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Outbreak at LI elderly housing complex has relatives fearful

In less than two weeks, the coronavirus has claimed seven lives at one Long Island retirement community, with the latest death coming Saturday.
Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98

Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98

ATLANTA — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, a family statement said.
Rosneft hands Venezuelan oil business to Russian state firm

Rosneft hands Venezuelan oil business to Russian state firm

MOSCOW — Russia's Rosneft has transferred its assets in Venezuela to a company fully owned by Vladimir Putin's government, a move apparently intended to shield Russia's largest oil producer from U.S.
Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick, dies

Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick, dies

OKLAHOMA CITY — Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn was stubborn as a mule and conservative to his core.

On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the uncertainty

Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.
Ski vacation hot spot becomes virus ground zero in Idaho

Ski vacation hot spot becomes virus ground zero in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho — A scenic Idaho county known as a ski-vacation haven for celebrities and the wealthy has a new, more dubious distinction: It has one of the highest per-capita rates of confirmed coronavirus infections in America.
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.
AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody

AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody

MIAMI — A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment, four people familiar with the situation said Friday.
Shop sells 'hundreds' of doughnuts starring Dr. Fauci's face

Shop sells 'hundreds' of doughnuts starring Dr. Fauci's face

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — An upstate New York doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country's battle with coronavirus on its sweet treats. Donuts Delite in Rochester began selling hundreds of doughnuts with Dr.
4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

PANAMA CITY — Four passengers have died aboard a cruise ship now anchored off the coast of Panama and two people aboard the ship have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the cruise line said Friday, with hundreds of passengers unsure how long