Journalist Glenn Greenwald, one of three co-founding editors of The Intercept, has announced his departure from the outlet he helped create, claiming his “contractual right of editorial freedom” was violated by editors who demanded he remove article contents critical of Democratic presidential nominee and former US Vice President Joe Biden.
In its fourth scheduled test of 2020, the US Air Force launched an unarmed LGM-30 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early Thursday morning to verify the half-century-old rocket’s instruments still work. The Pentagon recently signed a deal for Northrop Grumman to build the Minuteman III’s replacement.
Hunter Biden was a director on the board of Burisma - a Ukrainian-owned private energy company while his father was the Obama administration's point man on US-Ukrainian relations. Hunter was also a board member at private equity fund BHR Partners, which is backed by some of China's largest state banks and local governments.
A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism finds that more than 80% of over 200 COVID-19 patients in a hospital in Spain had vitamin D deficiency, suggesting that vitamin D may play a role in immune system function as it pertains to the novel coronavirus.
A new medical study that has not yet been peer-reviewed suggests that getting your flu shot could help protect against getting COVID-19 as well.
On Thursday morning, a knife rampage in and near a church in Nice left at least three people dead, including one woman who was reportedly beheaded; several people were injured. France has now opened an investigation into the attack over “killing linked to a terrorist organisation”, as President Macron has just arrived to the city.
Taipei ordered all of its F-5E Tiger II fighter jets grounded on Thursday after a jet crashed shortly after takeoff and the pilot died in a parachuting mishap.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.173 million; over 44.4 million cases have been detected, and almost 29.9 million of those have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.