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What's Happening: Virus moves west, 'Big Brother' gets real

What's Happening: Virus moves west, 'Big Brother' gets real

Borders have slammed shut, schools and businesses have closed and increasingly draconian restrictions on movement have been enforced to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Military faces limitations in responding to virus outbreak

Military faces limitations in responding to virus outbreak

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is already helping combat the coronavirus outbreak in the United States and is considering ways to do more. But the military faces limits.
Disruption grows: Nations try to slow virus, help economies

Disruption grows: Nations try to slow virus, help economies

BERLIN — Mass disruptions cascaded around the world Tuesday as governments struggled to slow the spread of the coronavirus while also trying to keep their economies afloat.
Trump moves to blunt coronavirus' heavy impact on US economy

Trump moves to blunt coronavirus' heavy impact on US economy

WASHINGTON — Ahead of an expected surge in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump on Tuesday moved to blunt the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy, fundamentally altered by a push for a nation to stay home.
Russian author, political activist Limonov dies at 77

Russian author, political activist Limonov dies at 77

MOSCOW — Eduard Limonov, a Russian author and political activist known for his poignant and controversial writings, died on Tuesday. He was 77.
Manchester bomber's brother convicted of 22 counts of murder

Manchester bomber's brother convicted of 22 counts of murder

LONDON — The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was convicted Tuesday of murder for helping to plan the attack.
Cinemas close nationwide, Disney postpones 'Black Widow'

Cinemas close nationwide, Disney postpones 'Black Widow'

NEW YORK — U.S. movie theatres have closed nationwide due to the coronavirus pandemic, turning dark nearly all of the country's 40,000-plus screens in an unprecedented shutdown.

'Virus at Iran's gates': How Tehran failed to halt outbreak

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Appearing before the cameras coughing and sweating profusely, the man leading Iran's response to the new coronavirus promised it was of no danger to his country..
Scratched: Kentucky Derby now set for September due to virus

Scratched: Kentucky Derby now set for September due to virus

Change does not come easily to the Kentucky Derby. Fans sip mint juleps, don fancy hats and dress clothes and sing to the melancholy strains of "My Old Kentucky Home" as the thoroughbreds step onto the track on the first Saturday in May.
Trump changes his tone, gets real on the coronavirus threat

Trump changes his tone, gets real on the coronavirus threat

WASHINGTON — He called on the country to come together. He warned of pain to come. And he deferred to the nation's public health experts while at least momentarily putting aside petty squabbling.
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