News 2/25/2020, 10:00am

5 national stories of the week

Kobe Bryant’s memorial service, Harvey Weinstein’s conviction, the South Carolina Democratic presidential debate, sex-abuse allegations against a former University of Michigan doctor and actor Jussie Smollett’s not-guilty pleas make up this week’s five national stories. 

News 2/24/2020, 10:00am

5 international stories of the week

The aftermath of a racist shooting incident in Germany, updated numbers of people affected by the new virus outbreak, President Donald Trump’s visit to India, the U.N. chief’s call to action on human rights and Julian Assange’s extradition hearing make up this week’s five international stories. 

News 2/21/2020, 12:00pm

US: Taliban’s ‘reduction of violence’ deal to start tonight

The countdown to the signing of a peace agreement between the Taliban and the United States to end the 18 years of war in Afghanistan will begin on Friday night, when the seven-day “reduction of violence” promised by the Taliban will go into effect, a senior U.S. State Department official said. The deal will be signed on Feb. 29.

News 2/20/2020, 10:00am

Debate night brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals

From the opening bell, Democrats savaged New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg and raised pointed questions about Bernie Sanders’ take-no-prisoners politics during a contentious debate Wednesday night that threatened to further muddy the party’s urgent quest to defeat President Donald Trump.