The Trump administration has notified Congress and the United Nations that the United States is formally withdrawing from the World Health Organization, multiple officials tell CNN, a move that comes amid a rising number of coronavirus cases throughout the Americas in the last week alone.
In a press conference, Florida Gov. Ron Desantis and Miami-Dade County mayor Carlos Giménez were pushed by a reporter on contract tracers after there was confusion over whether the governor or mayor could hire contact tracers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Authorities in the Netherlands have discovered an apparent torture site hidden inside shipping containers, which were lined with sound-proofing material and filled with assumed torture devices, the country's National Prosecutor's Office has said.
Before Covid-19 struck, the world was enjoying greater freedom of movement than at any time in history.
The top US general overseeing operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan said Tuesday that the intelligence concerning Russian operatives offering bounties to Taliban-linked militants was "very worrisome" but that the information wasn't solid enough to hold up in a court of law.
Australia has closed the border between the states of Victoria and New South Wales in a bid to control a coronavirus outbreak in Victoria. Strict lockdown measures will also be reimposed in Australia's second largest city and Victoria's capital, Melbourne.
The path to the White House for Republican presidential candidates almost always goes through the suburbs.
Chinese hackers have moved swiftly to target US pharmaceutical and research institutions making progress in the fight against coronavirus, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday in a wide-ranging speech that included some of the agency's starkest accusations about the country's threat to the US to date.
Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a US Army veteran who lost both of her legs while serving in Iraq, rebuked Tucker Carlson after the conservative Fox News host attacked her on Monday night and suggested that she hates America.
Strict lockdown measures are to be reimposed in Australia's second largest city, as authorities scramble to prevent a second wave of coronavirus infections spreading across the country.
CNN's Anderson Cooper slams President Donald Trump's comment that coronavirus is "99% harmless" while the number of cases in the US continue to rise.
Civil rights and activist groups blasted Facebook's leadership on Tuesday after meeting with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives to discuss the demands of a large advertiser boycott that now includes hundreds of brands.
New York regulators fined Deutsche Bank $150 million Tuesday and slammed the lender for "mistakes and sloppiness" in its relationship with accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.
When a traffic officer pulled over a pickup truck on an Australian highway, he didn't expect to find one of the world's deadliest snakes inside.
The cough has come back, without warning and seemingly for no reason; so has the fatigue. True, neither are as debilitating as when I had the actual virus, but they are back.
The East Wing is bracing for the upcoming book by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, titled, "Melania and Me," a source familiar with the situation tells CNN.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany refused to denounce the Confederate flag during a press briefing after President Donald Trump bemoaned NASCAR's recent decision to ban it from all races and events. CNN's David Axelrod analyzes Trump's strategy of stoking racial divide in the nation to gain re-election.
Donald Trump managed to avoid touching off a forest fire in the tinder-dry forest around Mount Rushmore with his Independence Day fireworks display, but instead his administration seems to be doing its best to set Asia on fire in the South China Sea.
A Jimmy John's sandwich restaurant in Woodstock, Georgia, has fired multiple employees after a video showed them joking around with a noose made from pizza dough.
The 19-year-old daughter of comedian and syndicated radio host Rickey Smiley is currently recovering after being shot during an alleged road rage incident.
In the age of Covid-19, President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are two of a kind. CNN's Bill Weir reports on how the US and Brazil lead the world in the number of cases while their leaders downplay coronavirus.
Having experienced the devastating effects of Covid-19 firsthand, Tom Hanks is urging people to do their part in preventing the virus from spreading even further.
A woman out for a run in St. Petersburg, Florida, came across a decomposing human head on the side of the road on Tuesday, according to police.
France's newly appointed interior minister Gerald Darmanin could face a fresh investigation into an alleged rape following a court ruling, sources close to the case told CNN on Tuesday.
So, about masks -- they do next to nothing if you don't wear them properly.
Russian authorities have warned people near the country's border with Mongolia not to hunt or eat marmots after an outbreak of bubonic plague.
The former frontman of British rock band Kasabian has pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-fiancee -- a day after it was announced he was quitting the band over "personal issues."
China's largest semiconductor maker could raise as much as $7.5 billion this year by listing its stock in Shanghai — a move that could deliver the Chinese mainland its largest share sale in a decade, and reduce the country's reliance on foreign chips.
Imagine you're zooming down the highway at 70 miles per hour and the car's fuel gauge is on its way to empty.
Though luxury hotel openings have slowed to a trickle this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are still a few exciting new properties opening their doors to guests in 2020.
Scientists are studying the climate impact of the spread of algae that is turning snow pink in the Italian Alps.
In May, Kyla Robertson was trying to find a way to bring Sugar home.
Though race and racism are at the top of Americans' public discussion, most white parents don't talk about those issues with their kids.
Disney+ has scored a hit with the filmed version of "Hamilton," but that success has renewed discussion about how the musical deals with the slaveholders it portrays.
After facing backlash on social media, actress Halle Berry announced on Twitter Monday she is no longer considering portraying a transgender man in an upcoming film role.
Cristina Zenato needs only two words to describe sharks—nature's masterpiece. A professional diver in the Bahamas, she loves sharks. Especially the Caribbean reef sharks that flourish around Grand Bahama Island, thanks in large part to her efforts to protect them. The sharks swim right up to the woman known as the "shark whisperer" and nuzzle against her while she pets them like they're dogs or cats. Great Big Story takes a dive off Grand Bahama Island with Zenato to learn how she built such a strong bond with these beautiful creatures.
When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that malls in New York could not reopen until they installed high-efficiency particulate air filters capable of trapping the virus that causes Covid-19, Harvard environmental health researcher Joseph Gardner Allen was thrilled.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says the clash between his captain Hugo Lloris and forward Son Heung-min was "beautiful," as his side beat Everton 1-0 in the Premier League on Monday.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for Covid-19, Bolsonaro himself announced, speaking on Brazilian TV channels Tuesday.
Adenilson Costa has worked at the Vila Formosa graveyard for a quarter of a century and he says he has never seen the fresh graves fill up so fast.
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Tuesday that Americans shouldn't take comfort in the dropping death rate among coronavirus patients in the US even as President Donald Trump touts the trend as evidence of a successful response to the virus.
Dr. Christopher Murray, director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, explains why a new model has projected that more than 200,000 Americans will die from Covid-19 by November if masks are not universally used.
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