U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Friday morning.
Speaking on the 10th anniversary of the 2003 SARS crisis, Zhong Nanshan, one of the heroes in China's fight against that disease, described its as a "turning point" for the nation.
The Justice Department concluded there was insufficient evidence to authorize the extended electronic surveillance of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.
Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat from Iran that peaked with the recent missile attack on American forces in Iraq.
U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday morning.
Huanggang on Thursday became the second Chinese city to go into lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected more than 630.
House Democrats charged with prosecuting the impeachment case against President Trump on Wednesday scaled back their fiery language following a rare scolding from Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., as they began laying out their case for Trump’s removal from office for pressuring Ukraine to help him win reelection.
U.S. stock index futures futures bounced Wednesday as investors monitor a range of corporate earnings, along with developments concerning the spread of a deadly virus in China.