North Korea has an “explosive” COVID outbreak and a 0% vaccination rate

North Korea has an "explosive" COVID outbreak and a 0% vaccination rate

North Korea officially claimed zero cases of COVID-19 as of last Thursday. Now Pyongyang says 1.2 million people have COVID-like feverish symptoms, 50 people have died and the entire country is under lockdown. Why it matters: North Korea has a 0% vaccination rate and poor health facilities, and was already struggling to feed its population. … Read more

Online Diary: Buffalo Gunman Planned Attack for Months

Online Diary: Buffalo Gunman Planned Attack for Months

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — The white gunman accused of massacring 10 black people in a Buffalo supermarket He wrote as early as November about staging a live-streamed attack on African-Americans, practiced shooting from his car and traveled hours from his home in March to explore the store, according to detailed diary entries he appears to … Read more

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un blames ‘irresponsible’ workers for apparent explosion in COVID-19 cases

North Korea's Kim Jong Un blames 'irresponsible' workers for apparent explosion in COVID-19 cases

Seoul, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticized officials for slow drug delivery and mobilized the military to respond to a increased suspicion of COVID-19 infections as his nation struggled to contain a fever that reportedly killed dozens and sickened nearly a million people in a span of three days. North Korean … Read more

How often can you get infected with the coronavirus?

How often can you get infected with the coronavirus?

A virus that shows no signs of going away, variants that are adept at dodging the body’s defenses, and waves of infections twice, maybe three times a year: this may be the future of Covid-19, some scientists now fear. The core problem is that the coronavirus has become more adept at reinfecting people. Those infected … Read more

New ‘Bridgerton’ Showrunner Explains Why Season 3 Goes Straight To Penelope And Colin’s Romance (EXCLUSIVE)

New 'Bridgerton' Showrunner Explains Why Season 3 Goes Straight To Penelope And Colin's Romance (EXCLUSIVE)

When Nicola Coughlan announced that “Bridgerton” season 3 will focus on the love story of Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) and Penelope Featherington, viewers wondered why the show strayed from the Julia Quinn books it’s based on. While the first two seasons of the Netflix hit followed the books — focusing first on Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe … Read more

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un blames ‘irresponsible’ workers for apparent explosion in COVID-19 cases

North Korea's Kim Jong Un blames 'irresponsible' workers for apparent explosion in COVID-19 cases

Seoul, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticized officials for slow drug delivery and mobilized the military to respond to a increased suspicion of COVID-19 infections as his nation struggled to contain a fever that reportedly killed dozens and sickened nearly a million people in a span of three days. North Korean … Read more

Hatred against Taiwanese led to church attack

Hatred against Taiwanese led to church attack

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A gunman in a deadly attack on a Southern California church was a Chinese immigrant motivated by hatred of Taiwanese, authorities said. The shooter killed Dr. John Cheng, 52, and wounded five others during a luncheon hosted by the Taiwan Irvine Presbyterian Church, which worships at the Geneva Presbyterian Church … Read more

Amber Heard sparring with Johnny Depp’s lawyer as cross-examination begins

Amber Heard sparring with Johnny Depp's lawyer as cross-examination begins

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp in court on May 16, 2022 during their defamation trial. (Photo: Getty Images) Amber Heard struggled with Johnny Depp’s lawyer Monday afternoon as the cross-examination began. The 36-year-old actress seemed especially bothered when the topic of her $7 million divorce settlement came up, which was never fully donated to charity … Read more

De Mendes Amazon chocolate gets funding and will reach retail

De Mendes Amazon chocolate gets funding and will reach retail

Accelerator CBKK invests BRL 1.5 million to scale a business that directly impacts the lives of 3,500 forest residents César de Mendes has always believed that the bitter taste of the advancement of mining and cattle-breeding in the Amazon could be countered by an indigenous species and its best-known product, Amazonian cocoa and chocolate. This … Read more