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South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting of his senior secretaries at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 27, 2020. Moon repeated an offer to conduct some inter-Korean cooperation projects such as a joint anti-coronavirus quarantine campaign. Moon also said he will strive for mutual prosperity

The Latest: South Korea prez says surge no reason to panic

May. 9, 2020 11:14 PM 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: — South Korea president says citizens shouldn't panic over...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2014, file photo, trekkers watch the sun rise over the Annapurna Range, right, in central Nepal, as viewed from Poon Hill, above the village of Ghorepani. Rescuers on Sunday, April 26, 2020 recovered the bodies of two South Korean trekkers who were missing since January when an avalanche buried them in Nepal’s mountains, officials said.
An army helicopter flew the bodies of one male and one female to Pokhara from the Annapurna Trekking Circuit, said Nepalese army official Maj. Gen. Gokul Bhandari. (AP Photo/Malcolm Foster, File)

Bodies of S Korean trekkers, local guides recovered in Nepal

May. 1, 2020 3:32 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers recovered the bodies of the last of four South Korean trekkers and their Nepali guide who died in an avalanche in January in Nepal’s mountains, officials said Friday. Two bodies were dug up on Friday, one South Korean and one Nepali, but bad weather stopped...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2014, file photo, trekkers watch the sun rise over the Annapurna Range, right, in central Nepal, as viewed from Poon Hill, above the village of Ghorepani. Rescuers on Sunday, April 26, 2020 recovered the bodies of two South Korean trekkers who were missing since January when an avalanche buried them in Nepal’s mountains, officials said.
An army helicopter flew the bodies of one male and one female to Pokhara from the Annapurna Trekking Circuit, said Nepalese army official Maj. Gen. Gokul Bhandari. (AP Photo/Malcolm Foster, File)

Bodies of 2 missing South Korean trekkers recovered in Nepal

Apr. 26, 2020 10:14 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday recovered the bodies of two South Korean trekkers who had been missing since an avalanche in January buried them in Nepal’s mountains, an official said. An army helicopter flew the bodies — one male and one female — from the Annapurna Trekking...

A locked gate is seen by the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City was due to play Burnley in an English Premier League soccer match Saturday March 14, 2020, after all English soccer games were cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. For most people, the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause more severe illness.(AP Photo/Jon Super)

The Latest: Eagles' Dillard helping athletes at alma mater

Apr. 16, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Current Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Andre Dillard is helping the athletes at his alma mater. Dillard helped cover the costs of care packages that were sent to every athlete at Washington State. The packages included...

In this March 27, 2020, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., walks to her office after signing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump wants to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure projects to create jobs and help the collapsing economy rebuild from the coronavirus' stunning blows. Pelosi says that seems about right. Sounds like the prelude to a bipartisan deal. Except that when it comes to trying to upgrade the country's road, rail, water and broadband systems, Washington frequently veers off the tracks — usually over the bill's contents and how to pay for it. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Record jobless claims but Dems, GOP divide over rescue bill

Apr. 2, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh data on Thursday that detailed a record avalanche of unemployment claims offered no signs of easing the rift between Democrats and Republicans over the need for new legislation financing infrastructure and other job-creation programs. With the coronavirus barreling across the...