Viral virus briefing: Where science meets all…

You could say the White House virus briefings have gone viral

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.

4 European Countries Make Masks Mandatory

"I'm fully aware that mask wearing is something alien to our culture," Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday after announcing that face masks will be compulsory for people visiting supermarkets and other stores. The Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina have also made mask-wearing in public, formerly unusual in Europe, mandatory...

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.

US warship captain seeks crew isolation as virus…

The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus is asking for permission to isolate the bulk of his roughly 5,000 crew members on shore

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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Mexico Rattled by President's Handshake

Mexicans may not want to imitate the behavior of their president. Just one day after the country's deputy health minister urged the population to stay at home, Andrés Manuel López Obrador traveled to Badiraguato, well known as the birthplace of El Chapo. He made his visit on Sunday, which also...

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.

Nursing homes have too few body bags, many…

One by one, elderly residents of French nursing homes are going into forced isolation into their rooms. Their caregivers are walling themselves in as well, and they are running out of body bags

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.

Museum Shuttered by Virus 'Shocked' by Theft

A Dutch museum that was closed because of the coronavirus pandemic had a very unwelcome visitor or visitors in the wee hours of Monday morning: a thief or thieves who made off with a Vincent van Gogh painting. The Independent reports the 1884 work, Spring Garden, was taken around 3:...

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.

Un-baaaaa-lievable: Goats invade locked-down…

They, at least, are enjoying lockdown

Joe Biden calls for unity amid coronavirus…

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

At the End of 'Dark Tunnel,' an Olympic Light

There's now an official date for the 2020 Olympics in Japan, postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Olympics officials and Japanese organizers announced Monday that the Tokyo Games will be held next summer from July 23 to Aug. 8, TMZ reports. Officials say this schedule was chosen to help contain...

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North Korea Tests Sixth And Seventh Projectiles…

Japan says they appear to have been missiles.

Wuhan's favorite noodles are back as virus-hit…

The reappearance of Wuhan's favorite noodles is a tasty sign that life is slowly returning to normal in the Chinese city at the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak

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).

Harry, Meghan Weren't Planning to Ask for…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle won't be receiving government-funded protection after their reported move to California , President Trump warned Sunday . They had no intention of asking for it in the first place, a spokesperson for the couple tells N BC . The spokesperson says the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have...

4 Dead On Cruise Ship; 2 Others Test Positive For…

Holland America cruise line said "four older guests" had died on the Zaandam cruise ship, which is anchored off the coast of Panama.

13-year-old shot dead; Kenyan police enforcing…

The family of a 13-year-old boy is in mourning after police in Kenya's capital are accused of shooting him dead while enforcing a coronavirus curfew

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.

Canada's First Lady Has Recovered

More than two weeks after being diagnosed with the coronavirus , Canada's first lady, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, says she's got a clean bill of health. "I wanted to give you all an update: I am feeling so much better and have received the all clear from my physician and Ottawa Public...

China Bans Foreign Nationals From Entering Over…

The government's order comes as almost all new confirmed cases in the country are patients who recently traveled to China from overseas.

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Royal no more: Harry and Meghan start uncertain…

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are ending their lives as senior members of Britain’s royal family and starting an uncertain new chapter as international celebrities and charity patrons

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.

Roughly 33K Americans Still Can't Get Home

Some 33,000 Americans are still struggling to get back home amid the growing coronavirus pandemic, NBC News reports. Some 15,440 have already returned, but so many are stuck abroad that some are just planning to stay until the pandemic is over. "In some places, people have decided they're...