During this time, flu infections are far more common. In the United States, for example, flu season begins in October and extends through May.
CIA Believes Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Journalist's Killing
By Mark Hosenball
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, complicating President Donald Trump's efforts to preserve ties with a key U.S. ally.
The sources said the CIA had briefed other parts of the U.S. government, including Congress, on its assessment, which contradicts Saudi government assertions that Prince Mohammed was not involved.
LeBron's High School Car Up for Auction
LeBron James obviously wasn't an ordinary high school senior. His car wasn't a run-of-the-mill model, either.
James drove a 2003 Hummer H2, and it is going up for auction on Monday before being sold on Dec. 8.
So what's the price of the vehicle that LeBron drove while he attended St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio? A piece of his past won't come cheap.
North Korea Tests New 'Tactical' Weapon
By Joyce Lee and David Brunnstrom
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's leader witnessed the test of a newly developed high-tech weapon, the country's state media reported on Friday, while Pyongyang also released a U.S. prisoner, sending conflicting signals at a time of sensitive negotiations.
Kim Jong Un's visit to the test site of what North Korea's state media called a "tactical weapon" that could protect North Korea like a "steel wall" threatened to sour the diplomatic atmosphere at a time when negotiations between North Korea and the United States appear to have stalled.
California Searches for 1,000 Missing in Its Deadliest Fire
By Terray Sylvester
PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Recovery teams with cadaver dogs pressed on with their search for more victims in a flame-ravaged northern California town on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of more than 1,000 people reported missing in the deadliest wildfire in state history.
Remains of at least 71 people have been recovered so far in and around the Sierra foothills hamlet of Paradise, which was home to nearly 27,000 residents before the town was largely incinerated by the deadly Camp Fire on the night of Nov.
The Severe Weather Moves South into the Plains and Midwest