Track the Coronavirus with this interactive map

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have created a live map and dashboard to help you track the global spread of the Coronavirus. The map updates data daily in real-time from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control … Read More

US overtakes China, Italy in total confirmed coronavirus cases, researchers say

The United States on Thursday overtook China and Italy in confirmed coronavirus cases with over 82,000 in all, a grim milestone reported by Johns Hopkins University researchers. As the U.S. surged up to 82,404 confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday, it took the number-one spot from … Read More

Croatia’s Zagreb rocked by powerful earthquake

Magnitude 5.3 quake wrecks buildings and causes fires as officials urge people in the streets to keep social distancing. A destroyed car in Zagreb, Croatia is seen following the earthquake [Darko Bandic/AP Photo] A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday … Read More

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000

A concourse at Sky Harbor Airport is unusually empty as airlines cut flights due to the coronavirus outbreak, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix. THE LATEST: Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000 Trump Touts Two Drugs for Coronavirus Treatment South Korea’s … Read More

Italy coronavirus death toll passes China’s for first time

The number of people to have died from coronavirus in Italy has now surpassed that of China, where the disease originated, according to figures released Thursday. The death toll in Italy over the past 24 hours rose by 427 to 3,405, officials said. Some … Read More

Las Vegas: MGM Resorts announces layoffs, closures, ‘several’ employees with coronavirus

Gai Phanalasy After almost two years of construction, which blocked Las Vegas Strip traffic at time, new superclub-restaurant Hakkasan is set to open. – Armando Navarro/FOX5 UPDATE (8:30 p.m.): MGM Resorts International announced in a company-wide letter on Friday that … Read More

Locust swarms put millions at risk of starvation across Africa and Asia

Photo: Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images In East Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, traveling swarms of locusts the size of Manhattan are putting potentially hundreds of millions at risk of starvation in what the UN has called the … Read More

Powerful drone images reveal destroyed homes, rubble left from deadly Tennessee tornadoes

As Tennessee reels from a pair of thrashing tornadoes that left 25 people dead this week, staggering aerial images captured by a drone reveal the widespread destruction in the area. The storm ripped through Middle Tennessee early Tuesday morning, knocking out power for nearly 50,000 customers, destroying homes, … Read More

The flu has already killed 10,000 across US as world frets over coronavirus

KEY POINTS The flu remains a higher threat to U.S. public health than the new coronavirus. This flu season alone has sickened at least 19 million across the U.S. and led to 10,000 deaths and 180,000 hospitalizations. Roughly a dozen … Read More

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