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Florida could be knockout punch for Sanders’ 2020 campaign

Florida could be knockout punch for Sanders’ 2020 campaign

MIAMI — Florida has never been known as a place of stability, especially in its politics.
Virus darkens stages, silences orchestras across the US

Virus darkens stages, silences orchestras across the US

NEW YORK — The stage at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle is quiet. There is no music coming from the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the members of Pearl Jam won't tour.
Utah passes new abortion rules as Legislature wraps up

Utah passes new abortion rules as Legislature wraps up

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers passed new regulations on abortion this year, including a measure approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature Thursday that would ban most abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
North Korea's Kim guides another round of artillery drills

North Korea's Kim guides another round of artillery drills

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korean state media said Friday that leader Kim Jong Un has supervised another round of artillery exercises, the latest in a series of exercises believed aimed at boosting its fighting capability.
Trump economic team grasps for credibility with outbreak

Trump economic team grasps for credibility with outbreak

WASHINGTON — During the financial crisis a decade ago, President Barack Obama could look around the room and turn to an economist who served as Harvard's president, a former president of the New York Federal Reserve and a renowned academic considered
F1 cancels season-opening Australian GP amid virus concerns

F1 cancels season-opening Australian GP amid virus concerns

MELBOURNE, Australia — As thousands of fans queued to get into the Australian Grand Prix for the first Formula One weekend of the season, the teams and drivers were packing up to leave.

Alaska officials say 1st person tests positive for new virus

JUNEAU, Alaska — A man has tested positive for the new coronavirus in Alaska, the first such case in the state, officials said. Gov. Mike Dunleavy's office said the individual arrived in Anchorage Wednesday. The state's chief medical officer, Dr.
MLB delays opening day at least 2 weeks because of virus

MLB delays opening day at least 2 weeks because of virus

NEW YORK — Baltimore slugger Chris Davis was driving down Florida's west coast on Interstate 75 from Sarasota to Fort Myers for an exhibition game against the Minnesota Twins when he got the call. No game tonight. No games for a while.
Ex-track athletes detail alleged sex abuse by college coach

Ex-track athletes detail alleged sex abuse by college coach

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Former Olympic high jumper Erin Aldrich claims one of her track coaches, John Rembao, began grooming her for a sexually abusive relationship when she was 16 before physically taking advantage of her two years later.
No visitors: Congress hunkers down against coronavirus

No visitors: Congress hunkers down against coronavirus

WASHINGTON — The notes started popping up on Congress’ office doors this week. Elbow greetings only. A six-foot radius. And that’s for lawmakers who are taking visitors at all. “No offence ,” read one, posted outside the office of North Carolina Rep.