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Virus hammers business travel as wary companies nix trips

Amazon and other big companies are trying to keep their employees healthy by banning business trips, but they've dealt a gut punch to a travel industr...
9:31 4 March 2020

EU commission unveils climate law amid criticism

BRUSSELS — Amid fierce criticism from environmental activists, the European Commission is unveiling plans Wednesday for its first ever climate law — t...
8:54 4 March 2020

Growing pains: Krueger, Eakins and McLellan staying positive

Buffalo’s Ralph Krueger, Anaheim’s Dallas Eakins and Los Angeles’ Todd McLellan had no illusions about quick fixes in their first seasons. But in a le...
7:47 4 March 2020

The Latest: Joe Biden wins Democratic primary in Texas

WASHINGTON — The latest on the Democratic presidential primary and Super Tuesday (all times local):
6:58 4 March 2020

Tornadoes, virus fears, machines disrupt some voting

Deadly tornadoes knocked out polling places in Tennessee, fears over the coronavirus left some precincts short of election workers and long lines frus...
5:38 4 March 2020

Fed’s Powell faces a puzzling crisis with no simple solution

WASHINGTON — Jerome Powell is confronting his stiffest test yet as head of the Federal Reserve in an atmosphere vastly altered from what his predecess...
5:01 4 March 2020

Japan opens part of last town off-limits since nuclear leaks

TOKYO — Japan's government on Wednesday opened part of the last town that had been off-limits due to radiation since the Fukushima nuclear disaster ni...
4:27 4 March 2020

AP VoteCast: A state-by-state snapshot of Super Tuesday

WASHINGTON — The Associated Press is surveying voters in eight of the 14 states holding Democratic presidential primaries on Tuesday. Here’s a snapsho...
4:16 4 March 2020

NHL-best Bruins beat Lightning 2-1 to extend division lead

TAMPA, Fla. — Brad Marchand and the NHL-leading Boston Bruins took a big stride toward winning the Atlantic Division with a 2-1 victory against the Ta...
3:42 4 March 2020

San Antonio: CDC planned to drop cruise passengers at mall

Federal health officials planned to drop off some cruise ship passengers at a shopping mall after their release from a two-week quarantine at a Texas ...
3:29 4 March 2020

Spurs get Tim Duncan first win as acting head coach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tim Duncan won more than 1,000 games as an NBA player.
3:04 4 March 2020

Trump won’t extend spy powers without reforms, senator says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told his attorney general and top GOP lawmakers he will not extend surveillance authorities that expire this month...
3:03 4 March 2020

Kim’s sister’s 1st official remarks hint at elevated status

SEOUL, South Korea — In her first known official statement, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leveled diatribes and insults agains...
2:37 4 March 2020

Rutgers stuns No. 9 Maryland for school record 18th home win

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Jacob Young came off the bench and scored 17 points and Rutgers bolstered its NCAA Tournament hopes with a 78-67 victory over No. 9...
2:24 4 March 2020

Dylan and Ronan Farrow blast upcoming Woody Allen memoir

NEW YORK — An upcoming memoir by Woody Allen is being blasted by two of his children, daughter Dylan Farrow and author-journalist Ronan Farrow.
2:10 4 March 2020

The Latest: China reports slight drop in new virus cases

BEIJING — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local):
2:09 4 March 2020

Death toll from Tennessee tornadoes climbs to at least 24

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rescuers searched through shattered Tennessee neighborhoods for bodies Tuesday, less than a day after tornadoes ripped across Nashv...
1:52 4 March 2020

Vuitton stages style history wall, Chanel goes pared-down

PARIS — Louis Vuitton staged a dazzling cinematic fashion production to cap Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, with a wall of around 200 human figures dre...
23:32 3 March 2020

AP Exclusive _ Bryant ruling: Cubs did nothing ‘nefarious’

Arbitrator Mark Irvings accepted Theo Epstein's rationale for delaying Kris Bryant's debut at the start of the 2015 season, concluding there was no pr...
23:29 3 March 2020

An NCAA Tournament with empty arenas? It can’t be ruled out

Imagine an NCAA Tournament with no fans in the arenas.
23:02 3 March 2020

Trump says he spoke to a Taliban leader, had ‘good talk’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he spoke on the phone to a Taliban leader, making him the first U.S. president believed to ...
22:58 3 March 2020

The impact of spreading virus on businesses and economy

AID AVAILABLE: The World Bank announced Tuesday that it is making $12 billion available to provide immediate support to low-income countries dealing w...
22:54 3 March 2020

Placido Domingo’s name removed from Washington Opera program

Plácido Domingo's name has been removed from the Washington National Opera's young artist program “in light of recent developments,” the opera house a...
22:06 3 March 2020

Frustration rising over lack of access to coronavirus tests

WASHINGTON — Frustration over lack of access to coronavirus testing boiled over Tuesday as Trump administration officials sought to reassure skeptical...
22:03 3 March 2020

NFL mentors give back to game but also get a lot out of it

INDIANAPOLIS — Mark Brunell would love to see the members of 2020 class of quarterbacks have a long career like him. What he doesn't want them to do i...
21:29 3 March 2020

Mild now, wild later? UK prepares for severe virus spread

LONDON — British authorities laid out plans Tuesday to confront a COVID-19 epidemic, saying that the new coronavirus could spread within weeks from a ...
21:02 3 March 2020

France fights mask hoarding; Virus deaths soar in Italy

PARIS — France requisitioned protective masks and sent tens of thousands of students home from school, deaths in Italy soared and Spain isolated dozen...
20:55 3 March 2020

Exxon outlines its steps to reduce harmful methane emissions

NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil on Tuesday outlined how it is reducing the methane its operations release into the atmosphere, detailing its efforts as governm...
20:53 3 March 2020

Virus crisis ebbs in China, spreads fear across the West

PARIS — The coronavirus crisis shifted increasingly westward toward the Mideast, Europe and the United States on Tuesday, with governments taking emer...
20:47 3 March 2020

US prosecutors tie Honduras president to drug trafficker

NEW YORK — U.S. prosecutors said Tuesday that Honduras' president met with a drug trafficker around 2013 and took $25,000 in exchange for protecting t...
19:57 3 March 2020