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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, file photo, heavy equipment works at a construction site for a field hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. A patient in Southern California is third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
California patient is 3rd US case of new virus from ChinaHealth officials in Southern California have confirmed a third U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Simmons doc, sans Oprah, receives huge ovation at SundanceWithout Oprah or Apple, the Russell Simmons documentary “On the Record” went ahead with its premiere Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, where the women who came forward with sexual assault allegations against the hip-hop mogul received one of the festival's most roaring receptions
The Associated Press3 hours ago
An ambulance drives across a bridge in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools for two weeks as authorities scrambled Saturday to stop the spread of an illness that is known to have infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41, according to officials.  (Chinatopix via AP)
US Consulate to evacuate staff from epidemic-stricken WuhanThe U.S. Consulate in the epidemic-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight Tuesday
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Margo Lion, Broadway producer of "Hairspray," dead at 75The producer of such Broadway favorites as “Hairspray” and “Jelly's Last Jam” has died
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Reunion site named after hero of Virginia Beach shootingThe post office where survivors reunited after a mass shooting in a Virginia Beach government office building has been named after the man who gave his own life for his co-workers
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In Tijuana, the Mexican side of a cross-border garden, is located in a popular recreational area on the Pacific Ocean, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. The U.S. Border Patrol, reacting to a breach it discovered in a steel-pole border wall believed to be used by smugglers, gave activists no warning this month when it bulldozed the U.S. side of the cross-border garden on an iconic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. On Saturday, after a public apology for "the unintentional destruction," the agency allowed the activists in a highly restricted area to resurrect the garden. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)
Border Patrol allows replanting after bulldozing gardenReacting to an opening in a border wall, the Border Patrol gave activists no warning when it bulldozed the U.S. side of a cross-border garden that they had tended to since 2007 on an iconic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this May 2, 2019, file photo, the DraftKings logo is displayed at the sports betting company headquarters in Boston. Sports gambling giant DraftKings won't give a former "Bachelor" contestant the $1 million prize for winning an online fantasy football contest after she and her husband were accused of cheating.Jade Roper-Tolbert beat more than 100,000 entries to take the top prize, but some in the fantasy sports community were quick to allege she coordinated with her husband, Tanner Tolbert, to submit more than the maximum 150 entries. Roper-Tolbert was no longer listed as the winner Saturday. A DraftKings statement says the company decided to update the standings for several contests and did not elaborate. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Ex-'Bachelor' contestant stripped of $1M fantasy sports winSports gambling giant DraftKings won't give a former “Bachelor” contestant the $1 million prize for winning an online fantasy football contest after she and her husband were accused of cheating
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Man points gun in French Quarter, wounded in police shootoutA man who had been pointing a gun at people in New Orleans' historic French Quarter was critically wounded Saturday in a shootout with police
The Associated Press14 hours ago
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier shakes hands with Blue and White Leader Benny Gantz during a dinner reception in Jerusalem on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.  Dozens of world leaders have descended upon Jerusalem for the largest-ever gathering focused on commemorating the Holocaust and combating modern-day anti-Semitism.  (Heidi Levine/Pool photo via AP)
Israel's Gantz to meet Trump before peace plan unveilingIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief political rival says he has accepted President Donald Trump's invitation to Washington
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Florida man arrested for pointing lasers as planes landedAuthorities say a man pointed lasers at planes trying to land at a Florida airport and injured a pilot
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this June 30, 1994, file photo, Rep. Fortney "Pete" Stark (D-Calif.), meets reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Stark, Jr., an influential Democrat whose legislative work helped reshape America's health care system, has died. He was 88. Stark's family said he died Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at his home in Maryland. They did not disclose a cause of death. (AP Photo/John Duricka, File)
Pete Stark, congressman who reshaped health care, dies at 88Former California Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark, Jr., an influential Democrat whose legislative work helped reshape America's health care system, has died
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Hatice Cengiz poses for a portrait to promote the film "The Dissident" at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at SundanceA searing documentary about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi has debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi Arabia regime and the companies and governments that do business with it
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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