A look at some of today’s biggest headlines.
Pacing the well-appointed presidential suite at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center between intravenous doses of remdesivir and near-hourly checks of his vitals, President Donald Trump has told more than one well-wisher he’s desperate to fly the coop.
At least 10 people in President Donald Trump’s family, the US government and circle of advisers and recent contacts have recently tested positive for Covid-19.
Alexander Gintsburg bats away criticism over the development of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for Covid-19, saying his goal is to save lives. He and his entire staff have had shots of the vaccine.
Written by Martin Goillandeau, CNN Paris-based Japanese designer Kenzo Takada, famous for creating the international luxury fashion house Kenzo, died in Paris on Sunday due to Covid-19 related complications, a spokesperson for Takada’s luxury K-3 brand said in a statement sent to CNN.
The Nobel Prize in Medicine has been jointly awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of hepatitis C virus.
Venice, Italy (CNN) – Sebastian Fagarazzi is used to moving his belongings around. As a Venetian who lives on the ground floor, every time the city faces acqua alta — the regular flooding caused by high tides — he must raise everything off the floor, including furniture and appliances, or risk losing it.
London transport officials have refused to grant a new license to Ola over safety concerns, saying the Indian ride-hailing app is not “fit and proper to hold one.”
The Proud Boys hashtag, which members of the far-right group have been using, was trending Sunday after gay men on Twitter hijacked it and flooded the feed with photos of their loved ones and families and with memes.
Elon Musk is once again publicly downplaying the risks of Covid-19.
(CNN) – Microsoft released its rebooted Flight Simulator program in August 2020, immediately wowing gamers with its hyper-realistic scenery, digitally distilled from satellite imagery. The sim gives its users the ability to fly anywhere in the world, with our planet reconstructed with real-time weather conditions using Microsoft Bing mapping technology.
Liberia’s President George Weah has revealed in a church sermon that he receives a barrage of insults via text message from people claiming to be his supporters who are angry that he is not helping them.
The US Attorney General Bill Barr will self-isolate “for now” but will probably return to work this week, according the Department of Justice. Barr has tested negative for coronavirus four times since Friday morning. He was one of the officials who attended a White House event last week that has come under scrutiny after half a dozen people there tested positive for coronavirus.
Three scientists who discovered the virus Hepatitis C have won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology. The winners are British scientist Michael Houghton and US researchers Harvey Alter and Charles Rice. The Nobel Prize committee said their discoveries ultimately “saved millions of lives”.
Comedian Russell Kane shares a rather different side of one of the world’s most famous monarchs. Follow BBC Reel on Twitter and Facebook for all our latest videos.
Singapore’s Changi Airport has warned of a “daunting period” ahead as the impact from the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating. The Asian transit hub is regularly voted world’s best airport for the 60m to 70m passenger range. Changi has suspended operations in two terminals as flights have dropped to the lowest levels in its history.
Eric Holthaus, a climate reporter and meteorologist, wants to remind you that you are born at exactly the right time in history to help reverse the damage we have caused our planet.
The Crown fans are eating well this week. This time, we get to devour a delectable glimpse at Season 4’s portrayal of Princess Diana in her iconic wedding dress. Played by new talent Emma Corrin, the show debuted her look as Princess Di on Wednesday, Sept. 30.
If there’s one word that can perfectly describe Jaime Harrison in his first debate against Sen. Lindsey Graham, it’s “prepared.” On Saturday, Harrison – South Carolina’s Democratic Senate candidate – spent the debate masterfully discussing key issues such as the Supreme Court nominee, COVID-19, and more with the Republican senator.
Is Donald Trump working hard or hardly working? That’s the question on the minds of Americans after the White House released two photos of Donald Trump on Saturday, which reportedly show the president hard at work in his hospital suite at Walter Reed Medical Center.