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Workers spray disinfectant in front of the MADE, a major club in the international tourist district of Itaewon, in Seoul, South Korea, on May 12, 2020. As South Korea significantly relaxes its rigid social distancing rules as a result of waning coronavirus cases, the world is paying close attention to whether it can return to something that resembles normal - or face a virus resurgence. Already, a mini-outbreak linked to nightclubs in Seoul has tested South Korea’s widely praised method for dealing with the disease _ essentially a combination of rapid tracing, testing and treatment, along with stringent social distancing practices. (Lim Hun-jung/Yonhap via AP)

Spike in South Korea virus cases shows perils of reopening

May. 27, 2020 9:34 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As Mediterranean beaches and Las Vegas casinos laid out plans to welcome tourists again, South Korea announced a spike in new infections Wednesday and considered reimposing social distancing restrictions, revealing the setbacks ahead for other nations on the road to reopening. ...

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a meeting of government and ruling party officials at his office in Tokyo Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Japan’s Cabinet has approved a proposed 32 trillion-yen ($296 billion) supplementary budget to help fund measures to cushion the blow to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic. (Kyodo News via AP)

The Latest: Japan approves largest budget for combined $2.1T

May. 27, 2020 8:53 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: — Virus expands grip in many areas, US nears 100,000 deaths....

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...

FILE - In this April 19, 2020, file photo, a lone security guard watches over casinos shuttered due to the coronavirus outbreak in Las Vegas. Nevada gambling regulators said Tuesday, May 26, 2020, they may require the state's shuttered casinos to test all

Nevada regulators refining rules for reopening casinos

May. 27, 2020 12:51 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos will be able to open June 4, when they will have been closed for more than 11 weeks to prevent crowds from gathering and spreading the coronavirus, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night. Nevada gambling regulators said earlier that day that they may require the...

FILE - In this April 12, 2020, file photo, Norma Urrabazo prays while wearing a facemask before speaking at an Easter drive-in service at the International Church of Las Vegas in Las Vegas. The Trump administration is warning Nevada's Democratic governor that his plan for reopening the state during recovery from the coronavirus fails to treat religious and secular gatherings equally. In a letter sent Monday, May 25, 2020, to Gov. Steve Sisolak, the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division took issue with the first phase of Sisolak's guidelines for restarting economic and social activity in the state. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Nevada to reopen casinos June 4, welcoming tourists again

May. 27, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night that he would allow casinos to reopen June 4, welcoming tourists to return to the glitzy gambling mecca of Las Vegas. “We welcome the visitors from across the country to come here, to have a good time, no different than they did...

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, New Jersey Devils right wing Kurtis Gabriel works out prior to an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Newark, N.J. The NHL is hoping to move to Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol, including the opening of practice facilities and allowing small group workouts, early next month.
The league, which was forced to pause its season on March 12 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, released a 22-page memo detailing the plan Monday, May 25, 2020. The document stresses there's no exact date for the start of Phase 2 or a timetable for how long it will last. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

The Latest: Iowa St AD sees football games with 30,000 fans

May. 26, 2020 9:51 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Iowa State athletic director Jaime Pollard is telling Cyclones fans that football home games will be played at no more than 50% capacity at Jack Trice Stadium, pending a change in state and local health guidelines. That means no...

Fight in Las Vegas home ends in husband's shooting death

May. 26, 2020 11:25 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating after a woman allegedly fatally shot her husband after he was choking their teenage daughter. Officers responded to a home near Tropicana Avenue and Spencer Street on Monday night about a shooting. They discovered a man in his 40s with a gunshot wound....

Motorcyclist dead after running red light in Vegas

May. 25, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A motorcyclist died Monday morning after crashing in Las Vegas. Police say the motorcyclist was driving a 3-wheel motorcycle on South Durango Drive at the Roy Horn Way. The motorcyclist ran a red right and collided with a sedan. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle and died on...

Breann McCulloch, who's struggled with addiction, and her 9-month-old twin boys Valor and Rebel pose for a portrait in their home, Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Isolation due to quarantine can be damaging for those grappling with addiction, who say that social interaction and staying busy are the only things helping them stay clean. (Christopher DeVargas/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Quarantine a challenge for some in substance abuse recovery

May. 25, 2020 1:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Many in quarantine are tempted to stay in bed, watch television, binge on junk food, search for new ways to be occupied and, most important, avoid interacting with others. That routine can damage those grappling with addiction, who say that social interaction and staying busy are keys to...

Suspect now arrested in a North Las Vegas swap meet shooting

May. 24, 2020 11:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a North Las Vegas swap meet that left two people wounded, police said. Officers responded to the Broadacres Marketplace around 7:30 p.m. Friday. Police detectives said it appears two men got into a dispute, and a 22-year-old man...