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Former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill dies at age 84

Former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill dies at age 84

Paul O’Neill, a former Treasury secretary who broke with George W. Bush over tax policy and then produced a book critical of the administration, died Saturday. He was 84. O’Neill’s son, Paul O’Neill Jr.
'LIBERATE!': Trump pushes states to lift virus restrictions

'LIBERATE!': Trump pushes states to lift virus restrictions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged supporters to “LIBERATE” three states led by Democratic governors Friday, apparently encouraging protests against stay-at-home mandates aimed at stopping the coronavirus.
Cuomo: Feds must help with testing. Trump: Stop complaining

Cuomo: Feds must help with testing. Trump: Stop complaining

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Donald Trump tussled over wide-scale coronavirus testing Friday, with the governor arguing the federal government needs to step up and the president saying Cuomo should stop complaining and start working.
Taylor Swift has cancelled all shows, appearances for 2020

Taylor Swift has cancelled all shows, appearances for 2020

NEW YORK — Taylor Swift is cancelling all of her performances and appearances for the rest of the year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
'Heartbreaking' report shows virus ravaging NY nursing homes

'Heartbreaking' report shows virus ravaging NY nursing homes

ALBANY, N.Y.
'Outlander' star Sam Heughan speaks out against online abuse

'Outlander' star Sam Heughan speaks out against online abuse

HONOLULU — “Outlander” star Sam Heughan spoke out on social media about what he calls “six years of constant bullying, harassment, stalking and false narratives" about him.

UK youth orchestra plays 'Ode to Joy' alone but together

LONDON — A nationwide lockdown isn’t stopping Britain’s National Youth Orchestra from making music — alone but together.
Pitbull launches new song to inspire during the pandemic

Pitbull launches new song to inspire during the pandemic

LOS ANGELES — Pitbull is looking to uplift his fans around the world with a new dance anthem. The singer has teamed up with the Saban Music Group to release “I Believe That We Will Win” in the hope of turning the word fear into a positive.
Asia Today: Abe says social distancing still insufficient

Asia Today: Abe says social distancing still insufficient

BANGKOK — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said coronavirus social distancing efforts are still insufficient a day after he expanded a state of emergency to the entire country.
US-Russian space crew lands safely in Kazakhstan

US-Russian space crew lands safely in Kazakhstan

MOSCOW — A U.S.-Russian crew landed safely Friday in the steppes of Kazakhstan following a stint on the International Space Station and was greeted with extra precautions due to the coronavirus. NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan.