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UK youth orchestra plays 'Ode to Joy' alone but together

LONDON — A nationwide lockdown isn’t stopping Britain’s National Youth Orchestra from making music — alone but together.
Pitbull launches new song to inspire during the pandemic

Pitbull launches new song to inspire during the pandemic

LOS ANGELES — Pitbull is looking to uplift his fans around the world with a new dance anthem. The singer has teamed up with the Saban Music Group to release “I Believe That We Will Win” in the hope of turning the word fear into a positive.
Asia Today: Abe says social distancing still insufficient

Asia Today: Abe says social distancing still insufficient

BANGKOK — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said coronavirus social distancing efforts are still insufficient a day after he expanded a state of emergency to the entire country.
US-Russian space crew lands safely in Kazakhstan

US-Russian space crew lands safely in Kazakhstan

MOSCOW — A U.S.-Russian crew landed safely Friday in the steppes of Kazakhstan following a stint on the International Space Station and was greeted with extra precautions due to the coronavirus. NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan.

LA man denies killing ex, prominent family therapist

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles man pleaded not guilty Thursday to killing his ex-girlfriend, a prominent family therapist and former fiancee of comedian Drew Carey, prosecutors said. Dr. Amie Harwick died Feb.
China's virus death toll revised up sharply after review

China's virus death toll revised up sharply after review

BEIJING — China’s official death toll from the coronavirus pandemic jumped sharply Friday as the hardest-hit city of Wuhan announced a major revision that added nearly 1,300 fatalities.

Trump gives governors options on how to reopen the economy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has given governors a road map for recovering from the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic, laying out “a phased and deliberate approach” to restoring normal activity in places that have strong testing and ar
NFL star Von Miller has COVID-19, is in good spirits

NFL star Von Miller has COVID-19, is in good spirits

AURORA, Colo. — Von Miller has the coronavirus and the NFL star wanted to come forward with his diagnosis to show people how serious the disease is.
Asian shares climb on China data, Wall Street rally

Asian shares climb on China data, Wall Street rally

BANGKOK — Shares surged Friday in Asia after China reported economic data that, while bleak, was better than expected.
US job losses mount as Trump presses plan to reopen business

US job losses mount as Trump presses plan to reopen business

WASHINGTON — The ranks of America's unemployed swelled toward Great Depression-era levels Thursday, and President Donald Trump reacted to the pressure on the economy by outlining a phased approach to reopening parts of the country where the coronavir