For businesses, virus in China fans fear and…

China’s worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America to Asia that depend on trade in the affected region

Meet the homelessness activists sleeping in the…

Davos is known as a chic ski resort, a haunt of the rich and powerful, but in a tent at the bottom of one of the slopes a group of campaigners slept out this week to raise awareness about homelessness. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Coronavirus Reaches Europe

On the same day the US confirmed its second case of the Wuhan coronavirus, France announced it has three cases—the first three to be confirmed in Europe, France24 reports. One of the patients recently returned from a trip to China during which he stopped in Wuhan. "He's in isolation...

U.K. And EU Still Need To Figure Out Their…

The U.K.'s official exit from the EU kicks off a new round of tough negotiations on what the country's future relationship with Europe looks like.

Too soon to tell if new virus as dangerous as…

The new virus from China has the world on edge because it’s a close cousin to viruses that killed hundreds in separate outbreaks

Actress Rosie Perez backs up Sciorra account in…

Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood producer in the early 1990s. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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UN Pleads for Help Amid 'Devastating' Locust…

Last month, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization reported on the plague of locusts that had overtaken Somalia and Ethiopia, and now a new East African nation is being beleaguered by the bugs. The FAO says Kenya is also dealing with an "unprecedented" and "devastating" number of desert locusts,...

North Korea's New Foreign Minister Pick May…

Ri Son-gwon is a retired army officer with a reputation for being harsh and uncompromising.

At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits…

Turkish officials say at least 18 people have been killed in an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 that shook the country's east, injuring more than 500 and leaving some 30 trapped in toppled buildings

34 troops diagnosed with brain injury after Iran…

The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the military had previously announced. Gavino Garay has more.

UK Fumes After US Refuses to Extradite Anne…

The UK is fuming after the US announced Thursday that it would not extradite the diplomat's wife charged with dangerous driving causing the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn. While the government "expresses its sincere condolences and sympathy to the Dunn family," Anne Sacoolas' extradition "would render the invocation of diplomatic...

What The Fact: Australia Fires, In Context

The Australian bushfires have spurred a lot of viral images. But take a second look before you share.

Pompeo heads to Ukraine next week to meet with…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine next week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump's impeachment

Ordering witnesses not to testify is 'obstruction…

U.S. representative Zoe Lofgren on Friday argued during the Senate impeachment trial that President Donald Trump's order to top U.S. officials not to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives is obstruction of justice.

China Will Build New Hospital in Just 6 Days

With coronavirus cases mounting daily—along with the number of cities where transport has been locked down—China plans to build a new hospital in just six days. Work began Thursday night on a 1,000-bed facility in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, reports the Guardian . China shut down...

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Thousands Gather In Baghdad To Protest U.S…

Large crowds flooded the streets in Baghdad to demand the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.

Bolivia religious debate: The Bible vs Andean…

A religious debate pitting the Bible against the Andean earth deity called the Pachamama is happening in Bolivia as the South American country navigates a future without ousted President Evo Morales

Health officials confirm second U.S. case of…

Health officials in Chicago and at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday confirmed the second U.S. case of the new coronavirus from China in a Chicago woman, and said as many as 63 potential cases in the U.S. were being investigated as the sometimes deadly illness continues to spread around the globe. Jillian Kitchener has more.

'Protesters' Demanding 'Free Meng' Weren't Really…

On the first day of the first stage of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing, more than a dozen apparent protesters were spotted outside the Vancouver courtroom holding signs bearing messages like "Free Ms. Meng" and "Trump stop bullying us." Only ... those weren't actually protesters. They were just people responding...

About 33M People In China Under Lockdown As…

Public transportation in and out of at least 10 cities in China has been suspended.

France charges bitcoin expert Vinnik with money…

French investigators are questioning a bitcoin fraud suspect after he was extradited from Greece

Weak ahead on Wall Street

A pair of tech titans, Apple and Microsoft, report earnings, and Fed policy makers meet to discuss interest rates in the week ahead. Fred Katayama reports.

From World Court, a 'Triumph of International…

It's only the first step to address a lawsuit filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide, but an International Court of Justice decision this week is being applauded by the former as "a triumph of international justice." Per Reuters , a 17-member panel from the court at the Hague issued a...

Brexit Bill Officially Becomes Law

The U.K. is still on track to officially leave the EU before Feb. 1.

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Career Border Patrol official picked to lead…

The Trump administration has named a 27-year Border Patrol veteran to lead the agency

Wall Street slides as virus worries mount

Wall Street fell in a broad sell-off Friday on growing concerns over the scope of the coronavirus outbreak. As Fred Katayamam reports, the S&P 500 suffered its biggest weekly decline in six months.

China Seals Off, Locks Down City of 11M

In a step apparently unprecedented in the history of disease control, China has sealed off and locked down a city bigger than New York or London. Authorities announced Wednesday that public transportation was being shut down in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people at the center of the coronavirus...