Chilean authorities captured a second cougar in little more than a week late Wednesday after the cat was spotted strolling through an upscale suburb of Santiago amid the evening quiet imposed nationwide. Gavino Garay has more.
Two Holland America cruise ships with coronavirus patients aboard were finally allowed to dock at a port near Fort Lauderdale, resolving a days-long impasse that drew the attention of President Donald Trump. Jillian Kitchener has more.
The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher than in New York City. Doctors, public health officials and available data say the Big Easy's high levels of ob
The social media company said it took down thousands of accounts linked to governments around the world, accusing them of posting pro-government content.
A photographer based in New York returned to her parents home in Norway for quarantine, and says it's brought her family closer together.
The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern states such as Greece and Italy after a surge in migrant arrivals from 20
A rising death toll in the coronavirus crisis is forcing a change in Jewish and Muslim burial and mourning traditions in the Holy Land.
As the economic impact of the UK's lockdown continues to bite, food banks in London are experiencing a surge in demand.
The main accused in the murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl is likely to walk free in the coming days, after a Pakistani court commuted his death sentence.
Unions representing medical staff in Spain say that the coronavirus crisis there was partly self-inflicted, because the national government ignored warnings from doctors on the ground.
About 4,000 patients now receiving treatment can cast their ballot by mail or as an early absentee at the upcoming parliamentary elections, South Korean officials said Thursday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday (April 1) he would not hesitate to have his soldiers shoot dead those who violated coronavirus lockdown measures.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Thursday, a subsidy for childcare centres, part of the country's ongoing bid to keep businesses going during the coronavirus pandemic.
When Ruth Gallivan couldn't go anywhere for her 104th birthday, she was surprised when her neighbors and friends in San Diego, California brought the party to her front door. Ryan Brooks has more.
Marcus Chu is a 16-year-old student in Manila, where school classes have been suspended amid a citywide lockdown. But Marcus is putting his free time to good use, making face shields for frontline doctors with his 3D printer at home. Gloria Tso has m
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday warned that no one is immune from getting the coronavirus, including young people, those in rural areas of the country - and his own brother, Chris, a CNN anchor who revealed one day earlier he tested positive for the virus. Lisa Bernhard has more.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said he would sign an executive order limiting all but essential services for 30 days starting on Thursday night to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, after facing heavy criticism for not issuing a statewide stay
A young woman is riding out the coronavirus in San Pedro La Laguna, who like many other Americans abroad in Latin America are sheltering in place until the number of cases simmers in now global epicenter, the United States.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she wants to virus-proof the November election by including funding to boost voting by mail in the next pandemic response plan being put together by Democrats in the House of Representatives. Freddie
Before Europe embarked on a scramble for masks, ventilators and testing kits to fight coronavirus, governments told Brussels their healthcare systems were ready and there was no need to order more stocks, EU documents seen by Reuters show. This repor
The COVID-19 pandemic is "the most challenging crisis we have faced since the Second World War," said the United Nations chief on Tuesday.
Testing of frontline staff will go from the thousands to hundreds of thousands within the coming weeks, Public Health England's Medical Director Yvonne Doyle said on Wednesday.
From next week, Austrians will be forced to wear a face mask when they do their shopping, despite the World Health Organization being sceptical of the benefits.
While most European countries go into lockdown, Sweden has allowed restaurants, bars and schools to stay open, simply asking citizens to observe social distancing.
Japan will ban entry to foreigners from 73 countries and ask everyone arriving from abroad to quarantine themselves for two weeks as it struggles to contain the coronavirus.
With more Australians staying at home due to stricter confinement rules, some are now turning to adopting and fostering pets as new companions to see out their isolation.
There is increasing worry from health organizations and charities that homeless populations are among the most vulnerable to coronavirus. In India, it means a choice between overcrowded shelters or starving on empty streets.
A team of Chinese scientists has isolated several antibodies that it says are “extremely effective” at blocking the ability of the new coronavirus to enter cells, which eventually could be helpful in treating or preventing COVID-19.
Three coronavirus struck patients from the UK and Ireland who took to social media from their hospital beds to warn of the dangers of the disease have once again turned to the internet - this time to show that recovery is possible.
A huge exhibition center in London has been transformed into a hospital in less than two weeks and is getting ready accept its first coronavirus patients.
Australian authorities opened a pop-up coronavirus testing clinic at Sydney's Bondi Beach on Wednesday (April 1) after several clusters were discovered in the area.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (March 31) urged Florida officials to open an Atlantic Coast port to a Dutch cruise ship stuck at sea with a deadly coronavirus outbreak onboard, urging the governor to drop his opposition.
Bharpai, a 54-year-old Indian grandmother, is desperate to keep her family safe from a raging coronavirus crisis amid an unprecedented lockdown. Bharpai says since the nationwide lockdown was announced, she and her family have been without access to work or food, and she feels scared and exposed to the spread of coronavirus.
Captain Brett Crozier, commander of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, has called on Navy leadership for stronger measures to save the lives of his sailors. U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Reuters that nearly 8
President Donald Trump and his top healthcare advisers urged Americans on Tuesday to follow strict social distancing measures, displaying charts demonstrating data and modeling that showed an enormous jump in deaths to 100,000 to 200,000 people from
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed his task force's mitigation measures to 'slow the spread' coronavirus, but stopped short of calling on Americans to wear face masks pending CDC guidance. Trump told those concerned to "use a scarf." Gavin
For informal workers who struggle day-to-day to make ends meet in places like Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia, battling the spread of coronavirus by local mandate has left them out of work and could leave many fighting hunger next. Gavino Garay has more.
The United Kingdom's coronavirus death toll rose by 27 percent to 1,789 in the space of a day, Britain's cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday.
Israeli police have used a drone, helicopter and stun grenades in recent days to prevent people gathering in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Jerusalem in defiance of Health Ministry measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
A doctor who showed Putin around a coronavirus hospital last week has tested positive for the virus.
Authorities in Indonesia are using drones and fire engines to spray disinfectant in the street in a bid to tackle coronavirus, against the advice of health experts.
Mayors across Italy on Tuesday drew their flags to half mast and stood in silence to honour those who have died due to coronavirus.
Major U.S. police departments, from New York to Philadelphia and Detroit, are being forced to sideline officers as infections rise in the ranks, according to a Reuters survey. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Park Hyun was 'Patient 47,' one many South Koreans who have recovered from coronavirus. But he says his fight against the stigma of being a survivor is far from over. Matthew Larotonda has more.
India sealed off the headquarters of a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and ordered an investigation into accusations it held religious meetings that officials fear may have infected dozens of people with the coronavirus.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said COVID-19 cases are likely to spike again in the fall, but that lessons learned from the current epidemic mean the nation is going to be far more prepared. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Here are some of the key terms surrounding the new coronavirus explained, as new words and phrases enter the mainstream and become conflated.
More equipment is needed to protect the world's nurses working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic to save lives, the head of the International Council of Nurses said.