President Donald Trump is threatening to freeze U.S. funding to the World Health Organization, saying the international group “missed the call” on the coronavirus pandemic
College students who listened to select classical music while they were studying and later, as they slept, did better on a test taken the following day.
Lady Gaga Apologizes Following Awkward 'Tonight Show' Interview The singer appeared on the at-home version of 'The Tonight Show,' where she addressed her encounter on the show last Wednesday. Lady Gaga, via 'The Tonight Show' Lady Gaga, via 'The Tonight Show' Last week, Gaga experienced technical difficulties as she prepared to announce her coronavirus relief efforts. Lady Gaga, via 'The Tonight Show' Lady Gaga, via 'The Tonight Show' Lady Gaga, via 'The Tonight Show' After issuing an apology, Gaga announced the 'One World: Together at Home' fundraising special that is slated to air across multiple networks on April 18. Lady Gaga, via 'The Tonight Show'
Last week, the CDC chief told NPR that as many as 25% of people infected with coronavirus may not show any symptoms. Turns out, it could be much worse.
Here's what hasn't changed, according to a well-regarded coronavirus forecasting model: April 16 is still slated to be an ominous day for the US—the one in which the daily death rate peaks at 3,130 deaths. But the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is...
Toykyo was supposed to host the Summer Olympics in July 2020 but now it might be rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the Olympics would be held “by the summer of 2021.” According to Allure, two-time Olympic gold medalist Carli Lloyd was set to compete in the Olympics for soccer. Lloyd said while she was disappointed about the changes, she’s “thankful” they were delayed and not cancelled. She said: “Our team has been playing very well under our new head coach Vlatko, and I knew we would go into the Olympics prepared and ready.”
Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly initially stood by his attack on Capt. Brett Crozier , who was fired for asking his superiors for permission to evacuate crew members ill with COVID-19 from the USS Theodore Roosevelt. Modly apologized later Monday and has now submitted his resignation, sources tell the Washington Post...
A Houston doctor who's a Republican National Committee member says he is using an anti-malaria drug to treat some of more than 80 people infected at a Texas nursing home
Paris Bans Daytime Exercise Outdoors The new rule will be implemented on Wednesday. Citizens of Paris will not be allowed to exercise outside between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time. Mayor Anne Hidalgo hopes this will prompt people to exercise "when the streets are generally at their quietest." Over 8,900 people have died from COVID-19 in France. Health Minster Olivier Véran said the outbreak has yet to reach its peak in France, stating, "We are still in a worsening phase of the epidemic." Currently, any French citizen who leaves their home is required to carry documentation stating their reason for leaving. Acceptable reasons include shopping for necessities, visiting a doctor or exercising within half a mile of their address. According to the BBC, thousands of people have been fined for breaking the restrictions.
Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa moved to Belgium after leaving office in 2017—and a court judgment Tuesday makes it unlikely that he will soon return to his homeland, let alone return to politics. A court found Correa, first elected in 2007, guilty of corruption and sentenced him to eight...