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What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, April 14

With 23,000 Americans now dead and millions more without a paycheck, Trump seemed intent on conveying he was in absolute control, claiming powers never envisioned...

Moscow rolls out digital tracking system to enforce coronavirus lockdown

The capital is the epicenter of Russia’s coronavirus outbreak, recording 11,513 of the country’s official toll of 18,328 cases of Covid-19. “If previously we had...

Coronavirus live updates: Cases top 1.9 million globally

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a news briefing in Rancho Cordova, California on April 9. Rich Pedroncelli/Pool/AP A group of Southern California pastors is...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, April 13

The administration, which doesn’t seem anywhere near ready to reopen the country safely, finds itself torn between corporate interests eager to return to business as...

Why everyone is baking bread

Bread dough is on the rise in homes across the West, as quarantined home bakers exorcise their cabin fever with furious kneading and punching. Manufacturers...

Health care workers are dancing on social media to cheer up the quarantined and relieve stress

Medical professionals across the country are participating in dance challenges on social media. It’s helping them share smiles and blow off steam during the demanding...

People around the world are dressing up to take their trash out in the midst of self-isolation

Just scroll down the Bin Isolation Outing Facebook group to see. Originally begun as a joke between friends, the page now has half a million...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, April 10

New York state now has more cases than any country in the world except the United States, but there is a glimmer of hope: the...

Astronomers clock extremely high winds on an object outside of our solar system

This is an artist’s illustration of a brown dwarf, or a “failed star” object, and its magnetic field. The brown dwarf’s atmosphere and magnetic field...

Prehistoric monkeys rafted across the Atlantic to South America

It’s believed the prehistoric Ucayalipithecus monkeys made the more than 900-mile trip across the Atlantic (a narrower ocean at the time) on floating islands of...

World’s oldest yarn fragment shows Neanderthals were smarter than we thought

Archeologists have found the oldest string of yarn at a prehistoric site in southern France. This photograph, taken by digital microscopy, shows that of the...

Lockdowns shouldn’t be fully lifted until coronavirus vaccine found, new study warns

China’s draconian restrictions on daily life appear to have halted the first wave of Covid-19 across much of the country, but the researchers used mathematical...

“We have reached the peak” of the pandemic, says Spain’s PM

Rohingya refugees stand at the Kutupalong refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar, in Bangladesh, on April 1, 2020. Suzauddin Rubel/AP Bangladesh has imposed lockdown restrictions on its...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, April 9

Global cases have now reached 1.5 million, and the United States had its deadliest day yet — but the White House coronavirus taskforce say there...

NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonauts will launch to the space station during a pandemic

The planned launch comes at a time when many events have been postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Travel restrictions prevented some of...

New fossil named after ‘Lord of the Rings’ character is related to mysterious reptiles

This illustration shows Elessaurus gondwanoccidens, a long-legged reptile that lived in South America during the Early Triassic Period. It’s a cousin to other mysterious early...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, April 8

At an unchained news conference, Trump said he would freeze funding for the World Health Organization — which he falsely accused of downplaying the pandemic...

Nuclear bomb tests helped determine the age of whale sharks for the first time

Because of the whale shark’s elusiveness, marine researchers were left to guess at its age and lifespan, which conservationists use to develop species survival plans....

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, April 7

Johnson’s hospitalization has highlighted the lack of a formal line of succession in the UK government, which was accused of being slow off the mark...

How a pandemic prepares us for exploring and living on Mars

After all, NASA’s robotic explorers are already on Mars paving the way for future astronaut-led missions to the Red Planet — and those expeditions] will...

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, April 6

A hospital worker wrapped the body of a deceased patient. A half hour later, the body was gone, the space sanitized, and another critically ill...

Covering the coronavirus pandemic: CNN correspondents on how we got here

From the beginning, CNN journalists have covered this unprecedented story from all corners of the globe. Three months since we heard the first whispers of...

The long lost hobbies people are the world are revisiting during the coronavirus pandemic

The sound and smell were from a beloved model train set passed down through generations that Ginsberg’s son had found and erected for the first...

Coronavirus live updates: Global deaths pass 60,000

A crew member aboard the Celebrity Infinity, part of Miami-based Royal Caribbean, told CNN that one crew member died on board the ship last week....

Trump says there will be ‘a lot of death’ over the next two weeks

A panel of experts have been answering your questions about life in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some of the most common...