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Japan's battle with pandemic may mark end of Abe's fiscal experiment

04/10/20 2:15 AM

The huge cost of the coronavirus pandemic is upending Japan's seven-year experiment to rescue the economy from its debt timebomb, as recession fears prompt calls for "helicopter money" - unlimited spending bankrolled by the central bank.

Sign of the times: Mile-long line of cars outside California grocery giveaway

04/10/20 1:42 AM

A pop-up food pantry in Southern California on Thursday drew so many people that the line of cars waiting for free groceries stretched about a mile (1.6 km), a haunting sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has hurt the working poor.

Saudi, Russia outline record oil cut under U.S. pressure as demand crashes

04/10/20 1:36 AM

OPEC, Russia and other allies outlined plans on Thursday to cut their oil output by more than a fifth and said they expected the United States and other producers to join in their effort to prop up prices hammered by the coronavirus crisis.

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'Afraid and overwhelmed': A look inside one hospital on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic

04/10/20 2:12 AM

In the war against coronavirus, doctors and nurses do battle not only against the virus but their own exhaustion. We go inside a Florida hospital to document these medical heroes.       

Magic Johnson compares HIV and coronavirus pandemic misconceptions and impact on black community

04/10/20 5:44 AM

In a lengthy interview on CNN, Magic Johnson drew parallels between HIV and COVID-19 and lamented the impact both have on African-Americans.       

Coronavirus live updates: 16,000 people in the US have now died from COVID-19; Britain's Boris Johnson out of ICU; Stocks close strong week

04/10/20 2:52 AM

In the past two days, there have been nearly 2,000 deaths a day from the coronavirus in the U.S. More news Thursday       

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On this day: Died April 11, 1977: Karen Krantzcke, Australian tennis player

04/10/20 2:02 AM

Karen Krantzcke played tennis at a time when Australia was routinely producing the world's best women's players, but her premature death at the age of 31 cemented her legacy far beyond anything she achieved on court.

Bucs GM: QB Winston no bust

04/09/20 7:41 PM

Jameis Winston was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and the face of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Then Tom Brady became available. And the Buccaneers dove head over heels for Brady in free agency, signing the 42-year-old to a two-year deal that cleared the path for Winston to land on the unemployment line. "Well, obviously Tom is arguably the best quarterback to play the game, so it's nice to have that guy," Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht said Thursday. Winston won't be back with

Motor racing: Formula E postpones Gen2 car introduction to 2021-22

04/09/20 7:15 PM

The all-electric Formula E series has postponed for a year the introduction of its new Gen2 Evo car as part of cost-saving measures agreed unanimously by teams, manufacturers and the governing body.