Kobe, Duncan, Garnett Headline Basketball Hall of Fame Class

Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He’s now, officially, a Hall of Famer.And he’s got plenty of elite company in the 2020 class, one that may be as glitzy as any.Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, and fellow NBA greats Tim…

Virus Alters Holy Week Celebration Worldwide, Not the Spirit

For Pope Francis at the Vatican, and for Christians worldwide from churches large and small, this will be an Easter like none other: The joyous message of Christ’s resurrection will be delivered to empty pews.Worries about the coronavirus outbreak have triggered widespread…

Trump Opposes Voting by Mail: ‘People Cheat’

President Donald Trump on Friday said voting by mail in the November presidential election would be a bad idea. The coronavirus pandemic threatens the upcoming election and mail voting is the voting method that best preserves social distancing.

SBA Lending Program Has Rocky Start, Raises Doubts

A rescue lending program for small businesses reportedly got off to a rocky start Friday, and could fall short of what companies need to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration rolled out the program for…

Kentucky Governor Vetoes Voter ID Bill

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday vetoed a bill pushed by Republican lawmakers to require Kentucky residents to show a government-issued photo ID in order to vote. In his veto message, the governor said the measure would create an obstacle to voting, resulting in fewer…