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The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community late Friday night. This repo
Britain's opposition Labour party named Keir Starmer, a former public prosecutor and staunch supporter of the European Union, as leader, ending the era of radical socialist Jeremy Corbyn.
China held a national mourning ceremony on Saturday (April 4) for 'martyrs' who died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half-mast across the country.
Coronavirus has changed China's Tomb-Sweeping Festival this year, above all in Wuhan. Usually millions of families travel to tend ancestral graves, but on Saturday (April 4) cemetery workers performed those rites.
U.S. Navy Captain Brett Crozier, the fired commander of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, has become a political lightning-rod at a time when the Trump administration is facing intense criticism over its handling of a coronavirus outbreak that
With dangerously low levels of medical supplies left, New York state braced for an onslaught of new COVID-19 cases next week after recording more than 500 deaths in a single day, bringing the total to nearly 3,000 - or about the same number killed in
The CDC on Friday recommended that Americans wear a cloth face covering to slow the transmission of the coronavirus, but U.S. President Donald Trump himself said it is voluntary advice, and that he likely won't be wearing one himself.
U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage care and physicians take on roles outside their specialties. This report produce
Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day" and "Ain’t No Sunshine," has died at age 81 from heart complications, his family said on Friday. Freddie Joyner has more.
England's chief nurse Ruth May announced that two nurses had died on Friday as health minister Matt Hancock said the country has more than 2,000 critical care beds still free for use in the fight against the new coronavirus, Soraya Ali reports.
An elderly Danish woman and her German partner, who met only two years ago, haven't let the closure of the border stop the from seeing each other. They meet there for a chat and a drink every day.
Britain's Prince Charles opened a new hospital in London on Friday (April 3), erected to provide thousands of extra beds for patients with coronavirus.
Britain's opposition Labour party is to elect a successor to leftist Jeremy Corbyn. His Brexit policy chief, Keir Starmer, is way ahead in polls, but he's likely to inherit a deeply divided party.
Pakistani authorities ordered on Friday four men, including a British militant, convicted of the 2002 murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, to be detained for three months despite a lower court’s ruling to overturn their convictions.
Google has published mobile phone users' location data for 131 countries, in the hope that it may help authorities assess the effectiveness of various stay-at-home orders.
Slowly but surely, Wuhan is returning to normal, as a team of disinfection volunteers attempt to rid the city of the disease that has killed more than 50,000 worldwide.
An Israeli ultra-Orthodox town has been classified as a restricted zone, as security forces move to restrict movement in and out of the area. Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, has been put into lockdown to protect its residents.
Taiwan has been praised globally for its response to the coronavirus outbreak, but the World Health Organization still includes its virus cases as part of mainland China's, reigniting an age-old debate of just who Taiwan is -- and how it's tied to th
The two top crude producers are said to slash output by as much as 15 million barrels a day - an unprecendented 15% of global supply. Ryan Brooks has more.
The U.S. Navy announced on Thursday it had relieved the commander of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking Navy leadership for stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak on
Chilean authorities captured a second cougar in little more than a week late Wednesday after the cat was spotted strolling through an upscale suburb of Santiago amid the evening quiet imposed nationwide. Gavino Garay has more.