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In this March 31, 2020, photo, Venezuelan police officers present a suspect arrested at a multiday party in Caracas, Venezuela, that violated Nicolas Maduro’s order on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. (Courtesy of Venezuelan Chief Prosecutor’s Office via AP)

Sex. Drugs. Virus. Venezuela elites still party in pandemic

Apr. 7, 2020 12:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — They whiled away the week on a sex- and drug-fueled romp: dancing on white-sand beaches and frolicking on a Caribbean island with prostitutes from Europe, some snapping selfies with famous reggaeton artists. But unbeknownst to several children of Venezuela's ruling elite, the coronavirus was...

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With no theaters, film fans find ways to gather virtually

Apr. 7, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

There are 44 people in the Social Distance Movie Club's Slack channel, where co-workers at Crooked Media have had discussions about everything from a Dwayne Johnson earthquake film to Faye Dunaway’s turn as Joan Crawford in “Mommie Dearest.” It doesn’t have anything to do with the...

Millennial Money: 8 ways to switch up the new at-home normal

Apr. 7, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

As COVID-19 sparks closures, cancellations and stay-at-home orders, household stressors are piling up. On top of health concerns, lost incomes and lack of child care amid the pandemic, there’s also coping with isolation, whether individually or as a couple or family. Kate Nelson, a school administrator...

President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter as he speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

White House pushes unproven drug for virus, but doctors wary

Apr. 7, 2020 8:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration are promoting an anti-malaria drug not officially approved for fighting the new coronavirus, even though scientists say more testing is needed before it’s proven safe and effective against COVID-19. Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro...

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Celebrities reveal new sides during virus, but face backlash

Apr. 7, 2020 2:33 AM EDT

Portia de Rossi has been teaching herself how to cook during the coronavirus lockdown. It's been an eye-opening experience for the actress — and for her fans. She's cut herself and been burned, yes. She's also discovered she doesn't like some Indian flavors and that her longtime wife, talk show host Ellen...

FILE - This Jan. 18, 2019 file photo shows Drew Pinsky speaking at the 2019 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards in Burbank, Calif. Pinsky has apologized for a series of statements unspooled in a recent video where he downplayed the coronavirus and suggested that it was a “press-induced panic.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Caught in video mashup, Pinsky apologizes for virus comments

Apr. 6, 2020 8:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrity doctor Drew Pinsky has apologized for a series of statements unspooled in a recent video where he downplayed the coronavirus and suggested it was a “press-induced panic.” “I wish I had gotten it right, but I got it wrong,” said Pinsky in a video posted...

The quarantined Italian cruise ship Aidadiva that is hit by coronavirus and is docked in Skagen harbour at the most northern point in Denmark, Monday April 6, 2020.  Authorities have said that the ship is set to stay for a month at the port, and the hundreds of crew members are kept isolated and cannot disembark from the ship. (Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

US weighs 'war bonds'; Facebook launches virus survey

Apr. 6, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. _____________ CENTRAL BANKS AND GOVERNMENT: The White House is considering coronavirus “war...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters and journalists as he arrives to give a news conference on the new coronavirus at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, March 27, 2020. Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Bolsonaro is calling the pandemic a momentary, minor problem and saying strong measures to contain it are unnecessary. (AP Photo/Andre Borges)

Brazil stumbles into new China diplomatic row over virus

Apr. 6, 2020 2:19 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — China’s embassy in Brazil responded with outrage Monday to a social media post by Brazil’s Education Minister Abraham Weintraub that appeared to mock Chinese accents while insinuating the Asian giant stood to benefit from the coronavirus pandemic — apparently...

Louisville forward Jordan Nwora (33) dribbles past Virginia Tech guard Tyrece Radford (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 1, 2020 in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Louisville's Nwora enters NBA draft after All-America season

Apr. 6, 2020 1:50 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville forward Jordan Nwora has announced on social media that he will enter the NBA draft. Nwora was selected to The Associated Press All-America third team as a junior. His decision to turn pro was expected after limited participation in last year’s NBA combine because...

California man accused of coughing on Yuma gas pump

Apr. 6, 2020 12:49 PM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A California man has admitted to posting videos of himself talking about coronavirus while coughing on a gas pump in Yuma. The Yuma Police Department received several reports Saturday night about social media videos of a man coughing on a fuel pump handle and referencing the COVID-19...