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UK Parliament to hold virtual debates amid virus lockdown

UK Parliament to hold virtual debates amid virus lockdown

LONDON — Britain’s Parliament is going back to work, and the political authorities have a message for lawmakers: Stay away. U.K.
Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

LOS ANGELES — Family members of four passengers killed in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined the NBA star's widow in filing wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft.
Some US producers, states reopening amid political pressure

Some US producers, states reopening amid political pressure

SEATTLE — Boeing and at least one other U.S.

16 migrants test positive for coronavirus on Mexican border

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — Sixteen migrants from several countries have tested positive for coronavirus in Mexico’s northern border state of Tamaulipas, the state government said Monday. The state's announcement came the same day that the U.S.
Brazil's Bolsonaro seeks end to social isolation measures

Brazil's Bolsonaro seeks end to social isolation measures

SAO PAULO — Four days after firing his health minister amid the coronavirus pandemic, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Monday he wants social isolation policies to end nationwide this week despite commitments by many states to maintain such po
Talks drag on $450B virus aid for small business, hospitals

Talks drag on $450B virus aid for small business, hospitals

WASHINGTON — Late-stage negotiations in Washington on a new $450 billion coronavirus aid package dragged past Monday's hoped-for deadline, but the Trump administration and key lawmakers insisted a final pact is within reach.
States work to keep meat plants open despite virus outbreaks

States work to keep meat plants open despite virus outbreaks

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Governors in the Midwest are working to keep large meatpacking plants operating despite coronavirus outbreaks that have sickened hundreds of workers and threaten to disrupt the nation’s supply of pork and beef. In Kansas, Gov.
Work resuming at Boeing plants following virus shutdown

Work resuming at Boeing plants following virus shutdown

SEATTLE — Boeing this week is restarting production of commercial airplanes in the Seattle area, putting about 27,000 people back to work after operations were halted because of the coronavirus.
Warner Bros. delays many releases including 'The Batman'

Warner Bros. delays many releases including 'The Batman'

LOS ANGELES — Warner Bros. is delaying a batch of theatrical releases including “The Batman” and “The Sopranos” prequel “The Many Saints of Newark.
Florida jogger dons costume to cheer up neighbourhood

Florida jogger dons costume to cheer up neighbourhood

TAMPA, Fla. — More than a week after Easter, there's still one mythical creature hopping around a Florida neighbourhood trying to spread happiness.