As global Covid-19 tally surpasses 20 million, WHO urges people not to despair

As more things once unthinkable became harsh reality — having to wear a facemask in touristy spots in Paris, or reserve a spot on Copacabana beach in Rio via an app and then social distance on the sand — the World Health Organization urged people not to despair.

23-year-old woman dies by suicide after quarrel with husband

A 23-year-old mother of two hanged herself from a tree at Kajheri village in Sector 52 opposite the Sector 43 Inter State Bus Terminus on Monday evening reportedly after a quarrel with her husband. The couple fought after she was stopped from going to her sister’s house and she left home, her husband said, adding […]

ACLU calls for dismantling of DHS after ‘years of chaos and impunity’

Romero’s op-ed came years after the attacks on September 11, which led to the integration or consolidation of 22 other agencies into one, much larger department that employs roughly 240,000 people and has a budget of $51.6 billion. Instead of maintaining that structure, Romero suggested breaking the department into various parts.

Gov. Polis attends first CHSAA event of 2020-21 school year with optimistic outlook

“Sports are a big part of who we are as a state,” he said. “There’s two ways this virus can beat us. One is it sends us to hospitals and it kills some people. The other way is it destroys our spirit. We have to find a way to live, and a way to live […]

Surfer’s final moments: Harrowing footage shows 44-year-old battling huge waves at one of Sydney’s most popular beaches before he is dragged under a storm water pipe and drowns

Cars were caught in rising waters in Canberra on Sunday (pictured). The SES has told residents in Queanbeyan in the Australian capital’s eastern fringe the surging flood waters should not be considered a ‘tourist attraction’

Việt Nam faces lowest growth in 35 years

In late July, the World Bank forecast the country’s GDP growth could reach 2.8 per cent in 2020 and will recover to 6.7 per cent in the next year. In the latest report, the bank forecast Viet Nam to rank fifth in the global growth this year. — VNS 

Morning Digest: Pilots gave ATC no indication of danger in final conversation before crash; officials tell House panel it will not be a ‘zero academic year’, and more

U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White HousePresident Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing on August 10 afternoon. He returned minutes later, saying there was a “shooting” outside the White House […]

Tyson on comeback trail as Fury, Holyfield rumors add to intrigue

“I know the art of fighting. I know the art of war,” Tyson told his 11.5 million followers in an Instagram podcast. “That’s all I’ve ever studied. That’s why I’m so feared. That’s why they feared me when I was in the ring. I was an annihilator. That’s all I was born for.

Looting in Chicago leads to more than 100 arrests, cops place restrictions

More than 400 officers were dispatched to downtown after seeing social media posts encouraging looting in the wake of an officer-involved shooting on Sunday on the South Side, Brown said. Thirteen officers were hurt in incidents that included broken windows, stolen merchandise and shots fired at police, he said.