Guinea voters back change that could extend…

Provisional results indicate Guinea has overwhelmingly voted for a constitutional change that could see the president remain in power for two more terms. Nearly 92% of voters on March 22 supported the change that would keep the two-term limit on presidencies, but increase terms from five years to six

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.

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...

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.

Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts…

Virus-prevention measures have taken a violent turn in parts of Africa as countries impose lockdowns and curfews or seal off major cities

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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A 'Historic First' From Pope, With No One There…

The "Urbi et Orbi" ("To the City and the World") prayer recited by the pope is typically only offered on three occasions: on Christmas, on Easter, and when a new pontiff is chosen. On Friday, however, Pope Francis climbed the steps of St. Peter's Basilica in a rainy Vatican City...

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.

China sends medical aid to Pakistan to combat…

China has sent a plane loaded with medical personnel and supplies to help fight the spread of the coronavirus in the nation of 220 million people

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.

China Closes All Movie Theaters Again

China was on its way toward being back in the movie business. After the nation's 70,000 theaters were closed because of the pandemic in January, a few had begun reopening as quarantine restrictions were gradually lifted. Shanghai planned to reopen another 500 this weekend. That's not going to happen,...

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive…

Johnson said he is now self-isolating at home, where he will continue to lead the government through videoconference.

Indian authorities send buses to take unemployed…

Authorities have sent a fleet of buses to the outskirts of India's capital to meet an exodus of migrant workers desperately trying to reach their home villages during the world's largest coronavirus 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.

After Talk With Xi, No Use of 'Chinese Virus' by…

President Trump appears to have retired his controversial use of the term "Chinese Virus," at least temporarily. The president spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday night and didn't use the term afterward, Bloomberg reports. "Just finished a very good conversation with President Xi of China. Discussed in great detail...

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How COVID-19 Stress And Social Distancing Impacts…

The there are major concerns about the impact of the pandemic on a child's mental health and well-being.

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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).

Britain's Boris Johnson Tests Positive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and will be self-isolating for the near future, reports NPR . In a video , the 55-year-old said he has "mild symptoms" of a persistent cough and a temperature but is otherwise OK. He said he will...

Christchurch Shooting Suspect Switches Plea To…

On Thursday, the suspect appeared in court via a video link to plead guilty to 92 charges, including 51 counts of murder.

Students provide sanitizers to daily workers to…

A group of students from several universities in Yogyakarta has distributed soaps and hand sanitizers to informal daily workers to prevent the spread of COVID-19

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.

Coronavirus Hits Another Palace

The coronavirus pandemic has touched another royal family : After seven of their palace staff members tested positive for COVID-19, Malaysia's king and queen are under quarantine, the AP reports. The staffers were hospitalized Tuesday, and health authorities are working to figure out the source of the virus transmission. King Sultan...

Putin Delays Vote To Extend His Tenure Due To…

​In a televised address, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he'd push back a vote on amendments that could let him stay in power until 2036.

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AP Explains: US indicts Venezuela's Maduro as…

The Trump administration has indicted Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and more than a dozen members of his inner circle, stepping up measures to drive the socialist leader from power

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.

This US Territory Has a Big Issue: No Tests

Worried about the coronavirus? Imagine getting it in American Samoa, which can't test for COVID-19 and has only one hospital with space to quarantine 10 patients. Now, NBC News reports, someone living in the distant US territory appears to have symptoms. So American Samoa tried sending the samples to Hawaii—...