Deaths of doctors, nurses highlight virus risks…

Air raid sirens sounded across China and flags flew at half staff in a tribute Saturday to victims of the coronavirus pandemic including the health care “martyrs” who have died while fighting to save others

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.

As Virus Sweeps Through UK, a Rare Move From Queen

The British prime minister came down with COVID-19 ; so did Prince Charles . Now, the latter's mum will take to the mic Sunday to address the coronavirus that's already infected more than 38,000 in the United Kingdom as of Friday, with just over 3,600 deaths. The BBC reports that...

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."

China honors virus victims with 3 minutes of…

With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-staff, China held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have died in the coronavirus 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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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...

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.

AP Sources: Shipping tycoon helps Venezuela in…

A controversial shipping magnate has stepped in to prevent Venezuela from running out of fuel amid the coronavirus pandemic

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.

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...

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.

At Madrid field hospital, staff seeks to provide…

A convention center in Madrid has been turned into a makeshift field hospital, holding more than 1,000 patients with the coronavirus

Joe Biden calls for unity amid coronavirus…

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

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...

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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.

UN chief: Cease-fire appeal backed by parties in…

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that warring parties in 11 countries have responded positively to his appeal for a global cease-fire to tackle 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).

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...

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.

Cuban docs fighting coronavirus around world…

The Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba’s signature programs _ the dispatch of medical workers around the globe

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.

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...

North Korea Tests Sixth And Seventh Projectiles…

Japan says they appear to have been missiles.

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As Africa locks down, some deliveries of aid are…

More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have closed their land, air and sea borders, while fears rise that the coronavirus-related restrictions are delaying access to critical aid

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.

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...