As coronavirus cases rise in Cuba, the island is finding its efforts to contain the disease complicated by global politics, as a critical aid shipment from China was recently blocked by the U.S. trade embargo.
The Johns Hopkins University coronavirus map tracks new COVID-19 cases around the world in real time, and 15 billion people have viewed it as of Wednesday. The idea began in January when Ph.D. candidate Ensheng Dong and his advisor, Associate Professor Lauren Gardner at the […]
A catering company, instead of completely shutting down because of the COVID-19 outbreak, is helping feed first responders during the crisis. CGTN’s Dan Williams takes a look at what the restaurant, Soul and Smoke, is doing to help essential workers.
If you’re from California, New Jersey, New York or Washington state, you likely feel more confident in your governor than you do in President Donald Trump in battling the coronavirus pandemic. A poll by Monmouth University found that 74% of people in these states said […]
As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, the U.S. healthcare system finds itself short on equipment and staff. Nurses are in high demand, but as CGTN’s Mark Niu reports, they’re also feeling those in charge are failing to protect them on the job.
Police in India have been filmed beating alleged violators of the country’s coronavirus lockdown. Muslim and Hindu worshipers were hit with sticks at their places of worship. And Police used violence to disperse crowds at major bus depots. Migrants have also been filmed being hosed […]
The fourth NBA player to recover from COVID-19 is Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics. He announced on Twitter on Sunday that he has fully recovered from the disease. “Corona Free as of two days ago. Cleared by Mass Dept of Health. Thanks for everyone’s […]
See what COVID-19 numbers look like in the United States. As of Thursday there were 10,442 cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. and 150 deaths, according to the CDC. View the charts to see which states are most impacted.
“The Farewell” highlights the cultural divide between east and west, but it also emphasizes the commonalities between the two in terms of love of family and the difficulty of coming to terms with death. Here’s the Culture Curmudgeon’s review.
Robert F. Smith is the richest African-American man in the United States and is valued at over $4 billion. This weekend, the known philanthropist promised to relieve the student loan debt of the 2019 Morehouse College graduating class.
Retired airline pilot and aviation expert Mark Weiss explains the recent crashes of two 737 Boeing airplanes including what the pilots likely experienced moment by moment and whether the FAA is responsible.