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Trump defends extending virus guidelines as…

President Donald Trump is defending his decision to extend restrictive social distancing guidelines through the end of April

Watch Orangutan Use Tool To Fetch Food

Watch these orangutans use a tool to fetch their food.

10 Real-Life Places You Can Experience Virtually…

10 Real-Life Places You Can Experience Virtually From Your Home A simple Google search on your computer can open the virtual door to these travel destinations. 1. The ancient Great Wall of China. 2. Egypt's three Giza pyramids. 3. India's Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 4. The ancient Colosseum in Rome, Italy. 5. France's beautiful Palace of Versailles. 6. Great Britain's mysterious Stonehenge. 7. California's Yosemite National Park, home of the Half Dome. 8. America's most famous road, Route 66. 9. Italy's Sistine Chapel, which can be found in the Vatican. 10. Paris' most famous art museum, the Louvre.

Senator's Virus Stock Trades Under Federal Inquiry

A senator's well-timed stock selloff before the coronavirus crisis arrived in full is now the subject of a federal investigation. CNN reports that the Justice Department has begun an inquiry into the financial moves of Richard Burr. The North Carolina Republican chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, and he sold off...

Italy's Lockdown Helps Reduce Coronavirus Spread

Italy's three-week stay-at-home lockdown order is due to be lifted on Friday. But according to Reuters, it will likely be extended, even though the number of coronavirus cases and deaths are falling. New covid-19 cases dropped on Sunday also dropped from 5,974 to 5,217. Italy's mortality rate also dropped, from a record 919 deaths on Friday to 756 on Sunday.

Mnuchin Predicts U.S. Economy Will Bounce Back…

He said, by the third quarter of this year, Americans will see "very large GDP numbers and low unemployment back to where we were beforehand."

People take to trees to quarantine for two weeks

With nowhere to go in their homes, seven residents of a village in the Indian state of West Bengal have taken to trees to self-quarantine for two weeks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Elephant

Trailer for 'Elephant' starring Meghan Markle

At the End of 'Dark Tunnel,' an Olympic Light

There's now an official date for the 2020 Olympics in Japan, postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Olympics officials and Japanese organizers announced Monday that the Tokyo Games will be held next summer from July 23 to Aug. 8, TMZ reports. Officials say this schedule was chosen to help contain...

Hawaii mountain telescopes close in response to…

Observatories on Hawaii's tallest mountain have shut down operations in response to the governor's stay-at-home order aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus

Inspired By Marathons In Balconies, Panda Cub…

This panda cub has taken to running inside a zoo.

Can Coronavirus Live on Shoes?

Can Coronavirus Live on Shoes? The COVID-19 pandemic has already raised questions about how long the virus can live on clothing. But what about shoes? Shoes are points of contact in crowded areas, such as grocery stores. According to public health specialist Carol Winner, there is no evidence that coronavirus enters our homes via shoes. Carol Winner, via HuffPost However, there is evidence that the virus can live on surfaces, which may include shoes depending on the material. Carol Winner, via HuffPost

FDA Authorizes Use of Drugs Trump Championed

Two anti-malaria drugs that President Trump has championed have been authorized for emergency use in treating COVID-19 patients. The Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization, allowing hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine to be prescribed "when a clinical trial is not available or feasible," Politico reports. Trump has described hydroxychloroquine...

Plácido Domingo Hospitalized Due To Coronavirus

Last week opera legend, Placido Domingo announced that he tested positive for coronavirus on Facebook. On Sunday, CNN reported that the singer was hospitalized in Acapulco, Mexico, with complications related to the virus. Domingo's spokesperson told CNN, "He is doing well and is responding to treatment." Last week on Facebook, the 79-year-old tenor had a positive outlook, encouraging people to wash their hands and follow additional guidelines to help stop the spread of covid-19.

New York City To Fine Social Distancing Violators

City law enforcement is working to crack down on large gatherings.

Northwest to remain stormy as March concludes

A storm will bring heavy rain and potentially damaging winds to the Northwest and will impact cities such as Portland, Oregon, and Seattle.

Dolphin Reef

Trailer for 'Dolphin Reef' starring Natalie Portman

David Geffen's Self-Isolation Yacht Post Not…

Life in the time of social distancing and self-isolation is difficult. Perhaps no one knows this better than billionaire media mogul David Geffen, who is currently suffering through the ordeal of quarantine aboard his $590 million, 454-foot mega-yacht. He posted a picture of said yacht anchored in the Caribbean Sea...

Dubai Expo 2020 recommends postponing a year amid…

Local organizers of Dubai's Expo 2020 have recommended postponing til next year the event over the new coronavirus pandemic

Mesmerizing Cloud Ripples Captured On Camera

Check out these mesmerizing cloud ripples.