The message from Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, could not have been any clearer. Wearing a face mask is critical to reducing the spread of coronavirus, especially since many carriers don't even know they're contagious, she said yesterday.
A Texas community hit by terrible tragedy months ago came together over the weekend to celebrate a survivor's first birthday.
Several members of the graduating class at The Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia, have tested positive for Covid-19, according to a letter from the school.
With two barren peaks that rise only about 170 feet above sea level, the now extinct Pūhāhonu volcano in the Northwestern Hawaii Islands doesn't look like much. This is especially true since in the same archipelago, Mauna Loa towers over every other volcano at 30,000 feet.
Photos and video of Memorial Day weekend celebrations across the US showed plenty of people going to the beach and gathering on boardwalks, but not a lot of people social distancing or wearing masks.
A group of protesters holding a rally outside of Gov. Andy Beshear's mansion at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky, Sunday hung an effigy of the governor on a tree outside.
The coronavirus pandemic has been something of a nightmare for live TV, with interviews interrupted by children, cats, ringing phones, dogs and now, earthquakes.
After a months-long break due to the coronavirus pandemic, tear gas returned to the streets of central Hong Kong Sunday, as police clashed with protesters over a proposed national security law.
Tiger Woods and former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning won the "The Match: Champions for Charity" golf tournament Sunday, defeating Phil Mickelson and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
Cupid is in such hot demand in New York City that he's run out of arrows, with the City Clerk saying there are no online marriage license appointments available until September.
The 20-year-old man accused of beating a 75-year-old in a Detroit nursing home pleaded not guilty to assault Sunday, said Maria Miller, Wayne County assistant prosecuting attorney.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that the state will take steps toward reopening this week even as the battle against the coronavirus continues.
The Class of 2020 is graduating at a strange time, with ceremonies canceled across the country and many going virtual.
Don't kiss. Tell clients to wash their hands before they touch you. Wear a mask. Avoid face-to-face positions. And even: Put on a nurse costume and pull out a thermometer -- if his temperature is normal, make it part of the game. If he has a fever, end the session.
Eddie Sutton, the first college basketball coach to lead four different schools to the NCAA tournament, died on Saturday, his family said in a statement. He was 84.
NASCAR will honor the country's fallen military veterans when the Coca-Cola 600 race is held without spectators Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged Americans observing Memorial Day weekend to follow federal guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, saying the deadly virus "is not yet contained."
President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation suspending entry into the US for any individual who has been in Brazil within 14 days immediately preceding their attempt to enter the United States.
Flashes of beauty have bloomed in the most random of places around New York over the past several years -- a trash can here, a phone booth there -- with surprise displays of flowers.
The former high school football player with the lightning speed often jogged for miles near the southeastern Georgia enclave where he grew up.
The novel coronavirus seems to be more deadly for men. But in many other ways, women are bearing the brunt of this pandemic.
Memorial Day weekend is in full swing, but if you're planning on going outside you might want to pack a poncho or umbrella. It's going to be a wet one in many areas across the United States.
Though Columbia University's commencement this year looked a little different than expected, for graduate Qutaiba Idlbi, the conclusion of his studies carried a special significance that a webcast ceremony stemming from covid-19 restrictions couldn't dampen.
A mother who initially told police that her son was abducted in Florida admitted during an interrogation that she led him to a canal -- where the 9-year-old was later found dead, an arrest affidavit says.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose the Chinese government's move to impose a controversial national security law, which threatens the city's autonomy and civil liberties.
Two Missouri hairstylists potentially exposed 140 clients to coronavirus when they worked for up to eight days this month while symptomatic, health officials said.
The coronavirus pandemic has inspired a grassroots movement that is connecting people who need help with donors who can offer financial assistance.
A federal appeals court rejected a California church's lawsuit hoping to overturn the state's ban on in-person church services.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set forth new policies to increase the nation's nuclear deterrence at a meeting of military leaders, state news agency KCNA reported Sunday.
Several people who attended a high school swim party in Arkansas have contracted Covid-19, Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters on Saturday.
Far from hospitals and often lacking basic infrastructure, Brazil's indigenous people are dying at an alarming rate from Covid-19 with little help in sight.
Music producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland created "Verzuz" to bring joy and entertainment to millions of hip-hop and R&B fans stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic. But they may have ended up spawning a new cultural touchstone.
With restaurants closed or open with limited capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic, a certain subset of those establishments' "patrons" is struggling.
It's no secret that Ramadan this year looked very different for Muslims around the world.
An Oregon family got quite the surprise when one of their farm cats gave birth to a litter of six kittens, including one twice as cute as the rest.