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Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship

Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship

WASHINGTON — The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was fired by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people.
Ships with coronavirus patients dock in Florida

Ships with coronavirus patients dock in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
'We need help': Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

'We need help': Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks in the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S.
NYC residents should cover face when in public, mayor says

NYC residents should cover face when in public, mayor says

ALBANY, N.Y. — As coronavirus cases soared, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio asked New Yorkers on Thursday to wear a face covering when they go outside to prevent the spread of the virus. Gov.
Mayor taps ex-Dallas chief to head Chicago police force

Mayor taps ex-Dallas chief to head Chicago police force

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday named former Dallas police Chief David Brown to head the police force in the nation's third largest city, touting his humility and calling him “a leader who commands respect.
Judge won't delay Wisconsin election but extends voting

Judge won't delay Wisconsin election but extends voting

MADISON, Wis. — A federal judge on Thursday declined to postpone Wisconsin's presidential primary as the coronavirus spreads, but he ordered that people be given an extra six days beyond Tuesday's election for absentee voting. U.S.
Cardboard cutouts pose as guests for wedding amid COVID-19

Cardboard cutouts pose as guests for wedding amid COVID-19

DOWAGIAC, Mich. — Cardboard cutout wedding guests will make for a not-so-cookie-cutter wedding as a Michigan couple prepares to tie the knot during the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump says he expects Russia, Saudis to cut oil production

Trump says he expects Russia, Saudis to cut oil production

DUBAI CITY, United Arab Emirates — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia will dramatically cut production and end an oil war that sent energy prices to record lows.
Hockey players in the minors face uncertainty, job fears

Hockey players in the minors face uncertainty, job fears

Tim Harrison made the long drive from South Carolina to his home just south of Boston with a lot on his mind.
Pakistan court overturns conviction in death of Daniel Pearl

Pakistan court overturns conviction in death of Daniel Pearl

KARACHI, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the 2002 kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.