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Yemen rebels arrest former minister in capital, family says

CAIRO — Yemen’s rebels on Sunday detained a former culture minister and writer who was a vocal critic of their rule, his family and lawyer said.
Amid virus gloom, glimpses of human decency and good works

Amid virus gloom, glimpses of human decency and good works

NEW YORK — The idea formed on a day when all the news headlines were dire.

Landmark Lebanese hotel folds amid virus, economic crisis

BEIRUT — One of Lebanon’s landmark hotels that survived the country’s bloody 15-year civil war and various other bouts of fighting is shutting down amid the country's economic crisis and coronavirus pandemic, a hotel executive said Saturday.
Former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill dies at age 84

Former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill dies at age 84

Paul O’Neill, a former Treasury secretary who broke with George W. Bush over tax policy and then produced a book critical of the administration, died Saturday. He was 84. O’Neill’s son, Paul O’Neill Jr.
'LIBERATE!': Trump pushes states to lift virus restrictions

'LIBERATE!': Trump pushes states to lift virus restrictions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged supporters to “LIBERATE” three states led by Democratic governors Friday, apparently encouraging protests against stay-at-home mandates aimed at stopping the coronavirus.
Cuomo: Feds must help with testing. Trump: Stop complaining

Cuomo: Feds must help with testing. Trump: Stop complaining

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Donald Trump tussled over wide-scale coronavirus testing Friday, with the governor arguing the federal government needs to step up and the president saying Cuomo should stop complaining and start working.
Taylor Swift has cancelled all shows, appearances for 2020

Taylor Swift has cancelled all shows, appearances for 2020

NEW YORK — Taylor Swift is cancelling all of her performances and appearances for the rest of the year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
'Heartbreaking' report shows virus ravaging NY nursing homes

'Heartbreaking' report shows virus ravaging NY nursing homes

ALBANY, N.Y.
'Outlander' star Sam Heughan speaks out against online abuse

'Outlander' star Sam Heughan speaks out against online abuse

HONOLULU — “Outlander” star Sam Heughan spoke out on social media about what he calls “six years of constant bullying, harassment, stalking and false narratives" about him.

UK youth orchestra plays 'Ode to Joy' alone but together

LONDON — A nationwide lockdown isn’t stopping Britain’s National Youth Orchestra from making music — alone but together.