Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid…

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen has announced that its forces will begin a cease-fire starting Thursday

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.

Have $1,600 for a Tree? France Is Calling

Marie Antoinette's reign ended badly—the queen of France was guillotined for treason in 1793—but her taste in gardening lives on, the New York Times reports. A private garden designed to her liking is being rebuilt at Versailles, and after years of debate, caretakers have decided her taste will...

Keir Starmer Elected U.K. Labour Party's New…

Keir Starmer won more than 55% of the vote in the first round.

Dreaded uptick worldwide of dead spiritual leaders

In a time of crisis, faith leaders guide their followers through panic and hardship, offering messages of comfort and hope

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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Exodus From Wuhan Begins

For the first time in 11 weeks, people are being allowed to leave the city where the coronavirus pandemic began —and tens of thousands of them rushed to so on Wednesday. Authorities in Wuhan say some 55,000 people left the city by train Wednesday after the lockdown was lifted,...

French Authorities Charge Man In Knife Attack…

The unnamed suspect killed two people and wounded five others at a shopping mall in the southeastern town of Romans-sur-Isére on Saturday.

Russia aims to prosecute destruction of war…

Russia’s defense minister called on law enforcement officials to consider filing criminal charges against representatives of other countries where World War II memorials commemorating the actions of the Soviet Union are demolished

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.

Doctor Called for Vaccine Trial in Africa. Now He…

A French doctor says he's sorry for suggesting Africa should be home to a trial for a coronavirus vaccine in televised comments viewed as racist. Jean-Paul Mira, the head of intensive care at Paris' Cochin Hospital, was discussing a vaccine trial in Europe and Australia during a debate on TV...

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is In Stable…

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the PM is "receiving standard oxygen treatment and breathing without any assistance."

Ecuador struggles to bury coronavirus dead; some…

Burying the dead from the coronavirus is proving to be an agonizing odyssey in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, a sweltering metropolis of 2.6 million people and one of Latin America's most infected population centers

Joe Biden calls for unity amid coronavirus…

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

He Called China's President a 'Clown,' Then…

A prominent Communist Party member has disappeared in China after insinuating that President Xi Jinping was "a clown who had no clothes but was still determined to be emperor." Ren Zhiqiang—the son of a former deputy commerce minister and a longtime friend of Vice President Wang Qishan, per the...

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Irish Prime Minister Returns To Medicine To Help…

Prime Minister Varadkar's office said he will work one shift a week and will help ​assess suspected COVID-19 patients over the phone.

Science row hits EU at height of coronavirus…

The European Union has been thrown into a scientific policy dispute at the height of the coronavirus crisis

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).

Lockdown May Have Prevented a Bridge-Collapse…

The strict lockdown in northern Italy may have saved lives in more ways than one. A bridge collapsed Wednesday morning, but there was almost no traffic on the normally busy road in Aulla, which sits halfway between Genoa and Florence, reports Reuters . Authorities believe there were only two drivers on...

Japan's Prime Minister Declares State Of…

The month-long order applies to seven prefectures, including Tokyo and Osaka.

UN health agency on defensive after Trump slams…

In a heartfelt plea for unity, the World Health Organization’s chief has sought to rise above sharp criticism and threats of funding cuts from U.S. President Donald Trump over the agency’s response to the coronavirus outbreak

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.

Ecuador's Ex-President Sentenced to 8 Years

Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa moved to Belgium after leaving office in 2017—and a court judgment Tuesday makes it unlikely that he will soon return to his homeland, let alone return to politics. A court found Correa, first elected in 2007, guilty of corruption and sentenced him to eight...

Cardinal George Pell To Be Freed After Court…

In 2018, a jury found Pell guilty of child sexual abuse. But Australia's high court says the evidence didn't sufficiently show Pell was guilty.

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UK truck driver pleads guilty in deaths of 39…

A truck driver accused in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found inside a refrigerated container in England has pleaded guilty to manslaughter

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.

Parisians Now Have to Exercise at Night

Parisians who want to get some exercise outside will now have to do it at night or early in the morning. After a weekend that saw large groups of people jogging in the city's parks, authorities have banned outdoor exercise between 10am and 7pm, reports the BBC . Mayor Anne Hidalgo...