Photo of airport workers waring masks in Washington

First California Coronavirus Death Raises US Toll to 11

SEATTLE — The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed to 11 on Wednesday with a victim succumbing in California — the nation's first reported fatality outside Washington state — as officials, schools and businesses came under pressure to respond more aggr...
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China’s Communist Party Faces Recriminations Over Virus

BEIJING — China's ruling Communist Party faced public anger and recrimination Friday over the death of a doctor who was threatened by police after trying to sound the alarm about the new coronavirus back in December. The death toll, meanwhile, rose to nearly 6...

US, Others Prepare Evacuations as Virus Spreads From China

BEIJING — The United States and several other nations prepared Tuesday to airlift citizens out of a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak that has killed more than 100 people. The U.S. government chartered a plane to fly out diplomats from the U.S....
Photo of fighters from the Kataeb Hezbollah, or Hezbollah Brigades militia inspecting destruction

Iran-Backed Iraqi Militia Vows Revenge to US Airstrikes

BAGHDAD — An Iranian-backed militia said Monday that the death toll from U.S. military strikes in Iraq and Syria against its fighters has risen to 25, vowing to exact revenge for the "aggression of evil American ravens." "Our battle with America and its mer...