Here are some of today’s biggest headlines.
Rising toll: 106 people are dead and more than 4,515 cases have been confirmed in mainland China, as the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread throughout Asia and the rest of the world. China on lockdown: Nearly 60 million people have been affected by partial or full lockdowns in Chinese cities as the country’s government steps up its response.
The phone lines at Kamome, a Tokyo-based travel agency that specializes in tours for Chinese tourists, haven’t stopped buzzing. On Sunday, China announced a ban on outbound group travel as part of its battle to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has withdrawn his request for immunity from prosecution on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, just hours before he is set to meet President Donald Trump for the unveiling of the US administration’s long-anticipated Middle East plan.
The sporting world and beyond is mourning the death of Kobe Bryant, aged 41. The NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine on board a helicopter that crashed on Sunday. CNN looks back at 24 defining moments in the career of an NBA great, who mesmerized, broke records and transcended his sport.
A new UNICEF report released on Tuesday quantifies the alarming human cost of the escalating violence in the Sahel. More than 8 million school-aged children in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger have been forced from school.
He said after the match that he believes in miracles, and Roger Federer needed exactly that to stay alive at the Australian Open.
Kenyan company Data Integrated is using technology data to streamline the city’s informal network of matatu buses.
The backpack was taken from the Sofitel Hotel Monday morning, police said.
WASHINGTON ― The bombshell revelation that former national security adviser John Bolton has written a book essentially confirming the Democrats’ case against President Donald Trump went curiously unaddressed by the president’s lawyers on Monday in the Senate impeachment trial.
For more than a year, a federal ethics agency has instructed federal employees to steer clear of taking a stand at work for or against the impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying that doing so could run afoul of the Hatch Act that bars them from participating in certain political activities.
The late-night talk-show hosts paid tribute to Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant on Monday. Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter accident on Sunday. Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel forced back tears as they shared stories of their encounters with Bryant while Conan O’Brien discussed how he wanted to remember the Lakers star.
Los Angeles Lakers All-Star LeBron James shared a heartbreaking message on Instagram one day after the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, writing that it was still difficult to speak and promising to care for the team in his absence. “I’m not ready,” James wrote on Monday, one day after Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash.
NBA star Tracy McGrady said Monday that Kobe Bryant often told him he wanted “to die young” to be “immortalized.” (See the videos below.) McGrady, a Basketball Hall of Famer, tearfully remembered his friend Bryant, a fellow athlete who went from high school to the pros and achieved greatness, following Bryant’s death in a California helicopter crash.
The Washington Post has come under scrutiny from members of its own staff after the paper made the controversial decision to suspend one of its political reporters for tweets she posted after NBA star Kobe Bryant’s death.
John Bolton, the former national security adviser, told Attorney General William Barr that he was worried President Donald Trump had grown too friendly with the strongman leaders of China and Turkey, according to accounts in an unpublished book Bolton wrote that was obtained by The New York Times.
Video game has had a surge of popularity in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, which has infected over 4,000 people and killed over 100 with no signs of slowing. You play as a deadly pathogen in the distressingly relevant game, spreading across the globe to wipe out humanity.
Can you receive a copyright strike on YouTube for content that doesn’t even exist? You can and I would know because it happened to me. You see, I host a political podcast, DOOMED with Matt Binder, which I also stream live on YouTube.
On January 27, 2010, the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, presented a device to the world that looked a lot like a giant iPhone that didn’t make calls. A few months later, the first iPad was made available to the public, more or less kicking off a tablet revolution, the effects of which can still be felt today.
Welp, hope you weren’t planning on getting work done today. Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides all briefly went down Monday due to an unknown issue, which appeared to affect both the consumer and business versions of Google’s productivity apps. The source of the issue wasn’t immediately clear.