The Bronx Zoo's chief veterinarian said they tested the tiger after she exhibited loss of appetite and a dry cough. Six more of the zoo's large cats are showing potential COVID-19 symptoms. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Pop music superstar Lady Gaga made an appearance over video link during the daily World Health Organization's (WHO) daily briefing to announce details of a benefit concert for heathcare workers around the world scheduled for later this month.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that recent data suggests the state's coronavirus crisis may be hitting a plateau, but warned residents to stay vigilant in their social distancing efforts.
Japan is to impose a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to contain the coronavirus, while the government prepares a $990 billion stimulus package to soften the economic blow. Francesca Lynagh reports.
Germany has drawn up a list of steps, including mandatory mask-wearing in public, limits on gatherings, and the rapid tracing of infection chains, to help enable a phased return to normal life after its coronavirus lockdown is set to end on April 19...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday that some of the private hospitals and nursing homes are running low on surgical gowns and it was a 'real concern' going into this week, but added that local companies at the Brooklyn Navy Yard were..
Fewer farm workers than normal are arriving in the U.S. due to coronavirus-related travel problems, putting the country's fruit and vegetable crops in danger of potential drops in production. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
David Perez alias "S.I.D." paid tribute on Sunday (April 5), to the "everyday superheroes" working on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic, by painting a giant portrait representing a cashier on Gland town's walls.
Constance, Germany, and Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, are divided cities these days, with a strip of grass and two fences separating them after the countries closed their borders to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Lauren Anthony reports.
FIFA is preparing to deal with issues arising from complaints and appeals over wage cuts for players, according to an internal document seen by Reuters. The subject has become a controversial one particularly in England. Adam Reed reports.
Investor morale in the euro zone fell to an all-time low in April and the bloc's economy is in deep recession due to the coronavirus, which is "holding the world economy in a stranglehold", a survey showed on Monday. Ciara Lee reports
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was undergoing tests in hospital on Monday as he is still suffering coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19, but the government insists he remains in charge. Francesca Lynagh reports.
Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter’s Basilica, urging people not to be so concerned with what they lack but how they can ease the suffering of others. Lauren Anthony reports.
European airlines crippled by the coronavirus have demanded lasting relief from environmental taxes - in a move that pits their immediate survival against longer-term emissions goals. Megan Revell reports.
Stocks jumped on Monday as investors were encouraged by a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new cases, while oil prices skidded after Saudi-Russian negotiations to cut output were delayed, keeping oversupply concerns alive. Ciara Lee reports
Italy has been under strict social distancing for weeks, but that didn't stop one young deer from tagging along on a woman's stroll through the Tuscan countryside and adopting her family as his own. Gloria Tso has more.
On Sunday U.S. President Donald Trump again promoted the use of a malaria drug to combat the coronavirus, despite it not having undergone clinical trials to treat the disease caused by the virus, COVID-19. Gloria Tso reports.
Just a few days after the Democratic National Convention had been postponed from July until August, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Sunday said Democrats should be prepared to host a “virtual” nominating convention. Gavino Garay..
U.S. President Donald Trump defended his decision to fire the top watchdog of the U.S. Intelligence Community, saying Michael Atkinson did "a terrible job" in handling the whistleblower complaint that triggered an impeachment probe of Trump last year...
The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community late Friday night. This..
Coronavirus has changed China's Tomb-Sweeping Festival this year, above all in Wuhan. Usually millions of families travel to tend ancestral graves, but on Saturday (April 4) cemetery workers performed those rites. Lucy Fielder reports.
With dangerously low levels of medical supplies left, New York state braced for an onslaught of new COVID-19 cases next week after recording more than 500 deaths in a single day, bringing the total to nearly 3,000 - or about the same number killed in..
A day after the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, said the federal stockpile was "our" stockpile, not the states', U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at a reporter for asking what the comment implied.
U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage care and physicians take on roles outside their specialties. This report produced..
Buy stocks of software companies that boost business efficiency such as AudioCodes, whose technology helps power Zoom and Skype, says growth fund manager Gerry Frigon of Taylor Frigon Capital Management.
Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day" and "Ain’t No Sunshine," has died at age 81 from heart complications, his family said on Friday. Freddie Joyner has more.
England's chief nurse Ruth May announced that two nurses had died on Friday as health minister Matt Hancock said the country has more than 2,000 critical care beds still free for use in the fight against the new coronavirus, Soraya Ali reports.
An elderly Danish woman and her German partner, who met only two years ago, haven't let the closure of the border stop the from seeing each other. They meet there for a chat and a drink every day. Joe Davies reports.
Since the coronavirus spread like wildfire across the globe, toilet paper has been one of the main protagonists of the crisis. Juli Gudehus has been collecting toilet rolls since 1989 and now, in the time of coronavirus, her long-standing passions is..
Pakistani authorities ordered on Friday four men, including a British militant, convicted of the 2002 murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, to be detained for three months despite a lower court’s ruling to overturn their convictions. Soraya Ali..
As demand for face shields and other personal protective equipment (PPE) has skyrocketed, volunteer 3D printers have stepped in to support doctors, nurses and first responders, who are all in danger of contracting the coronavirus. This report produced..