Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000…

As the number of coronavirus deaths continues to surge in the U.S., officials warn the disease could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, even if people continue to stay home and limit their contact with 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.

Amid Pandemic, Thailand's Elephants Face…

In Thailand, elephants are at risk of becoming indirect victims of the coronavirus pandemic. With tourism at a standstill, the country's estimated 2,000 captive elephants are at risk of starvation, AFP reports. Owners say they can't afford the hundreds of pounds of food an elephant needs each day. "If...

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.

UN General Assembly to decide on rival COVID-19…

How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic

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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4 European Countries Make Masks Mandatory

"I'm fully aware that mask wearing is something alien to our culture," Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday after announcing that face masks will be compulsory for people visiting supermarkets and other stores. The Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina have also made mask-wearing in public, formerly unusual in Europe, mandatory...

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.

Too little too late? Experts decry Mexico virus…

Mexico has started taking tougher measures against the coronavirus after weeks of its president hugging followers and saying religious medals would protect him

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.

Mexico Rattled by President's Handshake

Mexicans may not want to imitate the behavior of their president. Just one day after the country's deputy health minister urged the population to stay at home, Andrés Manuel López Obrador traveled to Badiraguato, well known as the birthplace of El Chapo. He made his visit on Sunday, which also...

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.

UN chief says COVID-19 is worst crisis since…

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that the world faces the most challenging crisis since World War II

Joe Biden calls for unity amid coronavirus…

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

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Museum Shuttered by Virus 'Shocked' by Theft

A Dutch museum that was closed because of the coronavirus pandemic had a very unwelcome visitor or visitors in the wee hours of Monday morning: a thief or thieves who made off with a Vincent van Gogh painting. The Independent reports the 1884 work, Spring Garden, was taken around 3:...

North Korea Tests Sixth And Seventh Projectiles…

Japan says they appear to have been missiles.

UN begins home food drops for Gaza's needy to…

A U.N. aid agency has begun delivering food to the homes of impoverished Palestinians instead of making them pick up such parcels at crowded distribution centers

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).

At the End of 'Dark Tunnel,' an Olympic Light

There's now an official date for the 2020 Olympics in Japan, postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Olympics officials and Japanese organizers announced Monday that the Tokyo Games will be held next summer from July 23 to Aug. 8, TMZ reports. Officials say this schedule was chosen to help contain...

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.

Viral virus briefing: Where science meets all…

You could say the White House virus briefings have gone viral

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.

Harry, Meghan Weren't Planning to Ask for…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle won't be receiving government-funded protection after their reported move to California , President Trump warned Sunday . They had no intention of asking for it in the first place, a spokesperson for the couple tells N BC . The spokesperson says the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have...

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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.

US warship captain seeks crew isolation as virus…

The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus is asking for permission to isolate the bulk of his roughly 5,000 crew members on shore

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.