The China Bug: Why have majority of deadly influenza viruses in the last two centuries originated in country?
The China Bug: Why have majority of deadly influenza viruses in the last two centuries originated in country?

Experts explain that the concentration of livestock like ducks, pigs, chicken, and humans in close proximity in rural China is the highest in the world, leading to easy animal to human transmission of any mutated virus.

More than 200 Americans evacuated from Wuhan pass screening for coronavirus after landing in Alaska
More than 200 Americans evacuated from Wuhan pass screening for coronavirus after landing in Alaska

The US government chartered the plane to fly out diplomats from the U.S. Consulate in Wuhan, where the latest coronavirus outbreak started, and other U.S. citizens.

Biden-Obama 2020 ticket? Joe wants Michelle as running mate, says Barack should be on the Supreme Court
Biden-Obama 2020 ticket? Joe wants Michelle as running mate, says Barack should be on the Supreme Court

This is the second time in recent weeks Biden has flirted with the idea that the Obamas could play a leading role in his administration were he elected.

'Good job': Trump astonishingly praises Pompeo for abusing and threatening NPR journalist over Ukraine question
'Good job': Trump astonishingly praises Pompeo for abusing and threatening NPR journalist over Ukraine question

The State Department has also barred another reporter from the same outlet from travelling with the Secretary of State to Europe

'Go vote for someone else': Joe Biden in hot water again after 'aggresive' behavior with Iowa supporter
'Go vote for someone else': Joe Biden in hot water again after 'aggresive' behavior with Iowa supporter

When the former vice-president asked the voter if he is supporting Bernie Sanders instead of him, the Iowan said he is supporting Tom Steyer in the primary

America's high incarceration rate: One in every 100 adults in the US is behind bars, says report
America's high incarceration rate: One in every 100 adults in the US is behind bars, says report

Total number of incarcerated people in US is 2.1 million which is half a million more than China, ranked second.

WaPo reporter Felicia Sonmez who brought up Kobe Bryant sexual assault case hours after his death reinstated
WaPo reporter Felicia Sonmez who brought up Kobe Bryant sexual assault case hours after his death reinstated

In a statement, the Post said that an internal review had determined that political reporter Felicia Sonmez was 'not in clear and direct violation of our social media policy', but that the tweets were 'ill-timed'

Jerry West: Basketball legend immortalized on NBA logo also brought 17-year-old Kobe Bryant to Lakers in 1996
Jerry West: Basketball legend immortalized on NBA logo also brought 17-year-old Kobe Bryant to Lakers in 1996

The former Los Angeles Lakers player, who is now a basketball executive, has had a distinguished playing career, spanning 14 years.

Hillary Clinton says she will beat Trump if she runs against him in 2020: 'I certainly feel the urge'
Hillary Clinton says she will beat Trump if she runs against him in 2020: 'I certainly feel the urge'

Clinton in a clip from an upcoming Hulu series is heard saying about Sanders, "Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done"

Indiana newborn mauled to death after getting caught in fight between family's pet dogs while parents were away
Indiana newborn mauled to death after getting caught in fight between family's pet dogs while parents were away

When the first officer arrived at the residence, he found the family's pit-mix dog standing over a severely-injured infant who needed immediate treatment

'Pharma bro' sued for competition avoidance after infamously hiking price of life-saving drug by 4,000%
'Pharma bro' sued for competition avoidance after infamously hiking price of life-saving drug by 4,000%

State and feds are suing imprisoned drug entrepreneur Shkreli for holding the 'critical drug hostage'

Wuhan coronavirus: First case of human-to-human transmission confirmed in Germany
Wuhan coronavirus: First case of human-to-human transmission confirmed in Germany

The man who has been infected had not visited China but contracted the virus from a Chinese work colleague who had recently been to the Wuhan region

Washington Post didn't stand by reporter suspended over Kobe Bryant tweet when she was victim shamed for sexual assault allegation
Washington Post didn't stand by reporter suspended over Kobe Bryant tweet when she was victim shamed for sexual assault allegation

Felicia Sonmez, who has been put on administrative leave for tweeting a story of allegation of rape against late NBA legend, was not supported by the paper when articles attacking her were published against her following her allegation of sexual assault in 2018

Trump calls CNN anchor Don Lemon 'dumbest man on television' after panelist mocks his supporters
Trump calls CNN anchor Don Lemon 'dumbest man on television' after panelist mocks his supporters

The panel was discussing the heated exchange between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had with an NPR journalist, where he allegedly challenged the reporter to point out Ukraine on a map

Thomas Markle challenges Harry to a duel, mocks him saying he should man up: 'He's a candy ass'
Thomas Markle challenges Harry to a duel, mocks him saying he should man up: 'He's a candy ass'

Speaking to Good Morning Britain, Thomas Markle challenged the prince, hoping he might meet Harry at last

Hillary Clinton slams 'vile' sexist hatred as she claims she's a 'second-wave feminist'
Hillary Clinton slams 'vile' sexist hatred as she claims she's a 'second-wave feminist'

Clinton spoke about online misogyny especially focused at women running for president

Wuhan coronavirus: US tourist's video of chilling Chinese 'ghost city' goes viral
Wuhan coronavirus: US tourist's video of chilling Chinese 'ghost city' goes viral

An American tourist posts pictures of the city's deserted look even as authorities try their best to prevent the virus from affecting more people. At least 106 people have died in China so far

93% of Americans feel Trump is 'very likely' to complete full term before presidential elections, says survey
93% of Americans feel Trump is 'very likely' to complete full term before presidential elections, says survey

Only 7 percent felt in some way or the other that the Republican president, who is battling impeachment trial in the Senate now, will leave the office

Barack Obama should either go public with his endorsement and stop attacking Bernie Sanders on the sly
Barack Obama should either go public with his endorsement and stop attacking Bernie Sanders on the sly

Over the past three months, multiple reports of Obama's 'private conversations' have been making news, where he has been reportedly disapproving of Bernie Sanders while 'secretly' touting Elizabeth Warren

Kentucky Christian academy expels student over rainbow birthday picture thinking 'she was gay', claims lawsuit
Kentucky Christian academy expels student over rainbow birthday picture thinking 'she was gay', claims lawsuit

The school, however, has denied expelling Kenney solely for the picture and alleged that she had violated its student code of conduct multiple times over the past two years. 

Deaths reported as massive fire destroys 35 boats docked along Tennessee River
Deaths reported as massive fire destroys 35 boats docked along Tennessee River

The park on the Tennessee River includes a boat ramp, a dock and a restaurant, and offers boat rentals, according to Jackson County's government website

Wuhan coronavirus: Fifth case of deadly disease confirmed in US even as CDC awaits test results of 70 others
Wuhan coronavirus: Fifth case of deadly disease confirmed in US even as CDC awaits test results of 70 others

CDC has tested over 100 samples from 26 states of which five have tested positive and 25 have tested negative

Six years after 'disappearance', Kim Jong Un's aunt reappears to watch a  Lunar New Year show
Six years after 'disappearance', Kim Jong Un's aunt reappears to watch a  Lunar New Year show

Kim Kyong Hui’s fate had been in doubt after Kim Jong Un had her husband and the North’s No. 2 official, Jang Song Thaek, executed for treason and corruption in December 2013

Ilhan Omar under FBI scrutiny over claims she married her own brother days after launching re-election bid
Ilhan Omar under FBI scrutiny over claims she married her own brother days after launching re-election bid

According to reports, the FBI is looking into claims that the Minnesota Congresswoman married her brother Ahmed Nur Said Elmi and will share its findings with the ICE

Wuhan coronavirus: Unverified video showing 'infected patient' in China writhing in agony goes viral
Wuhan coronavirus: Unverified video showing 'infected patient' in China writhing in agony goes viral

The veracity of the footage of the person shaking amid a crowd was not beyond suspicion since coronavirus patients are treated in isolation.

Wuhan coronavirus: Hong Kong protesters fire-bomb quarantine facility in district bordering China
Wuhan coronavirus: Hong Kong protesters fire-bomb quarantine facility in district bordering China

Authorities wanted to make an empty residential building as a quarantine zone for the disease but local people opposed the move, resulting in arson.

Juanita Broaddrick who accused Bill Clinton of rape boycotts Hillary docu: ‘To watch that woman talk is torture’
Juanita Broaddrick who accused Bill Clinton of rape boycotts Hillary docu: ‘To watch that woman talk is torture’

Broaddrick had alleged that Bill Clinton raped her in 1978 and Hillary spent several decades covering it up. 'I can't watch it. I'll see clips of it probably from Twitter or Facebook but to watch that woman talk is torture'

Coronavirus nurse claims 90,000 people infected in shocking video, is China suppressing true scale of infection?
Coronavirus nurse claims 90,000 people infected in shocking video, is China suppressing true scale of infection?

'We don’t care what the government says. I will tell you through social media. Everyone, please donate masks, glasses, and clothes to Wuhan,' she appealed in the now-viral video

Jon Voight blasts Dems for 'filthy lies' against Trump, calls on America to pray for 'the greatest president'
Jon Voight blasts Dems for 'filthy lies' against Trump, calls on America to pray for 'the greatest president'

The 81-year-old actor called the impeachment proceedings 'a crime intended to take down a nation's success'

Coronavirus: Americans in Wuhan have to pay for a seat on plane with diplomats as govt prepares to evacuate
Coronavirus: Americans in Wuhan have to pay for a seat on plane with diplomats as govt prepares to evacuate

Reports say there are roughly 1,000 Americans living in Wuhan and those who choose to evacuate with the diplomats will have to pay for their spot on the plane

Coronavirus: Chicago woman is second confirmed case in the US, patient being treated in isolation at hospital
Coronavirus: Chicago woman is second confirmed case in the US, patient being treated in isolation at hospital

The woman in her 60s returned from China on Jan. 13 without showing any signs of illness, but three or four days later she called her doctor to report feeling sick

Wuhan coronavirus: Healthcare workers are wearing adult diapers because there is no time for toilet breaks
Wuhan coronavirus: Healthcare workers are wearing adult diapers because there is no time for toilet breaks

More than 1,300 people have been infected globally with the virus traced to a seafood market in the central city of Wuhan that was illegally selling wildlife

Hillary shows support for Meghan Markle months after secret Frogmore visit, shares her quote on social media
Hillary shows support for Meghan Markle months after secret Frogmore visit, shares her quote on social media

Hillary's post garnered over 80,000 likes and a lot of love and appreciation for these two strong women who have always been very vocal about women's rights

How Sophie, Countess of Wessex, can be a 'safe choice' in Meghan's place to help Kate fulfill her royal duties
How Sophie, Countess of Wessex, can be a 'safe choice' in Meghan's place to help Kate fulfill her royal duties

With the departure of the Sussexes, there is reportedly an empty space for a royal figure beside the Duchess of Cambridge

Bizarre new TikTok trend sees men dip their balls in soy sauce to see if their junk can 'taste it'
Bizarre new TikTok trend sees men dip their balls in soy sauce to see if their junk can 'taste it'

A study had published that mice have taste buds on their testicles and can actually 'taste' with them

Aaron Hernandez's fiancée Shayanna Jenkins was his only loyal, loving support after his family gave up on him
Aaron Hernandez's fiancée Shayanna Jenkins was his only loyal, loving support after his family gave up on him

Hernandez and Jenkins were highschool sweethearts and he proposed to her after the birth of their daughter

Bernie vs Democrats? Clinton and Obama's recent attacks on Sanders prove that they're scared of his nomination
Bernie vs Democrats? Clinton and Obama's recent attacks on Sanders prove that they're scared of his nomination

Hillary Clinton has launched a smear campaign against the Vermont senator and even Obama doesn't deem Bernie 'fit'

Greta Thunberg slams Steve Mnuchin: 'It doesn't take a college degree to realize carbon budget doesn't add up'
Greta Thunberg slams Steve Mnuchin: 'It doesn't take a college degree to realize carbon budget doesn't add up'

The US treasury secretary had said Thunberg should go to college and study economics before lecturing world leaders

13-year-old pregnant girl claims 10-year-old boy is the father and they had sex after 'love at first sight'
13-year-old pregnant girl claims 10-year-old boy is the father and they had sex after 'love at first sight'

The teen has insisted she will go ahead with the pregnancy despite concerns and she is "ready to give birth"

Meghan knew demand for her photos will shoot up after Megxit and help her brand grow, says photographer
Meghan knew demand for her photos will shoot up after Megxit and help her brand grow, says photographer

The celebrity photographer said that Prince Harry's wish to lead a peaceful life isn't going to come true

Alaska becomes first state to allow marijuana consumption inside dispensaries: 'A really big milestone'
Alaska becomes first state to allow marijuana consumption inside dispensaries: 'A really big milestone'

'Some cities in other states have approved such actions, but these are the first state-issued approvals'

Harry and Meghan’s bid to trademark Sussex Royal and turn it into a billion-dollar empire blocked after complaint
Harry and Meghan’s bid to trademark Sussex Royal and turn it into a billion-dollar empire blocked after complaint

While the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are keen to cash in on their royal brand by launching a foundation of the namesake and selling branded goods like hoodies and postcards, the Queen is yet to decide whether they can still use their HRH titles for profit

Trump's desperate to win Iowa, a battle he lost to Ted Cruz in 2016, and has packed YES-men into local fight
Trump's desperate to win Iowa, a battle he lost to Ted Cruz in 2016, and has packed YES-men into local fight

The president is a certain favorite to win the February 3 caucus against his two opponents

Prince Charles snubs Mike Pence, refuses to shake hands in awkward moment caught on video
Prince Charles snubs Mike Pence, refuses to shake hands in awkward moment caught on video

The video showing the 71-year-old prince ignoring US' No.2 at the event in Jerusalem has raised important questions on the prevailing UK-US relationship

Wuhan coronavirus: The story of a Chinese megacity besieged by the government and a  deadly disease
Wuhan coronavirus: The story of a Chinese megacity besieged by the government and a deadly disease

The city in Hubei province is one of the most populated in China besides being a major transportation and seafood hub

Trump to attend 'March for Life' rally as Supreme Court prepares to hear case that jeopardizes Roe v Wade
Trump to attend 'March for Life' rally as Supreme Court prepares to hear case that jeopardizes Roe v Wade

Trump's expected attendance at the anti-abortion rally comes at a time when the Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in the first abortion-related case in three years

Wuhan coronavirus: Desperate China to construct dedicated hospital within 6 days in outbreak-ravaged megacity
Wuhan coronavirus: Desperate China to construct dedicated hospital within 6 days in outbreak-ravaged megacity

According to Chinese media, the government of Wuhan has ordered a state-run construction firm to build the emergency facility in the Caidian District

Coronavirus: Americans refuse to leave their Chinese partners behind in Wuhan even as U.S. starts evacuation
Coronavirus: Americans refuse to leave their Chinese partners behind in Wuhan even as U.S. starts evacuation

The U.S. government is chartering a flight to transport several hundred diplomats, family members, and other Americans out of Wuhan

Donald Trump unveils new logo for Space Force, outraged 'Star Trek' fans call him out for plagiarism
Donald Trump unveils new logo for Space Force, outraged 'Star Trek' fans call him out for plagiarism

Social media had a field day mocking Trump and pointing out the striking similarities between the two symbols. Some also called him out for plagiarism and intellectual property theft