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Queen delivers message of hope to UK amid virus outbreak

Queen delivers message of hope to UK amid virus outbreak

Britain needed a message of hope Sunday. The queen delivered it. Queen Elizabeth II offered support to a country locked down in the coronavirus pandemic, promising the nation that it would rise to the challenge and overcome the outbreak.
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
After virus, how will Americans' view of the world change?

After virus, how will Americans' view of the world change?

As the coronavirus spread across the world and began its reach into the United States, an assortment of Americans from the president on down summoned one notion as they framed the emerging cataclysm.
Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare's Tommy Douglas, dies

Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare's Tommy Douglas, dies

TORONTO — Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of medicare founder Tommy Douglas, has died. She was 86.
Australian artist resumes work on Mankato silos mural

Australian artist resumes work on Mankato silos mural

MANKATO, Minn. — Australian artist Guido van Helten is back up in a boom lift and adding to his massive mural on Ardent Mills’ 122-foot silos.
German restaurant takes novel approach to keep cider flowing

German restaurant takes novel approach to keep cider flowing

FRANKFURT — How does a traditional German restaurant comply with the untraditional demands of the coronavirus era? Thomas Metzmacher was faced with the prospect of having to shut down his Frankfurt restaurant specializing in a traditional tart hard c
German restaurant takes novel approach to keep cider flowing

German restaurant takes novel approach to keep cider flowing

FRANKFURT — How does a traditional German restaurant comply with the untraditional demands of the coronavirus era? Thomas Metzmacher was faced with the prospect of having to shut down his Frankfurt restaurant specializing in a traditional tart hard c
Adapting aloha: Virus forces changes to Hawaii customs

Adapting aloha: Virus forces changes to Hawaii customs

WAIANAE, Hawaii — Glen Kila has long greeted people in the traditional Native Hawaiian way. Foreheads touching, he breathes in the person's ha, or breath. “Face to face, eye to eye,” he explained of the custom, called honi.
No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming

No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming

WASHINGTON — Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it's still too risky.
Coronavirus pandemic disrupts Appalachian Trail dreams

Coronavirus pandemic disrupts Appalachian Trail dreams

COSBY, Tenn. — When Alexandra Eagle first mentioned plans to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alongside her new husband, her sister told her they'd either be divorced in five months or married forever.