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Leading TV network goes off air under Philippine gov't order

Leading TV network goes off air under Philippine gov't order

MANILA, Philippines — The leading broadcast network in the Philippines went off the air under government order Tuesday, sparking shock over the loss of a major news provider during the coronavirus pandemic and accusations of targeting a presidential
Pelosi pushes new virus package as McConnell hits 'pause'

Pelosi pushes new virus package as McConnell hits 'pause'

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pressed ahead Tuesday with the next coronavirus aid, a sweeping package that is expected to be unveiled soon even as the House stays closed while the Senate reopens in the pandemic.
Whistleblower: US failed to prepare, sought quick virus fix

Whistleblower: US failed to prepare, sought quick virus fix

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a senior government scientist alleged in a whistleblower complaint Tuesday. Dr.
Court overturns Quincy Jones' win in Michael Jackson lawsuit

Court overturns Quincy Jones' win in Michael Jackson lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A California appeals court on Tuesday overturned most of a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.

Radcliffe, Beckham to read first 'Harry Potter' fantasy book

LOS ANGELES — Celebrities including Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning will take part in chapter-by-chapter readings of J.K. Rowling’s first “Harry Potter” book.
Fiat Chrysler swings to loss as virus hits production, sales

Fiat Chrysler swings to loss as virus hits production, sales

MILAN — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Tuesday reported a first-quarter net loss of 1.7 billion euros ($1.
As Trump resumes travel, staff takes risks to prepare trip

As Trump resumes travel, staff takes risks to prepare trip

WASHINGTON — For much of the last two months, President Donald Trump has rarely left the grounds of the White House as he’s dealt with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and sought to minimize his own exposure to the disease.

US service sector shrinks; first time since Great Recession

WASHINGTON — The U.S. service sector shrank for the first time in a decade last month as the pandemic forced shutdowns and layoffs nationwide. The Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday that its service-sector index fell to 41.
Coronavirus returns long-banned drive-in movies to Iran

Coronavirus returns long-banned drive-in movies to Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — The new coronavirus pandemic has brought back something unseen in Iran since its 1979 Islamic Revolution: a drive-in movie theatre .
In 'Becoming,' a starring role for Michelle Obama

In 'Becoming,' a starring role for Michelle Obama

NEW YORK — In the backstage hallways of Washington D.C.’s Capital One Arena, Michelle Obama walks arm-in-arm with her husband, Barack Obama.
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