Coronavirus

What does 'mask shaming' say about human nature.and does it work?

1 minute ago   |   ABC

Those who study social interactions say "mask shaming" comes in both forms-those who opt to wear masks heaping scorn on those who don't, and those who refuse to cover their...
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Dollar Tree quarterly same-store sales rise 7%

3 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Dollar Tree Inc reported a surge in quarterly same-store sales on Thursday, joining rival Dollar General , as the discount retailer benefited from consumers stockpiling on...
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Summer camp in a time of pandemic: A ‘large bubble' with pricey, private COVID-19 tests

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

A summer camp in Haliburton cottage country is pitching the Ontario government to let it accept hundreds of child campers into a “large bubble” for the summer season. In order...
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Coronavirus patients flood hospitals in Indonesia's second-largest city

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

JAKARTA - Hospitals in Indonesia's second largest city of Surabaya have been overwhelmed by a surge of new coronavirus cases, forcing them to turn patients away, the Indonesian...
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Africa hit by sustained community spread of coronavirus -disease center

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

ADDIS ABABA - Cases of community transmission of the new coronavirus are growing in Africa, particularly in Ethiopia, and a new strategy for testing is needed to prevent this...
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Positive COVID-19 test for employee at House meeting place

Positive COVID-19 test for employee at House meeting place

15 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A worker at the Springfield convention center where the Illinois House convened for a special session last week has tested positive for COVID-19, the office...
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EasyJet stock surges 7% as it slashes up to 4,500 jobs over COVID-19, and warns demand won't fully return until 2023

EasyJet stock surges 7% as it slashes up to 4,500 jobs over COVID-19, and warns demand won't fully return until 2023

15 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

EasyJet shares surged as much as 7.5% on Thursday as the company announced 4,500 job cuts due to COVID-19. The budget airline plans to restart flying on 15 June but only...
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The Pandemic Is the Right Time to Defund the Police

17 minutes ago   |   The New Republic

The pandemic has slowed much American police work, but police are still working. “As of May 17, 375 people had been shot and killed by on-duty police officers in 2020-about the...
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The Implausibility of an “Explosive” Economic Rebound by November

17 minutes ago   |   The New Republic

On Tuesday, Politico reported a growing anxiety among Democratic policy experts that a dramatic economic recovery could boost President Trump in November's election. Jason...
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The road to a blue-green recovery

17 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

When the coronavirus pandemic retreats, we can and should rebuild in a way that ensures the health of our oceans.
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Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could increase risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

The Hampton Police Department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

Philippines coronavirus task force recommends Duterte ease one of world's...

Philippines coronavirus task force recommends Duterte ease one of world's toughest lockdowns in Manila

The Philippines' coronavirus task force has recommended President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the capital... Read more ...

Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, owns between $506,043 and $1.64 million in stocks that could present conflicts of interest to his work on the White... Read more ...