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Coronavirus concerns: Dow falls nearly 1,200 points, stock market dives amid COVID-19 fears

21 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Fear and panic surrounding Coronavirus led to a historic day on Wall Street. The Dow fell nearly 1,200 points, the largest single-day point drop ever.
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California voting changes raise concerns for 'Super Tuesday'

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

SAN FRANCISCO - Major changes to the way people vote have election advocates on edge as Californians cast ballots in a high-profile primary that was moved up from June so the...
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Qualify first, worry later: Marathoners say no time to fear Olympic cancellation

1 hour ago   |   National Post

ATLANTA - Aspring Olympians at the U.S. marathon trials said on Thursday that they were concerned first with securing one of the coveted few tickets to Tokyo 2020 - and less...
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Coronavirus in Italy, Japan disrupts travel plans for Chicagoans; global financial markets, manufacturers still reeling

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on travel plans, financial markets and consumer goods.
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‘Aggressive designs': Pakistan blasts India's $3bn arms deal with Washington for ‘destabilizing already volatile region'

‘Aggressive designs': Pakistan blasts India's $3bn arms deal with Washington for ‘destabilizing already volatile region'

2 hours ago   |   RT

Islamabad has voiced concern over a recent multi-billion dollar weapons deal signed between Washington and New Delhi, insisting its nuclear-armed rival is upsetting stability...
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Vietnam to suspend visa-free travel for South Koreans - Yonhap

2 hours ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - The Vietnamese government plans to suspend visa-free travel for South Koreans starting on Saturday amid concerns about the coronavirus spreading, Yonhap News Agency...
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Never-ending ‘Law & Order: SVU' renewed for 3 more season alongside all three ‘Chicago' dramas from Dick Wolf

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

“Law & Order: SVU” may be on television until the Sun consumes the Earth, and even at that point it'll probably still be airing wherever humanity is surviving. The crime drama...
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Dartmouth college ends Italy program early amid coronavirus concerns

Dartmouth college ends Italy program early amid coronavirus concerns

3 hours ago   |   WMUR

Two other programs in France will continue as planned.
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Asia stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By JOE McDONALD Asian stock markets fell further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening an global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine...
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Journalism and democracy

Journalism and democracy

4 hours ago   |   Stanford

In a complex news environment, Stanford professors urge voters to be careful consumers of political information and to think hard about where information comes from and how it...
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Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to...

Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to president's desk

The bill comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated. Read more ...

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

The ad was made by The Committee to Defend the President, a super PAC that works to help President Donald Trump and hurt his Democratic rivals. Read more ...

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

The SEC accused the actor of failing to disclose he was promised $250,000 in cash and $750,000 worth of cryptocurrency. Read more ...

Senators' Bobby Ryan nets hat trick, hockey world reacts on Twitter

Senators' Bobby Ryan nets hat trick, hockey world reacts on Twitter

It was an emotional night in Ottawa for the veteran forward. Read more ...

Ritchie has goal, assist in Bruins' 4-3 win over Stars

Ritchie has goal, assist in Bruins' 4-3 win over Stars

BOSTON - In Nick Ritchie's second game, the Boston Bruins saw the player they were hoping for. Read more ...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes. Read more ...

Bloomberg defends Muslim surveillance as mayor: What we're ‘supposed to do'

Bloomberg defends Muslim surveillance as mayor: What we're ‘supposed to do'

Michael Bloomberg on Thursday defended his covert surveillance of New York City Muslims as mayor in the wake of 9/11 as he faces mounting criticism for the policy. Under... Read more ...

Hellebuyck makes 34 saves to lead Jets past Capitals 3-0

Hellebuyck makes 34 saves to lead Jets past Capitals 3-0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Connor Hellebuyck stopped 34 shots for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday... Read more ...

Bradley's career night lifts Cal past No. 21 Colorado 76-62

Bradley's career night lifts Cal past No. 21 Colorado 76-62

BERKELEY, Calif. - Matt Bradley matched his career highs of 26 points and five 3-pointers, and California pulled away in the second half to beat No. 21 Colorado 76-62 on... Read more ...

Ruggs runs fast but can't top Ross's record he had targeted

Ruggs runs fast but can't top Ross's record he had targeted

INDIANAPOLIS - The stars came out at night inside Lucas Oil Stadium, especially Henry Ruggs III who came up short in his quest to set a record but still clocked the fastest... Read more ...