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Virus deaths slow in places, British PM's condition worsens

Virus deaths slow in places, British PM's condition worsens

NEW YORK — The steep rise in coronavirus deaths appeared to be levelling off Monday in hard-hit New York, echoing a trend underway in Italy and Spain, while the crisis escalated alarmingly in Britain, where Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to i
Wisconsin governor delays election, prompts court challenge

Wisconsin governor delays election, prompts court challenge

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov.
Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened Monday, just a day after he was admitted for what were said to be routine tests Johnson was admitted to St
Honor Blackman, who played Bond's Pussy Galore, dies at 94

Honor Blackman, who played Bond's Pussy Galore, dies at 94

NEW YORK — Honour Blackman, the potent British actress who took James Bond's breath away as Pussy Galore in “Goldfinger" and who starred as the leather-clad, judo-flipping Cathy Gale in “The Avengers,” has died. She was 94.
At home with kids, pets and spouses, country stars play on

At home with kids, pets and spouses, country stars play on

NASHVILLE — Country music’s biggest stars should have been on the carpet of the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday in Las Vegas, but like most of America, they were homebound because of the coronavirus.
Japan to declare state of emergency for Tokyo, other areas

Japan to declare state of emergency for Tokyo, other areas

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to bolster measures to fight the coronavirus, but that there will be no hard lockdowns.
Marianne Faithfull in hospital with coronavirus and 'stable'

Marianne Faithfull in hospital with coronavirus and 'stable'

LOS ANGELES — The English singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull is being treated for coronavirus in a London hospital. Her manager Francois Ravard said Sunday that Faithfull is stable, however, and responding to treatment.
Australian artist resumes work on Mankato silos mural

Australian artist resumes work on Mankato silos mural

MANKATO, Minn. — Australian artist Guido van Helten is back up in a boom lift and adding to his massive mural on Ardent Mills’ 122-foot silos.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests, his office said, because he is still suffering symptoms, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19.