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In this May 7, 2020, photo, an electronic highway message board in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, encourages people to wear masks during the coronavirus public health emergency. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

Some New Mexico counties feel pinch as police issue warnings

May. 29, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some New Mexico counties have seen visitor spending collapse while others have seen revenues in the construction and agriculture industries grow in recent months, according to data released Friday by the state Economic Development Department. The numbers for the third quarter of...

In this May 11, 2020 photo, migrant workers from other states trying to return to their homes wait for transportation to a train station at a slum in Mumbai, India. As Indians await details of a huge coronavirus relief package Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to jump-start the economy, the virus outbreak in the financial capital of Mumbai and elsewhere in Maharashtra state is starting to overwhelm hospitals, prisons and slums, complicating any economic recovery plan. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Strains in hard-hit Mumbai complicate India's virus recovery

May. 13, 2020 8:59 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — As Indians await details of a huge coronavirus relief package Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to jump-start the economy, the virus outbreak in the financial capital of Mumbai and elsewhere in Maharashtra state is starting to overwhelm hospitals and slums, complicating any...

A man wearing a mask against the spread of the new coronavirus looks at an electronic stock board showing world stock indexes at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Asian shares skidded on Tuesday after U.S. oil futures plunged below zero as storage for crude runs close to full amid a worldwide glut as demand collapses due to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Oil price goes negative as demand collapses; stocks dip

Apr. 20, 2020 10:57 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares skidded on Tuesday after U.S. oil futures plunged below zero as storage for crude runs close to full amid a worldwide glut as demand collapses due to the pandemic. Shares fell in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai but New York stock futures edged higher after the S&P 500 sank...