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FILE - This Feb. 24, 2018, file photo shows then-Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada at the National Governor Association 2018 winter meeting in Washington, D.C. Former Gov. Sandoval is stepping down from his position at MGM Resorts to pursue the presidency at the University of Nevada, Reno. The state Board of Regents also announced Wednesday, April 1, 2020, it intends to identify a candidate to serve as president at UNR while it continues a search for a permanent replacement to outgoing President Marc Johnson for the rest of the year. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Former Nevada governor leaving MGM to pursue UNR presidency

Apr. 1, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said he is stepping down from his position at MGM Resorts to pursue the presidency of the University of Nevada, Reno, his alma mater. The state Board of Regents announced Wednesday an emergency meeting has been scheduled next week to consider the...

FILE - In this file photo taken March 23, 2015, Jason Kilar poses for a photo in San Francisco.  Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

WarnerMedia names former Hulu chief Jason Kilar CEO

Apr. 1, 2020 1:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday. Kilar takes the reins of one of Hollywood's largest film and television factories, putting in him charge of the Warner Bros....

A highway sign urges out of state visitors to self-quarantine for 14 days if they plan on staying in Massachusetts due to the virus outbreak along Route 93 southbound in Wilmington, Mass., Monday, March 30, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Governor 'heartbroken' after 11 residents die at vets home

Mar. 30, 2020 10:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The superintendent of a Massachusetts veteran's home was removed from his duties Monday after 11 residents died, including at least five who had tested positive for coronavirus and another five whose results are pending. Bennett Walsh was placed on paid administrative leave following the...

A man waits in line to buy hand sanitizer produced by J. Rieger and Co., a Kansas City, Mo. distillery, Friday, March 20, 2020. People waited as long as two hours to buy the sanitizer, made from overproof gin, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Missouri's reports more than 1,000 confirmed cases, 13 dead

Mar. 30, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Missouri surpassed 1,000 on Monday and the state's death toll rose to 13. Health officials said that as of Monday afternoon, 1,031 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Missouri. That is an increase of 128 from Sunday. One of the...

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2018 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Russian Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin during his flight to visit Chernigovets coal mine, in Beryozovsky, Kemerovo region, Russia. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, the Treasury Department slapped sanctions on Rosneft’s trading arm and its CEO, accusing the Geneva-based firm of providing a critical lifeline to Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

Rosneft hands Venezuelan oil business to Russian state firm

Mar. 28, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Rosneft has transferred its assets in Venezuela to a company fully owned by Vladimir Putin's government, a move apparently intended to shield Russia's largest oil producer from U.S. sanctions while Moscow continues showing support for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in the...

Environmental nonprofit in Maine, Massachusetts has new head

Mar. 28, 2020 9:01 AM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — An environmental nonprofit group with offices in Maine and Massachusetts has picked a veteran member of the sustainability movement as its new president. Manomet Inc. said Elizabeth Schueler is scheduled to take over as president next month. She most recently worked as vice...

Medical staff members arrive for a duty shift at Dongsan Hospital in Daegu, South Korea, Friday, March 27, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.(Lee Yong-hwan/Newsis via AP)

The Latest: UN says 86 staffers around world reported cases

Mar. 28, 2020 1:40 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: — U.N. says 86 staffers around world have reported cases of...

A visitor wearing a face mask stands near the Olympic rings at Tokyo's Odaiba district Tuesday, March 24, 2020. The Tokyo Olympics are probably going to happen, but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

The Latest: Australia cancels track championships for 2020

Mar. 25, 2020 1:37 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Athletics Australia has canceled its 2020 national track and field championships in a bid to help “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision comes a day after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed to...

The empty court is seen at the Wells Fargo Center after an NBA basketball game between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Detroit Pistons, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Teams and leagues drawing up employee game plans on fly

Mar. 24, 2020 7:41 PM EDT

Major sports leagues and teams across the United States are being forced to write a new game plan on how to pay employees and keep the franchises solvent in the wake of a coronavirus pandemic that has all but stopped revenue and brought competition to a halt. Major League Baseball, the NFL and NBA have not made...

President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Friday, March 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump's big promises on COVID-19 often fall short

Mar. 21, 2020 12:50 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's become a fixture of life under quarantine. Almost daily, President Donald Trump appears on television, flanked by officials, to announce his latest maneuver in the fight against the new coronavirus. He typically unveils a dramatic-sounding emergency measure, a solution that appears...