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Wednesday morning news, February 26, 2020

Democrats debate the identity of the party in South Carolina » White House hopefuls faced off in another bruising debate Tuesday night—this time in South Carolina, ahead of Saturday’s primary vote. 

Tuesday morning news, February 25, 2020

COVID-19 shakes markets worldwide » Markets slumped on Wall Street and around the world on Monday over fears of a global slowdown. Fueling those fears are new outbreaks of the COVID-19 coronavirus outside of China. 

Monday morning news, February 24, 2020

South Korea steps up response to COVID-19 amid spike in cases » South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Sunday that his country is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 coronavirus amid a spike in new cases. 

Friday morning news, February 21, 2020

Stone sentenced to 40 months in federal prison » Trump loyalist and ally Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to more than three years in federal prison.  That followed a controversial move by Attorney General William Barr to back off the prosecutors’ original sentencing recommendation. 

Thursday morning news, February 20, 2020

Candidates take aim at Bloomberg, Sanders in Vegas debate » AUDIO: The Democratic presidential debate, live from Las Vegas, Nevada  Six White House hopefuls once again squared off in last night’s debate, hosted by NBC News. It was easily the feistiest debate so far and the fireworks started early. 

Wednesday morning news, February 19, 2020

Trump commutes sentence of former IL gov. Blagojevich » President Trump on Tuesday commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich.

Tuesday morning news, February 18, 2020

Mississippi’s Pearl River crests at 37-year high » Mississippi’s Pearl River reached a 37-year high as it appeared to crest in the state capital of Jackson. But with more rain in the forecast, Governor Tate Reeves is warning residents not to let their guard down. 

Monday morning news, February 17, 2020

Historic flood waters from Pearl River swamp Mississippi » The Pearl River is still overflowing into nearby neighborhoods in Mississippi. And Governor Tate Reeves warned on Sunday that despite two days of sunshine, the danger remains very real.  

Friday morning news, February 14, 2020

Senate votes to limit Trump’s war powers » The Senate voted Thursday to limit President Trump’s authority to launch military strikes against Iran.

Thursday morning news, February 13, 2020

New COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases drop » The number of new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in China dropped for a second straight day on Wednesday. That gives health officials a glimmer of hope amid the outbreak that has infected over 45,000 people and killed more than 1,100.