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Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China.

Hearing may set order of R. Kelly's Chicago sex abuse trials

CHICAGO — Prosecutors in Chicago were expected to announce on Wednesday which of the sex charges against R&B singer R. Kelly they want to take to trial first.

MacDowell artist colony chooses Nell Painter as new chair

NEW YORK — The MacDowell Colony, one of the country's oldest and most prestigious artist colonies, has chosen the author-educator Nell Painter as its new board chair.
Tilda Swinton backs public appeal to buy Derek Jarman house

Tilda Swinton backs public appeal to buy Derek Jarman house

LONDON — Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton has urged art lovers to chip in and help save the home of the late British artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman for the public.
CBS' early exit shows decisions networks face on impeachment

CBS' early exit shows decisions networks face on impeachment

NEW YORK — CBS was the first major network to break away from President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate on Tuesday, allowing its viewers to watch their regular afternoon fare instead of a debate over a proposed amendment to subpoena Wh
At Sundance, an annual rebirth for American movies

At Sundance, an annual rebirth for American movies

NEW YORK — The Sundance Film Festival, coming at the start of a new movie calendar, is an annual rite of renewal. New movies. New filmmakers. New voices. And that feels especially welcome this year.
Detroit orchestra names Jader Bignamini next music director

Detroit orchestra names Jader Bignamini next music director

DETROIT — The Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday announced the selection of Italian conductor Jader Bignamini as its next music director.
Democrats swarm industrial Iowa to prove they can beat Trump

Democrats swarm industrial Iowa to prove they can beat Trump

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — Since their surprise loss to Donald Trump in 2016, Democrats have struggled with how to regain territory that long supported the party before suddenly flipping to Republicans.
Trump says he's open to witnesses as trial rules are set

Trump says he's open to witnesses as trial rules are set

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Cold-stunned iguanas falling from Florida trees

Cold-stunned iguanas falling from Florida trees

MIAMI — The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters warned residents Tuesday about falling iguanas.