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Amid coronavirus news, many need to step away

Amid coronavirus news, many need to step away

NEW YORK — Heidi Van Roekel makes instructional art videos for YouTube when coronavirus news overwhelms her. Bill Webb takes his boat out. Stacy Mitchell searches her TV for something — anything — to make her laugh.
President Trump congratulates UFC for restarting sports

President Trump congratulates UFC for restarting sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — President Trump congratulated UFC for restarting the sports world Saturday night after a nearly two-month hiatus.
Robert Caro writes, and waits, during the COVID-19 outbreak

Robert Caro writes, and waits, during the COVID-19 outbreak

NEW YORK — On most days since the coronavirus spread through Manhattan, Robert Caro has held to a familiar routine.

SeaWorld develops plans for reopening; no official date set

ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld guests could be sitting in every other row of the stadium to watch orca shows when the parks eventually reopen, the company's CEO said Friday.
Tekashi 6ix9ine releases new video from home confinement

Tekashi 6ix9ine releases new video from home confinement

NEW YORK — Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine lit up social media on Friday, releasing a new song and video created during his home confinement just weeks after being freed from a Manhattan federal lockup over coronavirus fears.
Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy dies from coronavirus at 75

Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy dies from coronavirus at 75

LAS VEGAS — Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy, the duo whose extraordinary magic tricks astonished millions until Horn was critically injured in 2003 by one of the act’s famed white tigers, has died. He was 75.
Lawyers: Investigators recommend whistleblower is reinstated

Lawyers: Investigators recommend whistleblower is reinstated

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators have found “reasonable grounds” that a government whistleblower was punished for speaking out against widespread use of an unproven drug that President Donald Trump touted as a remedy for COVID-19, his lawyers said.
Flynn dismissal a surprise? AG Barr in sync with Trump

Flynn dismissal a surprise? AG Barr in sync with Trump

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he didn’t know the Justice Department was planning to drop its case against his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. But it didn't really matter.
2 arrested in slaying of Michigan guard over face mask order

2 arrested in slaying of Michigan guard over face mask order

FLINT, Mich. — Two men were arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of a security guard who demanded a woman wear a mask while shopping at a store. Genesee County authorities said Ramonyea Bishop, 23, was taken into custody at an apartment in Bay City.

Cops: McDonald's mask scofflaw breaks window, steals panties

BROOKLYN, Conn. — A man who had been kicked out of a McDonald's restaurant for having no face mask threw a rock through the window, stole some underwear from a Walmart and surrendered when police threatened to set a dog on him, authorities said.