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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2020, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Tyler Pitlick, left, tries to jump past Pittsburgh Penguins' Jack Johnson during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Philadelphia. The latest chapter of The Battle of Alberta is on hold. So's the potential renewal of the Pennsylvania rivalry between the Penguins and Flyers. It's unclear when or if the coronvirus pandemic-delayed NHL playoffs -- which were supposed to begin Wednesday -- will be played or what form they'll resemble. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, FIle)

What Stanley Cup Playoffs could look like if NHL resumes

Apr. 6, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

If the NHL goes directly to playoff hockey in the warmer months, it could leave some contenders out in the cold. The league may skip most if not all of the final 189 regular-season games that were put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The format of such an unprecedented tournament is unclear. Teams had...

FILE - In this Saturday March 7, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has her first post-royal job: narrating a Disney documentary about elephants. Disney announced Thursday, March 26 that the duchess is lending her voice to “Elephant,” released April 3 on the Disney+ streaming service. (Simon Dawson/Pool via AP, file)

Trump says US won't pay for Meghan and Harry's security

Mar. 29, 2020 4:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump has offered his opinion on the future of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, insisting the United States government won’t pay for the couple’s security if they live in the United States. Responding to reports that the couple has moved to California,...

The Norwegian Jewel cruise ship docks at Honolulu Harbor on Sunday, March 22, 2020. The cruise ship that had to cut short its trip because of the new coronavirus and mechanical problems docked Sunday in Honolulu's harbor. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

Troubled cruise ship with 2,000 passengers docks in Honolulu

Mar. 23, 2020 1:19 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A cruise ship that had to cut short its trip because of the coronavirus and mechanical problems docked Sunday in Honolulu's harbor. The Norwegian Jewel, which carried about 2,000 passengers, docked in the late afternoon, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. The ship has problems with...

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TV med shows donate masks, Cannes delayed amid coronavirus

Mar. 19, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions. ___...

Canada announces massive aid package amid pandemic

Mar. 18, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday his government is deferring tax payments until August, providing a wage subsidy for small businesses and pausing student loan payments as part of massive stimulus package to limit economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. Trudeau...

Minister of Health Patty Hajdu looks on as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference  in Ottawa, Wednesday March 11, 2020.  Canada is announcing $1 billion ($730 million) in funding to help health-care workers cope with the increasing number of new cases of coronavirus and to help Canadian workers who are forced to isolate themselves.  (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canada closing borders to non-citizens, Americans exempted

Mar. 16, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he will close the country's borders to anyone not a citizen, an American or a permanent resident — and even they have to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival — due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Let me be clear: If you...

FILE - March 15, 2019, David Sidoo, of Vancouver, Canada, leaves following his federal court hearing in a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme in Boston. Sidoo pleaded guilty to a mail fraud conspiracy charge in Boston federal court on Friday, March 13, 2020. (Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via AP, File)

Ex-Canadian football player admits to college scam

Mar. 13, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Canadian Football League player pleaded guilty Friday to participating in a college admissions cheating scheme by hiring someone take the SATs in place of his two sons. David Sidoo, a businessman from Vancouver, British Columbia, pleaded guilty to a mail fraud conspiracy charge in...

Ex-Canadian football player to plead guilty in college scam

Mar. 11, 2020 10:49 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Canadian Football League player will plead guilty to paying $200,000 to have someone take a college entrance exam in place of his two sons as part of an admissions cheating scheme, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. David Sidoo, a businessman from Vancouver, British Columbia, had...

Vancouver Canucks' Zack MacEwan celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Miller scores only goal in shootout, Canucks top Islanders

Mar. 11, 2020 2:38 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — J.T. Miller scored the only goal in the shootout and the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 5-4 Tuesday night to move into a wild-card playoff spot in the tight Western Conference. "I think in the third, the difference today was we brought another level," said...

Vancouver Canucks center Adam Gaudette (88) fails to get a shot past Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, March 8, 2020. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Merzlikins solid in return, Blue Jackets beat Canucks 2-1

Mar. 9, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins made 26 saves in his return after missing four games with a concussion, and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Vancouver Canucks for a 2-1 victory Sunday night. “It was hard to get back in the game,” said the 25-year-old rookie, who...