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Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori listens questions from journalist during a press conference Monday, March 23, 2020, in Tokyo. As infections soared in Europe and the United States and the world economy spiraled downward, Japan on Monday hinted at the next possible victim of the globe-spanning coronavirus: The 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

The Latest: US officials working on $2 trillion rescue deal

Mar. 24, 2020 12:44 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 381,000 people and killed over 16,500. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 101,000 people have recovered so...

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Excerpts from Woody Allen memoir 'Apropos of Nothing'

Mar. 24, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Excerpts from Woody Allen's new memoir, “Apropos of Nothing,” which was released Monday after a delay because the original publisher backed out of releasing the book. ___ THE BOOK'S DEDICATION: “For Soon-Yi, the best. I had her eating out of my hand and then I noticed...

A man crosses the street in a nearly empty Times Square, which is usually very crowded on a weekday morning, Monday, March 23, 2020 in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered most New Yorkers to stay home from work to slow the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

In global fight vs. virus, over 1.5 billion told: Stay home

Mar. 23, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With masks, ventilators and political goodwill in desperately short supply, more than one-fifth of the world’s population was ordered or urged to stay in their homes Monday at the start of what could be a pivotal week in the battle to contain the coronavirus in the U.S. and Europe. ...

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2020, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan court as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial in New York. Weinstein tested positive for the coronavirus at a state prison in New York while serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault, the head of the state correctional officers union said Monday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Harvey Weinstein tests positive for coronavirus in prison

Mar. 23, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein tested positive for the coronavirus at a state prison in New York while serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault, the head of the state correctional officers union said Monday. The 68-year-old former film producer, who was hospitalized with heart issues in...

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AP Exclusive: Allen has new publisher, memoir out Monday

Mar. 23, 2020 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Woody Allen's memoir, dropped by its original publisher after widespread criticism, has found a new home, The Associated Press has learned. The 400-page book, still called “Apropos of Nothing,” was released Monday by Arcade Publishing. "The book is a candid and comprehensive...

Producer, actors lose appeal in Weinstein Co. bankruptcy

Mar. 20, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has rejected an appeal by the producer and stars of the film "Silver Linings Playbook" stemming from a ruling in The Weinstein Co. bankruptcy case. The judge on Friday upheld the bankruptcy court's decision in a lawsuit filed against producer Bruce Cohen by...

FILE- In this Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial in New York. Weinstein was transferred to a state prison in New York on Wednesday, March 18, as he begins to serve a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in his landmark #MeToo case. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Weinstein moved to state prison day before 68th birthday

Mar. 18, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was transferred to a state prison in New York on Wednesday as he begins to serve a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in his landmark #MeToo case. The disgraced film mogul, who will turn 68 on Thursday, is locked up at the maximum security Wende Correctional...

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Q&A: Brian De Palma on why movies should be beautiful

Mar. 18, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters may be shuttered across the country, and projects delayed, but there is still newly released work of lurid and pulpy goodness from Brian De Palma. The 79-year-old filmmaker has written his first work of fiction, “Are Snakes Necessary?” a crime novel he penned...

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Book critics give fiction prize to Edwidge Danticat

Mar. 12, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Edwidge Danticat's story collection “Everything Inside” has won the National Book Critics Circle award for fiction. Chanel Miller was awarded in autobiography for “Know My Name,” her book about being sexually assaulted by Stanford University student Brock Turner....

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2020 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for his rape trial in New York.  Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday, March 11,  to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

A hospitalized Weinstein 'has not given up,' his lawyer says

Mar. 12, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after receiving a 23-year prison term in his New York City rape case, Harvey Weinstein was in medical and legal limbo on Thursday but indicated through a lawyer that he is still eager to fight looming criminal charges in Los Angeles. Weinstein, 67, suffered chest pains the day before...