of three victims is covered with a white sheet as it lies next to a tram after a shooting incident in Utrecht, Netherlands. The trial of a Dutch man of Turkish descent is starting Monday March 2, 2020, for allegedly opening fire on a tram in the central city of Utrecht last year, killing four people in what prosecutors say was a terror attack. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

Dutch court convicts tram shooter of deadly terror attack

Mar. 20, 2020 3:39 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlnads (AP) — A Dutch court convicted a radicalized Muslim man Friday of murder with a terrorist motive and sentenced him to life imprisonment for opening fire on a tram and killing four people last year. The defendant, 38-year-old Gokmen Tanis, was not in court to hear the verdict due to...

People walk among U.S. flags with the U.S. Capitol in the background, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Washington. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Congress has started work on a new coronavirus aid package after the one just approved by the House early Saturday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Virus poses a test: Can fractured Washington still 'go big'?

Mar. 19, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fast-moving coronavirus upending every facet of American life is testing whether Washington, a capital city fractured by years of bitter partisanship and inaction, can still do big things. Not since the Great Recession of 2008, and before that the Sept. 11 attacks of 2001, has the...

A few shoppers wander through the empty hallways of an outlet mall Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Lakewood, Colo. Many of the stores were closed in the mall because of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

A cruel paradox: Beating virus means causing US recession

Mar. 18, 2020 12:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus is dealing a death blow to the longest U.S. economic expansion on record, triggering layoffs and putting intense strain on the nation's financial system. In a cruel paradox, the very steps that are needed to contain the outbreak — quarantines, travel restrictions...

Suspected Jemaah Islamiyah leader on trial in Indonesia

Mar. 18, 2020 7:35 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The suspected leader of Indonesia's al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network went on trial Wednesday on charges of terrorism that could result in a death sentence. Prosecutors told the East Jakarta District Court that Para Wijayanto became leader of the banned organization in...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

With 3 more victories, Biden pulls further away from Sanders

Mar. 18, 2020 1:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. The former vice president's third big night in as many...

FILE- In this Tuesday May 23, 2017 file photo, a sign is seen with flowers and candles after a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, England, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead. The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was convicted Tuesday, March 17, 2020 of murder for helping to plan the attack. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

Manchester bomber's brother convicted of 22 counts of murder

Mar. 17, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was convicted Tuesday of murder for helping to plan the attack. A jury at London’s Central Criminal Court found Hashem Abedi, 22, guilty of 22 counts of murder, one count...