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FILE - This May 15, 2019 file photo shows CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo at the WarnerMedia Upfront in New York. Cuomo has announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The prime-time host is one of the most visible media figures to come down with the disease. He said he's experienced chills, fever and shortness of breath. He promised to continue doing his show while in quarantine in the basement of his home. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

CNN's Cuomo, with coronavirus, completes show from basement

Mar. 31, 2020 10:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A bleary-eyed Chris Cuomo, saying he wanted to be a cautionary tale for his audience, anchored his CNN show from his basement Tuesday after testing positive for the coronavirus. Via remote link, he interviewed Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, an emergency room nurse and CNN medical...

James Lin, D.O., walks down a hallway at the LECOM Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Erie, Pa., on Monday, March 30, 2020. The staff at the facility have prepared this wing of the facility for possible future LECOM patients, including those who have tested positive for COVID-19, and those who need to be tested. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)

Wolf places 7 more counties under stay-home order

Mar. 31, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf added seven more counties Tuesday to his order to stay at home as the new virus expanded its reach and Pennsylvania reported another big jump in confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths. Wolf told residents of Lebanon, Franklin, Somerset, Lawrence, Cameron, Crawford and...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) and Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) skate during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player, according to the NHL Players’ Association’s annual poll of players released Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Crosby, McDavid favorites again in NHLPA annual poll

Mar. 31, 2020 12:53 PM EDT

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player. When it comes to game-day dress code, hockey players overwhelming favor relaxing the rule requiring a suit and tie, according to the...

Trent Allen, pastor at Calvary Chapel Jackson, speaks into a laptop as he conducts a livestream church service from his living room, Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Brandon, Miss. The church service, which was forced to be done from home as a result of the state's limiting gatherings of more than ten people because of the coronavirus outbreak, was joined by members tuning in from California and Pennsylvania, as well as local members. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Mayor: step up COVID-19 restrictions. Governor: prays

Mar. 29, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of a coastal Mississippi city called on the governor Sunday to step up restrictions imposed because of COVID-19. Gov. Tate Reeves "needs to shut down the state," Moss Point Mayor Mario King told WLOX-TV on Sunday. Moss Point is a city in Jackson County, which had 35 of the...

FILE - In this April 5, 1993, file photo, Michigan's Chris Webber (4) stands by as North Carolina's Eric Montross celebrates during North Carolina's technical foul shots in the final seconds of the NCAA Final Four championship game at the Superdome in New Orleans. Webber called a time out Michigan did not have, and Michigan was charged with a technical foul and lost possession of the ball. Donald Williams made all four free throws and North Carolina won the national title 77-71. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan, File)

Webber's TO vs Tar Heels among iconic March Madness moments

Mar. 29, 2020 12:11 PM EDT

The most famous timeout called in the history of the NCAA Tournament has been variously called the biggest mistake, the biggest choke, the most embarrassing gaffe, all because that timeout didn't actually exist. Eric Montross calls it a perfectly executed defensive strategy. It was the waning seconds of the 1993...

Restaurant chefs band together to make meals for unemployed

Mar. 29, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — As the COVID-19 outbreak puts people out of work, restaurant employees — many of whom are out of work themselves — are stepping up to help. Jeff Bacon, the vice president and executive director of Providence, sent out an email last week to about 100 culinary...

Cashier Baby San wears a face shield and gloves as she scans items at grocery store Super Cao Nguyen, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Oklahoma City, due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Tulsa, Oklahoma City order residents to shelter in place

Mar. 28, 2020 6:57 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The mayors of Tulsa and Oklahoma City on Saturday issued shelter-in-place orders for residents amid the coronavirus outbreak. “We want to leave no doubt with our residents that the safest course of action during this public health crisis is to stay home, unless you are engaged...

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US eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 590,000

Mar. 27, 2020 10:53 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans rushed to build a makeshift hospital in its convention center Friday as troubling new outbreaks bubbled in the United States, deaths surged in Italy and Spain and the world warily trudged through the pandemic that has sickened more than a half-million people. In a reminder no...

FILE - In this March 23, 2020 file photo, coffins are placed on scaffolding in the Crematorium Temple of Piacenza, northern Italy, awaiting cremation due to the coronavirus emergency. Italy is seeing a slight stabilizing in its confirmed coronavirus infections two weeks into the world’s most extreme nationwide shutdown, but the virus is taking its silent spread south after having ravaged the health care system in the north. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)

Italy hopes virus is easing but fears new onslaught in south

Mar. 27, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Doctors and nurses in Italy's overwhelmed northern hospitals have welcomed a slight stabilizing in the number of coronavirus infections but fear the virus is still silently spreading in the country's south 2 1/2 weeks into the West's most extreme nationwide shutdown. As the dead in Italy keep...

FILE - This March 12, 2020, file photo, shows the national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis. The NCAA will distribute $225 million to its Division I members in June, $375 million less than had been budgeted this year because the coronavirus outbreak forced the cancellation of the men's basketball tournament.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

Mar. 26, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

Canceling March Madness because of the coronavirus pandemic will cost the NCAA about $375 million that it would have distributed to 350 schools across the nation. Some will be able to absorb the losses better than others. The NCAA announced Thursday it will distribute $225 million to its Division I member...