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Public health officials are retracing the steps of a Northern California woman believed to be the first person in the U.S. to contract the coronavirus without traveling internationally or being in close contact with anyone who had it.
Here's the latest for Friday February 28th: More markets drop amid coronavirus concerns; Steps of US patient retraced; Democrats campaign for South Carolina primary; Houston residents told to boil water after water main burst.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met with African American supporters and hosted an African American History Month reception on Thursday at the White House.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, in South Carolina, said he doesn't believe that Joe Biden can beat President Trump. Biden criticized a frequent Sanders theme, saying "this nation isn't looking for a revolution."
As weight loss surgery becomes more common in the U.S., so is the need for second operation because it's not working. The rising number of patients returning for another shows the persistent difficulty in treating obesity over the long term.
The U.S. Census Bureau is putting the word out about the population count, held once every ten years. The agency is paying special attention to portions of the popualtion that were undercounted in the 2010 census, trying to avoid a repeat of that ...
Police have identified the man who gunned down five co-workers at Molson Coors brewery as 51-year-old Anthony Ferrill of Milwaukee. Ferrill's neighbors have said he worked at the brewery complex for 15 years as an electrician.
In the wake of the latest California case, U.S. health officials on Thursday expanded their criteria for who should get tested, and took steps to increase testing.
Health officials are trying to locate everyone who came in contact with a northern California woman believed to be the first in the U.S. to contract the coronavirus with no known connection to travel abroad or other known causes.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence convened his first meeting of the coronavirus Task Force on Thursday, one day after President Donald Trump made him the government's point-person for the epidemic.
A University of Michigan wrestler from the 1970s says he was kicked off the team and lost his financial aid after complaining he had been physically abused by a sports doctor
A new exhibition at London's V&A Musueum celebrates the heritage and craftsmanship of vintage Japanese Kimono and traces its influence into haute couture, movies and music.
Lori Loughlin lawyers claim their client is innocent over bribery charges; Snoop Dogg appears on Jada Pinkett Smith's "Red Table Talk" show to discuss his recent controversy with Gayle King; The cast of “To Kill a Mockingbird” play the cavernous M...
The cause of an explosion and fire at the largest oil refinery on the West Coast was under investigation. No one was injured. There were no immediate signs that any toxins affected the community around the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Carson.
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the coronavirus isn't inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming. He also dispensed some of his own advice.