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Gaza reports first COVID-19 death amid outbreak fears

4 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

A 77-year-old woman infected with coronavirus dies in hospital at Rafah Crossing, says Gaza health ministry.
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President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week. Read more ...

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

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

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

A Fort Leavenworth soldier likely saved “countless lives” by ramming his car into an active shooter who was randomly firing on a bridge, police said. The active-duty Army... 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 ...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will be taken - UK police

UK police have determined that there was a “minor breach” of Covid-19 regulations by PM Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings, but that no retrospective action will be... Read more ...

UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

Peter Manfredonia, the University of Connecticut senior accused of two murders, appeared stone-faced in a new mugshot released Thursday after he was arrested by Maryland... Read more ...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The 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 ...

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy is opening 34 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites across Ohio, four of them in the Greater Cincinnati area. 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 ...