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Atlanta mayor tests positive for coronavirus
independent | World | 5 mins ago
Elsa Majimbo, the crisp-eating, straight-talking star of Kenya's Covid-19 lockdown
The 19-year-old journalism student has won herself a huge audience on Instagram with irreverent takes on life, money and fame
theguardian | World | 14 mins ago
Judge orders shutdown and emptying of controversial Dakota Access Pipeline until impact report ready
‘This pipeline should have never been built here’
independent | World | 15 mins ago
ICE says foreign students can't take online-only classes in the fall
Foreign students in the U.S. planning to attend schools that will only offer online classes in the fall will need to transfer, depart the country or face potential deportation.
reddit | World | 20 mins ago
Ennio Morricone’s life in pictures
“Spaghetti" Westerns composer Ennio Morricone has died in Rome aged 91.
bbc | World | 49 mins ago
Iraqi expert on Islamic State shot dead in Baghdad
Hisham al-Hashimi had said he feared Iran-backed militia groups were targeting him
theguardian | World | 59 mins ago
Kanye West's Yeezy got millions in federal small business loans
Mogul's clothing brand best known for $250 sneakers received lift from the U.S. government's pandemic rescue fund.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
Georgia declares state of emergency and authorises deployment of National Guard after violent weekend
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
More women like me are choosing to be childfree. Is this the age of opting out?
Ecological collapse is within sight – and yet parenting is still viewed as a moral imperative. But countless women like me are building a new normal: a life without children
theguardian | World | 1 hrs ago
Charlie Daniels: Country and southern rock legend dies at age 83
The US singer and songwriter was best known for his country hit The Devil Went Down to Georgia.
bbc | World | 1 hrs ago
Publication of tell-all Trump book by his niece brought forward despite efforts to block it
‘The act by a sitting president to muzzle a private citizen is just the latest in a series of disturbing behaviours which have already destabilised a fractured nation in the face of a global pandemic,’ says author’s spokesperson
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
Charge filed against woman who called police on black birdwatcher
Amy Cooper was shown on video falsely claiming that a black birdwatcher had threatened her life.
bbc | World | 1 hrs ago
Phoenix Police Kill Man in Parked Car, Igniting New Protests
The fatal shooting, captured on video, comes at a time when cities around the United States are grappling with anger over deaths at the hands of police.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
13 million gig workers getting unemployment benefits, 41% of the total
There are about 13 million people getting unemployment benefits through a program meant for previously ineligible groups of workers, and the share is rising.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
Army private charged in neo-Nazi plot to attack own troops pleads not guilty
Prosecutors say Melzer planned to cause the deaths of as many fellow service members as possible.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
Native American tribes blocked from receiving data on spread of coronavirus that is freely given to states
‘We don’t always have the political power to push these large agencies to give us what we need,’ says Abigail Echo-Hawk, director of Urban Indian Health Institute
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
Jonathan Sackler, co-owner of Purdue Pharma, dies
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jonathan Sackler, one of the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, has died, the company confirmed.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
Outrage as Mississippi election commissioner complains 'the Blacks' are registering to vote in high numbers
She thought she was sending a private message: 'That was an error on my part'
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
Half of Nevada’s businesses failed to follow rules on masks, state investigators say
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak is threatening swift, decisive action against rule-flouters. Casinos are cracking down internally, warning employees will be fired for failing to follow regulations.
reddit | World | 2 hrs ago
At least 6 children were killed by gun violence across the nation this holiday weekend
At least six children were killed by gun violence over the holiday weekend, sparking calls from officials in three cities to end the shootings.
reddit | World | 2 hrs ago
Bubba Wallace: Nascar driver's defiant tweet over Trump's 'hate'
"Love over hate," Bubba Wallace says, after the president calls a story over a garage noose a "hoax".
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases
A report says a rise in animal-to-human diseases will continue without urgent action.
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
Chicago shootings: Seven-year-old girl among 17 killed and 89 shot in latest weekend of violence
‘At the end of the day, our future is getting hurt,’ says child’s father, Nathan Wallace
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
Amy Cooper Faces Charges After Calling Police on Black Bird Watcher
Ms. Cooper was captured on video calling the police after Christian Cooper asked her to keep her dog on a leash in Central Park.
reddit | World | 2 hrs ago
Seven men arrested after shouting racist insults and doing Nazi salutes at black family on Oregon beach, police say
Officers had to form a barricade between group and family so they could leave, report says
independent | World | 2 hrs ago