Health 2022-08-25T17:21:00Z

In one day, a man was diagnosed with monkeypox, HIV, and COVID-19

The 36-year-old man came back from vacation, tested positive for COVID, then noticed a blistering rash. He was soon diagnosed with monkeypox and HIV.
News 2022-08-24T16:20:11Z

Instagram's pilot influencers are also feeling the stress of air travel chaos and airline staffing shortages

Pilots explain what it's like for the people working in the travel industry who bear the brunt of vacationers' disappointment and frustration.
Health 2022-08-15T17:57:01Z

42% of Americans think monkeypox is at least as large a public health threat as COVID-19 now: poll

Just under 40% of respondents in the YouGov poll said the United States is "very prepared" or "somewhat prepared" for another pandemic.
Travel 2022-08-13T11:12:00Z

I spent a full day traveling to Florida for a Disney cruise but got turned away because my sister tested positive for COVID-19. Here's what happened.

Disney requires that cruise travelers are vaccinated against COVID-19 and test negative no more than two days before boarding.
Health 2022-08-13T09:30:00Z

I've been in prison for 19 years. I have fewer options to cope with my depression than other people, especially during COVID-19.

The author shares how lockdowns due to COVID outbreaks in prison have caused him and other prisoners to feel depressed and vulnerable.
Parenting 2022-08-07T12:45:00Z

My toddler is vaccinated against COVID. I can give her what she didn't know she was missing: her childhood.

The author shares how her youngest child was the last one to be fully vaccinated, and how the family at times felt left behind by the US.
Health 2022-08-06T17:40:44Z

About 80,000 tourists reportedly stranded in China resort city after authorities declared it a COVID-19 hot spot

Some 80,000 tourists are stranded in the Chinese resort city of Sanya after authorities put the area under lockdown calling it a COVID hotspot.
Health 2022-08-02T15:12:35Z

COVID risk on planes was 1 in 1,000 on a 2-hour flight at the beginning of the pandemic — and is probably higher now, research suggests

Dr. Arnold Barnett said COVID infection risk on planes is likely higher now than earlier in the pandemic because of fuller planes and no mask mandate.
Politics 2022-07-25T18:05:18Z

A White House photo shows Biden's dog Commander keeping the president company as he recovers from COVID-19

President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on July 21. The Bidens' dog Commander has been keeping him company in isolation.
News 2022-07-18T17:00:53Z

COVID-19 vaccine skeptic Alex Berenson was 'permanently' banned from Twitter, until Twitter reinstated him

Former NYT reporter Alex Berenson was "permanently suspended" from Twitter after describing the COVID-19 vaccine as a "therapeutic." He is now reinstated.
Parenting 2022-07-12T11:00:00Z

Moms who went through COVID breakups say solo parenting is much easier. For some, it feels like a 'cheat.'

After divorcing or breaking up with their partners over pandemic-related conflict, some women say they're surprised how much easier parenting has become.
Lifestyle 2022-06-24T11:00:00Z

Boudoir photography is booming as people strip off their pandemic sweatpants for tasteful nudes

Some seek a self-esteem boost after a year of stress and inactivity that led to weight gain. Others simply want to feel alive again after lockdown.
Celebrity 2022-06-21T22:45:00Z

Former 'DWTS' pro Peta Murgatroyd reveals she had third miscarriage while husband Maks Chmerkovskiy was in Ukraine

Murgatroyd also recalled her first miscarriage to People, saying she felt "completely embarrassed" and "ultimately ashamed" at the time.
News 2022-06-19T13:34:15Z

Biden's national security advisor tested positive for COVID-19

"He is asymptomatic, and he has not been in close contact with the President," National Security Council spokesperson Adrienne Watson told CNN.
Asia 2022-06-02T08:48:59Z

Fashion-obsessed Shanghai residents flocked to luxury stores on the first day of the city's reopening after its brutal lockdown

"Revenge spending in Shanghai means long queues outside Hermès," said a user on China's Twitter-like Weibo platform.
Asia 2022-05-27T05:39:15Z

North Korea is calling its Covid vaccines an 'immortal potion of love' from Kim Jong Un: report

"They play loud political propaganda messages as the soldiers get injected with the vaccines from China. They are calling it a 'vaccination of love.'" one resident told RFA.
Entertainment 2022-05-26T21:50:05Z

Jeff Bridges says he was 'pretty close to dying' when he contracted COVID during chemotherapy: 'I was ready to go'

"The doctors kept telling me, 'Jeff, you've got to fight,'" said Bridges, who caught COVID-19 three months after he was diagnosed with lymphoma.
Asia 2022-05-25T03:52:33Z

A university in Shanghai sparked ridicule after it moved its mandatory swimming test online amid the city's Covid outbreak

Students at some of China's top universities are reportedly required to master swimming as it is considered an essential survival skill.
News 2022-05-24T20:25:39Z

State-sanctioned killings see a 'worrying' 20% global increase with China, Iran, and Saudi Arabia leading as 'the world's most prolific executioners:' report

The "worrying rise" comes after the repealing of COVID-19 restrictions that slowed down judiciary processes, according to the organization's review.
Asia 2022-05-18T05:28:17Z

North Korea tells citizens to gargle salt water and drink willow leaf tea to fight Covid

"Traditional treatments are the best!" a woman, who claimed her children gargle with salt water twice a day, told state broadcasters.
Loading Something is loading.
View more