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John Price and Bijan Black have lunch with their son Parker Price, 2, all of Seat Pleasant, Md., at the Wharf area in Washington, Friday, May 29, 2020. This was their first time venturing out since the coronavirus pandemic started. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump takes aim at WHO as US economic outlook worsens

May. 29, 2020 8:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With new U.S. economic numbers highlighting the rough road ahead for a hoped-for rebound, President Donald Trump on Friday took aim at the World Health Organization and China, blaming both for their roles in the pandemic's devastation. Trump announced that the United States will end its...

FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, the elite men break from the start of the 123rd Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass. The 2020 Boston Marathon, which was rescheduled to run on Sept. 14th, was canceled Thursday May 28, 2020 for the first time in its 124-year history due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

May. 28, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic. The race, which...

This April 8, 2020, photo shows cookies, a cake and rolls of toilet paper delivered to the writer from her ex-husband in Hopkinton, N.H. This writer has found a surprising source of support over the last few months: Her ex-husband. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer)

VIRUS DIARY: Finding a surprising source of support in an ex

May. 26, 2020 9:25 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Embarrassing to admit but oddly comforting: My ex-husband’s husband and I share a slight crush on our state epidemiologist. Frankly, I never thought I’d have an ex-husband, let alone one who has a new husband. And I certainly never imagined he’d become a main...

Graduates flip their tassels near their cars during a drive-thru graduation for Faith Lutheran High School at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Friday, May 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. The school held a special drive-thru graduation amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Seniors get diplomas on racetracks, chairlifts amid virus

May. 24, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Immediately after giving his valedictorian speech, high school senior Philip Root, still clad in his cap and gown, climbed into a borrowed race car and drove up to the finish line at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With the yellow tassel of his graduation cap flapping in the wind, Root...

FILE - In this April 1, 2020, file photo, a Camden County police officer wears a protective mask as she waits to direct people to a COVID-19 testing facility in view of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Camden, N.J. Public health officials in at least two-thirds of U.S. states are sharing the addresses of people who have the coronavirus with first responders. Supporters say the measure is designed to protect those on the front line, but it's sparked concerns of profiling in minority communities already mistrustful of law enforcement. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

COVID-19 data sharing with law enforcement sparks concern

May. 19, 2020 2:01 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 11 million people have been tested in the U.S. for COVID-19, all with the assurance that their private medical information would remain protected and undisclosed. Yet, public officials in at least two-thirds of states are sharing the addresses of people who tested positive...

NASCAR Cup Series Schedule-Winners

May. 13, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

Feb. 9 — x-Busch Clash at DAYTONA (Erik Jones) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 at DAYTONA (Joey Logano) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at DAYTONA (William Byron) Feb. 16 — DAYTONA 500 (Denny Hamlin) Feb. 23 — Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Joey Logano)...

A dusting of snow covers tree branches in Stowe, Vt., on Tuesday May 5, 2020. The National Weather Service predicted snow or rain showers Tuesday morning in parts of New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

Polar vortex could bring rare May snow, low temps to US East

May. 8, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The northeastern U.S. is about to get a cold spring farewell from winter’s bad boy, the polar vortex, which could bring rare May snowfall and record-low temperatures to some areas over the Mother's Day weekend, forecasters say. Usually the polar vortex is a batch of cold air that stays...

In this Monday, May 4, 2020, photo, Kaya Suner holds up an iPhone and an iPad as he poses for a portrait in Northfield, N.H. Suner, whose parents both work as emergency room physicians in Rhode Island, set up a nonprofit with a former classmate that sends donated digital devices to hospitals and long-term care facilities to help patients communicate with loved ones after the coronavirus pandemic eliminated visitations. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Program that collects devices for COVID-19 patients expands

May. 8, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

NORTHFIELD, N.H. (AP) — It’s one of the many cruelties of the pandemic: Many people hospitalized with COVID-19 are cut off from loved ones who are not allowed to visit them, for fear of the disease spreading. Kaya Suner came up with a solution. The 19-year-old Rhode Island man figured out a way to...

A woman wearing a protective mask walks along the Esplanade, Friday, May 1, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Polar vortex could bring rare May snow, low temps to US East

May. 7, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The northeastern U.S. is about to get a cold spring farewell from winter’s bad boy, the polar vortex, which could bring rare May snowfall and record-low temperatures to some areas over the Mother's Day weekend, forecasters say. Usually the polar vortex is a batch of cold air that stays...

FILE - In this June 18, 2007, file photo, Ed and Elaine Brown talk to reporters during a news conference at their home in Plainfield, N.H. Elaine Brown, who took part in armed standoff to protest tax evasion conviction, can be released after serving over 12 years in prison, a federal judge ruled Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Brown, 78, was resentenced in federal court in New Hampshire after a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year affected her case. One charge, which carried a mandatory minimum 30-year sentence, was vacated. She is scheduled to be released Feb. 28.   (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Virus release denied for tax evader in armed standoff

May. 6, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man awaiting resentencing for an armed standoff with U.S. marshals in 2007 has lost a bid to be released from prison for now, after claiming double jeopardy and citing coronavirus concerns. A federal judge rejected Edward Brown's request without comment Tuesday. Brown, 77, was...