(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 802,583 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 26,490 from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 2,817 to 44,575.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden won the support of two of his party’s most prominent climate change campaigners, including former presidential candidate Al Gore, on Wednesday. The endorsements of Gore and Washington state Governor Jay Inslee came
North Korean state media on Wednesday made no mention of leader Kim Jong Un’s health or whereabouts, a day after intense international speculation over his health was sparked by media reports he was gravely ill after a cardiovascular procedure. North
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday opened the door to allowing U.S. states to file for bankruptcy to deal with economic losses stemming from the coronavirus outbreak that are punching big holes in their budgets.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A handful of mostly southern U.S. states will begin loosening economic restrictions this week in the midst of a still virulent pandemic, providing a live-fire test of whether America’s communities can start to reopen without triggering a
Boris Johnson is currently residing at the Prime Minister’s countryside retreat in Buckinghamshire, where he is recuperating from a coronavirus infection which saw him in intensive care for a week. The PM is said to be continuing business from the
DETROIT (Reuters) – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer said on Tuesday she had not had any conversation with presumed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden about being his running mate in the 2020 election. Whitmer, speaking in a live, online Washington Post
President Donald Trump said Monday that he will sign an executive order “to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States” because of the coronavirus. “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect
A “virtual parliament” is being set up for MPs this week to protect them while they work during the coronavirus crisis. Unprecedented changes to the main House of Commons chamber designed more than 300 years ago will be rolled out
A vaccine against the coronavirus is “not a given”, an expert has told Sky News. Sir Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust and one of the experts advising the government on its COVID-19 response, said he was “optimistic” that