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Which countries are reopening to tourists?

3 hours 27 min ago
Although most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back.

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen massacre for what many fear will be the last time

3 hours 37 min ago
When protests broke out in Beijing and other cities across China in early 1989, many in Hong Kong were exhilarated.

UK police identify new suspect in 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann

3 hours 50 min ago
British police officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have identified a new suspect, in what they described as a "significant new line of enquiry," 13 years after the three year-old vanished in Portugal.

India's cyclone response saves lives

6 hours 2 min ago
Mumbai avoided the worst of Cyclone Nisarga, which made landfall close to the Indian financial capital in western Maharashtra state on Wednesday, but caused minimal damage, officials said.

HSBC and Standard Chartered publicly support China's national security law for Hong Kong

6 hours 12 min ago
Two of Hong Kong's biggest retail banks are backing a controversial national security law that would drastically broaden China's power over the financial hub.

New Zealand to provide free sanitary products in schools

6 hours 15 min ago
The New Zealand government said Wednesday that it will provide free sanitary products in schools across the country in an effort to tackle period poverty -- where girls or women are unable to afford or access sufficient menstrual hygiene products.

US to block incoming Chinese airlines

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 04:58
The US government says it will block Chinese airlines from flying into the US in response to what it says is a policy that has prevented US carriers from service between the two countries.

New York Times staffers revolt over publication of Tom Cotton op-ed

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 03:57
Staffers at The New York Times expressed dismay Wednesday over the newspaper's decision to publish an op-ed written by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton that called for the U.S. military to be deployed in cities across the country to help restore order.

Why Ben & Jerry's statement on white supremacy is so extraordinary

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:57
Let there be no doubt where Ben & Jerry's stands.

Cyclone Nisarga: Coronavirus patients evacuated ahead of worst storm to hit Mumbai in 70 years

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:00
Coronavirus patients were among more than 100,000 people evacuated from low-lying coastal areas in India's western states as a cyclone advanced toward Mumbai in Maharashtra on Wednesday.

European unemployment is half that of America. Here's why

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:32
Unemployment in the European Union ticked up in April as job losses tied to the coronavirus pandemic mounted. But short-time work programs — which are far more common than in the United States — helped cushion the blow.

Grindr pulls feature that lets users sort by race. It says it's supporting Black Lives Matter

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:24
Grindr is removing its "ethnicity filter" in what it says is a show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

WHO warns Latin American countries not to reopen too quickly

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:01
Some Latin America nations are partially reopening this week, despite still recording thousands of coronavirus deaths and infections. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.

Beyond Meat brings its plant-based burgers to KFC and Pizza Hut in China

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:08
Beyond Meat is expanding its reach in China, one burger at a time.

Philippines backtracks on restricting US access to military bases

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 07:50
The Philippines has reversed its decision to end an important military agreement with the United States as territorial tensions with China heat up in the South China Sea.

Boris Johnson promises UK will provide Hong Kongers path to citizenship

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 07:50
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to provide a path to British citizenship for potentially millions of Hong Kongers, as China prepares to impose a draconian new national security law on the city.

11-year-old skateboarder posts video of horrific fall

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 20:49
Sky Brown, an 11-year-old British skateboarder, fell from the top of a half pipe while training. Brown hopes to participate in the 2020 Olympics on Great Britain's first skateboarding team.

There are just four black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. Here's how they are addressing the death of George Floyd

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 20:37
Just four black CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in America, and three of them are speaking out about racial inequality following the death of George Floyd.