AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Worsening coronavirus trends in Texas have again set another grim milestone. State health officials on Thursday reported more than 100 deaths in a single day for the first time, making this the deadliest week of the pandemic in what has rapidly become one of America’s coronavirus hot zones. In addition to 105 new deaths, Texas also reported a new high for hospitalizations for the 10th consecutive day. The bleak numbers, and uncertainty over when a reversal might come, has hospitals across Texas amplifying calls for more staff and scrambling to make room for new COVID-19 patients filling beds.
By MARK LONG JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — UFC President Dana White wanted a major fight card weeks ago. He was confident his team could pull it off. Coronavirus testing. Fan-free arena. Social distancing. Self-isolation. White […]
By PAT GRAHAM and BINAJ GURUBACHARYA KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The closure of Mount Everest will have significant financial ramifications for the local Sherpas, cooks, porters and others who make their living during the short […]