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UNCW cancels Europe spring break trips after N.C. patients test positive for COVID-19

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

UNC Wilmington has suspended all study-abroad programs to Europe following the confirmation of North Carolina’s first cases of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The first patient, of Wake County, had recently traveled from Washington State, where the illness has claimed 10 lives and caused 70...

U.S. and Taliban sign historic peace deal

U.S. and Taliban sign historic peace deal

Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2020

DOHA, OMAN— Following more than 18 years of conflict, representatives from the United States, including U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and the Taliban have come to the negotiating table in the Qatari capital of Doha, and signed a deal that could at last bring an end to the conflict. A 14 month timetable has been put into place for the gradu...

Coronavirus: fact and fiction

Medical team members prepare to check in at Hohhot Baita International Airport before leaving for Hubei Province in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. The seventh batch of medical workers from Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to Hubei Province departed Tuesday to help the novel coronavirus control efforts there. (Liu Lei/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

The novel coronavirus from Wuhan, China, has claimed more than 1,000 lives and sickened more than 43,000 others. One fatality, as well as 393 infections, have occurred outside of China, including 13 in the United States as of last week. Fortunately, the American patients are in good condition and have...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news. Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain, Spain says “No” On Oct. 27, the Catalan government in Spain declared independenc...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news.    North Korea’s latest war of words: "The entire U.S. mainland is within our firing range" North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador i...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017

Kim Jong-un vs. Trump In the latest war of words between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and United States President Donald Trump, the former issued a direct statement regarding the latter following President Trump’s speech at the United Nations on Sept. 19, 2017. The statement from Kim Jong-u...

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