Embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo received harsh criticism for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic after reports appeared that his office undercounted deaths at nursing homes in the state. Cuomo is also faces allegations of sexual misconduct from multiple women.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Aventura Police have confirmed that three people were injured in the Saturday afternoon shooting at a city mall.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Two women and a girl were injured in a shooting in Times Square, according to the New York City Police Department (NYPD).
Elon Musk is set to host Saturday Night Live today, 8 May. The founder of SpaceX and Tesla will be joined by pop singer Miley Cyrus, and the forthcoming appearance has both fans and haters of Musk excited and intrigued.
JERUSALEM (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday accused Israel of provoking clashes at the Al-Aqsa mosque in the disputed holy city of Jerusalem.
Among other things, Bill Gates, who has just written a book about fighting climate change, said there is an urgent need to act on the matter.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 3.278 million; over 157.2 million cases of the infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.