• Winfrey chooses “Hidden Valley Road” for book club

    NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s new book club pick is Robert Kolker’s “Hidden Valley Road,” an in-depth account of a 1950s family in which six of 12 children were diagnosed with schizophrenia. Winfrey says she will continue picking books during the coronavirus outbreak, and will seek new ways to engage readers.

  • Sex. Drugs. Virus. Venezuela elites still party in pandemic

    MIAMI (AP) — They whiled away the week on a sex- and drug-fueled romp: dancing on white-sand beaches and frolicking on a paradisaical Caribbean island with prostitutes from Europe, some snapping selfies with famous reggaeton artists.

  • Online grocery services struggle to meet spike in demand

    LONDON (AP) — A pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services. In practice, they’ve been struggling to keep up with a surge in orders, highlighting their limited ability to respond to an unprecedented onslaught of demand.

  • What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

    The steep rise in coronavirus deaths appeared to be leveling off Monday in hard-hit New York, echoing a trend underway in Italy and Spain. Meanwhile, the crisis escalated alarmingly in Britain, where Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care after his condition deteriorated.

    Updated: 7:43 am

  • 5 things to know today – that aren’t about the virus

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that are being talked about today:

    Updated: 6:56 am

  • UK’s Johnson spends night in ICU; not on ventilator

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in stable condition Tuesday in a hospital intensive care unit with the coronavirus, and while he is not on a ventilator, he is receiving oxygen, his spokesman said.

    Updated: 8:05 am

  • The Latest: Land border between China and Russia is closing

    The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

    Updated: 7:01 am

  • Asian shares rise, echoing Wall St optimism on virus battle

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as markets around the world piled on even more gains following their huge rally a day earlier.

    Updated: 8:36 am

  • AP PHOTOS: Virus haunts the destitute living on the margins

    In a housing complex in the Moroccan city of Sale, over 900 people live in crowded rooms without running water or an income to support them. While the North African country entered total lockdown in mid-March, self-isolation and social distancing are a luxury that families in this complex cannot afford.

  • Celebrities reveal new sides during virus, but face backlash

    Portia de Rossi has been teaching herself how to cook during the coronavirus lockdown. It’s been an eye-opening experience for the actress — and for her fans.