HONG KONG will offer a free coronavirus test to all 7.5 million residents next month, the city’s leader said, but it was unclear how many would take part in the scheme run by companies based in mai
GENEVA, Aug 21, 2020 (AFP) - The world should be able to rein in the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as European nations battled rising nu
LOS ANGELES, Aug 22, 2020 (AFP) - Thick smoke blanketed large areas of central and northern California on Friday as more people fled some of the biggest fires in the state’s history which have rage
OMSK, Russia, Aug 22, 2020 (AFP) - An air ambulance took off from the Siberian city of Omsk on Saturday carrying Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to Germany for treatment of a suspected poi
PARIS, France - Global health authorities said Thursday European countries should be able to ride out a surge in coronavirus cases without reimposing full lockdowns, as the World Bank warned the cr
WILMINGTON, United States — Joe Biden promised Thursday to end the “darkness” of Donald Trump’s presidency in a speech accepting the Democratic nomination with an impassioned call for unity and a r
SAN FRANCISCO - TikTok on Thursday said it has removed more than 380,000 videos in the US this year as part of a part of a mission to “eliminate hate” on the platform.
LOS ANGELES - Thousands of residents fled a city in northern California on Wednesday as a series of fast-moving fires spread overnight, burning dozens of homes and structures.
WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged consumers to avoid buying Goodyear tires and even threatened to swap out those on his armored limousine after a report that the company had
WASHINGTON - Sal Khan’s first inkling that COVID-19 was going to disrupt education around the world came in February, when the popular online learning platform he created saw a surge in traffic fro
WASHINGTON - A significant proportion of Americans whose children are attending classes from home due to COVID-19 are going into debt to pay for food and school supplies, a survey released Tuesday
PARIS — Testing for COVID-19 and tracing the prior contacts of those found to be infected are crucial measures for slowing the disease’s spread, but inadequate unless combined with other measures,
MILWAUKEE - Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday at former first lady Michelle Obama after she delivered a scathing takedown of his leadership at the Democratic National Convention, while two ex-preside