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A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds has arrived in New York City to help relieve the crisis gripping the city’s hospitals. The USNS Comfort will be used to treat non-coronavirus patients while hospitals treat people with COVID-19.

Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan appeared to have the coronavirus infection contained. Now, Tokyo’s cases are spiking, and the government's actions immediately after the Games postponement have raised questions.

Shops in the city at the center of China’s outbreak are reopening but customers are scarce as authorities lift more of the controls that kept tens of millions of people at home for two months. Over the weekend, Wuhan’s bus and subway service resumed.

Among #AP10ThingstoKnow : — US extends lockdown measures through April;Gaza races to prepare for health crisis as virus makes way past blockade; — Number of virus cases in Tokyo spikes after Olympics postponement, drawing scrutiny.

BREAKING: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will go into quarantine after an aide tested positive for coronavirus, his office says. Netanyahu has undergone a test and is awaiting the results.

A painting by Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight raid at a Dutch museum that is closed because of the coronavirus, authorities say.

Prince Charles is out of quarantine and in good health after testing positive for the coronavirus, royal officials say.

Macy's says it is furloughing a majority of its 130,00 employees. The retailer closed all of its more than 500 stores this month as the coronavirus spread.


BREAKING: US court bars Trump from changing military policy on service by transgender people.

BREAKING: The White House overruled health officials who wanted to recommend that elderly and physically fragile Americans avoid flying on commercial airlines because of the new coronavirus, a federal official tells The Associated Press.

BREAKING: Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for "DAMN" the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the award.

BREAKING: Democrat Doug Jones wins election as U.S. senator from Alabama. @AP  race call at 10:23 p.m. EST. #AlabamaElection  #APracecall 

BREAKING: Leader of white nationalist group has confirmed suspect in Florida school shooting was member of his organization.

BREAKING: Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite Trump's opposition.