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Frequent testing, less contact recommended to get Hollywood cameras rolling again

06/01/20 8:59 PM

Hollywood studios and labor unions on Monday proposed extensive coronavirus testing and other safeguards to allow actors and crew members to resume movie and TV show production in the United States.

Distancing and masks cut COVID-19 risk, says largest review of evidence

06/01/20 8:57 PM

Keeping at least one metre apart and wearing face masks and eye protection are the best ways to cut the risk of COVID-19 infection, according to the largest review to date of studies on coronavirus disease transmission.

Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House

06/01/20 8:53 PM

Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse peaceful demonstrators near the White House on Monday as U.S. President Donald Trump vowed a massive show of force to end violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody.

U.S. Justice Dept. deploys its police agencies in Washington to quell rioting

06/01/20 8:53 PM

The U.S. Justice Department has deployed it law enforcement components to maximize the federal security presence in Washington in a bid to quell violent protests, a department spokeswoman said on Monday.

New York City institutes curfew, Governor Cuomo calls for police reforms

06/01/20 8:51 PM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday called for a national ban on excessive force by police and announced a curfew for New York City following violent protests triggered by the death in Minneapolis of an unarmed black man in police custody.

Gilead's remdesivir shows modest improvement in moderate COVID-19 patients

06/01/20 8:48 PM

Gilead Sciences Inc on Monday reported that its antiviral drug remdesivir provided a modest benefit in patients with moderate COVID-19 given a five-day course of the treatment, while those who received the medicine for 10 days in the study did not fare as well.

Workers return to Mexico's border factories as auto sector reopens

06/01/20 8:47 PM

Tens of thousands of workers lined up before dawn to return to work at automotive factories along Mexico's northern border on Monday, the first day that industries joined the country's list of essential activities beginning to reopen.

Kentucky restaurateur killed, police chief fired amid protests

06/01/20 8:46 PM

A popular black restaurateur was fatally shot in Kentucky early on Monday as police and National Guard troops fired weapons while dispersing a crowd protesting against police killings of African Americans.

Trump vows to send troops into cities if needed to quell protest violence

06/01/20 8:35 PM

President Donald Trump said on Monday he was deploying thousands of heavily armed soldiers and law enforcement to halt violence in the U.S. capital and vowed to do the same in other cities if mayors and governors fail to regain control of the streets.

U.N. chief urges peaceful U.S. protests, calls on leaders to listen, show restraint

06/01/20 8:22 PM

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres urges Americans protesting racial inequities and excessive police force to do so peacefully and calls on U.S. leaders and authorities to listen to them and show restraint, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Monday.

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