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White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday further limited travel from the world's coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming from Brazil, which is second to the U.S. in the number of confirmed cases.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China's move to impose national security legislation on the city.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf arrested in California

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf arrested in California

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested in Southern California on Friday.
Trump declares churches 'essential,' calls on them to reopen

Trump declares churches 'essential,' calls on them to reopen

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday labeled churches and other houses of worship as “essential" and called on governors nationwide to let them reopen this weekend even though some areas remain under coronavirus lockdown.
California's April jobless rate higher than Great Recession

California's April jobless rate higher than Great Recession

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's unemployment rate nearly tripled to 15.
Pakistan jet with 98 aboard crashes in crowded neighbourhood

Pakistan jet with 98 aboard crashes in crowded neighbourhood

KARACHI, Pakistan — A jetliner carrying 98 people crashed Friday in a crowded neighbourhood near the airport in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi after an apparent engine failure during landing.
Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam but await fate

Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam but await fate

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery
Perry's studio moves toward reopening while industry waits

Perry's studio moves toward reopening while industry waits

LOS ANGELES — Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
Egyptian acclaimed sculptor Adam Henein dies at 91

Egyptian acclaimed sculptor Adam Henein dies at 91

CAIRO — Acclaimed Egyptian artist Adam Henein, who joined ancient pharaonic themes with sleek modernism in sculptures that often portrayed birds and other animals, died Friday, his family said. He was 91.
Big art, small package: Tiny plays offered to stage at home

Big art, small package: Tiny plays offered to stage at home

NEW YORK — The task facing playwright Tito Livas was intense: Write a new play in a few days that could be read alone or aloud with friends. Don't worry if it's too crazy. Oh, and make it 10 minutes or less.