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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2018, file photo, Henry Cejudo, left, kicks Demetrious Johnson during their UFC flyweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 227 in Los Angeles. Cejudo is scheduled to fight Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, May 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Blood, sweat and swabs: UFC seeks safe shows in pandemic

May. 7, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

Even before they check in to the hotel, every fighter, coach, cameraman, journalist and UFC employee arriving in Jacksonville, Florida, is immediately directed to a screening station. Their temperatures are taken, and their fingers are pricked for a coronavirus antibody test. And then comes the part that reduces...

Shoppers, many wearing protective masks due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, wait in line at a Whole Foods store in Bedford, New Hampshire, Friday, May 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Stay-at-home until May 31, restricted opening of businesses

May. 1, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu on Friday extended New Hampshire’s stay-at-home order to May 31 while allowing the restricted reopening of restaurants, hair salons and other businesses throughout the month. “We’re not taking giant leaps forward. We’re just not...

The Latest: 2020 Minnesota Fringe Festival canceled

Apr. 24, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Minnesota (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Add the 2020 Minnesota Fringe Festival to the list of events canceled by the coronavirus. Organizers announced Friday that the 27th annual Fringe scheduled over 11 days in August has been scrapped. The...

Passengers from Wuhan stand in lines designating where they will quarantine in Beijing, China, on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Wuhan, the city at the center of the global coronavirus epidemic, lifted a 76-day lockdown and allowed people to leave for destinations across China. (AP Photo/Sam McNeil)

The Latest: Wuhan raises number of COVID-19 deaths by 1,290

Apr. 17, 2020 1:30 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: — Wuhan raises number of COVID-19 deaths by 1,290. —...