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US communities face tough choices on opening public pools

US communities face tough choices on opening public pools

MISSION, Kan.
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.
Indonesian choreographers provide digital stage for dancers

Indonesian choreographers provide digital stage for dancers

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Before the coronavirus pandemic arrived, 2020 seemed fated to be a great year for Siko Setyanto’s dance career: touring Germany and South Korea, performances in Indonesia, classes and more classes.
White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday further limited travel from the world's coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming from Brazil, which is second to the U.S. in the number of confirmed cases.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China's move to impose national security legislation on the city.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf arrested in California

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf arrested in California

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested in Southern California on Friday.
Trump declares churches 'essential,' calls on them to reopen

Trump declares churches 'essential,' calls on them to reopen

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday labeled churches and other houses of worship as “essential" and called on governors nationwide to let them reopen this weekend even though some areas remain under coronavirus lockdown.
California's April jobless rate higher than Great Recession

California's April jobless rate higher than Great Recession

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's unemployment rate nearly tripled to 15.
Pakistan jet with 98 aboard crashes in crowded neighbourhood

Pakistan jet with 98 aboard crashes in crowded neighbourhood

KARACHI, Pakistan — A jetliner carrying 98 people crashed Friday in a crowded neighbourhood near the airport in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi after an apparent engine failure during landing.
Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam but await fate

Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam but await fate

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery