Author: Associated Press

2 more in Iowa die of coronavirus; total cases rise to 235

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa public health officials data shows the state is experiencing a surge in new positive cases of coronavirus with 56 new cases noted Friday and two additional deaths. A statement from Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds…

The Latest: Evers orders end to evictions, foreclosures

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Gov. Tony Evers on Friday ordered the temporary suspension of all evictions and foreclosures due to the COVID-19 pandemic to help people suffering…

House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a $2.2 trillion rescue package, rushing it to President Donald Trump for his signature. The measure tosses a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus…

MLB sets service time rules

(AP) — Players have agreed to a deal with Major League Baseball that would preserve service time in the event this season is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the two sides have left open details of what a…

NFL keeping its draft in April as scheduled

NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell told NFL teams the draft will go on as originally scheduled for next month. The draft will still take place April 23-25. Goodell said in a memo obtained by The Associated Press that…

UK's Johnson tests positive for virus, deaths soar in Spain

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. In the United States, infections surged to top the world amid warnings that the pandemic might be accelerating in major urban areas like New…

The Latest: Wisconsin COVID-19 cases jump to more than 700

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Wisconsin health officials report another jump in the number of positive COVID-19 tests. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Thursday reported 707…

Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77

Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died. He was 77. The Globetrotters say Neal died in his home outside of Houston, but did not provide any other…

The Latest: 8th coronavirus death reported in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin (all times local): 8 a.m. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner says another person has died of coronavirus complications. That brings the number of COVID-19-related deaths in Wisconsin to eight.…