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Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens

Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens

BEIJING — Asian stocks were meandering Thursday after a White House warning that as many as 240,000 Americans might die of the coronavirus sent Wall Street tumbling and signs of the outbreak's global economic cost increased.
Music never dies: "Bolero" busts out of coronavirus lockdown

Music never dies: "Bolero" busts out of coronavirus lockdown

LE PECQ, France — Look closely: The kettle drum player has a wooden spoon in one hand, a ladle in the other ... and doesn't even have his drums.
Feds: Man intentionally derailed LA train near hospital ship

Feds: Man intentionally derailed LA train near hospital ship

LOS ANGELES — A train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track at the Port of Los Angeles because he was suspicious about the presence of a Navy hospital ship docked there to help during the coronovirus crisis, federal prosecuto
'A battlefield behind your home': Deaths mount in New York

'A battlefield behind your home': Deaths mount in New York

New York rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the city became the heartb
Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard has directed cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely" offshore during the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Never Rarely’ captures the obstacles of abortion

‘Never Rarely’ captures the obstacles of abortion

NEW YORK — Even progressively minded movies about abortion have usually focused on the morality of the decision. Eliza Hittman wanted to make a film where the highest hurdle isn’t deciding to have an abortion. It’s getting it.
'Wicked' movie release delayed, 'Minions' pushed to 2021

'Wicked' movie release delayed, 'Minions' pushed to 2021

LOS ANGELES — “Wicked” fans are going to have to wait even longer to see Stephen Daldry's film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical.
Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was cancelled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Surveys: Manufacturing contracts last month in US, world

Surveys: Manufacturing contracts last month in US, world

WASHINGTON — Manufacturing contracted in the United States and around the world last month, dragged down by economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.
US construction spending down 1.3% in February

US construction spending down 1.3% in February

WASHINGTON — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell 1.3% in February with housing and nonresidential construction both showing weakness even before the coronavirus struck with force in the United States.
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