President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi cemented a budding friendship on Monday with a joint rally attended by more than 110,000 people. The two men held hands and heaped praise on each other in front of a noisy, enthusiastic crowd in the city of Ahmedabad in what's claimed to be the largest cricket stadium in the world.
The event is part of a two-day presidential visit to India as Trump courts New Delhi in a bid to crack its strongly protectionist markets, woo Indian American voters in the U.S. and develop a counterweight to an increasingly assertive China.
South Carolina's Saturday primary will come just three days before Super Tuesday, March 3, when 40 percent of the delegates in the entire primary contest are up for grabs. See full coverage of the 2020 race here.
At least 10 towns in northern Italy, with a population of around 50,000, were locked down Sunday to help stop the spread of the virus. Five people have already died from the virus, as the number of cases across the country reached 219 Monday.
A number of restrictive containment measures were announced over the weekend — among them a ban on all public events and gatherings
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Revelers at the famed Venice Carnival were wearing two types of masks Sunday — a protective face mask over their usual colorful, elaborate ones, as the last two days of the annual festivities were cancelled.
The number of coronavirus deaths in Iran have also spiked to 12, as the number of confirmed cases in the country rose to 47 Monday.
Get all the latest updates on the growing outbreak here.
Thousands of mourners are expected to assemble at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday to honor the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who died along with seven other people in a helicopter crash in late January.
Dave Ayres stepped in for the Carolina Hurricanes after both the team's goalies had to leave the game for injuries, prompting the Zamboni driver to play against his own home team.
The 42-year-old helped the Hurricanes in their 6-3 win by blocking eight of the ten shots on goal against him in the last 30 minutes of the game.
"These guys, how great they were to me, how fun," Ayres said after the game.
And this weekend was the 40th anniversary of the original "Miracle on Ice" — the U.S. men's hockey team victory over the powerhouse Soviet Union team at the 1980 Olympics. NBC's Nightly News sat down with members of the team to talk about their historic win.