Tag: world

Some exoplanets could have Earth in sight, study says

“In our search for life in the universe, we ask a little bit of a different question in this research,” said Lisa Kaltenegger, associate professor...

Italy has recorded more than 19,000 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

A medical worker prepares an injection in a corridor of the infectious diseases unit of the Gonesse hospital before visiting a patient in Gonesse, north...

New images show NASA spacecraft’s historic landing and sample collection on asteroid

In the images, which were stitched together to show the spacecraft touching down, the spacecraft’s robotic arm appeared to crush some of the porous rocks...

Trump on what he would do differently on Covid-19 response: “not much”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin engaged in fast-paced negotiations on...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, October 20

China, meanwhile, is going from strength to strength, posting positive economic growth for the second quarter in a row, CNN’s James Griffith’s reports. Beijing’s success...

Covid-19 situation in Brussels “close to a tsunami,” Belgian health minister says 

A participant for a COVID-19 vaccine trial receives a dose at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images...

Coronavirus could drive the last nail into the mink fur trade

A total 3.1 million mink were farmed in the United States in 2018, according to animal welfare charity Humane Society International (HSI). Current advice from...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, October 16

The President was non-committal at the NBC town hall on a question about whether he took a Covid-19 test on the day of his debate...

In one of the world’s most polluted cities, winter comes with the added fear of Covid-19

Smog at Anand Vihar on October 14, in New Delhi, India. Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times via Getty Images India’s capital New Delhi is bracing for the...

Soyuz launch: NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, Russian cosmonauts launch to the International Space Station

The launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in southern Kazakhstan occurred at 1:45 am ET on Wednesday. The trio’s Soyuz capsule docked with the space station...

Global coronavirus cases surpass 38 million

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said Tuesday that current efforts toward Covid-19 vaccine development are “on a really good track” despite...

France sees highest daily Covid-19 increase with more than 26,800 cases in 24 hours

CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. CNN CNN’s...

India surpasses 7 million Covid-19 cases

CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. CNN CNN’s...

Spanish government declares state of emergency in the Madrid region

Rodrigo Jiménez/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Spanish Health Minister, Salvador Illa, announced at a news conference on Friday that the government is declaring a state of emergency in the...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, October 9

But many questions about his health remain unanswered. Crucially, Trump and his doctors are still refusing to say when the President last tested negative for...

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which presented the award in Oslo on Friday, also described the organization as “a driving force in efforts to prevent the...

UK records significant jump in new Covid-19 cases

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins speaks during a press conference on October 11, 2019, inside the Morris Inn at the Notre...

Nobel Peace Prize contenders include Ardern, Navalny and WHO — but not Donald Trump, say experts

“I’m less sure (of who will win) this year than I have been for a long time,” Dan Smith, the director of the Stockholm International...

Donald Trump’s positive coronavirus test puts him in the company of Boris Johnson and Jair Bolsonaro

Of those, Johnson fell the most gravely ill after he tested positive for the virus at the end of March. He spent a week in...

Trump “was likely the largest driver of the COVID-19 misinformation ‘infodemic,’” study says

TNO employees work during the opening of a COVID-19 testing site in Amsterdam, on September 30. Koen van Weel/ANP/AFP/Getty Images After successfully tamping down the...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, October 1

Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said Wednesday that the company will not have enough data to file for emergency use authorization of its vaccine candidate until...

German chancellor warns of drastic increase in Covid-19 infections over the winter

People walk in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, on September 24. Amir Hamja/Bloomberg/Getty Images The daily positivity rate is above 3% in...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, September 29

They also have the potential to transform the way governments react to the pandemic, enabling officials to more quickly detect and respond to outbreaks before...

Fauci says he’s concerned about misleading information given to Trump

President Trump is sometimes getting information that is out of context or downright wrong, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday. CNN’s Brian Stelter asked Fauci if he’s...

Europe is at a “decisive moment” in the second wave. Here’s what’s happening on the continent:

People line up at a mobile Covid-19 testing center in Strasbourg, France, on September 23. Jean-Francois Badias/AP Europe is at a “decisive” point in dealing...