Dozens of cases linked to a nightclub spurs officials to return to online schooling and indefinitely delay sports gatherings.
The White House and U.S. politicians join others around the world in calling for the release of a retired archbishop, singer and others in the Chinese territory.
John Lee was elected as Hong Kong's next leader Sunday by an election committee comprised of nearly 1,500 largely pro-Beijing members.
John Lee, who has spent most of his civil service career in the police and overseeing security matters, has much less policy-making experience than previous chief executives.
Lam's five years as the territory's chief executive was marked by widespread protests against her government.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach resisted implementing any immediate changes despite speaking of concerns for minor athletes like Valieva.
The U.S. women's ice hockey team defeated Finland 4-1 on Monday. The U.S. team will go up against its longtime rival, Canada, in the gold medal game later this week.
At their ages, Jacobellis' and Baumgartner's win over Italy and Canada during the first-ever Olympic mixed team snowboard cross events broke multiple records.
"Coming back out and getting the chance to race again was just the perfect thing to do, actually," Shiffrin said. She had failed to finish qualifying runs in two events earlier this week.
Representatives of the International Olympic Committee said the risk of catching COVID-19 within the bubble at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing is far less than it is outside.
Shiffrin, known as the reigning queen of the slopes, fell in her first run in the giant slalom at the Beijing Olympics. It was the first time she did not finish a giant slalom race in four years.
Referees postponed the men's downhill alpine ski event after officials decided high winds at the Yanqing course posed a safety risk. This comes after multiple days of practice cancellations.
Organizers of the Beijing Olympics are touting greater gender equity at this year's Games, but Nordic combined remains the only event not open to women.
The Winter Games kicked off Friday night in Beijing with an eye-catching but scaled-back opening ceremony. The city has made history as the first to host both the Summer and Winter Games.
Despite a campaign from China to increase enthusiasm for winter sports, many in the country are indifferent to the Games and excitement is more muted than in 2008.