Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Headlines & Global News


Ash Wednesday

Why Are Christians Marked With Ashes on Ash Wednesday

Feb 26, 2020 11:32 AM EST

On Ash Wednesday, Christians wear a smudge of ashes on their foreheads. Let's find out why.

U.S. Defense Secretary Esper participates in a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington

US, Russia Nuclear War Game Sparks Theories of Impending World War

Feb 26, 2020 08:14 AM EST

The United States and Russia conducted a limited nuclear exchange exercise to prove that it is possible to fight and win a nuclear conflict without causing the apocalypse.

NBA: New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers

NBA News: Lebron Proves He’s Still 'The King,' Posts 40-Points as Pelicans Succumb to the Lakers

Feb 26, 2020 06:51 AM EST

On his first match-up with 2019 NBA Draft first-pick Zion Williamson, LeBron proves it is still his game.

China Bans Trade

China Bans Wildlife Trade, Consumption of Wild Animals Amid Coronavirus

Feb 26, 2020 06:44 AM EST

China has banned people from selling, buying and eating wild animals amid the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus or COVID-19.

The Upcoming US and Korean Military Training Is Under Review Because of the Korean Coronavirus

US and Korean Military Training Under Review Amidst Coronavirus

Feb 26, 2020 06:43 AM EST

Concerns over the COVID-19 contagion has prompted talks with the American and Korean officials to scale down. But, on the wayside, the Americans are asking for more support from Koreans for expenditures as well.

Mars Earthquakes

NASA Insight Mission Detects 450 Earthquakes on Mars

Feb 26, 2020 06:41 AM EST

Moderate seismic activity and ground vibrations have been detected on Mars according to results from the Mars InSight mission which launched at the end of 2018.


17 Day-old Baby Recovers from Coronavirus Without Treatment

Feb 26, 2020 06:15 AM EST

With the deaths and rising number of cases of COVID-19, a 17 day-old baby survived the killer disease and has ignited hope world wide.

 COVID-19 Death Toll Statistics

Coronavirus Death Toll Statistics: South Korea, Italy Cases Increasing

Feb 26, 2020 04:43 AM EST

An increase in the cases of the contagion and the death rate of the virus is alarming. More countries are buckling like Italy and China that are the hardest hit.

Jenelle and David

Is 'Teen Mom 2' Star Jenelle Evans Back Together with David Eason?

Feb 26, 2020 03:15 AM EST

'Teen Mom''s Jenelle Evans is apparently back with her then-estranged husband David Eason after officially ending her contract with MTV.

 SETI Looks for Alien Life on Interstellar Visitors From Deep Space

SETI Looks for Alien Life on Comets from Deep Space

Feb 25, 2020 09:39 PM EST

The comet 2I/Borisov is getting scanned, investigated for possible alien technology or any signal that aliens are out there. It might seem so farfetched that it is like sci-fi, but researchers at SETI are looking for proof if it does exist.


Alien Life On Mars: NASA Scientists Believe There are Life Forms in Caves

Feb 25, 2020 09:39 PM EST

After years of studying is there is life thriving on the red planet scientists now have reason to believe that Alien life forms could exist on Mars.

02.24 - Kobe and Gianna

Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna Remembered: Beyonce, Michael Jordan, Other Celebs Pay Tribute

Feb 25, 2020 09:38 PM EST

Almost a month after the tragic helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant and seven other, family, friends and fans again gathered at the Staples Center to remember Kobe and Gigi.

Film producer Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty of Sexual Assault, Rape; Marks #MeToo Movement Victory

Feb 25, 2020 09:38 PM EST

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was pronounced guilty of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday.

Wilder vs Fury

Deontay Wilder Calls for Tyson Fury Rematch, Blames Trainer for Throwing Towel

Feb 25, 2020 07:15 PM EST

On the first loss of his career, Deontay Wilder will not back down without getting a chance for revenge and wants a rematch with Tyson Fury this summer.

Filipinos Disembark from Cruise

Filipinos from Cruise Ship Arrive in Philippines, Excluding 70 Others Who Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Feb 25, 2020 09:27 AM EST

Amid the preparations for the repatriation of more than 400 Filipinos aboard the Diamond Princess, 80 new cases are reported.

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