South Korean boyband BTS suspend world tour over coronavirus

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s K-pop boyband BTS will suspend their world tour over worries about the spread of the novel coronavirus and restrictions aimed at stopping it, their... Read more »

Cannes Film Festival will not be held this year in ‘its original form’: organisers

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past photos of the Cannes Film festival on the Croisette in Cannes as a lockdown is imposed to slow the rate of the coronavirus... Read more »

Your Money: Coronavirus fears shake Yale economist Robert Shiller

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In scary times like these, it is comforting to talk to someone who has seen and studied a lot of things – booms, busts, and... Read more »

Your Money: A coronavirus emergency plan for paying your bills

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lives are on hold all over the world as we distance ourselves socially to contain the coronavirus, but bills still pile up. FILE PHOTO: A... Read more »

Your Money: As U.S. unemployment claims surge, know your status

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Applications for unemployment insurance are skyrocketing across the United States. In Ohio, the number tripled from last week through Sunday, up to 12,000, according to... Read more »

‘Very strong’ tornado rips through Nashville, killing at least nine

(Reuters) – At least nine people were killed by a powerful tornado that struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, flattening buildings, damaging an airport and... Read more »

Two people killed, around 40 buildings destroyed by Nashville tornado

(Reuters) – A tornado struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, killing at least two people and destroying around 40 buildings, police and firefighters said. The... Read more »

Apple to close all China mainland stores due to virus outbreak

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks are seen in an Apple Store, as China is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Shanghai, China, January 29, 2020.... Read more »

Kobe Bryant remembered at Grammy Awards hours after his death

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Musicians and performers at the Grammy Awards paid tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday at his former home arena, the Staples Center in Los Angeles,... Read more »

Canada, Iran at odds over who should analyze downed plane’s black boxes

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said it had asked the U.S. and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries... Read more »