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NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

MIAMI — The NBA has suspended its season "until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the novel coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games with
3 former track athletes suing NCAA, coach over alleged abuse

3 former track athletes suing NCAA, coach over alleged abuse

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Asian shares sink after Dow hits bear level on pandemic news

Asian shares sink after Dow hits bear level on pandemic news

TOKYO — Asian shares plunged Thursday after the World Health Organization declared a coronavirus pandemic and indexes sank on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dived 4.9% to 18,468.99. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dropped 6.6% to 5,348.60.
WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, urges aggressive action

WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, urges aggressive action

GENEVA — The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic and urged aggressive action from all countries to fight it, as U.S.
Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK — Tom Hanks and his actress-singer wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday. Hanks said the couple were in Australia and felt tired, with colds, body aches and slight fevers.
Trump announces delay of tax deadline for virus victims

Trump announces delay of tax deadline for virus victims

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday night that he will instruct the Treasury Department to allow individuals and businesses negatively affected by the coronavirus to defer their tax payments beyond the April 15 filing deadline.
Only essential staff and limited family at NCAA tournaments

Only essential staff and limited family at NCAA tournaments

The buzzer-beaters, upsets and all the other shining moments of this year’s NCAA tournaments will be played in mostly empty arenas.

NewsAlert: Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson say they tested positive for COVID-19

NEW YORK — American actors Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson announce they have tested positive for the new coronavirus. More to come. The Associated Press
Virus prompts late shows to drop audiences, ‘Survivor’ delay

Virus prompts late shows to drop audiences, ‘Survivor’ delay

LOS ANGELES — The ripple effect of the new coronavirus on the entertainment industry reached late-night and daytime television, a TV fan festival and far beyond to the series “Survivor” in Fiji.
'Very much alive': Biden victorious in 4 more primary states

'Very much alive': Biden victorious in 4 more primary states

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago.