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In this May 21, 2020, photo, grave diggers bury a body at Radwan Cemetery in Aden, Yemen. At a cemetery in Yemen’s largest southern city, dozens of fresh graves are a testament to a spike in deaths amid the coronavirus pandemic. The cemetery workers who bury them don’t know what killed the newly deceased. But there’s no denying that there's been an increasing number of people getting sick in the port city of Aden — likely from the coronavirus. (AP Photo)

The Latest: UN urges $2.4 billion in aid for war-torn Yemen

May. 29, 2020 1:31 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: — UN urgently appeals for $2.4 billion to help Yemen cope...

Hurricanes agree to arena lease extension through July 2029

May. 28, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have reached a five-year lease extension to remain in PNC Arena through July 2029. Arena owner Centennial Authority and Hurricanes parent company Gale Force Sports and Entertainment announced the agreement Thursday. The current lease agreement runs through the...

Indians wearing face masks as prevention against the coronavirus walk past a roadside bookshop in Bengaluru, India, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. For a seventh consecutive day India reported a record single-day jump in new virus cases. India has been easing its lockdown, with domestic flights resuming Monday at a fraction of normal. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

The Latest: India surpasses 150,000 virus cases

May. 27, 2020 2:16 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: — India surpasses 150,000 coronavirus cases with another...

Visitors wearing masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus take shelter from a sudden rainstorm at a park in Beijing on Saturday, May 23, 2020. New coronavirus cases dropped to zero in China for the first time Saturday but overwhelmed hospitals across Latin America – both in countries lax about lockdowns and those lauded for firm, early confinement. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

The Latest: Montana outbreak tied to Schwab country club

May. 24, 2020 1:04 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: — Montana outbreak tied to golf and country club developed by...

FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2020, file photo, East Tennessee State University head coach Steve Forbes questions a call during their game against The Citadel at Freedom Hall in Johnson City, Tenn. Wake Forest has hired East Tennessee State’s Steve Forbes as its men’s basketball coach. The school announced the hiring Thursday, April 30, 2020. (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP, File)/

Wake Forest's Forbes focused on keeping current players

May. 1, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes knows he’ll have to tweak his approach to configuring a roster now in a challenging rebuilding job. It starts with figuring out how many Demon Deacons he can persuade to return. Forbes left East Tennessee State on Thursday to take over a...

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020 file photo, Wake Forest head coach Danny Manning leaves the court after the team lost to North Carolina in an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. On Saturday, April 25, 2020, Wake Forest announced it has fired Manning after six seasons in which the Demon Deacons had a winning record only once. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)

Wake Forest fires coach Danny Manning after losing stretch

Apr. 25, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Danny Manning never built a winner at Wake Forest. Now the school is looking for a new coach and direction. Wake Forest fired Manning on Saturday after losing seasons in five of his six years with one NCAA Tournament appearance. The move came more than six weeks after the Demon Deacons...

Volunteers for the Edible London food project remove the plastic packaging and check the quality of donated bananas to be put in food packs and delivered to residents who need it in the Haringey Council area, at a hub setup as a result of coronavirus inside the Alexandra Palace venue, in north London, Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The highly contagious COVID-19 coronavirus has impacted on nations around the globe, many imposing self isolation and exercising social distancing when people move from their homes. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The Latest: China reports 30 new virus cases, no deaths

Apr. 22, 2020 12:46 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: — China reports 30 new coronavirus cases, no deaths. ...

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2018, file photo, Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr. poses for a portrait outside of his home in Bladenboro, N.C. Dowless, a political operative already accused in state court of absentee ballot fraud during a 2018 North Carolina congressional election, now faces federal charges of fraudulently receiving Social Security benefits while getting paid for political work, prosecutors said Tuesday, April 21, 2020. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP)

N. Carolina ballot probe defendant now faces federal charges

Apr. 21, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The political operative already accused in state court of absentee ballot fraud during a 2018 North Carolina congressional election now faces federal charges of fraudulently receiving Social Security benefits while getting paid for political work, prosecutors said Tuesday. Leslie...

Isaiah Todd signs with G League, opts to skip college

Apr. 17, 2020 2:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Isaiah Todd has become the second player to jump from high school to the G League this week, signing with the league with the intent of joining its new elite program. Todd’s signing was announced Friday, one day after Jalen Green became the first in the program. Todd was a highly...

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, N.C. State's head coach Mark Gottfried speaks with Dennis Smith Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C. North Carolina State’s NCAA case involving recruiting violations tied to former Wolfpack one-and-done star Smith Jr. has been recommended to go through an independent investigation process created for complex cases. Gottfried is charged individually in N.C. State's infractions case under the provision of head-coach responsibility for violations within his program. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

NC State's NCAA case recommended for independent process

Apr. 3, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State’s NCAA case involving recruiting violations tied to former Wolfpack one-and-done star Dennis Smith Jr. has been recommended to go through an independent investigation process created for complex cases. In a statement Friday, athletics spokesman Fred Demarest...