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Some DC-area universities calling students back from China Some DC-area universities calling students back from China 01/29/2020 08:45am • As the coronavirus continues to spread in China and other countries, including the U.S., some universities in the D.C. area are suspending programs in China and asking students and faculty who are there to head home or return to campus. And one of the largest study-abroad providers, the Council o More airlines drop flights to China as virus spreads More airlines drop flights to China as virus spreads 01/29/2020 08:33am • BANGKOK (AP) — British Airways halted all flights to China and American Airlines suspended Los Angeles flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing as efforts to contain a new virus intensifies. The coronavirus has now infected more people in China than were sickened in the country by the SARS outbre Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack 01/29/2020 08:22am • GENEVA (AP) — Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, and their identity and the extent of the data they obtained is unknown. An internal confidential document from the United Nations, leaked to The New Humanitarian and seen Europe steps up China virus fight, aims to repatriate 600 Europe steps up China virus fight, aims to repatriate 600 01/29/2020 08:20am • PARIS (AP) — European officials and business stepped up efforts Wednesday to counter a spreading virus from China that has killed more than 130 people. Airlines canceled flights to the Chinese mainland, businesses told employees to work from home and EU nations made plans to repatriate some 600 ci Americans flown from China virus zone arrive in California Americans flown from China virus zone arrive in California 01/29/2020 08:18am • RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A plane evacuating 201 Americans from the Chinese city at the center of the virus outbreak arrived Wednesday at a Southern California military base after everyone aboard passed a health screening test in Anchorage, where the aircraft had stopped to refuel. The jet landed s The Latest: Finland reports 1st case of new virus from China The Latest: Finland reports 1st case of new virus from China 01/29/2020 07:36am • BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China that has sickened thousands of people and killed more than 100: 1:30 a.m. Officials say Finland has its first case of a person who has tested positive for the new virus from China. The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare said Crash-warning device might not have saved Bryant helicopter Crash-warning device might not have saved Bryant helicopter 01/29/2020 07:18am • LOS ANGELES (AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant didn’t have a long-recommended warning system to alert the pilot he was too close to the ground, but it is not clear whether it would have averted the foggy-weather crash, investigators and other experts say. At issue is what's known as a Te Struggling Düsseldorf fires coach Funkel, hires Rösler Struggling Düsseldorf fires coach Funkel, hires Rösler 01/29/2020 04:54am • DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Fortuna Düsseldorf hired Uwe Rösler as coach on Wednesday to replace the fired Friedhelm Funkel after the team slipped to last place in the Bundesliga. The struggling club said the 51-year-old Rösler, who was previously in charge of Swedish club Malmö FF, had signed 737 Max costs double, Boeing posts first loss in 2 decades 737 Max costs double, Boeing posts first loss in 2 decades 01/29/2020 04:47am • Boeing, an icon in American manufacturing, suffered its first annual financial loss in more than two decades as the costs related to its marquee aircraft doubled to more than $18 billion after a pair of deadly crashes. New CEO David Calhoun on Wednesday stood by his estimate that regulators will ce Japanese evacuation flight brings back workers from Wuhan Japanese evacuation flight brings back workers from Wuhan 01/29/2020 04:35am • TOKYO (AP) — The first group of Japanese evacuees from a virus-hit Chinese city arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday, a dozen of them with cough and fever including two who were later diagnosed with pneumonia. Five of the 206 evacuees were taken to designated Tokyo hospitals specializing in treating inf Virus cases in China top SARS as evacuations begin Virus cases in China top SARS as evacuations begin 01/29/2020 04:17am • BEIJING (AP) — Countries began evacuating their citizens Wednesday from the Chinese city hardest-hit by a new virus that has now infected more people in China than were sickened in the country by SARS. The number of confirmed cases jumped to 5,974, surpassing the 5,327 in mainland China during th UAE confirms 4 Chinese tourists have virus, first in Mideast UAE confirms 4 Chinese tourists have virus, first in Mideast 01/29/2020 03:27am • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A family of four Chinese tourists in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday became the first cases in the Mideast of a new Chinese virus that causes flu-like symptoms, with an Emirati doctor saying the first to fall ill only showed symptoms after over a week on va Fighting sharply rises in Yemen, endangering peace efforts Fighting sharply rises in Yemen, endangering peace efforts 01/29/2020 02:56am • SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A drastic escalation in fighting between the Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi rebels in Yemen has killed and wounded hundreds of people over the past week, officials and tribal leaders said Monday. The U.S.-backed Arab coalition battling to restore Yemen’s internationa For Puerto Rico's earthquake families, trauma continues thousands of miles from home For Puerto Rico's earthquake families, trauma continues thousands of miles from home 01/29/2020 01:37am • The beefy ex-cop sleeps in a twin-size trundle bed a few inches off the hardwood floor. His wife, their 17-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son rest on the attached full-size bed, and their 16-year-old son turns in on the upper bunk. Another couple and their 10-year-old China's women's Olympic soccer team quarantined in Australia China's women's Olympic soccer team quarantined in Australia 01/29/2020 01:14am • BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — China's national women's soccer team has been quarantined in Australia ahead of an Olympic qualifying tournament as fears spread about the outbreak of a new virus that has killed more than 130 people. Health officials in Queensland state said on Wednesday that 32 peop
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