Refinery29 - 11 hours 5 min ago
For eight days and nights, tens of thousands of people have been protesting and marching in the U.S. to ask for justice for George Floyd , a black man who was killed when ex-police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes. People are chanting "we can't breathe," holding signs that say "Black Lives Matter," and emphasizing that our country's history of police violence is deadly and dangerous. In fact, some are calling it a public...
Fox News - 12 hours 12 min ago
There have been no new cases of the novel coronavirus among the hundreds who flouted social distancing guidelines and attended pool parties at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend, a state health official said this week.
Los Angeles Times - 12 hours 57 min ago
L.A. County closed several testing sites or limited their hours amid protests. A reduction in testing could abet a second wave of coronavirus cases, experts say.
Vox - 14 hours 58 min ago
Ebony Tymes sits by a business window displaying an "Everything Will Be Okay" message on Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 24. | Tami Chappell/AFP via Getty Images Georgia's experience could teach us a lot about Covid-19 and its spread. Georgia was the first state to start reopening its economy after shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic . When the shelter-in-place order expired on April 30, a lot of experts and much of the public worried about the worst: a sustained...
Reuters - 15 hours 37 min ago
A planeload of 150 ventilators arrived in Russia from the United States on Thursday, Washington's embassy in Moscow said, to help fight the novel coronavirus in further medical aid collaboration between the two politically-estranged nations.
Reuters - 16 hours 35 min ago
Malaysian health authorities on Thursday reported 277 new coronavirus cases after infections were detected in an immigration detention centre.
Reuters - 17 hours 10 min ago
Hong Kong confirmed five new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, all imported, while Cable TV reported some residents of a housing estate were evacuated after a cluster of cases was reported.
Vox - 17 hours 38 min ago
Conservative radio talk show host Wayne Allyn Root hosts a protest in Las Vegas, Nevada, demanding the reopening of businesses on April 24. | Ethan Miller/Getty Images Most states still need to reduce coronavirus cases and build up their testing capacity. All 50 states are moving to reopen their economies, at least partially, after shutting down businesses and gatherings in response to the coronavirus pandemic . But a Vox analysis suggests that most states haven't made the preparations needed...
Reuters - 18 hours 45 min ago
Queues for food banks have swollen in Spain as the coronavirus crisis has left hundreds of thousands of people teetering on the edge of poverty.
ABC News - 19 hours 39 min ago
Pakistan has reported a record single-day spike in coronavirus-related deaths with 82 new fatalities and 4,688 cases...
Reuters - 19 hours 52 min ago
As Japan returns to work from coronavirus restrictions, its notoriously crowded trains - almost a symbol of its celebrated work ethic - are raising fears about a resurgence of infections.
Reuters - 21 hours 5 min ago
Thailand reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Thursday and no new deaths, taking the total number of infections to 3,101, of which 58 were fatalities.
Reuters - 23 hours 2 min ago
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 394 to 182,764, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Thursday.