The Coronavirus Cruise Ship Was a Disease-Spreading Hellscape
Crew members weren't quarantined, and passengers have reportedly been spotted talking to each other without masks across neighboring balconies.
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Arson, Pepper Spray, and Arrests: Hong Kong Protesters Want to Close the Border With China Over Coronavirus
On Sunday riot police used pepper spray during a protest of a new coronavirus quarantine facility in Kowloon Bay.
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Exhausted and Infected: Thousands of Chinese Doctors Are Risking Their Lives to Fight Coronavirus
More than 1,700 medical workers have been infected as the government scrambles to get supplies and protective gear to overwhelmed hospitals.
Coronavirus Cruise: The Worst Outbreak Outside China Is On a Ship Quarantined In Japan
Passengers will be stuck on the Princess Diamond for another week of quarantine as the number of infections on board rises to 175.
People Stranded on a Cruise Ship Over Coronavirus Fears Are Tweeting at Trump for Help: ‘Everybody Is Stuck’
Thailand became the fifth country refusing to dock the Westerdam, a luxury liner with 2,257 aboard.
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China Keeps Arresting Hong Kong Protesters for ‘Soliciting Prostitution’
A student who provides medical care to injured protests is the second protest supporter to be arrested on the charge in Mainland China.
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China's Mysterious Pneumonia-Like Virus Is Now Spreading to Other Countries
One person in China has died and more than 40 have been hospitalized, some of them in critical condition.
Iran Arrested the Man Who Filmed the Jet Getting Accidentally Shot Down
President Rouhani is pledging a thorough investigation into the Tehran disaster — even as he blamed U.S. aggression as one of the “root causes.”
Witnesses Say Iranian Security Forces Opened Fire on Protesters Chanting ‘Death to the Dictator’
Iranians were in the streets for a third consecutive day protesting the regime's shooting down of a passenger jet that was carrying 82 Iranians.
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A Boeing Jet Crashed in Iran, Killing Everyone Onboard, and Nobody Knows Why
Tensions between Iran and the U.S. are already complicating the investigation into the crash that killed all 176 people on board.
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Hong Kong Cops Aren’t Sorry For Pepper Spraying A Politician Right In the Face
A police officer tore off a politician's goggles and sprayed him at close range — twice.
White House Confirms Trump Had a Super-Friendly Phone Call With Putin Over the Weekend
Putin thanked Trump for U.S. intelligence that purportedly thwarted a terrorist attack planned for St. Petersburg on New Year's Eve.