China by far is bearing the biggest burden of the new coronavirus outbreak — only about 100 cases have been reported outside the country. But on Thursday, the World Health Organization declared it a public health emergency of international concern, while at the same time recommending countries not limit trade and travel to China. Michael Mina, an infectious disease specialist at Harvard, explains what's known at this point about this disease and the best ways to respond.

An app allows people to see a united Korea through augmented reality.
Egypt's former president goes on trial for corruption and ordering the killing of demonstrators, and could face the death penalty.
New English language proficiency test for would-be immigrants in the UK challenged in court case.
In Europe, some see the eleventh-hour package of spending cuts and tax hikes making up the US debt deal as too little, too late.
Israelis feeling the pinch from low salaries, high prices and steep taxes on consumer goods stage protests throughout the country.
Beck referred to the Labor Party youth camp attacked by a gunman as 'a little like the Hitler Youth.'
Two ads featuring Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington have been banned in the UK for being 'misleading.'
The targets of right-wing extremists in Norway have moved from immigrants to politicians.
Presidential election campaigns feature incumbent Dmitry Medvedev as a superhero and challenger Vladimir Putin with an army of sexy females.
The Irish singer talks about her musical influences, upcoming shows, and her signature curl.

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