30 million Americans have filed for unemployment since mid-March

First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 3.8 million in the week ending April 25, after factoring in seasonal adjustments, according to the US Department of Labor. The adjustments accounted for around 300,000 claims. The latest figures bring the total number of first-time claims to 30.3 million over the past six weeks — representing roughly 18.6% … Read more 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment since mid-March

El Salvador Under Fire for Treatment of Inmates After Prison Murders Spike

Human rights groups condemned the President of El Salvador after videos and photos were released on April 25 showing prisoners stripped to their underwear and forced to sit in lines packed next to one another during a search of a prison in Izalco. Further videos show prisoners said to be gang members being locked into … Read more El Salvador Under Fire for Treatment of Inmates After Prison Murders Spike

Why Trump’s medical advice is dangerous

President Trump has often said he’s knowledgeable about science and medicine, but he is not a doctor, which is why many were alarmed when he said in a coronavirus press conference people should inject disinfectants into their bodies to fight the virus. Chris Cillizza explains. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Donald Trump’s incredibly dangerous musings on … Read more Why Trump’s medical advice is dangerous

California beaches become point of contention amid coronavirus stay-at-home order

Beaches in California attracted large crowds and protesters on April 25 despite the state’s stay-at-home order. Read more: https://wapo.st/35ezFWm. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ … Read more California beaches become point of contention amid coronavirus stay-at-home order

Brad Pitt plays Anthony Fauci in SNL’s star-studded at-home episode

Brad Pitt, Miley Cyrus, Paul Rudd, Adam Sandler and others appeared on the second at-home episode of “Saturday Night Live” on April 25. Read more: https://wapo.st/2VCtyYD. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: … Read more Brad Pitt plays Anthony Fauci in SNL’s star-studded at-home episode

Russia cargo ship carrying supplies docks with space station

The unmanned Russian Progress 75 cargo spacecraft lifted off from Kazakhstan’s Balkonur launch complex on April 25, carrying nearly three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). The cargo capsule docked with the ISS at 0512 GMT (1312 BJT) and is set to remain at the station until December. Subscribe … Read more Russia cargo ship carrying supplies docks with space station

Most of CMG’s Wuhan reporting team leave after months’ coverage

The majority of China Media Group (CMG)’s Wuhan reporting team, after completing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic in the city, returned to Beijing on April 25. Since the outbreak, more than 200 staff members from CMG went to the front lines of Hubei and Wuhan. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more Most of CMG’s Wuhan reporting team leave after months’ coverage

Ready & steady | Russian Soyuz rocket installed for launch in Kazakhstan

A Russian Soyuz-2.1a rocket, loaded with a Progress MS-14 cargo spacecraft, is readied to be launched on April 25 in #Kazakhstan. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud … Read more Ready & steady | Russian Soyuz rocket installed for launch in Kazakhstan

Spain’s Coronavirus Lockdown: My Kids Haven’t Been Outside in 5 Weeks

Spain has imposed some of the strictest lockdown measures in Europe, with children banned from going outside. Bloomberg News reporter Charlie Devereux explains how he has kept his kids entertained inside, for 5 weeks. Health Minister Salvador Illa said this week that Spain has already passed the peak of what is Europe’s most extensive outbreak. … Read more Spain’s Coronavirus Lockdown: My Kids Haven’t Been Outside in 5 Weeks

Haidilao apologizes for price hike

An apology from the Haidilao hot-pot chain. Customers had been angered by a six-percent rise in prices when the restaurants reopened for the first time since January. Faced with a backlash, Haidilao says it’s cutting its prices by 20 to 30 percent until April 25. It is not alone. The Xibei chain was also criticized … Read more Haidilao apologizes for price hike

Coronavirus forces cancellation of Anzac Day services in most Australian states | ABC News

A number of states have moved to cancel some Anzac Day services and ban the public from attending others in an attempt to thwart the spread of coronavirus. The RSL branches in NSW, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia have made the decision more than a month out from the April 25 memorials. … Read more Coronavirus forces cancellation of Anzac Day services in most Australian states | ABC News

FIFA World Cup 2010: Where the Players are Based

FIFA World Cup 2010 is all about national pride and getting together to celebrate national teams, for those lucky enough to have one in the tournament, or adopting a national side to support for those who don’t. However, there are many millions of fans of club football out there who have their favourite players from … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Where the Players are Based

FIFA World Cup 2010: North Korea 23 Man Squad

Korea DPR – North Korea – have named their 23 man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Coach Kim Jong Hun has named 21 Korea based players as well as Jong Tae Se and An Yong Hak who play their football in Japan. North Korea are in the most difficult World … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: North Korea 23 Man Squad