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Swiss Gruyere Named Best in World Cheese Competition

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A gruyere from Switzerland has been named the world's best cheese, chosen from a record number of entrants from 26 nations in the World Championship Cheese Con...

A Promising 2020 Presidential Campaign for Women Falls Short

WASHINGTON (AP) - At her home in suburban Detroit, Jill Warren spent Thursday morning glued to her phone, searching for news about the woman she fiercely believed should be the nex...

Let the Sun Shine Later as Daylight Saving Time Back Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Like clockwork, daylight saving time strikes again this weekend. Watch for it at 2 a.m. local time Sunday in most of the United States. Don't forget to set you...

Cruise Passengers off California Await Virus Test Results

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Coronavirus test results were expected Friday for some passengers and crew aboard a cruise ship held off the California coast. The Grand Princess lay at anc...

WATCH: Trump Defends His Rhetoric in 1st TV Town Hall of 2020

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump defended the administration's response to the coronavirus and his confrontational style of name-calling political opponents as he fielde...

President Trump Calls off Planned Trip to CDC in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump's visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has been called off because he doesn't want to get in the way of its work...

Job Growth Smashes Expectations for February Before Coronavirus Outbreak Escalated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring jumped in February as employers added 273,000 jobs, evidence that the economy was in strong shape before the coronavirus began to sweep through the U.S. ...

US Labs Await Virus-Testing Kits Promised By Administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials doubled down on their promise to deliver 1 million tests for the coronavirus this week as states reported limited testing supplies ...

Seattle-Area Officials Buy $4 Million `Quarantine’ Motel

SEATTLE (AP) — Hard surfaces, easy-to-clean floors and separate heating-and-cooling units in each room: The amenities offered by the suburban EconoLodge motel may not be fancy, but...

Sanders Struggles To Expand Supporter Base After Warren Exit

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took Joe Biden's moderate rivals just hours to unite behind his presidential campaign after they left the race. Bernie Sanders hasn't been so fortunate. Eli...

WATCH: Video of Black Man’s Arrest Spurs Outrage, NYPD Probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Video showing New York City police officers arresting a young black man sparked outrage and elicited questions about the amount of force used to make the arrest in ...

Gun Found Inside Epstein Jail During Lockdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators found a loaded gun Thursday that had been smuggled into the jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself last summer, following a weeklong lock...

Black Voters Power Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday Success

DETROIT (AP) — Joe Biden's presidential campaign spent the past month on the verge of collapse after disappointing finishes in the overwhelmingly white states that launched the Dem...

Biden’s Victories Unleash Something He’s Never Had: Money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Strapped for cash and badly outspent by his rivals, Joe Biden barely had enough money to air television ads in critical Super Tuesday battlegrounds. He won't h...

Baltimore Hotel Cancels Yeshiva University’s Reservation Over Virus Fears

BALTIMORE (AP) - A hotel in a Baltimore suburb on Thursday canceled the reservation of the Yeshiva University men's basketball team over fears of novel coronavirus, the coach of th...

Former Fox White House Reporter Wendell Goler Dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Wendell Goler, a longtime White House correspondent for Fox News Channel who reported on government since the presidency of Ronald Reagan, has died at age 70. He...

Spreading Virus Could Deal Big Blow to Malls

NEW YORK (AP) — The growing fear over a new virus has transformed busy streets and shopping centers into ghost towns in parts of China, Japan and Italy. Now, with the COVID-19 d...

UN to World: Pull “out All the Stops” for Virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The head of the World Health Organization says nations cannot stop their battle against the coronavirus that is sweeping across the globe. Tedros Adhanom G...

Monsey Rabbi Volunteers to say Kaddish On Behalf Of Quarantined Patients Who Cannot Go To Shul

MONSEY (VINnews) — Monsey Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz has volunteered to say Kaddish in place of any Westchester residents who are quarantined due the coronavirus and cannot continue to ...

Schumer: I ‘Shouldn’t Have Used’ Threatening Words on Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday that he “should not have used the words I used” when he declared in front of the Supreme Court that two justi...