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In this Wednesday, May 13, 2020 photo, dentist Sabrine Jendoubi, left, and her dental assistant Margot Daussat inspect the teeth of patient Veronique Guillot, during a dental appointment  at a dental office in Paris. Those with toothache that suffered through France's two-month lockdown, finally have hope to end the pain. Dental practices are cautiously re-opening and non-emergency dentist appointments are now permitted around the country, as the French government eased confinement restrictions from Monday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

May. 14, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

A congressional watchdog agency has agreed to investigate the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ oversight of homes for aging veterans following a surge of coronavirus deaths at the state-run facilities. The Government Accountability Office said in a letter Thursday that it will conduct a review into the...

FILE - In a Thursday, March 26, 2020 file photo, Carnival Cruise ships are docked at the Port of Tampa in Tampa, Fla. Carnival Cruise Lines says it plans to gradually resume cruising in North America in August, nearly five months after it halted operations due to the new coronavirus. Sailings will begin on Aug. 1 with eight ships setting off from Galveston, Texas; Miami; and Port Canaveral, Florida. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Carnival to lay off hundreds in Florida, other states

May. 14, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise company, announced on Thursday it will be laying off hundreds of employees due to the coronavirus pandemic. The company’s CEO Arnold Donald said the combination of layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts were “necessary” as the...

FILE - This May 30, 2018, file photo shows the Grand Princess cruise ship in Gastineau Channel in Juneau, Alaska. Several cruise lines said Wednesday, May 6, 2020, they are canceling sailings to Alaska this summer, citing travel and other restrictions linked to coronavirus concerns. Two of the companies, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line, had previously announced sharply reduced plans for voyages to and tours in Alaska.  (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Alaska faces more summer cruise ship cancellations

May. 6, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three cruise lines said Wednesday they are canceling sailings to Alaska this summer, citing travel and other restrictions linked to coronavirus concerns. Two of the companies, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line, had previously announced sharply reduced plans for voyages to and...

Carnival Cruise Line says it's canceling Alaska sailings

May. 4, 2020 8:38 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Carnival Cruise Line is canceling its sailings to Alaska this summer, a company spokesperson said Monday. The move adds to the mounting woes facing the state’s tourism industry amid coronavirus concerns. The announcement referred only to Carnival Cruise Line and not the other...

FILE - In a Thursday, March 26, 2020 file photo, Carnival Cruise ships are docked at the Port of Tampa in Tampa, Fla. Carnival Cruise Lines says it plans to gradually resume cruising in North America in August, nearly five months after it halted operations due to the new coronavirus. Sailings will begin on Aug. 1 with eight ships setting off from Galveston, Texas; Miami; and Port Canaveral, Florida. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Carnival Cruise Line plans to sail again starting in August

May. 4, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

Carnival Cruise Line said Monday that it plans to gradually resume cruising in North America in August, nearly five months after it halted operations due to the new coronavirus. Sailings will begin on Aug. 1 or soon after, with eight ships setting off from Galveston, Texas; Miami; and Port Canaveral, Florida. A...

The Ruby Princess departs from Port Kembla in Wollongong, Australia, Thursday, April 23, 2020. The ocean liner became notorious as Australia's largest single source of coronavirus infections and is the center of a criminal investigation over the sickness' spread set off a month after it was ordered by police to leave. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Coronavirus cruise ship finally leaves Australian port

Apr. 23, 2020 6:06 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A cruise ship that is the subject of a criminal investigation after it became Australia’s largest single source of coronavirus infections set off from the country's shores Thursday a month after it was ordered by police to leave. The Ruby Princess has been linked to 19...

Carnival, American Airlines, fall; Marathon Oil, eBay rise

Apr. 13, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Monday: Macy's Inc., down 50 cents to $6.16. The department store chain reportedly hired investment bank Lazard to explore options for improving its finances. Gilead Sciences Inc., up $1.77 to $75.28. The drug developer's potential...

In this Wednesday, April 8, 2020, photo provided by the New South Wales Police, investigators in protective gear prepare to board the Ruby Princess cruise ship at Wollongong, Australia. Police boarded the cruise ship to seize evidence and question crew members after the vessel was linked to hundreds of COVID-19 cases and more than a dozen deaths across Australia. (Nathan Patterson/NSW Police via AP)

Ship at center of virus outbreak raided by Australian police

Apr. 9, 2020 3:37 AM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Police wearing protective gear boarded a cruise ship to seize evidence and question crew members of the vessel linked to hundreds of coronavirus infections and 15 deaths across Australia. About 2,700 passengers disembarked from the ship on March 19 in Sydney and it has since...

The quarantined Italian cruise ship Aidadiva that is hit by coronavirus and is docked in Skagen harbour at the most northern point in Denmark, Monday April 6, 2020.  Authorities have said that the ship is set to stay for a month at the port, and the hundreds of crew members are kept isolated and cannot disembark from the ship. (Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

US weighs 'war bonds'; Facebook launches virus survey

Apr. 6, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. _____________ CENTRAL BANKS AND GOVERNMENT: The White House is considering coronavirus “war...

Wayfair, Carnival rise on Wall Street; Zoom, Peloton fall

Apr. 6, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Monday: Wayfair Inc., up $20.87 to $71.50. The online furniture seller reported strong demand and said it would meet or exceed its first-quarter revenue target. Zoom Video Communications Inc., down $5.26 to $122.94. The popular video...