Here is the latest news from the Associated Press for Friday, February 28.
Outbreaks in Italy, South Korea and Iran fuel fears the coronavirus is turning into a worldwide threat that might derail trade and industry.
Japan’s schools prepare to close for almost a month and entertainers, topped by K-pop superstars BTS, cancel events as a virus epidemic extends its spread through Asia, Europe and into Africa.
Sales are surging, despite the advice from medical experts that healthy people don’t need them, prompting Amazon to try to make sure sellers don’t gouge panicked buyers.
As Virginians head to the polls on Super Tuesday, the self-described democratic socialist is facing an electorate that has long favored moderates over populists.
Ankara says 33 of its troops perished in northwestern Syria, a serious escalation in the conflict between Turkish and Russia-backed Syrian forces, prompting NATO to hold emergency talks.
The war-torn nation views the expected signing of a U.S.-Taliban accord with a heavy dose of well-earned skepticism.
Parents of thousands of African students thought to be stranded in China’s locked-down city of Wuhan are concerned that they are running out of food and money.
The five men who were killed by a co-worker at a Milwaukee brewery include an electrician, a Navy veteran, a father of two small children, a fisherman and a family-loving grandfather.
Families of some of those who died trying reach the dilapidated bus chronicled in the book and movie are proposing a footbridge to make it easier to complete the perilous journey, but locals fear it may not be enough.
U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee managers have been gathering information from individual sports, trying to figure out what events are being affected by the coronavirus.
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