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Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON — Sen.
UK truck driver pleads guilty in deaths of 39 Vietnamese

UK truck driver pleads guilty in deaths of 39 Vietnamese

LONDON — A truck driver accused in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found inside a refrigerated container that had been hauled to England pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday.
Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump

Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump

NEW YORK — A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post has written an unauthorized biography of first lady Melania Trump. Mary Jordan's “The Art of Her Deal,” which draws upon more than 100 interviews, comes out June 16.
'Hawaii Five-0, 'Good Doctor' benefit from stay-at-homes

'Hawaii Five-0, 'Good Doctor' benefit from stay-at-homes

NEW YORK — Two television shows that were saying farewell last week — one permanently and the other for a few months — may have gained more viewers as people stayed home last week because of the coronavirus outbreak.
With no theatres, film fans find ways to gather virtually

With no theatres, film fans find ways to gather virtually

LOS ANGELES — There are 44 people in the Social Distance Movie Club's Slack channel, where co-workers at Crooked Media have had discussions about everything from a Dwayne Johnson earthquake film to Faye Dunaway’s turn as Joan Crawford in “Mommie Dear
With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet?

With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet?

LONDON — With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized in intensive care after contracting the coronavirus, who's left to run the country? A look at the key players in Johnson's Cabinet: DOMINIC RAAB, FOREIGN SECRETARY AND FIRST SECRETARY OF
Quarantined drag queens land TV show in Israel

Quarantined drag queens land TV show in Israel

JERUSALEM — As Israel imposed a nationwide virus lockdown, shuttering theatres , clubs and bars, the country's drag queens found themselves confined to their homes, their elaborate wigs and glittery dresses languishing in the closet.
Fire at replica Prussian palace in Berlin quickly controlled

Fire at replica Prussian palace in Berlin quickly controlled

BERLIN — One person was injured after a fire broke out Wednesday at a replica of a Prussian palace being rebuilt on the city’s historic Unter den Linden boulevard, which was brought quickly under control, the fire department said.
China investigates party member critical of Xi over outbreak

China investigates party member critical of Xi over outbreak

BEIJING — A prominent Communist party member who criticized Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak is being investigated on suspicion of a “severe violation of discipline and law,” a joint government-party watchdog said.
Asian shares mostly lower on worries about pandemic damage

Asian shares mostly lower on worries about pandemic damage

TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly lower, gyrating in early Wednesday trading amid uncertainty over the coronavirus outbreak, which continues to claim more lives around the world. Japan's Nikkei 225 inched up 0.1% to 18,974.06 in morning trading.