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Several more states added to New Jersey's quarantine list

Jun. 30, 2020 2:52 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced that eight more states now meet the metrics under New Jersey's travel advisory. Visitors to the state from California, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada and Tennessee should self-quarantine for two weeks. Those states join...

A Trader Joe's store employee, right, sprays hand sanitizer on a customer before he enters the Brooklyn supermarket, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in New York. New York City may begin Phase 3 reopening as early as Monday, July 6. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NY adds states to quarantine list, sends monitors to NYC

Jun. 30, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is urging travelers from eight additional states to self-quarantine for 14 days as it awaits a decision on the reopening of indoor dining in New York City. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a Tuesday television interview that he plans to send state police and health and liquor...

Oneidas to employees: Avoid states with rising virus cases

Jun. 26, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — The Oneida Indian Nation on Friday said any of its nearly 5,000 employees who travel to certain states where COVID-19 cases are rising will have to go into quarantine for 14 days when they come home. Leaders of the central New York nation, which operates three casinos, said the travel...

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the 36th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam Friday, June 26, 2020. Leaders from the Southeast Asian ten-nation bloc hold the bi-annual summit via online video conference to discuss regional issues. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)

ASEAN tackles emergency virus fund, sea feud in video summit

Jun. 26, 2020 9:32 AM EDT

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders held their annual summit by video Friday to show unity and discuss a regional emergency fund to respond to the immense crisis brought by the coronavirus pandemic. Long-divisive South China Sea conflicts were also in the spotlight. The leaders of the Association...

FILE - In this March 16, 2020 file photo, tourist Ines Tshiyomba, center, poses as her friend Garethe Mawonso takes her photo on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from other states with high infection rates to quarantine for 14 days. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the

Heading to these 3 states? Quarantine might be in the cards

Jun. 24, 2020 9:56 PM EDT

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey asked Wednesday for travelers from states with high coronavirus infection rates to go into quarantine for 14 days in a bid to preserve hard-fought gains as caseloads rise elsewhere in the country. “We now have to make sure the rates continue to drop," New York Gov....

NY, NJ, Conn. to quarantine visitors from worse-off states

Jun. 24, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from other states with high infection rates to quarantine for 14 days. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the “travel advisory” Wednesday at a briefing joined via video feed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and...

In this Monday, June 15, 2020 photo, the cruise ship Oceania Riviera is tied up in Eastport, Maine. Cruise lines stopped sailing in mid-March after several high-profile outbreaks of COVID-19 in ships at sea, and thousands of cruise ship workers are still stuck at sea. The Riviera arrived Sunday in Eastport for an indefinite stay. (Chris Gardner/Port of Eastport, via AP)

Tight bight, small city: Virus sidelines ship, creates buzz

Jun. 16, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A displaced cruise ship docked at the nation's rural northeastern tip is big enough to hold the host community's entire population. The Oceania Riviera, which is temporarily residing in Eastport, population 1,300, provides an example of the lengths cruise companies are going through...

Report: 40,000 cruise ship workers still trapped at sea

Jun. 14, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — More than 40,000 cruise ship workers are still stuck at sea because of concerns about the coronavirus. The Miami Herald reports that at least 42,000 workers remain trapped on cruise ships without paychecks, and some still are suffering from COVID-19, three months after the industry shut down....

FILE - In this June 1, 2020, file photo, Gavin Bollmer, left, and his buddy, Austin LaFountain, wear Globe Life Field masks as they tour the home of the Texas Rangers baseball team in Arlington, Texas. Many organizations are trying to bridge the budget gap from the coronovirus through enhanced sponsorship sales, such as temporary billboards that could be stretched over unsold sections of seats. Teams and leagues are selling branded face masks and other personal protective equipment. Almost all of them are trying to engage fans in new and creative ways. It won't come close to making up the budget shortfall, but the hope is to survive long enough for sports to return to normal. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

The Latest: PGA Champions Tour event in Washington canceled

Jun. 11, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The PGA Tour Champions Boeing Classic scheduled to be held in August outside of Seattle has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tournament director Brian Flajole said Thursday uncertainty about the ability to hold...

FILE - In this March 31, 2020, file photo, cruise ships are docked at PortMiami in Miami. The cruise industry hopes to set sail later this summer. But with images of coronavirus-ravaged ships still fresh in many minds, there could be years of choppy water ahead. The global cruise industry expected to carry 32 million passengers and take in $71 billion in revenue this year. That will fall by at least 50% this year, says Euromonitor International, a consulting firm. Euromonitor .(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

As cruise industry prepares to sail, choppy waters are ahead

Jun. 9, 2020 11:17 AM EDT

Some cruise lines are hoping to set sail later this summer but with images of coronavirus-ravaged ships still fresh in many minds, the industry could face years of choppy water ahead. The global cruise industry expected to carry 32 million passengers and take in $71 billion in revenue this year. That will fall by...