London will enter a tighter Covid-19 lockdown from midnight on Friday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson seeks to tackle a swiftly accelerating second coronavirus wave.
A self-described white supremacist has pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and explosive charges for a botched plot to blow up a historic Colorado synagogue last year, prosecutors say.
US Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris has cancelled travel plans as a precaution after one of her staff members tested positive for Covid-19, the Biden campaign says.
Ongoing illness after infection with Covid-19 may not be one syndrome but possibly up to four causing a rollercoaster of symptoms affecting all parts of the body and mind, doctors say.
US First Lady Melania Trump says her son Barron has tested positive for the coronavirus, but showed no symptoms.
A man has been charged with the hit-and-run murder of a New Zealand firefighter who was found dead in New South Wales two years ago.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, says she has no social media accounts "for her own self-preservation" and has no idea what is being said about her online.
Britain's opposition Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is calling for a two to three week "circuit breaker" lockdown, piling pressure on PM Boris Johnson who is struggling to sell his own plan to tackle Covid-19.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has returned to Florida, telling a crowd of seniors that President Donald Trump views them as "expendable" and "forgettable."
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett says she's given no commitments to the White House on how she would rule on Obamacare and declined to tell senators whether she believes rulings legalising abortion and gay marriage were properly decided.
A lawyer for Ghislaine Maxwell is seeking to overturn a ruling that the longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein says jeopardises her ability to defend against charges she enabled his sexual abuse of girls.
The last thing you think about when it comes to your wedding bouquet is whether it'll accidentally blind you.
President Donald Trump has returned to the campaign for the first time since announcing he had Covid-19, appearing at a Florida rally without a mask and telling the audience he wants to give people "a big fat kiss".
The virus that causes Covid-19 can survive on banknotes, glass and stainless steel for up to 28 days - much longer than the flu virus, Australian researchers say.
Peru has opened the ruins of Machu Picchu for a single Japanese tourist after he waited almost seven months to enter the Inca citadel, while trapped in the country during the Covid outbreak.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has imposed a tiered system of further restrictions on parts of England, including shutting pubs, to curb a Covid surge, but anger's rising at the cost of curtailing freedoms.
Top US infectious diseases expert Dr Anthony Fauci says he did not agree to be featured in an ad for President Trump and his comments were taken out of context.
Donald Trump has made his first public appearance since returning to the White House from a stay hospital for Covid-19, even as his aides remained silent on whether he's still contagious.
The winner of the coveted Nobel Peace Prize is The World Food Programme, the largest humanitarian organisation globally.