Biden slams Trump for cutting health programs before coronavirus outbreak

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden talks to journalists during a campaign event in Mt Pleasant, Iowa, U.S., January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria FORT... Read more »

U.S. declares coronavirus health emergency, bars foreign nationals who visited China

WASHINGTON Reuters) – The Trump administration, while insisting the risk to Americans from coronavirus is low, nevertheless declared a public health emergency on Friday and announced the extraordinary step... Read more »

Chinese movie to premiere online as virus closes cinemas

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese movie fans can catch the premier of much-anticipated new comedy this holiday weekend under a 630 million yuan ($91.25 million) deal to issue the film... Read more »

Ohio governor calls on lawmakers to ban flavored vaping products

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens as Ohio gubernatorial nominee and Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine speaks during a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio., U.S., November 5, 2018.... Read more »

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape as he walks on Broadway in New York City, U.S., September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease... Read more »

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical

(Reuters) – Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday have renewed concerns about the oil industry’s use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane... Read more »

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims’ compensation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade... Read more »

Ex-Formula One ace Niki Lauda out of hospital

FILE PHOTO: Niki Lauda poses at the airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger VIENNA (Reuters) – Formula One triple world champion and airline entrepreneur Niki Lauda... Read more »