After delays, Corvette C8 roars to life

With a touch of the Start button, the big V-8 fires up with a deep and menacing rumble. The new Chevrolet “C8” has finally come to life. Originally unveiled last July at a splashy even in Southern California, the actual…

Coronavirus challenges $45 billion cruise industry

Coronavirus concerns have pushed the $45 billion cruise line industry to cancel trips and reroute ships as it struggles to contain the impact from fearful travelers. But experts say the industry will bounce back after the outbreak is contained. “Business…

U.S. prosecutors to lay out case against Julian Assange at extradition hearing

LONDON — The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents. A judge at Woolwich Crown Court…

Bullied Australian boy has ‘best day of his life’ as he leads out rugby team, mom says

A young Australian boy who made headlines around the world after a video emerged of him saying he wanted to kill himself because of bullying has gone from “the worst day of his life to the best day of his…

At least 9 dead in Turkey after magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes northwest Iran

ISTANBUL — Nine people died and hundreds of buildings collapsed in southeastern Turkey on Sunday after a magnitude-5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, injuring dozens in villages and towns in both countries, government officials said. Three of those…

New Jersey governor has kidney tumor likely to be cancerous

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Saturday he has a tumor on one of his kidneys, a growth his office says is likely to be cancerous. His spokesman, Mahen Gunaratna, said the vast majority of such tumors are malignant. The…

Sanders wins Nevada Democratic caucuses with wave of young and Latino voters

LAS VEGAS — Bernie Sanders has won the the Nevada Democratic caucuses, NBC News projects. Sanders, coming off a strong showing in the Iowa caucuses and a narrow victory in the New Hampshire primary, rode a wave of support from…

‘Just get Mike Bloomberg in there’: Clint Eastwood distances himself from Trump

LOS ANGELES — Longtime Republican Clint Eastwood is pulling support from Donald Trump in the 2020 election. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the actor-director signaled that he thinks a different candidate would be the better choice. “The…

Liverpool FC boss replies to young Manchester United fan’s letter asking him to lose

LONDON — When a young fan of English soccer club Manchester United wrote to the manager of their bitter rivals Liverpool Football Club asking him to “please make them lose,” it is unlikely that he expected a personal reply. But…

Coronavirus updates: Cases in South Korea surge as U.S. prepares for pandemic

• Cases surge in South Korea after outbreak at church • Coronavirus incubation could be as long as 27 days • Second death emerges in Italy • Tokyo postpones training for Olympics volunteers over virus fears • U.S. takes steps…