These are the headlines you Need 2 Know for Tuesday, February 11, 2020:
- BATTLE FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE: The latest poll numbers have Bernie Sanders in the lead going into today’s primary in New Hampshire. But Pete Buttigieg, who was officially awarded the most delegates in Iowa, has been closing the gap. Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren have both seen their standings weaken, while Amy Klobuchar has surged into third place. New Hampshire Union Leader
- TRUMP BUDGET: The White House unveiled its budget proposal for the year. The $4.8 trillion plan includes deep cuts to social safety net programs like Medicare and food stamps as well as cuts to student loan forgiveness programs. It also includes $2 billion for the border wall. The proposal is just that — it won’t pass Congress as is, but it gives a sense of what President Trump’s priorities will be if he’s re-elected. Politico
- CORONAVIRUS: Officials in Hong Kong have evacuated an entire apartment complex after two coronavirus infections on different floors raised concerns that the virus is now spreading through the pipes. Separately, a Holland America cruise ship is essentially stranded at sea in Asia after being denied entry to five countries — despite no one on the ship showing signs of illness. Bloomberg
- OSCAR RATINGS: The Academy Awards were historic in more ways than one. The ratings were down sharply from last year, with just 23.6 million tuning in to the host-less ceremony. That’s the lowest rating ever for the show, which was regularly drawing 40 million viewers as recently as 2014. Deadline
- GRETA TV: Greta Thunberg is getting her own show. The BBC is making a series that will follow the life of the 17-year-old climate activist. No release date or number of episodes has been set. The Wrap
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