• Pandemic widens learning gap in education-obsessed S. Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When South Korea began its delayed school year with remote learning in April, that spelled trouble for low-income students who rely on public education, get easily distracted and cannot afford cram schools or tutors used by many in this education-obsessed country.

  • Man United’s revenue drops, debts rise amid pandemic

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United’s revenue dropped by almost a fifth because the team did not play in the Champions League and because it was forced to close its stadium to fans during the coronavirus pandemic, the English club said Wednesday.

  • Deadline looms as differences narrow on COVID relief aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill took a modest step forward on Tuesday, though time is running out and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump’s most powerful Senate ally, is pressing the White House against going forward.

  • U.S. antitrust case against Google mirrors Microsoft battle

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s legal assault on Google actually feels like a blast from the past.

  • How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.

  • The Latest: Fishing crews arriving in New Zealand have virus

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Eighteen fishing crewmen who last week flew to New Zealand from Moscow have tested positive for the coronavirus, underscoring the difficulty New Zealand faces in trying to import needed workers while remaining virtually virus free.

  • How Google evolved from ‘cuddly’ startup to antitrust target

    SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — In Google’s infancy, co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin reviled Microsoft as a technological bully that ruthlessly abused its dominance of the personal computer software market to choke off competition that could spawn better products.

  • California will allow fans at pro sports but not Disneyland

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will let fans back in outdoor stadiums for pro sporting events in counties with low coronavirus infection rates but isn’t ready to allow Disneyland and other major theme parks to reopen, the state’s top health official said Tuesday.

  • Older workers face higher unemployment amid virus pandemic

    For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers face higher unemployment than their midcareer worker counterparts, according to a study released Tuesday by the New School university in New York City.

  • UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

    LONDON (AP) — Danica Marcos wants to be infected with COVID-19.