Stocks are higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street, as markets around the world pile on even more gains following their huge rally a day earlier.
Cardinal George Pell is welcoming Australia’s highest court clearing him of child sex crimes and says his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church’s handling of the clergy abuse crisis.
Asian shares are rising, echoing the rally on Wall Street fueled by signs of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing.
Voters in Wisconsin face a choice Tuesday of participating in a presidential primary election or heeding warnings from public health officials to stay away from large crowds during the coronavirus pandemic.
Georgia’s lieutenant governor announced that Republican state Sen. Jack Hill has died.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.
Immigrant advocates, some residents of a southern New Mexico village and others are raising concerns about an influx of workers as part of the effort to build the border wall.
Norway says it plans to open kindergartens from April 20 in the first stage of a gradual lifting of the country’s lockdown.
New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 .
FIFA has recommended that all player contracts be extended until the soccer season is able to finish.
The Florida sheriff’s office ripped apart by the 2018 Parkland high school massacre is now facing an angry, public fracture sparked by the coronavirus death of one of its deputies.
British government officials say Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in stable condition in a hospital intensive care unit with the coronavirus.
The coronavirus is wreaking havoc on families’ custody arrangements.
President Donald Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion rescue package for businesses and individuals affected by the coronavirus.
Hundreds of voters in Wisconsin are waiting in line to cast ballots in the state’s presidential primary election.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he has recovered from the coronavirus.
Part of an expansion at an Atlanta hospital will open nearly four months early amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The lockdown that served as a model for countries battling the coronavirus around the world ended after 11 weeks Wednesday.
With its biggest one-day jump yet, New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus officially eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11.
A federal judge has rejected a bid by the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting to have the death penalty removed as a potential sentencing option.