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This undated image provided by Michelob ULTRA shows John Cena, left, and Jimmy Fallon in a scene from the company's 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot. Wrestler-turned-actor John Cena tries to convince Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon that there’s a “lighter side” to working out, with cameos by Tonight show band The Roots and runner Usain Bolt. (Michelob ULTRA via AP)
WWJ News
January 31, 2020 - 10:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans weary of a seemingly endless barrage of political news may be looking for a respite as they settle in to watch the Kansas City Chiefs face off against the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on Sunday. They won't get it, although the real-world interruption should at...
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Associated Press
January 31, 2020 - 9:38 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mistakenly inserting a fuel nozzle into a fishing pole slot, a Florida man pumped $60 worth of gasoline onto the deck of his boat and the ground of a gas station, fire rescue officials said. The incident happened Monday in the Orlando area, Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman...
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In this Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, photo, American citizen James Dickey sits on a train on his way back to his home in Changsha, China. Dickey, a kindergarten teacher in the central city of Changsha, outside the locked-down area, said he was “really scared” and trying to arrange for his daughter and ex-wife to leave Wuhan for the United States. The State Department said Americans "should consider departing” as the death toll rose in an advisory Friday. (James Dickey via AP)
Associated Press
January 31, 2020 - 6:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — Some Americans plan to leave China after the U.S. government advised about a spreading virus outbreak, but many others are staying. The State Department issued a travel advisory Friday saying Americans in China “should consider departing.” That followed the evacuation earlier this...
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(Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
Associated Press
January 30, 2020 - 5:17 pm
USA Gymnastics has filed a bankruptcy plan that includes an offer of $215 million for sexual abuse survivors to settle their claims against the embattled organization. The $215 million total is the amount USA Gymnastics' insurance carriers are willing to provide the sport's national governing body...
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This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)
Associated Press
January 30, 2020 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in the U.S., the new virus from China has spread from one person to another, health officials said Thursday. The latest case — the sixth in the country — is the husband of a Chicago woman who got sick from the virus after she returned from the epicenter of an...
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The Costa Smeralda cruise ship is docked in the Civitavecchia port near Rome, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Associated Press
January 30, 2020 - 11:50 am
The virus comes from the coronavirus family, which includes the common cold but also more severe illnesses, such as SARS and MERS.
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Associated Press
January 30, 2020 - 6:59 am
The new virus has fueled demand for masks around the world.
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Fans pay respect at a memorial for Kobe Bryant near Staples Center Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Associated Press
January 29, 2020 - 7:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The crash that killed nine people including Kobe Bryant has led to calls for crash-warning systems to be installed in more helicopters, but regulators and pilots worry that the instrument can trigger too many alarms and prove distracting. "Another warning system screaming at you...
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A girl wears a face mask as she play on a swing near the Yingwuzhou Yangtze River Bridge in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. Countries began evacuating their citizens Wednesday from the Chinese city hardest-hit by a new virus that has now infected more people in China than were sickened in the country by SARS. (AP Photo/Arek Rataj)
Associated Press
January 29, 2020 - 7:25 pm
BEIJING (AP) — World health officials expressed “great concern” Wednesday that a dangerous new virus is starting to spread between people outside of China, a troubling development as China and the world frantically work to contain the outbreak. For a second day, the number of infections grew...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 file photo, a British Airways plane, at left, is towed past other planes sitting parked at Heathrow Airport in London. British Airways and Asian budget carriers Lion Air and Seoul Air are suspending all flights to China as fears spread about the outbreak of a new virus that has killed more than 130 people. British Airways said Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, it is immediately suspending all flights to and from mainland China after the U.K. government warned against unnecessary travel to the country. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Associated Press
January 29, 2020 - 3:29 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — British Airways halted all flights to China and American Airlines suspended Los Angeles flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing as efforts to contain a new virus intensifies. The coronavirus has now infected more people in China than were sickened in the country by the SARS outbreak...
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