WASHINGTON—A unanimous Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the convictions of two political insiders involved in the “Bridgegate" scandal that ultimately derailed the 2016 presidential bid of then-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
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New York's moratorium on outbreak-related evictions was extended Thursday for two more months by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The governor in March had issued a moratorium that lasted through June, but said he wanted to reduce the anxiety of families struggling through the economic shutdown. It is now extended until Aug. 20.
New York City's death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9-11, health officials said Tuesday. In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care with the virus.
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A Kentucky town launched a neighbourhood “safari” for children during the coronavirus pandemic by displaying stuffed animals in the windows of their homes.
The “Cumberland Hill Zoo Walk” was kicked off Sunday morning in Lexington after 60 houses in the community signed up, WKYT-TV reported.
WASHINGTON — The Democratic presidential primary is consumed with uncertainty after leaders in Ohio called off Tuesday's election just hours before polls were set to open, citing the need to combat the new coronavirus.
WILMINGTON, Del.—Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden is to deliver an address on the coronavirus on Thursday, less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump spoke to the nation from the Oval Office about a public health crisis he'd previously downplayed.
KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists blamed each other for an outbreak of fighting in the country's rebel-held east on Tuesday.
Ukraine's military said in a statement that the separatists attempted to advance into the Ukraine-controlled territory but were repelled.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy denounced the attack as a “cynical provocation.”
LONDON—U.S. chip maker Intel and Chinese smartphone maker Vivo are among the latest companies to pull out of a major European technology fair over virus worries.
The two companies said Tuesday they would not participate in the Mobile World Congress to be held in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 24-27.
CAIRO—Egypt's fast-growing population hit 100 million people on Tuesday, the official statistics agency announced, presenting a pressing problem for an already overburdened country with limited resources.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing.