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US virus deaths top 2,000, doubling in 72 hours

The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States, pummeling major cities like New York, Detroit, New Orleans and Chicago, where an infant that tested positive for the virus died Saturday. It made its way, too, into rural America,…

US now leads world in coronavirus cases

This breaking news story will be updated. The United States now leads world in number of confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. Meanwhile, the human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday…

Japan says Olympics will be postponed one year

This breaking story will be updated. Japanese Prime Minister Abe says the games' IOC president has agreed “100%” to proposal of postponing Olympics for about one year. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposed a one-year postponement for the Tokyo Olympics during…