• Tiger at NYC’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

    NEW YORK (AP) — A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the U.S. or a tiger anywhere, federal officials and the zoo said Sunday.

  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests, his office said, because he is still suffering symptoms, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19.

  • Coronavirus-related deaths on Navajo Nation now at 13

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials have announced 81 new cases of coronavirus and the state’s 12th death.

  • Sidewalk notes bring smiles to hospital staff during virus

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The messenger is anonymous — but the messages are heartfelt, and appreciated.

  • Jews prep for a pandemic Passover: Smaller but no less vital

    Passover and its epic story — how the Jewish people escaped to freedom after plagues struck their oppressors — are uniquely resonant this year, as Jews find ways to honor the holiday amid the outbreak of what feels like a real-life plague.

  • School bus drivers delivering meals in rural New Mexico

    RAMAH, N.M. (AP) — Riding as a passenger on a nearly empty school bus through rural McKinley County Monday morning, Shari Lambson was still in disbelief.

  • Chaos and scrambling in the US oil patch as prices plummet

    NEW YORK (AP) — In Montana, a father and son running a small oil business are cutting their salaries in half. In New Mexico, an oil truck driver who supports his family just went a week without pay. And in Alaska, lawmakers have had to dip into the state’s savings as oil revenue dries up.

  • Queen: History will remember your actions in virus crisis

    In a rare address to the nation, Queen Elizabeth II plans to exhort Britons to rise to the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic, drawing on wisdom from her decades as Britain’s head of state to urge discipline and resolve in a time of crisis.

  • U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months that could have been used to bolster the federal stockpile of critically needed medical supplies and equipment.

  • Amid coronavirus pandemic, black mistrust of medicine looms

    NEW YORK (AP) — Just as the new coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, gym members in New York City frantically called the fitness center where Rahmell Peebles worked, asking him to freeze their memberships.