China is on a knife edge between recovery and another wave of coronavirus cases

In China, despite a gradual return to normal, there are signs of a concern felt across Asia: that any recovery from the virus may be fleeting, and a new wave of infections -- and the lockdowns, death and misery they bring with them -- may be just over the horizon....

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Chinese government reveals draft list of animals which can be farmed for meat

The Chinese government has issued a new draft list of livestock that can be farmed for meat in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, which is suspected to have originated from wild animals in a Wuhan wet market....

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10 million students in China are facing the toughest exam of their lives in a pandemic

Every day, student Xiong Yanfei sits at her desk in her parent's small apartment in Wuhan, studying for an exam that could change the course of her life....

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The pandemic is playing to almost every one of Amazon's strengths

As the coronavirus pandemic has forced people to stay inside, few companies have proven themselves as essential as Amazon. From groceries to cleaning supplies, shipments from Amazon have become lifelines for many who are steering clear of supermarkets and other physical retail stores. Company executives have likened the surge in demand to the...

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In pictures: The novel coronavirus outbreak

The novel coronavirus is spreading across the world....

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Trash collectors overwhelmed by rising amount of household waste

Barney Shapiro, owner of Tenleytown Trash, never expected that he would turn to the Washington National Opera's costume department to design gear for his employees. But when a member of his staff heard the National Opera was sewing masks for workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, he jumped at the chance....

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People in India can see Himalayas for first time in 'decades'

• Pollution in China falls during Covid-19 outbreak • India holds nationwide vigil amid crisis...

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New Zealand has recorded 1 death from coronavirus. Here's how they did it

New Zealand has managed to do something that many countries wish they could achieve: for four straight days, it has reported a decline in new coronavirus cases....

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Virus model predicts UK will be worst-hit European nation

• 'It's a hideous situation': The nurses risking it all on the frontline of Britain's outbreak • UK opposition leader calls on government to publish lockdown exit strategy...

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As China lifts restrictions, here's where its people want to travel

As China slowly eases lockdown restrictions and life returns to somewhat normal conditions, residents have once again started traveling....

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The nurses risking it all on the frontline of Britain's coronavirus outbreak

It gets really, really hot inside the protective gear Sean White has to wear most of the time. His skin is sore from the tight-fitting face mask and two pairs of gloves worn almost non-stop for 12 hours at a time....

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Chinese workers in the US are losing their visas. But flying home is too expensive

• As China lifts restrictions, here's where its people want to travel...

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Remember when the women of Twin Peaks made nostalgia new again?

Before Netflix, before sagas like "Game of Thrones" -- before high-speed internet -- there was "Twin Peaks." It's not a stretch to say that without "Twin Peaks," there would be no "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," no "Riverdale," and, arguably, no "Gilmore Girls." Setting the blueprint for edgy TV drama, David Lynch's trailblazing police procedural,...

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Report finds Syrian government forces responsible for 2017 chemical attacks

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' Investigation and Identification Team (IIT) has concluded the Syrian government forces were responsible for a series of chemical attacks on a Syrian town in late March 2017....

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Meat plants are shutting down as workers get sick

Across the country, major meat processors are starting to shut down plants as employees are getting infected by coronavirus....

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Chernobyl radiation levels spike as forest fires rage

Radiation levels in the Chernobyl exclusion area are at more than twice the normal level as two forest fires rage nearby....

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Restaurants are transforming into grocery stores

About a month ago, Anthony Strong finally opened a dining room for family-style meals in his San Francisco restaurant, Prairie. He saved up for renovations and shuttered the restaurant for four days to complete construction and was excited to unveil it to customers....

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Why the UK's biggest grocer is unlikely to profit from booming sales

Food and supplies are flying off the shelves of UK supermarkets, but that doesn't mean their profits are booming....

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What coronavirus means for elite airplane passengers

Coronavirus is impacting everyone's travel plans. One of the top questions frequent fliers have for travel industry executives is: "What's going to happen to my elite status?"...

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Millions of jobs are at risk as fashion and luxury sales fall off a cliff

The retail industry has been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic, and much of the destruction has landed on luxury and fashion companies....

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A centuries-old tradition has come to a grinding halt

Funerals are a big deal in Ghana and it is not uncommon, in some parts, for a ceremony to last up to seven days, drawing thousands of crowds adorned in flowing red and black robes and gold jewelry....

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Worst recession in decades piles pressure on EU to agree new relief package

Europe's top two economies are contracting at their fastest pace in decades, according to forecasts published Wednesday, underscoring the urgent need for EU officials to agree new measures to support workers and businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic....

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UK PM spends second night in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent a second night in intensive care at a London hospital, suffering from coronavirus....

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I was the dumbest tourist in Europe

It takes a special kind of idiot to attempt to travel overland to Morocco from the north of England with barely $100 in their pocket....

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Online education in India booms as coronavirus shuts schools

Indian children are using more education apps, as schools close in its nationwide lockdown....

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Chinese billionaire who criticized Xi Jinping over coronavirus under investigation

A Chinese billionaire who criticized President Xi Jinping's handling of the coronavirus epidemic has been placed under investigation, Beijing authorities said in a brief statement Tuesday....

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WeWork sues SoftBank

WeWork is suing SoftBank for abandoning a $3 billion share buyout and accusing the Japanese company of inventing reasons to back out of the plan, as financial pressure mounts and the Covid-19 pandemic worsens....

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China lifts lockdown on Wuhan, as city reemerges from coronavirus crisis

China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus crisis, as the city reemerges from a deadly outbreak that is now raging across the globe....

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sets aside $1 billion for charity

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey says he's dedicating more than a quarter of his wealth to a new fund for charitable causes, with the immediate focus on coronavirus relief efforts....

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Lufthansa shuts low-cost airline and says aviation won't recover for years

Lufthansa, one of Europe's biggest airline groups, is permanently reducing the size of its fleet and shuttering one of its low-cost carriers, as it warns that the aviation sector will take years to recover from the coronavirus pandemic....

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Ecuador distributes cardboard coffins to cope with Covid-19

The city of Guayaquil, Ecuador is struggling with the rate of Covid-19 deaths. The government is having to distribute cardboard coffins to meet demands. CNN's Matt Rivers reports....

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Great Barrier Reef suffers third mass bleaching event in five years

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has experienced its most widespread bleaching event on record, with the south of the reef bleaching extensively for the first time, a new survey has found....

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Boris Johnson in ICU, Raab deputized to step in as needed

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has deputized Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to step in as leader as necessary after Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit after contracting the Covid-19 coronavirus. CNN's Max Foster reports....

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Pandemic may be giving Beijing an opening in the South China Sea

• Acting US Navy secretary apologizes for calling ousted carrier captain 'stupid'...

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Coronavirus may be giving Beijing an opening in the South China Sea

As the United States military was embroiled in controversy over its handling of an outbreak of coronavirus on one of its Pacific aircraft carriers, China was resuming operations in the South China Sea....

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Japan to declare state of emergency over coronavirus pandemic

Much of Japan will enter a state of emergency Tuesday, as the country struggles to rein in the coronavirus pandemic, months after the first domestic cases were reported....

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New technology is transforming Vietnam's economy

After three decades of growth that lifted millions out of poverty, Vietnam's economy is undergoing another transformation -- thanks to technology. CNN speaks to Vietnam's business leaders to find out the latest developments....

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Venezuelan refugees are returning home amid the coronavirus pandemic

Venezuelans who once fled their homes for neighboring Colombia are now returning to their country....

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See what streets in China look like now

As China emerges after months of lockdown, people are back on city streets and crowds flocking to popular destinations. CNN's David Culver reports on the cautious optimism officials are warning....

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Tesla's working on making ventilators from car parts

Tesla engineers are working on a ventilator made largely from car parts, according to a YouTube video the automaker posted on Sunday....

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How do you reopen the economy after coronavirus? German experts have a plan

How do you restart an economy that's been shut down by a pandemic? The answer is: very, very carefully....

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Giant storm hits Vanuatu amid coronavirus state of emergency

Vanuatu has been slammed by one of the strongest recorded storms to ever make landfall on the tiny Pacific nation, forcing the government to suspend coronavirus social distancing measures for evacuees....

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Jamie Dimon predicts a 'major' recession is on its way

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon used his annual shareholder letter to detail just how bad he thinks the US economy can get from the coronavirus pandemic....

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YouTube tries to limit spread of false 5G coronavirus claims

YouTube and other social media platforms are taking steps to limit the spread of conspiracy theories falsely connecting 5G networks and the coronavirus pandemic after a string of attacks on cell phone towers....

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The global economy just got a $1 trillion infusion from Japan

Japan is committing nearly $1 trillion to try to protect its economy from the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic....

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Opinion: Billionaires are failing us when we need them most

With coronavirus pushing the US economy to the brink of disaster, the ultra wealthy have an obligation to step up and use their money and power for the greater good. As the people who benefited the most from a decade of economic growth, the hundreds of billionaires in America are in a unique position to do a great deal of good at a pivotal moment....

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Medical supplies are limited. Can 3D-printed face shields help?

Shortages are forcing health care workers treating Covid-19 patients to wear the same face mask for entire shifts. Companies are 3D-printing face shields to make that safer....

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Drive-through funerals held in Spain's coronavirus epicenter

Prayers last less than five minutes. Not enough time for goodbyes. This is the reality in Spain's cemeteries and funeral homes as the country painfully buries thousands in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Scott McLean reports....

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