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The assessment isn't trying to alarm or scare people but it reflects what's actually happening around the world, WHO official says
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Maryland schools superintendent gets raise to $315,000
Jack Smith, leader of the Montgomery County school system, signs for next four years.
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Letters: Vanessa Bryant stands tall at memorial service
Letters to the executive sports editor for Feb. 29
CBS Suspends Production of Travel Competition Show The Amazing Race as Coronavirus Spreads
CBS announced that it is suspending all production of the "The Amazing Race" season 33 as coronavirus continues to spread around the world.
Coronavirus: Live Coverage and Updates
The World Health Organization said the virus, found in at least 56 countries so far, poses a “very high” global risk. But the White House accused the media of sowing fear to hurt President Trump.
Democracy 2020 Digest: Sanders heavy on electability, light on revolution, on eve of SC primary
Sen. Bernie Sanders is touting his electability – and apparently cutting back on his campaign trail use of the word ‘revolution.’ The populist senator from Vermont – who’s current front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination - touted his electability in his last rally in South Carolina ahead of Saturday’s primary.
Report: New coronavirus case in California is thought to be second through community transmission
A 65-year-old person from California is the second case of community transmission of the novel coronavirus, the Washington Post reported Friday, citing people familiar with the case.
Ian Ayre on the success of Liverpool
Ian Ayre on the plan that led to Liverpool's success
The week in 10 headlines
Trump returned from India to a mounting economic and health crisis over the novel coronavirus. He's appointed Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the next steps, as the nation and stock market brace for impact.
Trump again nominates Congressman Ratcliffe as his intelligence director
President Donald Trump said on Friday he again was tapping Republican Representative John Ratcliffe to be the nation's top spy, naming a loyalist whose first nomination he had dropped last year amid questions about a lack of experience and possible resume embellishment.
After His Son’s Body Was Found ‘Encased in Concrete,’ Colorado Man Handed 72 Year Prison Sentence
Leland Pankey, 40, pleaded guilty to child abuse resulting in death and tampering with a deceased body
Polanski wins best director at Cesar awards, several actresses leave in protest
Roman Polanski, who faces accusations of rape, won France's Cesar Award for best directing for his film "An Officer and a Spy" on Friday, prompting several actresses to walk out of the ceremony in protest.
The 5 most likely outcomes in the South Carolina primary
The final "early" vote of the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination fight happens on Saturday in South Carolina.
Exclusive: New evidence shows a patient warned Columbia University about OB-GYN's alleged sexual assault decades ago
As the number of women who accuse a former Columbia University gynecologist of sexual assault keeps growing -- it currently stands at 78 -- new evidence has emerged that indicates university officials were warned about his behavior decades ago.
A checkup on Mike Pence's public health record
Pence has espoused false beliefs that are disproven with data easily found on U.S. government webpages.
Spike Carlyle ready to show why he's a terrible matchup for Aalon Cruz at UFC on ESPN+ 27
Spike Carlyle thinks his upcoming matchup vs. Aalon Cruz plays in his favor.       Related StoriesJoseph Benavidez on Deiveson Figueiredo weight miss: 'He wasn't going to ever win the belt, anyway'Felicia Spencer knows Zarah Fairn has a lot to offer but is ready to dominate at UFC on ESPN+ 274 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 27, including that hard-to-predict flyweight division
Man reunites with first responders who rescued him
Mobile home park searched in Boswell case
911 center 'catching up with the pizza guy'
Diocese of Buffalo files for bankruptcy
Neighborhoods install own license plate readers
60 cats rescued from 'filthy' storage unit
Local businesses step up for MolsonCoors victims
Judge resigns over use of racial slurs
GM adding 1,200 jobs to MI factory
Woman dies after hit from fleeing suspect
Video shows judge drag child into cell
Corvette flooded by water main break
Feds eye FD's participation in live TV show
Man who proclaims innocence back in jail
Barry Sanders 2020? Garth Brooks' Detroit Lions jersey mistaken for Bernie Sanders endorsement
When someone mentions a B. Sanders in the Motor City, Detroiters are much more likely to think about the gridiron than the ballot box.
UPDATE 1-Honeywell sees surge in demand for face masks in North America, China
Industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc said on Friday it was seeing a surge in demand for its protective face masks in North America, Europe, India and China, following the coronavirus outbreak.
Meet Peter Tuchman: The face of Wall Street’s absolute worst moments
Meet the face of your money going down the drain. Wall Street trader Peter Tuchman has been captured freaking out on camera more than a dozen times during some of the most catastrophic financial crashes of the past two decades — including the mortgage-lending stock dive of 2007 and the coronavirus-fueled plunge Thursday. “I’m the...
Trump To Nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe To Top Intelligence Post
Seven months ago, Trump scrapped his plan to nominate Ratcliffe over concerns that he would not have the backing of Senate Republicans. It's unclear what has changed.
Hidden island uncovered in Antarctica after melting glaciers reveal its shore
An Antarctic island that was once hidden has been uncovered after melting glaciers caused by high temperatures revealed its shore.
Coronavirus poses ‘very high’ global risk, WHO warns
The global coronavirus risk alert has been raised to “very high” — the highest level of alarm — as the deadly disease spread further on Friday, World Health Organization officials announced. The virus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has spread to 49 countries in a matter of weeks, officials said. Countries other...
Pending Taliban peace deal alarms House Republicans
CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Arizona bill would ban transgender athletes from competing on female teams
A new Republican bill is being pushed in Arizona that would ban transgender girls from competing on school sports teams, a measure other states are also debating that has drawn fierce opposition from LGBTQ advocates.
Trump nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence
Donald Trump's decision to pick John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence comes six months after Ratcliffe withdrew his bid for the job.
Sanders and Bloomberg slam Trump over coronavirus
This was the first time Sanders has mentioned coronavirus on the campaign trail. Bloomberg questioned the choice of Pence to lead the response.
UPDATE 5-U.S. to push production of protective gear for coronavirus; new case confirmed in California
The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to protect against the new coronavirus, the Trump administration said, as a new case was confirmed in California on Friday.
Biden or Sanders? In South Carolina, it may come down to age
South Carolina's primary will be a crucial test for Democratic 2020 candidates who are looking to appeal to African American voters.
Feds reject removal of 4 US Northwest dams to save imperiled salmon
A long-awaited federal report Friday rejected removing four hydroelectric dams in the Pacific Northwest river to save threatened or endangered salmon.