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Coronavirus Fears Lead To Canceled Flights And Concerns Within The Travel Industry

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| Companies are canceling employee travel and airlines are slashing hundreds of flights amid fear of the spreading coronavirus. The slump is hitting the travel industry and related businesses hard.

Israel's Election: What Comes Next As Netanyahu Rises Just Short Of A Majority


The country's longest-serving prime minister claimed his "biggest win," but his coalition again appears to lack enough support to form a government.

9 Coronavirus Deaths Now Reported In Washington State


Two people who died on Feb. 26 were found to have had the coronavirus. They were residents of Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash., which is considered to be the site of an outbreak.

Coronavirus: San Antonio Says Evacuees Will Leave Quarantine After A CDC Change


The CDC released a woman from coronavirus quarantine at Lackland Air Force Base over the weekend; she was later found to be infected with the COVID-19 virus.

Judge Says Ken Cuccinelli Was Appointed Unlawfully To Top Immigration Post


The ruling by a federal judge on Sunday invalidates two directives issued by Cuccinelli at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that were designed to tighten federal asylum guidelines.

Afghan President Rejects Timeline For Prisoner Swap Proposed In US-Taliban Peace Deal


One day after the United States signed an agreement with the Taliban, Ashraf Ghani said a proposed prisoner swap between the Taliban and his government could not be a precondition for talks.

Israel's Groundhog Day: Hold Elections. Call Another Vote. Repeat


After two failed tries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to win reelection on Monday. But don't be surprised if there's another inconclusive result.

Philadelphia Nonprofit Opening Nation's First Supervised Injection Site Next Week


After a two-year legal saga, Safehouse says it will open next week, allowing users to administer illegal drugs under supervision. Federal officials say they will try to stop the site from opening.

Hmong Leaders Rally Against Trump Administration Deportation Push


The State Department is negotiating with Laos to deport thousands of Hmong who broke the law in the U.S. — even if they've already served their time.