Coronavirus

Why oil prices are crashing and what it means

Oil prices have suffered their biggest fall since the day in 1991 when American forces launched air strikes on Iraqi troops following their invasion of Kuwait. Monday's crash spooked markets that were already freaking out about the impact of the…

Smaller crowd for Seattle's 1st major event since outbreak

SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) -- The first major sporting event since Seattle became the epicenter of the new coronavirus in the United States had a smaller turnout than normal. The Seattle Sounders match against the Columbus Crew had a crowd of…

SXSW is canceled over coronavirus concerns

South by Southwest, the annual tech, film and music conference in Austin, has officially been canceled because of the coronavirus. The decision, announced by city authorities on Friday, came just two days after Austin public health officials said the event…