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Plácido Domingo has coronavirus amid Spain outbreak

Plácido Domingo has coronavirus amid Spain outbreak

MADRID — Plácido Domingo announced Sunday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 79-year-old opera singer's illness comes after his own glittering career had recently been stained by sexual misconduct revelations.

Iran leader refuses US help, citing virus conspiracy theory

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's supreme leader refused U.S. assistance Sunday to fight the new coronavirus, citing an unfounded conspiracy theory claiming the virus could be man-made by America.
NY airports, hospitals feel pressure as virus alarms grow

NY airports, hospitals feel pressure as virus alarms grow

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state is scouring the globe for medical supplies and scouting temporary hospital locations as the coronavirus crisis grows.

Palestinians report 1st cases of coronavirus in Gaza Strip

GAZA, Palestinian Territory — The Palestinian Health Ministry announced early Sunday that two residents who returned recently from Pakistan to the Gaza Strip tested positive for the coronavirus, the first cases to be diagnosed in the Palestinian encl
Crossover country superstar Kenny Rogers dies at 81

Crossover country superstar Kenny Rogers dies at 81

NASHVILLE — Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as “The Gambler” on records and on TV, died Friday night.
New York bans gatherings, nonessential workers to stay home

New York bans gatherings, nonessential workers to stay home

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced sweeping orders Friday that will severely restrict gatherings of any size for the state's more than 19 million residents and will require workers in nonessential businesses to stay home.
Virus prompts US and Mexico to restrict border travel

Virus prompts US and Mexico to restrict border travel

WASHINGTON — Mexico and the U.S. announced Friday that they would prohibit all “non-essential” travel across their shared border as part of efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus.
Trump angrily defends his handling of coronavirus pandemic

Trump angrily defends his handling of coronavirus pandemic

WASHINGTON — Defending his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, an angry President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at reporters and broke with his own health officials on the science of the outbreak.
Army closing recruiting stations, moves effort online

Army closing recruiting stations, moves effort online

WASHINGTON — The Army on Friday became the first military service to announce it is shutting down all of its recruiting stations around the country in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Gen.
Mississippi delays a GOP primary runoff amid pandemic

Mississippi delays a GOP primary runoff amid pandemic

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced Friday that he is postponing the March 31 Republican primary runoff in the state's 2nd Congressional District because of the coronavirus. The new date is June 23.