A look at some of today’s top headlines.
Covid-19 symptoms go beyond pneumonia to include blood clots, inflammation and even swollen toes.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House’s coronavirus task force, warned senators Tuesday that states and cities face serious consequences if they open up too quickly, urging states not to reopen until they know they have the capabilities to handle an inevitable uptick in cases once they relax stay-at-home orders.
Twitter will allow some of its workforce to continue working from home “forever” if they choose, the company confirmed to CNN Business on Tuesday.
His comments sparked immediate backlash online, with “Bryan Adams” trending on Twitter Tuesday.
Americans are slashing their spending, hoarding cash and shrinking their credit card debt as they fear their jobs could disappear during the coronavirus pandemic.
The US stock market stands 4% higher today compared to a year ago, despite the death and destruction unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Harmonious it wasn’t.
The Calgary Zoo in Canada is sending two giant pandas back to China due to a shortage of bamboo.
Tensions between China and Australia aren’t dying down, and the latest “beef” (Australian slang for fight) is about… beef. First a recap. Last month, Australia joined the US in calling for a global investigation into the origins of the virus and how it spread from China.
A Kenyan nurse found herself being shunned and harassed after she prepared a patient for a Covid-19 test while she was on a nightshift. Eunice Mwabili says the case was handled professionally – she wore personal protective equipment while dealing with the man, who was placed in an isolation room at the hospital.
It is tempting to imagine that South Africa will look back, almost fondly, on late March 2020 as a special moment in its young democracy. As plenty of nations around the world appeared to flounder, or panic, or even turn their backs on the rising threat of Covid-19, this country was possessed by a rare and extraordinary degree of unity and decisiveness.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned a militant attack on a maternity ward in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two babies and 12 mothers and nurses were killed when several gunmen stormed the hospital on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, in the eastern province of Nangarhar, a bombing at a funeral killed at least 26 people.
Crowd noise should be played at grounds if cricket returns behind closed doors, says England fast bowler Jofra Archer. There will be no cricket in England and Wales until at least 1 July because of the coronavirus pandemic. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is considering staging games without fans.
Facebook has agreed to pay $52 million to its content moderators as compensation for mental health issues caused by their work. The internet is already generally a cesspool of filth and cruelty, so one can only imagine the incredibly horrific things its moderators are forced to witness every day.
President Donald Trump waded into Elon Musk’s Tesla drama, and the CEO appreciates the presidential support. Trump tweeted in favor of Musk’s Fremont, California, plant reopening despite the county’s orders to keep non-essential businesses closed through the month as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. The state opened up manufacturing businesses on Friday, but California Gov.
Look, we get it: Technology is hard. It’s just that, you know, you might expect a company’s co-founder and CEO to know how to use his own product. Well, in the case of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, it turns out that your expectations would be more than just a little off.
Disney is not throwing away its shot to make an Independence Day splash in the midst of a global pandemic. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Disney boss Robert Iger confirmed that Miranda’s beloved Broadway hit Hamilton will be coming to Disney+ on July 3.
Well, this escalated quickly. According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the company is reopening its manufacturing facility in Fremont, California “against Alameda County rules.” “I will be on the line with everyone else. If anyone is arrested, I ask that it only be me,” he tweeted on Monday.