The Bureau of Prisons said Saturday it was securing all of its facilities as a precautionary measure. The agency did not specify the length of the lockdown, but said it was a temporary measure.
Among the measures are a weeklong stay-at-home order for the cities of Shijiazhuang and Xingtai. A spate of outbreaks in the Hebei province has raised concern for the nearby capital of Beijing.
The reviewer's father, who was born in Wuhan, China, and lived there until he was 28, couldn't bear to keep watching. But she did — and was deeply moved by this new documentary film.
The pandemic pushed many South Africans out of work. Some grabbed land and put up shacks. There's a community called "Covid" — and even "Sanitizer." The Anti-Land Invasion Unit aims to tear them down.
There's a curfew in Paris, and Londoners aren't allowed to invite neighbors to dinner. People are already exhausted of social distancing, but some places are introducing even more draconian measures.
Across China, life has largely returned to normal — except in the western region of Xinjiang. Some 22 million people have been under heavy lockdown since July — and they're questioning its severity.
Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, is calling for a six-week lockdown to save lives and the economy.
Schools were shut when the novel coronavirus first became a concern. Here's how Hong Kong handled re-opening — and now, a second closing due to a spike in cases.
Her father got injured. She came to care for him and took him home via bike. Now she's reportedly signed to star in a Bollywood film based on her life. But some ask: Why was this her only option?
Thursday on Political Rewind , how do we grieve a loved one in the isolation brought on by the pandemic? Today, a personal story of dealing with loss in...