Associated Press

US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now

Pandemic is accelerating in cities like New York, Chicago and Detroit

UN chief urges $2 billion for vulnerable nations with virus

U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock announced a $60 million contribution from the U.N.’s emergency relief fund

85% of new infections, deaths coming from Europe and US, UN says

Spain registered a record daily increase of 6,584 new infections and a leap of 500 in the death toll

Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021

The IOC said the games will be held ‘not later than summer 2021’

Novel coronavirus grows, as do questions: Will the Tokyo Olympics open?

The Summer Games are slated to open on July 24 in Tokyo

During a pandemic, Americans turn to pot in massive numbers

The global coronavirus pandemic has left millions of people locked out of bars, restaurants and theatres, but it’s been an unexpected boost for some U.S. pot shops.

‘Virtual parades’ trending as virus dampens St. Patrick’s Day revels around the world

#RTEVirtualParade hashtag a riot of flag-waving family processions, pets in green, Irish dancing

More wipes, no jeans: Amazon limits shipments to warehouses

Suppliers not allowed to send non-essentials like jeans, phone cases to warehouses for three weeks

Amazon seeks to hire 100,000 to keep up with surge in orders

The online retailer said it will also temporarily raise pay by $2 an hour through the end of April for hourly employees

Many Vegas casinos, hotels shut down amid COVID-19 worries

Some will not take reservations till May 1

Cheap fares luring travellers to fly despite coronavirus pandemic

Airlines are seeing bookings plummet and cancellations

How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

Tips for cleaning that extension of your hand and breeding ground for germs

B.C. businessman admits to college scam, sentencing in July

Vancouver businessman, ex-CFL player David Sidoo plead guilty to mail fraud conspiracy charge

Disneyland closing for the rest of March amid coronavirus fears

The resort says hotels will remain open until Monday so guests can make travel arrangements

Hollywood braces for shutdown, Broadway goes dark amid COVID-19 pandemic

Hollywood moved to pause the normal hum of TV productions

Trump suspends travel from Europe to U.S. for 30 days

The ban comes into effect at midnight on Friday

Canadian firm starts US prep work for Keystone XL pipeline

Opponents await a judge’s ruling on their request to block any work

Zeppelin wins latest battle of the bands in ‘Stairway’ fight

Court handed win to Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, dealt blow to estate of Randy Wolfe