New York officials say that Hart Island, which for decades has been used as the final resting place for those who died unclaimed, will now also be used for unclaimed coronavirus victims.
A new study backs up what has already been documented anecdotally in the last few months: The coronavirus pandemic has coincided with a surge in Sinophobic, or anti-Chinese, sentiments -- especially online.
The highly-anticipated UFC 249 will not happen on April 18 as previously scheduled after UFC president Dana White said he was told to "stand down."
In the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where cases of the novel coronavirus were first detected late last year, the mood was one of triumph this week, as residents finally emerged from months of lockdown.
The Chinese government has issued a new draft list of livestock that can be farmed for meat in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, which is suspected to have originated from wild animals in a Wuhan wet market.
NBA legend Magic Johnson says he's hopeful health experts will soon come up with effective treatment to help patients beat coronavirus -- but added important parts in overcoming the pandemic will be expanding testing and healthcare access to African American communities who have been hit the…
Ammon Bundy, the rancher who led an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, said he plans on holding an Easter gathering despite stay-at-home orders implemented during the coronavirus pandemic.
Every day, student Xiong Yanfei sits at her desk in her parent's small apartment in Wuhan, studying for an exam that could change the course of her life.
New Mexico is using cell phone data from a third party to create social distancing models as a way to gauge whether residents are adhering to social distancing models, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said Thursday.
Federal prosecutors in the college admissions scandal tell a judge in court documents that their late disclosure of some notes to defense attorneys was due to an error, but that should not result in a dismissal of the charges against actress Lori Loughlin, her husband and 12 others.
When she was a child growing up in Ohio, Amy Acton says, people looked down on her and her brother because they were poor -- really poor.
In the US, the largest known concentration of coronavirus cases outside of hospitals isn't on a cruise ship or in a nursing home. It's at a jail in Chicago.
Janie Kasse already had full-time and part-time jobs, but after her mother's assisted living facility closed its doors to visitors amid the Covid-19 pandemic, she knew she needed a third job.
Archeologists say they have found the world's oldest string of yarn or cord, which our Neanderthal ancestors made by twisting together natural fibers.
Bernie Sanders made the unthinkable seem possible, briefly -- that a democratic socialist could capture a major US party nomination. But in the the end, Democrats didn't want his "revolution."
The oldest known fossils of dinosaur embryos have been examined in "unprecedented" detail to reveal how their skulls developed, according to a new study published Thursday.
Thirty-three years after launching his first presidential bid, Joe Biden will finally see his name at the top of the Democratic ticket.
A sailor from the USS Theodore Roosevelt who had tested positive for coronavirus was admitted to an intensive care unit in Guam Thursday after being found unresponsive, according to a Navy official.
Coronavirus lockdowns across the globe should not be completely lifted until a vaccine for the disease is found, according to a study based on China's outbreak published in medical journal The Lancet.
An 86-year-old woman who broke coronavirus social distancing guidelines and grabbed onto another patient's IV pole in the emergency room was shoved, fell to the floor, hit her head and later died, according to a report from the New York City Police Department.
With Passover underway and Easter around the corner, the Department of Homeland Security has warned faith communities that they could see an uptick in online hate speech. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
Nearly 200 prisoners were involved in a conflict that broke out in Washington state's Monroe Correctional Complex Wednesday night, the Washington State Patrol said.
The number of inmates infected with coronavirus in the California prison system grew by more than seven times in a little more than a week, while staff cases nearly tripled, leaving some behind bars fearful that cases will explode even as officials have begun taking steps to slow the spread.
A Detroit hospital has been so overwhelmed by the influx of Covid-19 patients that at least 2 people have died in its emergency room hallways before help can arrive, health care workers there told CNN.
Members of the New Jersey National Guard were deployed to two New Jersey nursing homes this week after both facilities reported deaths of residents due to coronavirus.
A multi-platform digital fundraiser hauled in more than $1.7 million for Covid-19 relief on Tuesday, World Health Day.
Two Russian cosmonauts, Anatoli Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner, and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday morning at 4:05 a.m. ET.
Milly Quezada, also known as the "Queen of Merengue," is making an emotional plea to her millions of fans as she reveals she is reeling from the sudden loss of a close family member and former bandmate to the coronavirus pandemic.
A family in California experienced firsthand the effects of the toilet paper shortage -- but their experience turned violent in their own home.
A former passenger of the Costa Luminosa is suing the ship's operator, claiming the company put more than 2,000 people at risk by failing to warn them about a potential coronavirus exposure.
The hotel industry has taken a massive hit as people continue to abide by stay-at-home orders during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
In the first criminal allegation against someone in space, the claim that an astronaut improperly accessed her estranged wife's bank account turned out not to be true.
Before the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Knox would walk into her bar and soak in the sounds of people chatting while sipping on their drinks and listening to local musicians strum along on their guitars.
Authorities in Miami said Tuesday that anyone working at or visiting businesses -- including grocery stores -- must wear a mask or other face coverings at "all times."
The Massachusetts attorney general is investigating the Holyoke Soldiers' Home, site of a deadly coronavirus outbreak, to find out what went wrong and whether legal action is needed.
Workers discovered a 14th century cave and drawings while doing construction on a railroad in Great Britain earlier this week, adding to the other historic finds they previously uncovered.
Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded her conversations with Monica Lewinsky about the then-intern's relationship with President Bill Clinton in the White House, has died, according to her mother, Inge Carotenuto, and her former attorney, Joseph Murtha.
Divers found the body of 8-year-old Gideon McKean, a great-grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, on Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Dozens of patients from a nursing home in Southern California were evacuated to other centers Wednesday after employees stopped showing up for work, officials say.