U.S. unemployment numbers are still staggeringly high. Here are the figures.
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U.S. unemployment numbers are still staggeringly high. Here are the figures.
The workforce in Brazil has been decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the numbers are looking worse for the country. Here’s the latest.
While most people are confined to their homes during the COVID-19 lockdown, some are using the time to create. Colin Vale is spending his time carving sculptures made of wood. With a chainsaw, sander and linseed oil he brings his imagination to fruition working at his Maryland home.
More activists are calling for whole scale changes to America’s police departments, including defunding some of them and reallocating the community.
Black businesses were struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic and are also experience discrimination in access to federal funding. Here are the impacts and how the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent protests have also impacted them.
European football clubs are facing revenue loss up to $718 million due to the pandemic. Learn more. https://america.cgtn.com/2020/06/11/europes-top-football-clubs-face-losing-up-to-718m-in-matchday-revenue
Very few things have the power to stop the juggernaut that is elite European football in its tracks, but COVID-19 has rendered stadiums across the continent eerily silent. Yet even with the beautif…
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on different businesses. We take a look at how a fishing town in Mexico is dealing with the shutdowns and economic stops.
Should I worry about catching COVID-19 again if I am recovered from COVID-19? Health experts haven’t provided confirmed answer yet. And how long the immunity can last in the body to protect people is also a question. https://america.cgtn.com/2020/06/11/should-i-worry-about-catching-covid-19-twice
The U.S. passed the grim milestone of #2million cases of #COVID-19. Here's what that means in pictures.
Italy created an all-refugees football team 2018 in Milan. The players want people to consider the team made by boys from Milan, independently from their skin color and country of origin. Take a look how the team fight racism on the football pitch. https://america.cgtn.com/2020/06/11/the-all-refugees-team-fighting-racism-in-italian-football
Denver has reopened its economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are some worries that the city was not ready and are looking at its history to see what it can do to prevent further spread.
While brands have thrown their support behind the Black Lives Matter protests – some are pointing out that these companies are not doing enough real work. CGTN’s Mark Niu explains the issue.
NYC’s subway system and the mass transit of the city is getting ready to reopen. Here’s how the city is doing that.
The Dow plunged over 1,800 points or about 6.7%, nearly missing the 7% trading-halt mark, as COVID-19 cases spiked in some U.S. states following their reopening.
U.S. Disney fans want Splash Mountain, a ride inspired by ‘Song of the South,’ to be re-themed, amid nationwide protests over racism against African Americans. The 1946 film has been criticized for nostalgic view of the antebellum South. See how the proposed theme the Princess and the Frog goes with the ride
The Dow plummets more than 1,500 points as the U.S. reports sharp rises in new COVID-19 cases, deflating recent optimism that the economy would recover quickly.
See what it's like inside as about 100 firefighters take part in putting out this apartment building fire.
Protests continue in Richmond, Virginia, after toppling of a statue to #Confederacy President Jefferson Davis #owefair #protests2020
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not remove Christopher Columbus statute in the city, because it represents “the Italian American legacy in this country”.
Philip Manshaus, a far-right Norwegian man, was jailed for 21 years for the racially motivated murder of his Chinese-born stepsister and attempting to kill worshippers in a mosque shooting spree.
"I should not have been there" - Mark Milley, the U.S. top general says going with Trump to the church photo op was a 'mistake'.
#BREAKING Another 1.5 million laid-off workers seek US jobless aid, a 10th straight weekly decline, as more businesses reopen. (AP)
More photos of China’s newly launched satellite. A marine observation satellite was successfully launched and entered its orbit on Thursday to improve its oceanographic research capability. The HY-1D blasted off atop a Long March 2C carrier rocket at 2:31 am BJT.
Watch: China launched a marine observation satellite on Thursday to improve its oceanographic research capability. The HY-1D blasted off atop a Long March 2C carrier rocket at 2:31 am BJT and was later placed in a sun-synchronous orbit. First-hand video from the launch center:
George Floyd's death triggers police legislation changes at all levels
Philonise Floyd, a brother of George Floyd, reacts as he describes the pain of losing his brother as he testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on proposed changes to police practices and accountability on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Washington. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via...
Receiving unemployment benefits in the U.S. has become a difficult task during the COVID-19 pandemic – but why? Here are the steps in getting benefits and where things get difficult.
“I’m here to ask you to make it stop, Stop the pain.”
Those were the words from Philonise Floyd, younger brother of George Floyd, who was killed by police in Minneapolis, sparking nation and worldwide protests.
Philonise was on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to speak to congress about the need for police reform and the loss of his brother.
What does “Defunding the Police” really look like? What are the methods to change the budget that departments across the U.S. get? And how could it benefit communities? We examine all of these issues.
NASCAR bans Confederate flag from races and properties because of its long association with slavery and racism. (AP)
As U.S. COVID-19 cases approach 2 million, states that reopened early have become new hotspots of outbreak, according to New York Times. Arizona, which reopened in early May following Trump’s visit, reported a record 1,556 cases on Wednesday. Dr. Anthony Fauci said COVID-19 is his “worst nightmare” and “isn’t over yet.”
“No ethnic group should be left behind in China’s fight against poverty,” President Xi Jinping stressed again that all Chinese should be lifted out of poverty by the end of this year, during his visit to Ningxia. He also vowed to ensure a stable job market, as China is recovering from COVID-19 pandemic.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed efforts to secure a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and eradicating poverty.
U.S. shops and restaurants are railing from duel setbacks, one from the COVID-19 pandemic, the other from violence in the massive protests over the death of George Floyd.
Across the U.S. and around the world demonstrators have taken to the street to protest the killing of George Floyd. And more cases of African Americans and Latinos dying during police interactions are entering the spotlight. All cases are leading to calls for large scale police reform in the United States.
Long lines. Broken voting machines. Precincts extend hours. These were the chaotic scenes on Tuesday throughout the state of Georgia as it held its Primary election.
There are nearly 100 different vaccine projects currently underway worldwide as researchers race to find a cure for the coronavirus. Now, four different vaccine projects are currently underway at one university in the U.S. state of Colorado.
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