AP
  • Updated

A woman grimaces as her nasal swab is being collected in Gauhati, India, Saturday, July 4, 2020. India's number of coronavirus cases passed 600,000 with the nation's infection curve rising and its testing capacity being increased. More than 60% of the cases are in the worst-hit Maharashtra s…

AP
  • Updated

An Indian health worker wearing personnel protection kit (PPE) collects nasal swab samples in Gauhati, India, Saturday, July 4, 2020. India's number of coronavirus cases passed 600,000 on Thursday with the nation's infection curve rising and its testing capacity being increased. More than 60…

AP
  • Updated

People wearing face masks to protect against the new coronavirus walk past a line of people waiting to show the results of a smartphone health check app before they can enter an outdoor shopping mall in Beijing, Saturday, July 4, 2020. China reported a single new case of coronavirus in Beiji…

AP
  • Updated

People wearing face masks to protect against the new coronavirus wait to show the results of a smartphone health check app before they can enter an outdoor shopping mall in Beijing, Saturday, July 4, 2020. China reported a single new case of coronavirus in Beijing on Saturday, plus a few mor…

AP
  • Updated

People wearing face masks to protect against the new coronavirus walk through an outdoor shopping mall in Beijing, Saturday, July 4, 2020. China reported a single new case of coronavirus in Beijing on Saturday, plus a few more cases elsewhere believed to have come from abroad.

AP
  • Updated

An Assam police officer distributes free face masks to homeless people in Gauhati, India, Saturday, July 4, 2020. India's number of coronavirus cases passed 600,000 with the nation's infection curve rising and its testing capacity being increased. More than 60% of the cases are in the worst-…

AP
  • Updated

Indians wait to give their nasal swab samples in Gauhati, India, Saturday, July 4, 2020. India's number of coronavirus cases passed 600,000 with the nation's infection curve rising and its testing capacity being increased. More than 60% of the cases are in the worst-hit Maharashtra state, Ta…

AP
  • Updated

Indians wait in a queue to give their nasal swab samples in Gauhati, India, Saturday, July 4, 2020. India's number of coronavirus cases passed 600,000 with the nation's infection curve rising and its testing capacity being increased. More than 60% of the cases are in the worst-hit Maharashtr…

AP
  • Updated

An Assam police officer distributes free food to homeless people during a fresh lockdown in Gauhati, India, Saturday, July 4, 2020. India's number of coronavirus cases passed 600,000 with the nation's infection curve rising and its testing capacity being increased. More than 60% of the cases…

AP

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an event has started.

AP
  • Updated

Danielle Savin, co-owner of a bar called Bob's Your Uncle, poses for a photo, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the bar in Miami Beach, Fla. Savin owns two bars that were forced to shut down for months in both New York and Miami Beach. When the pandemic first hit and New York was the country's epic…

AP
  • Updated

Danielle Savin, co-owner of a bar called Bob's Your Uncle, poses for a photo, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the bar in Miami Beach, Fla. Savin owns two bars that were forced to shut down for months in both New York and Miami Beach. When the pandemic first hit and New York was the country's epic…

AP
  • Updated

Danielle Savin, co-owner of a bar called Bob's Your Uncle, pours a drink, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the bar in Miami Beach, Fla. Savin owns two bars that were forced to shut down for months in both New York and Miami Beach. When the pandemic first hit and New York was the country's epicente…

AP
  • Updated

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey updates reporters on COVID-19 in the state, during a news conference in Phoenix on Monday, June 29, 2020. Ducey ordered bars, nightclubs and water parks to close again for at least a month starting Monday night — a dramatic about-face as coronavirus cases surge in the…

AP

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — At the beginning of March, Joey Conicella and Alex Marin were riding high. Their new Orlando restaurant, Hungry Pants, had drawn rave reviews. With revenue rising, they planned to hire more servers. Sunday brunch service was coming soon.

AP
  • Updated

FILE - In this Friday, April 17, 2020 file photo, a health worker arrives to take a nose swab sample as part of testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Seattle. Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. g…

AP

NEW YORK (AP) — Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government’s plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under lockdown to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks, what are the rules around how the money is handled?

AP
  • Updated

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., on June 30, 2020. As his bid for a second term faces growing obstacles, President Donald Trump’s primacy in the dizzying digital world is one of his top advantages, givi…

AP
  • Updated

FILE - In this June 20, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla. As his bid for a second term faces growing obstacles, President Trump’s primacy in the dizzying digital world is one of his top advantages, giving him a massive platform to connect…

AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, delivers about half that many posts to an audience of just 2 million.

AP
  • Updated

People wait in line for the new coronavirus tests at a church in Gwangju, South Korea, Friday, July 3, 2020. South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilize public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 pe…

AP
  • Updated

People wait in line for the new coronavirus tests at a church in Gwangju, South Korea, Friday, July 3, 2020. South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilize public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 pe…

AP
  • Updated

Passengers wait inside a traditional Jeepney bus fitted with plastic sheets to separate passengers as part of health measures to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Friday, July 3, 2020. The government is allowing some routes for Jeepneys to …

AP
  • Updated

Plastic sheets on a traditional Jeepney bus separate passengers as part of health measures to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Friday, July 3, 2020. The government is allowing some routes for Jeepneys to be opened to help public transporta…

AP
  • Updated

A passenger has her temperature checked to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus as some routes for the Traditional Jeepney buses were opened to help public transportation while the government slowly eases lockdown in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Friday, July 3, 2020.

AP
  • Updated

A waiter takes an order at Slater's 50/50 Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Santa Clarita, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a three-week closure of bars, indoor dining and indoor operations of several other types of businesses in various counties, including Los Angeles, as the state…

AP
  • Updated

A waitress takes a food order from the kitchen at Slater's 50/50 Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Santa Clarita, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a three-week closure of bars, indoor dining and indoor operations of several other types of businesses in various counties, including Lo…

AP
  • Updated

Patrons eat lunch at Slater's 50/50 Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Santa Clarita, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a three-week closure of bars, indoor dining and indoor operations of several other types of businesses in various counties, including Los Angeles, as the state deals…

AP
  • Updated

A cook prepares a meal at Slater's 50/50 Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Santa Clarita, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a three-week closure of bars, indoor dining and indoor operations of several other types of businesses in various counties, including Los Angeles, as the state …

AP

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Homayoun Dariyani was training servers and cooks for his soon-to-open gourmet hamburger grill in March when California abruptly shut down dine-in restaurants to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

AP
  • Updated

Sunday, May 10, 2020 photo, a lone swimmer wades through the clear waters of 'Konnos' beach in Ayia Napa, a seaside resort that's popular with tourists from Europe and beyond. Cyprus' beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced on Friday, July 3, 2020, that t…

AP

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced on Friday that travelers from the U.K. will be allowed entry into the east Mediterranean island nation next month without having to undergo a compulsory 14-day quarantine.

AP
  • Updated

People purchase fireworks on Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Dublin, Calif. For many Americans, the Fourth of July won't be about big festivities but setting off fireworks themselves. Hundreds of cities and towns have canceled shows Saturday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and sales of consu…

AP
  • Updated

FILE - In this July 4, 2013, file photo, people watch as fireworks explode overhead during the Fourth of July celebration at Pioneer Park in Prescott, Ariz. For many Americans, the Fourth of July won't be about big festivities but setting off fireworks themselves. Hundreds of cities have can…

AP
  • Updated

FILE - In this July 4, 2017, file photo, people watch the Fourth of July fireworks display from the dock as the fireworks are launched over Prospect Lake at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs, Colo. For many Americans, the Fourth of July won't be about big festivities but setting off firework…

AP

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A small group of people who oppose 5G mobile telephone technology is likely responsible for arson attacks against four mobile telephone antenna installations in Cyprus' coastal town of Limassol, a Cypriot police official said on Friday.

AP
  • Updated

CORRECTS TO BROADWALK, INSTEAD OF BOARDWALK A statue of a chef at Florio's of Little Italy restaurant wears a protective face mask on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk during the new coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Hollywood, Fla. In hard-hit South Florida, beaches from Palm Bea…

AP
  • Updated

Gypsy Martinez hangs Fourth of July flags in the outside patio area at Mickey's Pub Thursday, July 2, 2020, in St. Joseph, Mich. On Wednesday, the state ordered the closure of indoor service at bars throughout most of the lower part of Michigan, due to an increasing number of COVID-19 cases …

AP
  • Updated

People sit on Hollywood Beach during the new coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Hollywood, Fla. In hard-hit South Florida, beaches from Palm Beach to Key West will be shut down for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

AP

The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans' self-control that could determine the trajectory of the surging coronavirus outbreak.

AP
  • Updated

Horse mounted police officers patrol Via della Conciliazione, the street leading to St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, on the occasion of the Feast of Rome's Patrons Saints Peter and Paul, in Rome Monday, June 29, 2020.

AP

The Vatican’s financial watchdog agency has reported record levels of internal cooperation despite being thrown into turmoil in October when Vatican police raided its offices as part of an investigation into a 350 million-euro (nearly $400 million) London real estate deal.

AP

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government announced Friday it is making available another 50 billion euros ($56 billion) in aid for companies struggling to weather economic difficulties brought by the new coronavirus outbreak.