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.

Recent accounts from Georgia may reveal a different story about its conflict with Russia, and that Georgia's military might have committed war crimes.
Syria has accused the U.S. of an act of "criminal and terrorist aggression" over what it says was a helicopter raid on its territory.
AC/DC is back with a new album, "Black Ice"-- some say there's a strange correlation between the rock band's releases and bad economic times.
A woman has been arrested in Japan for deleting her virtual husband from an online video game.
South Africa's new president and a new health minister are taking a different approach to fighting the AIDS epidemic there.
About 2.4 million Chinese Americans are of voting age, and a third of them are still undecided.
China's economic summit overshadowed by the European Parliament's decision to award its top human rights prize to a jailed Chinese dissident.
Holland-based 'Triodos' Bank has managed to weather the global financial crunch so far -- by sticking to its socially minded agenda.
If Latinos vote in large numbers in Virginia, they may play a critical role in the outcome of the presidential election.
"Heavy Voodoo," a newly recorded song by Jamaican reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry, was written some 30 years ago, forecasting the current global economic crisis.

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