Turkmenistan bans the word 'coronavirus' and use of face masks, threatens to arrest offenders
Turkmenistan bans the word 'coronavirus' and use of face masks, threatens to arrest offenders

These directives are courtesy, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, a dictator who took office as the President of the country in 2006

Malaysia tells women to stop nagging husbands, wear makeup while in lockdown, issues apology after backlash
Malaysia tells women to stop nagging husbands, wear makeup while in lockdown, issues apology after backlash

In Facebook posts, the women’s ministry had offered 'tips' on how wives should behave at home while the restrictions were in place. The posts have now been removed

Obama accuses Trump of ignoring coronavirus warnings, compares slow response to his climate change denials
Obama accuses Trump of ignoring coronavirus warnings, compares slow response to his climate change denials

The former president cautioned against climate change denial after the current administration rolled back fuel-economy standards

Where the hell is Luhan? Biden makes another Wuhan gaffe while slamming Trump over CDC withdrawal from China
Where the hell is Luhan? Biden makes another Wuhan gaffe while slamming Trump over CDC withdrawal from China

Biden's earlier gaffe made 'Luhan virus' trend online and K-pop fans freaked out thinking he was referring to the former Exo boy band member Lu Han

Man, 30, who battled cancer for two years dies of coronavirus after asking doctors to 'save someone else' instead
Man, 30, who battled cancer for two years dies of coronavirus after asking doctors to 'save someone else' instead

The doctors had told him that there was not much that they could to cure his cancer which he had been trying to fight for two years, so he decided he wanted palliative care

Coronavirus: 100 infected sailors to be evacuated from USS Theodore Roosevelt after captain's heartbreaking plea
Coronavirus: 100 infected sailors to be evacuated from USS Theodore Roosevelt after captain's heartbreaking plea

The cases have reportedly quadrupled from 25 to 100 since Friday, March 27

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattles central Idaho, tremors felt as far as Salt Lake City
Magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattles central Idaho, tremors felt as far as Salt Lake City

Idaho region has an earthquake of about this size every 30 or 40 years. The most recent one, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Borah Peak in 1983 had killed two children in Challis

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's 'pierced nipples' break the internet amid coronavirus crisis
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's 'pierced nipples' break the internet amid coronavirus crisis

The social media kept on speculating whether the 62-year-old, who is fighting a battle against the pandemic, has a wild side as well

Zoom users 'zoombombed' with porn and racism as FBI launches investigation
Zoom users 'zoombombed' with porn and racism as FBI launches investigation

Several users took to social media to complain about suddenly seeing pornographic or racist images on the screens while using the video-conferencing app

Trump warns of 'hell of a bad two weeks' as White House projects 100k to 240k coronavirus deaths in US
Trump warns of 'hell of a bad two weeks' as White House projects 100k to 240k coronavirus deaths in US

Trump called it 'a matter of life and death' for Americans to heed his administration’s guidelines and predicted the country would soon see a 'light at the end of the tunnel'

Chinese wet markets trace its origins and history to '70s when millions died of starvation under Mao Zedong
Chinese wet markets trace its origins and history to '70s when millions died of starvation under Mao Zedong

Decades of state-controlled rural production resulted in famine and food shortages due to the failure of the state's goal to liberalize and industrialize the agricultural economy

Coronavirus spreads through the air and lingers in rooms long after patients have left, claims study
Coronavirus spreads through the air and lingers in rooms long after patients have left, claims study

The study highlights the importance of protective clothing for healthcare workers who work closely with coronavirus patients

Cher slams Trump for lying about theft of medical supplies as he 'can't bear not being the center of attention'
Cher slams Trump for lying about theft of medical supplies as he 'can't bear not being the center of attention'

During a press conference on Sunday the US president had insinuated that supplies like masks were being stolen as there was a sudden jump in their demand

Zookeepers self-isolate with 1,200 animals to ensure they are fed and taken care of amid coronavirus pandemic
Zookeepers self-isolate with 1,200 animals to ensure they are fed and taken care of amid coronavirus pandemic

Officials at Paradise Park in Cornwall have set themselves up in a house within the sanctuary premises so they can continue to protect and nurture the 1,200 birds and mammals housed there

Prince Charles will contribute over $2M to Harry, Meghan's $4M-a-year security bill to pay private guards in US
Prince Charles will contribute over $2M to Harry, Meghan's $4M-a-year security bill to pay private guards in US

The bill is expected to be high because Metropolitan Police are not permitted to carry guns in the US forcing the royal couple to use private guards  

Alaska 5-year-old found dead 3 days after mom left him alone to find help as they got lost on hiking trail
Alaska 5-year-old found dead 3 days after mom left him alone to find help as they got lost on hiking trail

Ground searchers found the body of Jaxson Brown three days after he and his mother became lost on the 13.7-mile Lunch Creek Trailhead

Barron Trump is the first presidential son to call White House home since JFK's son John Jr in 1963
Barron Trump is the first presidential son to call White House home since JFK's son John Jr in 1963

Trump's predecessors Barack Obama, George W Bush, and Bill Clinton, were fathers only to girls, as were Lyndon B Johnson and Richard Nixon who came after Kennedy

Trump boasts about his 'blowing hair' in the middle of coronavirus press conference: 'It's mine'
Trump boasts about his 'blowing hair' in the middle of coronavirus press conference: 'It's mine'

The clip of Trump's seemingly out-of-the-place remark was posted by reporter Aaron Rupar on Twitter where it quickly went viral

Atheist Texas Tech professor says he might start believing in God if Trump died from coronavirus
Atheist Texas Tech professor says he might start believing in God if Trump died from coronavirus

Richard Wigmans sent an email to other faculty members in this regard accusing the POTUS of 'downplaying' the situation

Los Angeles suicide hotline sees 75-fold hike with 1,500 calls in March due to coronavirus  concerns
Los Angeles suicide hotline sees 75-fold hike with 1,500 calls in March due to coronavirus concerns

The charity organization's data exhibited that out of the 1,519 callers who spoke about COVID-19, one in five people expressed a desire to kill themselves

Marijuana users choose weed over food amid coronavirus lockdown, say getting stoned is better than being afraid
Marijuana users choose weed over food amid coronavirus lockdown, say getting stoned is better than being afraid

In a survey published by American Marijuana, 990 marijuana consumers in the country were asked about their use of weed

Cancer survivor forced to say goodbye to her six kids with walkie-talkie moments before succumbing to coronavirus
Cancer survivor forced to say goodbye to her six kids with walkie-talkie moments before succumbing to coronavirus

Sundee Rutter, 42, a breast cancer survivor, died on March 16 just weeks after contracting the deadly virus

Trump says son Barron 'not so unhappy' about missing school as he's remote learning from White House
Trump says son Barron 'not so unhappy' about missing school as he's remote learning from White House

POTUS praises his son's school for implementing distance learning amid coronavirus pandemic so that the 14-year-old could attend classes from home

Man dresses as bush to go out during coronavirus lockdown: 'Reaching new extremes of how to sneak out'
Man dresses as bush to go out during coronavirus lockdown: 'Reaching new extremes of how to sneak out'

The prank was caught on camera and has since been viewed more than 16 million times

Homeless will be moved from streets to $260 five-star hotel rooms to protect them from coronavirus
Homeless will be moved from streets to $260 five-star hotel rooms to protect them from coronavirus

A room at the Pan Pacific hotel starts at $170 a night for a deluxe room with the most expensive rooms costing approximately $260 a night

Coronavirus: Navy ship Comfort, last stationed in NY after 9/11, docks in city to ease pressure on hospitals
Coronavirus: Navy ship Comfort, last stationed in NY after 9/11, docks in city to ease pressure on hospitals

But a large number of people gathered to watch the arrival of the ship ignoring coronavirus social distancing restrictions

Thousands of flights still taking to the skies in US despite drop in air travel due to coronavirus pandemic
Thousands of flights still taking to the skies in US despite drop in air travel due to coronavirus pandemic

According to one expert, the country's domestic market is so big that even a substantial fall doesn't have that big an impact on overall operations

Operator of virus-hit cruise ship begs Florida to allow them to dock and not 'slam the door in their faces'
Operator of virus-hit cruise ship begs Florida to allow them to dock and not 'slam the door in their faces'

The Zaandam’s plans to dock as early as April 1, in Florida are still up in the air but have already been rebuked by local officials and DeSantis, who says health care resources are stretched too thin

Trump to send coronavirus aid worth $100M to Italy while medical supply shortages persist in the US
Trump to send coronavirus aid worth $100M to Italy while medical supply shortages persist in the US

A number of state governors have already pointed out the medical supply shortages prevailing back home although Trump feels there is excess, to help other countries

Rodney Howard-Browne: Five controversial remarks by Florida pastor arrested for flouting coronavirus lockdown
Rodney Howard-Browne: Five controversial remarks by Florida pastor arrested for flouting coronavirus lockdown

The conspiracy theorist has made the headlines a number of times in the past for making controversial claims

South Korea 'molka' sex scandal: As more horrors are revealed the country's sex crime problem is laid bare
South Korea 'molka' sex scandal: As more horrors are revealed the country's sex crime problem is laid bare

The 'Telegram Nth Room' case sparked outrage after it was revealed that an estimated 260,000 participants paid for access to explicit sexual footage

Trump administration's handouts bolster big oil companies amid coronavirus crisis, but what about public health?
Trump administration's handouts bolster big oil companies amid coronavirus crisis, but what about public health?

If polluters like factories and power plants are able to claim that violations of routine monitoring and reporting obligations were caused by the pandemic, they can ignore environmental laws

How badly has coronavirus hit the US military? Pentagon circles wagons on data to safeguard troops abroad
How badly has coronavirus hit the US military? Pentagon circles wagons on data to safeguard troops abroad

The Department of Defense has said that the media will only be updated with the number of soldiers hit by the virus and not those specific to the bases

Can President Trump suspend constitutional rights of Americans due to coronavirus crisis? Experts say unlikely
Can President Trump suspend constitutional rights of Americans due to coronavirus crisis? Experts say unlikely

Department of Justice, last week, had reportedly asked Congress to formulate legislation allowing chief judges in the country to indefinitely hold people without trial

Florida megachurch flouts safer-at-home orders with Sunday sermon, says it's 'not a non-essential service'
Florida megachurch flouts safer-at-home orders with Sunday sermon, says it's 'not a non-essential service'

The River at Tampa Bay Church held a 3.5-hour service that saw hundreds gather, openly in defiance of safer-at-home orders issued by the state

'Nonresident aliens' missing out on $2T coronavirus relief package will only add to their economic woes: Experts
'Nonresident aliens' missing out on $2T coronavirus relief package will only add to their economic woes: Experts

'For workers who are noncitizens, whether legally present or unauthorized immigrants, they have more limited access to safety net programs....,' says Julia Gelatt, Senior Policy Analyst at Migration Policy Institute

17 of family have coronavirus after attending funeral of relative who died from illness: 'This has destroyed us'
17 of family have coronavirus after attending funeral of relative who died from illness: 'This has destroyed us'

Within days of 86-year-old Sheila Brooks's service, her niece Susan Nelson, 65, died of the illness and 16 others from the family tested positive for Covid-19

Teenage nurse reveals grim reality of treating dying coronavirus patients: 'You can see the pain in their eyes'
Teenage nurse reveals grim reality of treating dying coronavirus patients: 'You can see the pain in their eyes'

19-year-old Lucy Hutchings took to social media after a tiring 13-hour shift to share the harrowing details of dealing with people felled by the virus

Missing Alabama girl, 4, was 'protected' by her dog in a forest till she was found 48 hours later
Missing Alabama girl, 4, was 'protected' by her dog in a forest till she was found 48 hours later

Multiple law enforcement agencies and over 300 volunteers were involved in the search for Evelyn Vadie Sides

Trump trolls Biden saying Cuomo would be a better 2020 candidate: 'I wouldn’t mind running against him'
Trump trolls Biden saying Cuomo would be a better 2020 candidate: 'I wouldn’t mind running against him'

Biden has criticized the Trump administration's response to the crisis in a series of virtual conferences and interviews across mainstream outlets

Elderly Illinois couple die hours apart after contracting coronavirus, family uncertain how they became infected
Elderly Illinois couple die hours apart after contracting coronavirus, family uncertain how they became infected

Feliks Ogorodnik and his wife Luiza emigrated from Ukraine to the US over 20 years ago and ‘were very grateful to be here and become US citizens'

'Trump's mental illness is killing people': Rob Reiner slams president's response as coronavirus ravages US
'Trump's mental illness is killing people': Rob Reiner slams president's response as coronavirus ravages US

The filmmaker's latest message is a much more blunt version of his previous tweets where he has seemingly suggested that Trump could be an accessory to murder 

Students face uncertainty as colleges call off exams over coronavirus but remain undecided on how to grade them
Students face uncertainty as colleges call off exams over coronavirus but remain undecided on how to grade them

A 17-year-old student committed suicide after he discovered his A-level qualifications could be decided on his mock exam results in which he had not done well

Age of the 'Coronials': Lockdown lovefest sparks condom shortage that could see birth of pandemic generation
Age of the 'Coronials': Lockdown lovefest sparks condom shortage that could see birth of pandemic generation

Condom supply has fallen by roughly 50%, while the existing stockpile is set to last for only two more months, the world's biggest condom manufacturer, Karex Bhd has confirmed

Starved and chained, tourism elephants may die in large numbers as coronavirus outbreak destroys industry
Starved and chained, tourism elephants may die in large numbers as coronavirus outbreak destroys industry

Many fear that due to the crisis, elephants will be used in illegal logging or for begging

Domestic violence cases shoot up as coronavirus lockdown forces victims and abusers to stay together at home
Domestic violence cases shoot up as coronavirus lockdown forces victims and abusers to stay together at home

Paris police reported that domestic violence had increased by 32 percent in one week

Fashion industry sees a decline due to coronavirus, but this could also be an opportunity to revamp trends
Fashion industry sees a decline due to coronavirus, but this could also be an opportunity to revamp trends

As the world battles with the COVID-19 pandemic, fashion industries face a decline in stock and uncertainty of its future. However, could this be a blessing in disguise and give the industry a much-needed update?

Empire State Building lit up in red to honor coronavirus first responders, New Yorkers say it looks like Gotham
Empire State Building lit up in red to honor coronavirus first responders, New Yorkers say it looks like Gotham

The building lit up at 9 pm on March 28 and was accompanied by NYC's theme song 'Empire State of Mind' by Alicia Keys in a music-and-light show

Maryland man arrested for hosting bonfire party with 60 guests and breaking coronavirus lockdown order
Maryland man arrested for hosting bonfire party with 60 guests and breaking coronavirus lockdown order

Shawn Marshall Myers, also a registered sex offender, was arrested after twice violating Governor Larry Hogan’s order against gatherings of over 10 people