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NEW YORK (AP) — The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened for the first time in two months today, but its controlled chaos is more subdued. The floor, known worldwide for an…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka worker at a Frito-Lay plant has tested positive for the coronavirus as more Kansas businesses reopened in advance of Memorial Day. The company said Friday that it has taken…

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been especially troubling to see farmers have to bury…

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday pledged to annex parts of the occupied West Bank in the coming months, vowing to move ahead with the explosive plan despite a growing chorus…

The number of U.S. deaths due to COVID-19 reached almost 100,000 as of this morning, according to the Centers for Disease and Control.  In Kansas, 9,218 cases from 88 counties have been confirmed. As of…

PARIS (AP) — Employees of a major group of French nursing homes on Monday took part in protests across France to call for better pay amid the coronavirus crisis. Protesters gathered outside homes owned by…

It wasn’t exactly the finish line Ali Riecke had in mind. The 27-year-old had envisioned something more tropical when she signed up to participate in her second “Run Across Haiti,” an ambitious eight-day, 200-mile tour…

When Jerrica Mueller learned her hair and tanning salon would be shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, she plunged into cleaning projects. The house. The garage. An outbuilding.  “It’s what I thought I needed to…

LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1 at risk, according to…

Malaria drugs pushed by President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a greater risk of death and heart rhythm problems in a new study of nearly 100,000…