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A Microsoft engineer who designed an app to track North Dakota State University football fans on their annual trek to Texas for the national championship has taken that concept and applied it to contact tracing for the coronavirus.The Care19 app is meant to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by …
CAIRO (AP) — Rockets rained down on Libya’s capital Tuesday, health authorities in the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli said, the second day of heavy bombardment by eastern-based forces that struck one of the city’s largest hospitals.The barrage of Grad rockets hit Al-Khadra …
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— New York City records more deaths from virus …
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has declared April as Confederate Heritage Month.The first-year governor is following the practice of several of his Democratic and Republican predecessors, and his action is drawing criticism from the state's only African …
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Nearly 60 percent of 217 people — many from Australia, Europe and the United States — on board a cruise ship off the coast of Uruguay have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the ship's operator said Tuesday. “There are currently no …
ATLANTA (AP) — With her husband's Veterans Affairs nursing home closed to visitors to guard against the coronavirus, Linda McCall hadn't seen him for weeks but at least took comfort that he was nearby in suburban Atlanta. Now, 78-year-old Ralph McCall has been moved to a facility two hours …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The criminal case against a Mexican megachurch leader on charges of child rape and human trafficking was dismissed Tuesday by a California appeals court on procedural grounds.Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, has been in …
NEW YORK (AP) — A big rally on Wall Street suddenly vanished Tuesday, the latest twist for a market dominated by sharp swings amid the coronavirus outbreak.The S&P 500 dipped 0.2% after erasing a surge of 3.5% earlier in the day. The market’s gains faded as the price of U.S. …
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state reported 731 new COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, its biggest jump since the start of the outbreak, dampening some of the cautious optimism officials have expressed about efforts to stop the spread of the virus.The state’s death toll grew to 5,489.The alarming …
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus rose past 3,200 Tuesday, eclipsing the number killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11. In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson lay in intensive care, believed to be the first major world leader hospitalized with the …
With its biggest one-day jump yet, New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus officially eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11.At least 3,202 people have died in New York City from COVID-19, according to the count released Tuesday by the city. Across the …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California court tosses case against Mexican megachurch leader charged with child rape.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — An Ecuadorian court found former President Rafael Correa guilty of corruption Tuesday and sentenced him to eight years in prison, further sullying the legacy of one of the nation’s most enduring and polemic political leaders.Judge Iván León said …
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is “considering new options” amid criticism from local officials for his order that reversed beach closures and other restrictions imposed by cities and counties to battle the coronavirus, the governor's spokeswoman said …
BERLIN (AP) — The Qatari government said Tuesday it has implemented widespread measures to protect immigrant workers from the coronavirus, after a German documentary highlighted that ongoing construction of World Cup infrastructure raised the risk of infections. The government said in a …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who had sex crime convictions commuted by former Gov. Matt Bevin last year has been charged by federal prosecutors with producing child pornography.The new charge against Dayton Jones stems from events that led to sodomy and other charges against him by …
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s most prominent Democrat on Tuesday endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for president, with his state’s extended primary three weeks away. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said in a statement that Biden fights for Americans who are working hard but …
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street rally evaporates after a sudden drop in price of oil deflates energy stocks; Dow and S&P 500 drop slightly.
MIAMI (AP) — Until a month ago, Diana Leticia Hernández sold face cream door to door in Miami. Her husband painted houses. The money fed their family and at least six relatives in Honduras. Hernández has sold nothing since last month due to fear and social-distancing restrictions …
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military promised Tuesday that dozens of doctors who were briefly jailed for protesting a lack of protective equipment needed to treat the growing number of coronavirus cases will get the equipment they need. The 47 doctors protested in Quetta, the capital …

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