Jose Altuve on Jeff Luhnow, A.J. Hinch firings: 'I feel bad for them. They were good guys'
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch were fired earlier in the week after being suspended for one season each for their part in the team's sign-stealing efforts in 2017. Star second baseman Jose Altuve said he felt bad for Luhnow and Hinch in the wake of MLB's report.
CGTN's Roee Ruttenberg spoke with Joseph Williams about how COVID-19 is impacting the homeless population. Williams is a senior editor with U.S. News & World Report and writes about issues of poverty and access to care. A Canadian woman on the Diamond Princess, a luxury cruise ship with 355 cases of COVID-19, is preparing for evacuation. Trudy Clement and her husband have been under quarantine on the ship for two weeks. After Harvey Weinstein was convicted on 2 of 5 counts related to rape and sexual assault, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance held a press conference on the outcome of the case. Watch his remarks. So far Germany has held back on introducing a nationwide lockdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak. But numerous individual states have been tightening restrictions on public life in an attempt to stop the virus's spread. Now the states of Saarland and Bavaria have ordered that people be confined to their homes. In Berlin authorities have as yet taken a less stringent approach to public spaces in battling the virus. They've only shut down some places like playgrounds. Parks have remained open. But they were much less popular on a mostly sunny day in the German capital. Officials have threatened a much wider crack down should too many people flout the advice to stay mostly indoors.