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A mayor in Illinois directed the city's police department to issue citations and arrests after people defied the state's stay-at-home order. Less than 48 hours later, police broke up a gathering at a bar. Among those in attendance: the mayor's wife.

Pope Francis has said the coronavirus pandemic is one of "nature's responses" to humans ignoring the current ecological crisis.

The mental image many people have of Los Angeles is one obscured by smog. But with stay-at-home orders to stem coronavirus, LA saw some of the cleanest air of any major city in the world on Tuesday, according to a Swiss air quality technology company.

President Trump's enthusiasm about hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus patients has spurred hoarding of it — even though it is still being tested and might not even work against the virus. Now, people who need the drug are having trouble finding it.

New York. Gov Andrew Cuomo says all voters in the state will be able to cast their votes by absentee ballot this year.

New York Gov. Cuomo says more people died of coronavirus in the state yesterday than any other day before. He detailed how many died across the state over the past few days: April 2: 562 April 3: 630 April 4: 594 April 5: 599 April 6: 731 April 7: 779

A majority of Americans -- 55% -- now say the federal government has done a poor job preventing the spread of coronavirus in the US, up eight points in about a week, according to a new CNN poll as the nationwide death toll from the virus rose above 12,000.

A 27-year-old Maryland grocery store clerk with cerebral palsy died of the coronavirus in her mother’s arms. Her mother said she helped older people load groceries into their carts and into cars, but she wasn’t given any masks or hand sanitizer.

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey says he's dedicating more than a quarter of his wealth to a new fund for charitable causes, with the immediate focus on coronavirus relief efforts


Bigger than Bieber? A Korean pop group beats US stars to win a Billboard Music Award via

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"You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words," climate activist Greta Thunberg tells the UN. "We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you."

"They say that tougher gun laws do not decrease gun violence. We call BS!" Florida high school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez calls on President Trump and lawmakers to tighten gun restrictions in impassioned speech at an anti-gun rally in Fort Lauderdale

He's the billionaire scion of Thailand's biggest auto parts manufacturer who could have led a quiet, comfortable life. Instead, he's fighting to save his country's democracy, and in doing so has put himself in the crosshairs of the military-led government.

This Thai actor is inspiring kids to save the environment

The giant panda is no longer an endangered species

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See the emotional moment this Hurricane Harvey survivor, who lost everything, learned his dad survived the storm

Activists placed 7,000 pairs of shoes in front of the US Capitol building on Tuesday, to remember children killed by gun violence since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre

38% of Americans wouldn't buy Corona beer "under any circumstances" because of the coronavirus, according to a recent survey. Just to be abundantly clear: There is no link between the virus and the beer.