Prince Charles opens new London hospital for…

Prince Charles has remotely opened a temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients at London’s main exhibition center as the number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in the U.K. surpassed China’s official total

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.

Corona Has Stopped Brewing Beer

Corona is once again making headlines, and we're not talking about the virus. Well, we kind of are. Per AFP , Grupo Modelo—the Mexican brewer that owns Corona beer, as well as the Modelo and Pacifico brands—on Thursday suspended production at its 11 breweries in Mexico through the end...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Returns To Work…

Her spokesman said the leader returned to work at her Berlin office on Friday after she "tested negative for the coronavirus several times."

Vendors return in Wuhan as China prepares virus…

Sidewalk vegetable markets are reopening in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began as residents prepare for a weekend memorial for health workers and others who died in the outbreak

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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56% of Coronavirus Deaths Occurred in Just 3…

On March 26, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide hit 500,000. A week later, it reached 1 million , according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker . Almost a quarter of the cases—and 6,000 of the more than 53,000 COVID-19 deaths—are in the US. The true...

Japan To Expand Entry Ban To Include U.S., Canada

​The Japanese government announced Wednesday it's extending the ban to 49 more countries, including the U.S. and Canada.

Mosques stay open in Pakistan even as virus death…

Mosques were allowed to remain open in Pakistan on Friday, when Muslims gather for weekly prayers, even as the coronavirus pandemic spread and much of the country had shut down

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.

Coronavirus Cases Just Hit a Bad Milestone

About 4pm EDT Thursday, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the world passed 1 million. As high as that is, USA Today reports, the real toll is higher. "The million is clearly way under what the actual number will be," said a doctor and the CEO of New...

EU Warns Hungarian Coronavirus Bill Could…

​Hungarian lawmakers approved a coronavirus bill on Monday that lets the prime minister bypass Parliament and rule by decree indefinitely.

The daily terrors: Improvising in a makeshift ICU…

The tension is palpable in this makeshift ICU in Spain

Joe Biden calls for unity amid coronavirus…

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

Court: 4 Men Jailed in Murder of WSJ Reporter Are…

The four men jailed in Pakistan for the 2002 kidnapping and beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl are set to walk free. British national Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh has been awaiting the outcome of an appeal since he was sentenced to death for murder, terrorism, and kidnapping for...

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Netanyahu In Self-Quarantine After Aide Tests…

​Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said he has "not come into close contact with the individual" but will isolate himself anyway.

Poles divided over holding presidential vote…

Uncertainty is deepening over whether Poland will move forward with a presidential election scheduled for May in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic

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).

US Getting Medical Supplies From a Surprising…

It's Vladimir Putin to the rescue? Russia has sent a military cargo plane to the US with masks and other medical equipment, reports Politico . It was due to arrive Wednesday, though the exact details of what it's carrying remain unclear. The move came after a one-on-one phone call between Putin...

India's PM Requests 'Forgiveness' From Poor Over…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized in his weekly radio address for the lockdown that left citizens jobless and hungry.

The show can't go on: Virus halts circus in…

Circus Renz Berlin’s fleet of blue, red and yellow trucks have had a fresh lick of paint over the winter

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.

Report Casts Doubt on China's Coronavirus Stats

The US surpassed China in coronavirus deaths Tuesday. Or did it? Bloomberg News reports that the US intelligence community thinks Beijing is lying about its stats, both in terms of infections and deaths. The story is based on interviews with three anonymous US officials familiar with a classified report given...

North Korea Tests Sixth And Seventh Projectiles…

Japan says they appear to have been missiles.

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After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox…

After ignoring weeks of pleas to avoid large gatherings and to stay at home, Israel’s insular ultra-Orthodox community is suffering disproportionately from the coronavirus outbreak

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.

It Was Bound for Haiti, Turned Into a Ghost Ship

The MV Alta washed up on an Irish shore in February after some 18 months adrift at sea. In a piece for Wired , Matt Burgess explains that the category of people to have seen the ghost ship over that time is a remarkably narrow one: "It was only spotted once,...