Coronavirus outbreak

Background checks, a metric for gun sales, hit all-time high

1 minute ago   |   ABC

Historic numbers of background checks to purchase or possess a firearm were done in June, a trend in a year marked by uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic, a subsequent...
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‘Everbody's Infected': 76 Farmworkers Test Positive In New Coronavirus Outbreak

3 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Seventy-six farm workers have tested positive for COVID-19 at Primex Farms in Wasco, California, twice as many workers as the company has publicly acknowledged.
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Golfer's Pro Journey Starts With a Burst Bubble

9 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Sahith Theegala is starting his PGA Tour career just as the coronavirus infiltrated pro golf's caravan.
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Fast-fashion giant Boohoo defends business practices after report says its suppliers put workers at risk of COVID-19 infection

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo defends business practices after report says its suppliers put workers at risk of COVID-19 infection

15 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Boohoo defended its business practices in a statement on Thursday, July 2, after a report said that factories supplying its clothing in Leicester were putting workers at risk...
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Coronavirus live updates: Warriors' employee tests positive at Oakland facility

15 minutes ago   |   ABC

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: An employee at the Warriors' Oakland facility has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Warriors say the facility is now closed and will be thoroughly...
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Wisconsin man survives 97-day coronavirus hospital stay, plans to hit the golf course soon

15 minutes ago   |   ABC

The 65-year-old said he had been in good health and had no idea how he contracted the virus.
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Germany will review Turkey travel warning regularly, FM Maas says as Ankara wants EU to ‘correct mistake'

Germany will review Turkey travel warning regularly, FM Maas says as Ankara wants EU to ‘correct mistake'

17 minutes ago   |   RT

Berlin will keep reviewing travel advice for Turkey, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told his Turkish counterpart on Thursday. Any decisions are being coordinated with the...
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Africa lost almost $55 billion in travel and tourism due to pandemic -AU

17 minutes ago   |   National Post

DAKAR - Africa countries have lost almost $55 billion in travel and tourism revenues in three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Union commissioner for...
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Thailand to ban online alcohol sales to curb underage drinking

17 minutes ago   |   National Post

BANGKOK - Thailand said on Thursday it would prohibit online sales of alcohol in a clampdown on underage drinking after a rise in sales during the coronavirus outbreak.
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The E.U. never even considered letting in U.S. travelers. That's how bad America's outbreak is

29 minutes ago   |   NBC News

"The U.S. was never going to make it," one E.U. diplomat said. "Just look at their coronavirus situation."
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for... Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Sharks still out there, experts caution ahead of holiday weekend

Sharks still out there, experts caution ahead of holiday weekend

As people across the country head to open beaches for the holiday, authorities are warning to not only take precautions amid the coronavirus pandemic but to also be on alert... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski for Executive Council

Renee Plummer is a Republican, but she's a Republican who goes her own way and isn't afraid to break the proverbial mold. Read more ...

Two drivers charged, two children injured in wreck on I-95 in Nash County

Two drivers charged, two children injured in wreck on I-95 in Nash County

A two-car crash caused parts of parts of Interstate 95 North to close near Whitakers in Nash County early Thursday morning. Read more ...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list - Orban

Budapest will not comply with a European Union request to add non-member states to a “safe” travel list, except for Serbia, according to Hungarian PM Viktor Orban. The... Read more ...