• U.S.
    Yahoo Sports

    Nebraska man breaks into UFC contender's house, somehow lasts five minutes in ensuing fight

    UFC's Anthony Smith said the alleged home invader more than held his own in a subsequent fight.

  • U.S.

    White House COVID-19 Coordinator: Don’t Go To Grocery Store Or Pharmacy Unless Essential

    It's come to this - the White House is now advising everyone not to head to the grocery store or pharmacy in the coming two weeks. “The next two weeks are extraordinarily important,” White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx said Saturday at a press conference. “This is the moment to not be going to […]

  • World
    USA TODAY Opinion

    Time to put China on lockdown for its dishonesty amid coronavirus crisis

    China’s response was inept, dishonest and utterly inconsiderate of the world. We need to teach the Chinese government a lesson.

  • Business
    Associated Press

    Americans brace for 'hardest, saddest' week of their lives

    Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hot spot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit Italy's. Britain's own prime minister, Boris Johnson, was hospitalized, 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19 in what his office described as a “precautionary step.” Amid the dire news, there were also glimmers of hope some hard-hit areas — the number of people dying appeared to be slowing in New York City, Spain and Italy.

  • Business

    India’s richest man lost $300 million a day in the past two months due to coronavirus

    Coronavirus has substantially wiped out the personal wealth of India's rich. Ritesh Agarwal of hospitality group Oyo, for instance, fell out of the global dollar-billionaires club after his company's valuation reportedly dropped to around $6 billion from $10 billion in the two months ending March 31, 2020, according to data from Shanghai-based Hurun Research. The 26-year-old Oyo founder and CEO was named the world's second-youngest billionaire (Rs8,362 crore or $1.1 billion) by Hurun earlier this year.

  • Politics
    Good Morning America

    George W. Bush in 2005: 'If we wait for a pandemic to appear, it will be too late to prepare'

    In the summer of 2005, President George W. Bush was on vacation at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, when he began flipping through an advance reading copy of a new book about the 1918 flu pandemic. When he returned to Washington, he called his top homeland security adviser into the Oval Office and gave her the galley of historian John M. Barry's "The Great Influenza," which told the chilling tale of the mysterious plague that "would kill more people than the outbreak of any other disease in human history." "You've got to read this," Fran Townsend remembers the president telling her.