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In this Thursday, April 2, 2020, photo, Tulsa River Spirit Expo Center is mostly empty at the Tulsa Fairgrounds in Tulsa, Okla. (Stephen Pingry/Tulsa World via AP)

The Latest: UN to decide in month whether to delay meeting

Apr. 4, 2020 1:29 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: —CDC recommending Americans cover their faces when leaving...

FILE - This Dec. 16, 2019 file photo shows composer and executive producer Andrew Lloyd Webber attending the world premiere of

Andrew Lloyd Webber shares musicals online; actor diagnosed

Apr. 2, 2020 2:46 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...

Law enforcement investigating pop-up coronavirus test sites

Apr. 2, 2020 10:57 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Law enforcement is investigating several pop-up coronavirus test sites in Louisville that the Metro Council president called “scams,” The Courier Journal reports. The sites, which have been at various locations including outside churches and a gas station, are operated...

In this photo provided by the French Army Thursday, April 2, 2020, medical staffs evacuate a patient infected with the Covid-19 virus, Wednesday April 1, 2020 at Orly airport, south of Paris. The operation aims at relieving hospitals in the Paris region, hardly hit by the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Julien Fechter/DICOD via AP)

UN: 95% of Europe's virus dead over 60 but young not immune

Apr. 2, 2020 7:03 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — More than 95% of those who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60 but young people should not be complacent, the head of the World Health Organization's office in Europe said Thursday. Dr. Hans Kluge said age is not the only risk factor for getting a severe case of the virus...

Coronavirus rumors alleged to have set off Thai prison riot

Mar. 29, 2020 11:42 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Officials in Thailand say a riot at a prison in a northeastern province was set off when inmates plotting to escape spread false rumors that several prisoners were infected with the coronavirus. Fires were set in parts of Buriram Prison during a riot on Sunday in which about 100 prisoners...

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, New York Jets tight end Eric Tomlinson plays during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday,, in East Rutherford, N.J. The New York Giants have reached a one-year contract agreement with tight end Eric Tomlinson.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Giants agree to terms with veteran TE Eric Tomlinson

Mar. 28, 2020 2:19 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have reached a one-year contract agreement with tight end Eric Tomlinson. Tomlinson confirmed the signing on his Instagram account. The Giants posted the news on their website and Twitter account, citing reports, but they will not confirm it until the player...

Senior track athlete dies of coronavirus complications

Mar. 25, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Mary Roman, a world-class senior athlete who held numerous national age records in track and field, has died of complications from COVID-19, the mayor of Norwalk said. She was 83. Roman, who also served for 20 years as Norwalk's city clerk, died Monday night at Norwalk Hospital, Mayor...

Santa Fe New Mexican announces layoffs amid COVID-19

Mar. 25, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe New Mexican has announced nearly a dozen layoffs, salary reductions and a shortened workweek amid an economic downturn caused by the spread of COVID-19. Publisher Tom Cross said Tuesday the moves are intended to keep the family-owned newspaper, its website and other...

Missouri newspaper trims print publication during crisis

Mar. 24, 2020 10:21 AM EDT

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — The Southeast Missourian newspaper in Cape Girardeau is temporarily suspending three days of print publication, citing the economic impact of the coronavirus. Publisher Jon Rust said in Monday's edition that the newspaper will be printed on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, but the...

Virus takes toll on Nevada newspapers, online visits soar

Mar. 24, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The virus outbreak is taking its toll on media in Nevada, with closures of rural weekly and alternative urban weekly publications and curtailment of sections published in the state's largest metropolitan daily. But it also has prompted a surge in visits to newspaper web sites where the...