NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

The NBA has suspended its season "until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. Read the full story at themonitor.com

Trump suspends travel between US and Europe for 30 days

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning Friday as he seeks to combat a viral pandemic. Trump made the announcement in an Oval Office address to the nation, blaming the European Union for not acting quickly enough to address the novel coronavirus and saying U.S. clusters were "seeded" by European travelers. Trump said the restrictions won't apply to the United Kingdom and the U.S. would monitor the situation to determine if travel could be reopened earlier. Read the full story at themonitor.com

After record-breaking spending, Michael Bloomberg drops out of the presidential race

NEW YORK — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It...

Rep. Gonzalez issues statement on first virus case confirmed in Texas

U.S. officials have confirmed that an evacuee from China who had been under quarantine in San Antonio has the coronavirus. The patient, who arrived at Lackland Air Force Base last week, is the 15th confirmed case in the United States and the first in Texas. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

20 dead, more wounded after gunman attacks Texas shoppers

BY CEDAR ATTANASIO, MICHAEL BALSAMO AND DIANA HEIDGERD EL PASO — A gunman armed with a rifle opened fire in an El Paso shopping area...