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Indian Wells tennis postponed after coronavirus confirmed

Indian Wells tennis postponed after coronavirus confirmed

The BNP Paribas Open, the near-major tennis tournament set to begin this week in the California desert, won't be played as scheduled after a case of coronavirus was confirmed in the Coachella Valley. It's the largest U.S.
N. Korea fires weapons after threatening 'momentous' action

N. Korea fires weapons after threatening 'momentous' action

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea fired three short-range projectiles off its east coast on Monday, South Korea’s military said, two days after the North threatened to take “momentous” action to protest outside condemnation over its earlier liv
Italy quarantines north in drastic bid to slow virus spread

Italy quarantines north in drastic bid to slow virus spread

ROME — Italy took a page from China’s playbook Sunday, attempting to lock down 16 million people — more than a quarter of its population — for nearly a month to halt the relentless march of the new coronavirus across Europe.
Oil plunges 25% as another virus-fueled trading week begins

Oil plunges 25% as another virus-fueled trading week begins

NEW YORK — Oil prices are plunging amid concern a dispute among producers could lead a global economy weakened by COVID-19 to be awash in an oversupply of crude. Brent crude, the international standard, lost $11.44, or 25.3%, to $33.
Saudis' arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family

Saudis' arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's King Salman was shown in state media Sunday in apparent good health and working, just days after the arrest of two senior princes triggered speculation about a possible coup attempt or a sudden deteriorati
Meghan urges men to honour the women in their lives

Meghan urges men to honour the women in their lives

LONDON — Prince Harry’s wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has visited a school to offer an International Women’s Day message with an appeal to men to honour the women in their lives.
`We can do it,' say young believers fueling Sanders campaign

`We can do it,' say young believers fueling Sanders campaign

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — They've watched their parents and friends struggle to pay medical bills. They've spent time in Spain, Australia and other countries where people don't have the same worry.
Argentina announces first coronavirus death in Latin America

Argentina announces first coronavirus death in Latin America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A 64-year-old man died in Argentina as a result of the new coronavirus, the first such death in Latin America, health authorities announced Saturday.
Virus may have US sports leagues cutting locker-room access

Virus may have US sports leagues cutting locker-room access

MIAMI — The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are all weighing plans to restrict access to locker rooms as a precaution to protect players from exposure to the coronavirus, as concern over the situation continued escalating Satu
Florida: 2 dead in the state who tested positive for virus

Florida: 2 dead in the state who tested positive for virus

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two people who tested positive for the new coronavirus have died in Florida, marking the first deaths on the East Coast attributed to the outbreak in the U.S., health officials said Friday.