China warns coronavirus can spread before symptoms show

Chinese women and a child all wear protective masks as they walk under decorations in a Beijing park. Kevin Frayer/Getty ImagesThe major transmission mode of the Wuhan coronavirus is through “close range droplet transmission,” Feng Luzhao, researcher from the Chinese Disease Prevention and Control Center, said at Monday’s press conference by the

The 2020 Grammy Awards

People gather around a makeshift memorial for former Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant after learning of his death Sunday at LA Live plaza in front of Staples Center in Los Angeles.  FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty ImagesThe death of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna in

Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash at age 41

Bryant's 'Cantine Riunite' youth team in the early 1990's in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Bryant is in the top row, third from the left.Davide Giudici, a friend and former childhood teammate of Kobe Bryant, spoke to CNN today about the passing of the NBA legend. Giudici played with Bryant in the

Kobe Bryant was famous for using his Sikorsky S-76 private helicopter, a type that has a strong safety record

Kobe BryantMoreAP Photo/Jae C. HongBasketball icon Kobe Bryant was killed in a crash of his private helicopter on Sunday in Calabasas, California.Video: Airplane Safety Features You Didn't Know Existed<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Pepperdine Graphic, Pepperdine University's student-run newspaper, published a tweet on Sunday that showed what appeared

China says virus can spread before symptoms show

Kevin Frayer/Getty ImagesThere are more than 2,000 confirmed cases of the virus, and 56 deaths, worldwide as concern mounts about the rate of its spread.Here's a rundown of what has been happening over the past few hours: Outbreak in China: Some 1,975 cases were confirmed in mainland China, with full

China’s Lunar New Year nightmare as flu outbreak worsens

Snakes -- the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra -- could be the original source of the new coronavirus.The many-banded krait (Bungarus multicinctus), also known as the Taiwanese krait or the Chinese krait, is a highly venomous species of elapid snake found in much of central and southern China and

Republic Day 2020: Join India’s great big constitution party

(CNN) — India is the world's largest democracy, and it's serious about its constitution. The country goes all out to celebrate its remarkable achievement in self-governing each Republic Day.The biggest focus is on New Delhi's impressive annual military and cultural parade, but this national holiday is celebrated far and wide.

Boeing’s huge 777-9X airplane takes its first flight

Everett, Washington (CNN) — The world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has finally taken to the skies for its maiden flight, offering a ray of hope for the troubled US aviation company following months of grim headlines.After days of abysmal weather, airplane WH-001 took from Paine Field,