Ask a Reporter: Sarah Wire on Congress and COVID-19 stimulus

Reporter Sarah D. Wire will be live on video Tuesday to answer your questions about covering…

Tanzania Says COVID-19 Defeated With Prayer Despite Fears

(Nairobi, Kenya) — On just one day this month, 50 Tanzanian truck drivers tested positive for…

UK COVID-19 Study to Test Experimental Vaccine on 10,000

(London) — British researchers testing an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus are moving into advanced…

South Korean Students Return to School Amid Pandemic

(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean students began returning to schools Wednesday as their country prepares…

Nations Globally See Spike in COVID-19 as Restrictions Ease

(MOSCOW) — Coronavirus cases are spiking from India to South Africa and Mexico in a clear…

What Taiwan Told the WHO at the Start of the Virus Outbreak

When they heard about patients falling sick with a mysterious pneumonia in the Chinese city of…

Ukraine’s Overburdened Doctors in Desperate COVID-19 Fight

(CHERNIVTSI, Ukraine) — A breathing machine at a Ukrainian hospital breaks down, leaving a coronavirus patient…

Italy Opens Churches as COVID-19 Rules Dictate How to Pray

(VATICAN CITY) — Italy and the Vatican opened a new phase in the virus crisis Monday,…

Turkey Reports Lowest Daily COVID-19 Death Rate Since March

(Istanbul) — Turkey’s health ministry says 41 more people have died from COVID-19 in the past…

Surrogate Babies Stranded in Ukraine Under COVID-19 Lockdown

(KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s human rights ombudswoman has appealed to authorities to find a solution for…

All 54 African Countries Now Reporting Coronavirus Cases

(MASERU, Lesotho) — Southern Africa’s tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho on Wednesday confirmed its first case…

Wuhan to Test All Residents After Handful of New Infections

(BANGKOK) — Authorities in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began were moving forward Wednesday…

Pompeo Travels to Israel For Talks Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

(JERUSALEM) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Israel on Wednesday for meetings with…

Italy Sees Big Jump in Coronavirus Cases in Lombardy Region

(ROME) — A big jump in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Italy’s hardest-hit region contributed to the…

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Found in Crowded U.N.-Run Civilian Protection Camp in South Sudan

(JUBA, South Sudan) — For the first time, COVID-19 has been confirmed in a crowded civilian…

Putin’s Spokesperson Hospitalized With Coronavirus

(MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says he is hospitalized with the coronavirus. Kremlin spokesman…

5 Russian Coronavirus Patients Killed in Fire at Hospital

(MOSCOW) — A fire Tuesday morning at St. George Hospital in St. Petersburg killed five coronavirus…

Wuhan Sees First New Coronavirus Cases Since Lockdown Lifted

Wuhan, where the global coronavirus epidemic first started, reported its first new infections since the Chinese…

India Sees Biggest Daily Increase in Coronavirus Cases

(BANGKOK) — India reported its biggest daily increase in cases Monday as it prepares to gradually…

Arctic Mission Faces Challenges With Pandemic, Seasonal Ice

(BERLIN) — They prepared for icy cold and trained to be on the watch for polar…

UK Prime Minister to Unveil Easing of COVID-19 Lockdown

(LONDON) — The British government has replaced its “stay at home” coronavirus slogan with a new…

Europe Celebrates 75th Anniversary of VE Day Amid Pandemic

(London) — Europe was marking the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied…

Cruise Linked to Australia COVID-19 Outbreak Docks in Manila

(Cavite, Philippines) — A cruise ship being investigated in Australia for sparking coronavirus infections anchored in…

Russia Reports Record Spike in Daily Virus Cases

MOSCOW — Russian health officials reported more than 11,000 new coronavirus cases on Thursday — a…

Cruise Investigated For Spreading Virus Heads to Manila

(MANILA, Philippines) — A cruise ship that is the subject of an Australian criminal investigation for…

Coronavirus Delays Indonesia’s Regional Elections

(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — The coronavirus outbreak has forced Indonesia to delay its simultaneous regional elections slated…

UK Becomes Europe’s COVID-19 Epicenter With Over 30,000 Dead

(LONDON) — Britain on Tuesday became the first country in Europe to confirm more than 30,000…

Possible Coronavirus Case in France in December

(LONDON) — French scientists say they may have identified a possible case of the new coronavirus…

Coronavirus-Stricken Aircraft Carrier Prepares to Return to Sea

(WASHINGTON) — It’s time to get back to work. On board the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt,…

Korea’s Baseball Season Begins After Turnaround in Coronavirus Cases

(SEOUL, South Korea) — Cheerleaders danced beneath rows of empty seats and umpires wore protective masks…