Residents of Yongin, South Korea, protested Friday outside the Ramada by Wyndham Yongin, a quarantine site for foreigners with no Covid-19 symptoms.
Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq’s health care system is on the verge of breakdown. The Supreme Court rejected Illinois Republicans’ request to hold big political gatherings.
The death toll is lower, but there are echoes of March as cases spike, doctors fall ill and supplies run short. Now, Texas is trying to adapt hard-won lessons while addressing a new set of challenges.
The U.S.S. Nimitz approaching a port south of Seoul, South Korea, in 2013.
Patrons at the Ocean Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on July 3. Some scientists are warning that airborne transmission of the coronavirus in indoor settings has been underappreciated.
President Trump looked on during a military plane flyover at Mount Rushmore on Friday.
Masahiro Tanaka was attended to by Yankees trainers after being struck by a line drive off the bat of teammate Giancarlo Stanton.
Gov. Laura Kelly of Kansas condemned The Anderson County Review’s decision to post a cartoon with anti-Semitic imagery as “deeply offensive.”
The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.
In the neighborhoods most devastated by the coronavirus, food insecurity has emerged as a major concern.
Uber’s offices in Hong Kong, where the company found that commuters were more eager than casual riders to return.
From left, Officers Erica Marrero, Jaron Jones and Kyle Dittrich of the Aurora Police Department in a selfie taken across the street from an Elijah McClain memorial.
President Trump announced the plan Friday evening during an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore.
Joey Chestnut on his way to consuming a record 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes on Saturday.
Naudia West working on her case notes.
The author’s father had left a microcassette wrapped in a hand-drawn diagram about the brain’s expansive ability to communicate.
Gravediggers at the Vila Formosa Cemetery buried victims of Covid-19 in São Paulo last month. Despite the scale of the pandemic, researchers still are uncertain how lethal the coronavirus is.
Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon born. (July 4)
A team has travelled by helicopter to one of Kenya's most remote corners to search for desert locusts, which threaten to cut off the nation's food supply if not controlled quickly. (July 4)
Even if your fireworks display is canceled this year because of the coronavirus, there's still something in the sky to look for over the weekend.
Bruno the bear's summer walkabout has taken him from Wisconsin to Illinois, likely in search of a mate.
Seattle has been the site of prolonged unrest following the May 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which sparked nationwide protests
Calif. beachgoers seek surf, sun before closures
Hundreds of people staged a demonstration near the home of a Missouri couple who pointed guns at protesters last week during a protest against the city's mayor Lyda Krewson. (July 3)
Arizona is seeing record demand for hospital beds as the state struggles to control a surge in COVID-19 cases. On Wednesday, the state broke several of its own records for additional cases, deaths and hospitalizations. (July 3)
An attorney for the family of a 23-year-old man killed in a police chokehold last year says they may seek federal civil rights penalties. One of the officers was fired after photos surfaced of officers joking about Elijah McClain's death. (July 3)
Dr. Jerome Adams urging Americans to wear face masks, socially distance. Forty states have seen cases increase last two weeks. Latest on coronavirus.
One of the three white officers who stopped Elijah McClain has been fired over photos showing colleagues reenacting the chokehold used before the Black man died last year, according to documents from prosecutors. (July 3)
Among the fired officers: Jason Rosenblatt, one of the three white officers who stopped Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man.
It still refuses to ordain me because of my sexuality. So why do I stay?
The statue of confederate general Stonewall Jackson was removed on July 1, 2020, in Richmond, Va.
Competitors have weighed-in ahead of the annual hot dog eating contest in New York's Coney Island on Saturday. (July 3)
Here are the top stories for Friday, July 3: Trump heads to Mt. Rushmore for fireworks display; Chicago urges social distancing for July 4th; More than 160 dead in Myanmar landslide; Washington Redskins eyes nickname change.
States with rising COVID-19 cases, including Texas, Arizona and Florida, are pausing reopening, requiring masks or taking other steps. See the list.
The Houston Astros resumed training Friday at their home field in the midst of a pandemic. Major League Baseball is set to start later this month with no fans and a shortened season. (July 3)
This Fourth of July, American pride is at a 20-year low. Anti-racism protests and the pandemic have created divisions around national identity.
A man robbing a gas station convenience store fatally shot a bystander before being killed in a wild shootout with another bystander, police in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale said Friday morning. (July 3)
Chicago officials say people traveling to the city from 15 states with increasing numbers of confirmed cases of the coronavirus will have to quarantine for two weeks upon arrival or face possible fines. The order takes effect Monday. (July 3)
Chicago's mayor is warning her city's bars and restaurants to limit capacity this Fourth of July weekend and threatens to shut them down if they fail to follow social distancing rules. (July 3)