The ACLU says it it is seeking an injunction to block part of Puerto Rico’s strict curfew against the new coronavirus, arguing that some of its restrictions are unconstitutional
A Canadian premier of a province that sheltered thousands of stranded American airline passengers after the 9/11 attacks is questioned the humanity of U.S. President Donald Trump after Trump banned the export of N95 protective masks to Canada
It is nine years since Arnold Schwarzenegger was the governor of California, but the former movie – together with his pet donkey Lulu and miniature horse Whiskey – has issued an important coronavirus directive to the state’s 40 million residents: Don’t be an ass, stay inside.Continue reading...
France's daily death toll from the novel coronavirus fell in the past 24 hours and admissions into intensive care also slowed, the health ministry said on Sunday, thanking citizens for largely respecting a lockdown to halt the spread of the virus.
Some 1,000 African migrants were placed under mandatory quarantine on Sunday after an outbreak of COVID-19 and their camp at Hal Far in the south of Malta was surrounded by police and army trucks to ensure compliance.
Coronavirus, Assam tribunals, global recession: Here’s what you need to know.
Global benchmark oil prices are expected to open lower on Monday as a dispute between top crude exporters Russia and Saudi Arabia raises concerns of another collapse in talks to curb production at a meeting this week.
In a note to the companies Saturday, Shilpan Amin, GM's vice president of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, said it is making the company's step-by-step manufacturing plans for such personal protective equipment available to anyone willing to join in the cause.
The pandemic has prompted many in the field to focus on ways to address it and anticipate its aftermath.
Capt. Brett Crozier began to show symptoms of COVID-19 before he was removed from the USS Theodore Roosevelt, The New York Times reported.
The FTSE 100 firm has been under scrutiny for alleged unauthorised financial activities.
In times of crisis, scientists have to make ethical decisions about new treatments – even if the evidence seems shaky
• Laura Spinney is the author of Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World
Sometimes the parallels between this pandemic and previous ones are uncanny.
Take hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug that regulatory agencies all over the world are now hastily authorising for the treatment of hospitalised Covid-19 patients. Outside hospitals, Donald Trump and the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, have expressed enthusiasm for the drug, people are breaking social distancing rules to get it, and there have been cases of poisoning due to inappropriate self-medication.Continue reading...
Suspect and two other men being questioned over attack in Romans-sur-Isère
French anti-terrorist police are to investigate the stabbing of seven people in a town in south-east France that left two dead.
A 33-year-old Sudanese asylum seeker was arrested after the attack at Romans-sur-Isère in the Drôme department on Saturday morning.Continue reading...
A 33-year-old man has been arrested for a knife attack in the centre of Romans-sur-Isère
A man killed two people and injured at least five others – one of them critically – during an attack in a town in south-east France.
The man, 33, was said to have slit the throat of one of his victims in front of the man’s wife and son, in the centre of Romans-sur-Isère in the Drôme, 20km north of the town of Valence.Continue reading...
The meeting between OPEC and its allies scheduled for Monday has been postponed amid ongoing tensions surrounding production cuts.
CNBC spoke with several Wall Street players to see how they are adjusting to the new reality of working from home.
For all the movies and TV shows about World War II, "World on Fire" -- an unfortunate title, at this moment of shared suffering across the globe -- feels like a fresh take on the war's beginnings and its impact on ordinary people swept up in it. If not a light escape, it makes for a beautifully made, extremely soapy "Masterpiece" series.
U.S. singer Pink said on Friday she had tested positive for COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, two weeks ago and has since recovered.
Listen to some BBC correspondents sharing the poems that have helped them through difficult times.
People who are at home can still get a glimpse of garden attractions even though they are closed.
A child actor from a small religious community in Antigua is bringing the timeless character to life.
As online audiences flock to movies like Contagion, we explore how viruses are depicted on film.
The men who made films like Toy Story and Finding Nemo possible spoke to the BBC about winning the Turing Award.
Joe Exotic's ex-husband, John Finlay, has his sights set on two of Hollywood's biggest stars should Netflix's "Tiger King" be turned into a feature film.
Leading House and Senate Democrats warned Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that onerous conditions on airline relief could cost workers their jobs.
In acknowledging that many of its artifacts had tainted histories and that others were fake, the institution hopes candor will build trust.
In 1633 the Bavarian village of Oberammergau, ravaged by a pandemic, made a pledge to God. Now another pandemic has forced villagers to abandon their promise.
The global coronavirus outbreak has wreaked havoc on the cruise industry. Shares of Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Lines are all down more than 80-percent in 2020 alone. Ships from fleets across the world have become sites of COVID-19 spread, infecting hundreds of passengers and killing others. The pandemic has shut down the cruising business, with the three largest publicly-traded cruise companies suspending some, if not all, of their operations.
Both artists pulled Nashville in fresh directions, and gave the genre growing pains.
A music critic’s soundscape has been reshaped by the wail of ambulances. But she’s learning to hear in unexpected ways.
In “Afterlife,” even privilege can’t shield a Dominican-American widow from the immigrant’s plight.
Venus Williams continues to welcome all interested parties to join her for workouts.
Australian triathlete Mirinda Carfrae was cruising along in second place in a virtual bike race when she unexpectedly lost her way.
A cascade of postponements and cancellations upended the coverage that Times editors and reporters had planned. So they called a different play.
The IBF's mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev said he will donate half of his purse from the world heavyweight title fight against Briton Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight the "devilish" coronavirus.
Former England captain Wayne Rooney has hit out at the government and the English Premier League (EPL) for leaving football stars as "easy targets and scapegoats" in a current stand-off over proposed pay cuts.
Almost 8,500 of the U.S.’s reported 310,000 coronavirus patients have died, and governors are hunting for scarce ventilators. A carrier captain removed after drawing attention to a shipboard outbreak is infected. In Finland, a stockpile dating to the Cold War proves timely.
The president veered from grim warnings to baseless assurances in a single news conference as he predicted a surging death toll in what may be “the toughest week” of the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists in Europe are becoming household names, fulfilling societies’ emotional and practical need for the truth.
Nearly every patient was on a ventilator. Some were in their 80s, some in their 30s. Medical workers were falling fast and had to be resourceful — “the alternative,” one said, “is death.”
All Americans should wear masks, the C.D.C. said, but President Trump says he won’t. Despite his travel restrictions, about 40,000 people have flown to the U.S. from China. Researchers in Pittsburgh have a new idea for a vaccine.
Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman had to cancel a starry Hollywood party for their short-video platform because of the virus. But Quibi is still going live.
The CNBC.com tech team, split mostly between the New York region and San Francisco Bay Area, just wrapped up its third full week with reporters sheltered in place.
Fitness studios across the United States are turning to online platforms to keep their audience connected during the COVID-19 pandemic that's caused many of them to close due to stay-at-home mandates. But so far, the boutique classes are largely offering classes for free, meaning their once-pricey classes are no longer bringing in money for the companies and their instructors.
While more Americans stuck at home means more people are watching video, free content may overtake subscription video with job losses soaring and big media making more video available for no charge.
Over the past two weeks, teachers, students and parents in NYC have begun using online tools to cope with a new system for remote learning.