Musician Christopher Cross says coronavirus is ‘possibly the worst illness I have ever had’

Peter Blackstock Austin American-StatesmanPublished 5:24 PM EDT Apr 3, 2020“I’m sorry to report that I am among the growing number of Americans who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus,” singer-songwriter Christopher Cross revealed in a Facebook post Friday.The Grammy- and Oscar-winning artist, known for early 1980s hits “Sailing” and “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can…

Senators demand probe of Navy’s COVID-19 response: It has ‘no idea how many potential hot spots it has’

Tom Vanden Brook USA TODAYPublished 5:28 PM EDT Apr 3, 2020WASHINGTON – Democratic senators Friday called on the Pentagon Inspector General to investigate the Navy’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and its firing of a captain for raising concerns about its slow response to the outbreak aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.One of the lead authors of the…

John Kavanagh: ‘No chance’ Conor McGregor serves as UFC 249 replacement vs. Tony Ferguson

By Mike Bohn | April 3, 2020 5:10 pm Conor McGregor’s head coach, John Kavanagh, has ended all speculation before it could really get started: The former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion won’t fight at UFC 249. After Khabib Nurmagomedov announced he was not going to compete in the April 18 lightweight title headliner with…

TSA worker at Newark airport dies of COVID-19, becoming agency’s first casualty

Jayme Deerwester USA TODAYPublished 5:00 PM EDT Apr 3, 2020The Transportation Security Administration has lost one of its own to the novel coronavirus: Francis “Frank” Boccabella III, who worked as a explosive detection canine handler at at Newark Liberty International Airport died Thursday, the agency said.”He is the first federal TSA employee who we have lost…