The Latest: Germany: Mask-less governor committed…

German prosecutors say they’ve determined that the governor of the eastern state of Saxony committed no crime when he failed to wear a mask covering his nose and mouth in line with coronavirus restrictions while talking to protesters

BTS fans keep their passion alive amid coronavirus

Fans of K-pop superstars BTS are still finding ways to celebrate the group's recent comeback despite concert cancellations due to the global coronavirus outbreak. Gloria Tso reports.

They Tested Positive for COVID. Monkeys Stole…

There's way too much going on in the world right now, but the monkeys in India apparently don't care. Reuters reports a "troop" of them attacked an official walking on the campus of a state-run medical college in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut and swiped blood samples of patients who'd tested positive...

Virus Spike Leads Some South Korean Schools…

The government shut down parts of the Seoul metro area, where nearly half of the country's 52 million people live.

Quarantine bottlenecks add to woes of returning…

Tens of thousands of Filipinos working on some of the world's best-known cruise ships have been stuck at quarantine facilities at home waiting to be cleared to see their families

Bernie Sanders talks about ''unprecedented' crises

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders spoke to Americans in a livestreamed address after presidential primaries in Florida, Arizona and Illinois on Tuesday (March 17).

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Delhi Braces for an Invasion: 'Make Noise' and…

Hungry locusts are causing widespread devastation to crops in India and Pakistan, and they might have their sights set on a more unusual target: the densely packed city of Delhi. A change in the wind might spare the city in the coming days, reports the Guardian , but if not, residents...

China's Parliament Approves Hong Kong National…

The proposed law has sparked another wave of anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong, resulting in violent clashes between protesters and police.

Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and…

President Donald Trump has announced a series of measures aimed at China as a rift between the two countries grows

NFL star Tom Brady expected to sign with Tampa Bay

New England Patriots star quarterback and six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is set to move to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Gloria Tso reports.

Chinese Spokesman Now Has a Label on His Tweets

More than two months after it was posted, an accusation by a Chinese government spokesman has received a "Get the facts" label from Twitter—the same caution that was added to a couple of President Trump's tweets this week. Zhao Lijian of the foreign ministry had tweeted , "It might be...

France And Belgium Arrest 26 People In Connection…

The suspects were arrested after allegedly taking part in the human trafficking and deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants found in the back of a truck.

After criticism, Russia expands stats on…

The Russian government has presented more detailed mortality figures for last month that include more deaths linked with the coronavirus, in a bid to dispel suspicions from some Russian and Western experts that authorities were trying to lower the toll for political reasons

Joe Biden calls for unity amid coronavirus…

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus outbreak and how the U.S. is responding.

Japan Theme Parks Can Reopen, But Screaming Is…

Riders may soon be able to enjoy the terrifying Takabashi ride at Japan's Fuji-Q Highland amusement park again—but they will be urged to wear masks and refrain from screaming during its 121-degree drop. The country's theme park operators have released new guidelines for reopening as Japan eases coronavirus restrictions,...

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Judge Rules Extradition Trial For Huawei CFO Can…

A judge ruled Wednesday​ the U.S. charges against Meng Wanzhou can also be considered crimes in Canada.

US: Russian jets in Libya present broader worries…

U.S. Africa Command is flatly rejecting Russian claims that Moscow did not deploy fighter jets to Libya

Penguins tour their empty Chicago aquarium

Without guests in the building, caretakers at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium are getting creative in how they provide enrichment to animals, resulting in a field trip for some of the penguins there on Sunday (March 15).

Salvadoran President Says 'Most Leaders' Take Drug

El Salvador's president says he's taking hydroxychloroquine—and says most of the world's other leaders are doing the same. "I use it as a prophylaxis. President Trump uses it as a prophylaxis. Most of the world's leaders use it as a prophylaxis," Nayib Bukele said at a press conference with...

Chinese Team Remeasuring Mount Everest Reaches…

China and Nepal's current measurements of Mount Everest differ by about 13 feet.

AP photo of flag-bearing protester rockets around…

Associated Press photographer Julio Cortez spent long hours Thursday covering the violent protests in Minneapolis and St. Paul

Prepare to shelter in place: NYC mayor

With the number of reported U.S. cases of the coronavirus surging past 5,200 and deaths approaching 100, millions of Americans hunkered down in their homes, as New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio told residents to be prepared for a 'shelter in place' order.

China Passes New Hong Kong Law 2,878 to 1

A controversial bill aimed at quashing unrest in Hong Kong has received the rubber stamp from China's ceremonial legislature—it passed the National People's Congress Thursday by a vote of 2,878 to 1, with 6 abstentions, the AP reports. The Standing Committee of the Communist Party will now finalize...

Pompeo Tells Congress Hong Kong No Longer Has…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, which could threaten its special trade status.

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Virus count revised, new clusters emerge as…

France’s public health agency reported a sudden jump in new virus infections just an hour after the prime minister announced a sweeping national reopening plan

Wall Street rebounds from Monday's sell-off

The Dow soared more than 1000 points, and the S&P 500 tacked on 6% Tuesday, a day after the steepest decline since the 1987 crash. As Fred Katayama reports, the Fed took several steps to boost liquidity.

Man Barges Into Office Meeting and Opens Fire

Police say a man walked into a business meeting in France on Wednesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing three people and injuring a fourth, CNN reports. He then "turned the gun on himself," says a police spokeswoman. "He is now injured and was transferred to the hospital where...