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The Italian flag hangs from the balcony of the French Embassy in Rome, Friday, March 27, 2020. As the coronavirus claims lives, ruins livelihoods and wreaks economic havoc, tensions are rising between European Union countries over how best to respond as the pandemic overwhelms some member nations, once more raising troubling questions about the EU's ability to stand united in times of crisis. 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/Alessandra Tarantino)

EU tempers fray as virus hits lives, livelihoods, economies

Mar. 27, 2020 1:24 PM EDT

As the coronavirus claims lives, ruins livelihoods and wreaks economic havoc, tensions are rising between European Union countries over how best to respond as the pandemic overwhelms some member nations, once more raising troubling questions about the EU's ability to stand united in times of crisis. Almost 16,000...

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham confirmed a new coronavirus infection that has no apparent link to travel on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, during a news conference on the floor of the state House of Representatives in Santa Fe, N.M. She also issued orders to limit the spread of the contagion by restricting restaurants to take-out service and closing down movie theaters, gyms, spas and shopping malls. New Mexico is bracing for the possible spread of coronavirus to some of America's most remote, impoverished communities, as hospitals across the state prepare to convert operating rooms into acute respiratory care units. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)

New Mexico suspends home evictions, offers business loans

Mar. 24, 2020 10:16 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court halted all housing evictions for failure to pay rent on Tuesday as health authorities began enforcing an order for people to stay home with few exceptions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Confirmed infections for COVID-19 reached 100, with new positive...

FILE - In this March 2, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C. For the next seven months, Trump may be consigned to campaigning in a country beset by a fear of job loss, bankruptcy and disease. It will require a remarkable pivot for the president, who has relentlessly cheered the stock market's rise and the economy's strength as the central predicate for a second term. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Trump's fate tied to an unknown: how fast economy recovers

Mar. 22, 2020 7:59 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The coronavirus has flung the U.S. economy into a dangerous tailspin, and President Donald Trump's reelection hopes are caught in the sudden whirlwind. For the next seven months, Trump may be consigned to campaigning in a country beset by a fear of job loss, bankruptcy and disease. It will...

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, monitors check their screens in the Governor's Office of Information Technology in Denver. New Mexico school districts, universities, and government agency have collectively spent millions of dollars to regain control of their computer systems after employees unknowingly opened emails containing an encrypted code that effectively shut them out of their systems. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

New Mexico agencies on edge amid rising ransomware attacks

Mar. 21, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico school districts, universities, and government agencies have collectively spent millions of dollars to regain control of their computer systems after employees unknowingly opened emails containing an encrypted code that effectively shut them out of their systems. The...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., rides a subway car on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, before a vote on a coronavirus response bill. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

GOP economic recovery plan at a glance

Mar. 20, 2020 1:00 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump’s Senate GOP allies Thursday released a $1 trillion-plus economic recovery plan to speed direct payments of up to $1,200 to individuals, help small businesses stay afloat, and provide subsidized loans to the airlines and other industries distressed by the economic...

The Latest: First 2 deaths in Wisconsin from COVID-19

Mar. 19, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Two Wisconsin residents have died from the coronavirus pandemic, the first to be reported in the state. Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday that a man in his 50s from Fond du Lac County and a man in his 90s...

Mike Mastrian, Director of the Senate Radio and Television Gallery, cleans down the podium before a news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump pushes for massive aid from Congress, checks to public

Mar. 17, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a massive federal effort Tuesday, President Donald Trump asked Congress to speed emergency checks to Americans, enlisted the military for MASH-like hospitals and implored ordinary people — particularly socially active millennials — to do their part by staying home to stop...

A patron walks near an entrance to a pizza restaurant, in Boston's North End neighborhood, Monday, March 16, 2020. Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker issued an emergency order Sunday that includes a ban on on-premises consumption of food or drink at bars and restaurants, beginning on March 17 and lasting until April 6 in response to the coronavirus. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. The vast majority of people recover from the new virus. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Gov. Baker announces $10M small business recovery fund

Mar. 16, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has announced a $10 million small business recovery loan fund to help companies struggling because of efforts to slow the coronavirus pandemic. Baker said Monday the fund will provide emergency capital up to $75,000 to Massachusetts-based businesses with under...

Increased child porn reports stretch police resources

Mar. 14, 2020 7:29 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Reports of online child pornography to Ohio law enforcement agencies have increased dramatically in recent years, raising concerns that there aren’t enough resources to combat the problem, a Dayton Daily News investigation found. Efforts to stem this tide have led to arrests of...

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2019, file photo, FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington. Wray is delivering the keynote address at a conference on cybersecurity on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at Boston College. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

FBI working to 'burn down' cyber criminals' infrastructure

Mar. 4, 2020 4:48 PM EST

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) — To thwart increasingly dangerous cyber criminals, law enforcement agents are working to “burn down their infrastructure” and take out the tools that allow them to carry out their devastating attacks, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday. Unsophisticated...