Coronavirus: Wisconsin defies its own lockdown to vote

Coronavirus: Wisconsin defies its own lockdown to vote

Media playback is unsupported on your device The US state of Wisconsin pressed ahead with an election on Tuesday, despite a state-wide stay-at-home order amid the escalating coronavirus outbreak. Voters braved long queues at a limited number of polling stations where...

Coronavirus: Twitter boss pledges $1bn for relief effort

Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter and payment app Square, has said he will donate $1bn (£810m) towards efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. According to Mr Dorsey, the donation represented approximately 28% of his wealth. He made the announcement on Twitter,...

Coronavirus warship row: Acting US Navy secretary resigns

The acting secretary of the US Navy has resigned amid uproar over his handling of a coronavirus outbreak on an aircraft carrier. Thomas Modly fired the USS Theodore Roosevelt’s captain after he pleaded for help in a letter leaked to media. Mr Modly apologised on...