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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nomineeBernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, has ended his presidential bid
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019 file photo, forensic police officers attend the scene after a truck was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, in Grays, South England. A truck driver accused in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found inside a refrigerated container in England has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Maurice Robinson, 25, of Craigavon in Northern Ireland, entered the plea at Central London Criminal Court on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, file)
UK truck driver pleads guilty in deaths of 39 Vietnamese A truck driver accused in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found inside a refrigerated container in England has pleaded guilty to manslaughter
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Cats, dogs, Quillie the hedgehog source of comfort in crisisWhether dog, cat or, yes, a hedgehog named Quillie Nelson, pets are proving themselves to be just what the doctor ordered in lockdown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this March 28, 2020, photo, tomatoes sit on the vine ready to pick in a DiMare field in Homestead, Fla. Florida leads the U.S. in harvesting tomatoes, green beans, cabbage and peppers this time of year. While some of the crops are meant for grocery stores, many farmers cater solely to the so-called food service market — restaurants, schools and theme parks — hit hard as cities and states have ordered people to stay home and avoid others during the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Coronavirus claims an unexpected victim: Florida vegetablesThousands of acres of fruits and vegetables grown in Florida are being plowed over or left to rot because farmers can't sell to restaurants, theme parks or schools nationwide that have closed because of the coronavirus
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Workers pack up in pit lane after the cancellation of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Friday, March 13, 2020. The first F1 Grand Prix of the season was canceled two hours before the first official practice was set to start Friday after organizers relented to pressure to call it off amid the spreading coronavirus. (Michael Dodge/AAP Image via AP)
F1 puts some staff on furlough, execs take pay cutsFormula One says it will furlough half of its staff until the end of May and senior executives will take pay cuts because of the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this file photo released Monday Nov. 9, 2019 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks in Damascus, Syria.  The global chemical weapons watchdog issued a report Wednesday 'April 8, 2020, blaming the Syrian air force for a series of chemical attacks using sarin and chlorine in late March 2017 and OPCW Director-General Fernando Arias said it is now up to the organization, “the United Nations Secretary-General, and the international community as a whole to take any further action they deem appropriate and necessary.”(SANA FILE via AP)
Watchdog: Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacksThe global chemical weapons watchdog has issued a report blaming the Syrian air force for a series of chemical attacks in late March 2017 on the central town of Latamneh
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This Nov.14, 2018 file photo shows an aerial view of the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier off the coast of Toulon, southern France. France's defense ministry announced that French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is heading back to port amid possible virus outbreak onboard. The ministry said in a statement Wednesday that around 40 troops are presenting symptoms compatible with the COVID-19 disease. 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. (Christophe Simon/ Pool photo via AP, File)
French aircraft carrier ends mission amid possible outbreakFrance’s defense ministry says the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is heading back to port amid a possible on-board outbreak of the new coronavirus
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Shaun White, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Burton snowboard company is donating 500,000 respirator masks to hospitals across the Northeast, harnessing the company's worldwide footprint to help put a dent in the country's lagging stockpile of personal protective equipment for the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Burton to donate 500,000 respirator masks across NortheastThe world's biggest snowboard maker is donating half-a-million respirator masks to hospitals across the Northeast
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A worker disinfects the street outside Congress during a government-ordered lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Furloughs spread, housing disrupted, economic outlook direThere are growing indications of a severe economic disruption from the pandemic, from national economies to small businesses
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this April 6, 2020, photo, shoes that are not allowed inside sit outside the door to Associated Press journalist Janelle Cogan's Atlanta home. Her boyfriend is an essential worker in the transportation sector, and because he's not able to work from home in the coronavirus outbreak, they take precautions, including leaving some belongings outside when he comes back in the evenings. (AP Photo/Janelle Cogan)
VIRUS DIARY: Life with an essential worker is a daily danceMany essential workers are still going to the workplace every day while millions of Americans work from home or have lost their jobs
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, file photo, Sebastian Coe leaves the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland. The date of the next world track championships is in limbo until the International Olympic Committee decides on a new schedule for the postponed Tokyo Games. Coe, the Olympic great who is now president of World Athletics, said Friday, March 27, 2020, there are plenty of options for rescheduling next year's world championships in Eugene, Oregon, but at the moment they all depend on the IOC. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File)
Track world championships rescheduled for July 2022The track world championships have been rescheduled for July 15-24, 2022
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The debris of a bridge lies on a river bed after the bridge collapsed in Aulla, between the regions of Tuscany and Liguria, northern Italy, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. According to reports, the bridge collapsed Wednesday morning as two vans were transiting on it, their drivers were slightly injured. (Tano Pecoraro/LaPresse via AP)
Bridge collapses in Italy, newest crumbling infrastructureA huge bridge section has collapsed in Tuscany, the latest case of Italy’s infrastructure crumbling after years of neglect
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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