The virus that causes Covid-19 has infected over 135,000 people in 127 countries across four continents. Here are the latest updates for March 13, 2020:
Ministers, actors and athletes are among those affected by the Covid-2019 pandemic. As governments struggle to contain the virus, global markets see their worst days in decades.
In an ABC interview, Barr, the country's top law-enforcement officer, said US President Trump's critical tweets of those involved in the case of Roger Stone "make it impossible for me to do my job".
Riyadh will withdraw its cadets receiving military training in US following an investigation into a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three Americans at a naval base that US Attorney General William Barr branded "an act of terrorism."
US, UK and Australian officials have asked Facebook access to read private messages as the social medium plans to extend its privacy to Messenger and Instagram Direct.
Jeffrey Epstein, who was 66, was found dead Aug. 10 in his cell inside a segregated housing unit of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan. An autopsy concluded that he hanged himself.
The subpoenas suggest authorities may be pursuing criminal charges against employees at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York, where US financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life.
Guards were working extra hours to make up for staffing shortages the morning of Epstein's apparent suicide.
Republican Sen. Rick Scott of Florida suggested the possibility that a criminal act was involved in Epstein's death when he called on federal corrections officials to explain what happened at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan.
District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled people who are detained after entering the US to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings. Attorney General William Barr's policy for indefinite detention was due to take effect on July 15.
A US House committee voted to recommend that two cabinet secretaries be held in contempt of Congress. This comes after President Trump initiated executive privilege over documents regarding adding a citizenship question to the 2020 US census.
The US House of Representatives passed a resolution along party lines enforcing subpoenas which could have an impact on officials in the Trump administration.
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