Trump responds to Bush’s call for bipartisan unity with tweets attacking his enemies

President Donald Trump arriving at an April coronavirus press briefing. | Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images He also sent out a bizarre tweet talking about coronavirus like it was a…

US coronavirus data is at odds with Trump’s push to get the economy back up and running

President Donald Trump in the White House on May 1. | Erin Schaff/Pool/Getty Images Don’t be fooled: Despite Trump’s reopening hype, new coronavirus cases are on the rise. On Sunday…

The Asian giant hornet, a.k.a. the Murder Hornet, has arrived. Bees beware.

The Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, has arrived in the United States, threatening bees. | Shin T/Getty Images The arrival of the invasive species is yet another threat to beleaguered…

North Korea and South Korea exchange gunfire across the DMZ for the first time since 2017

A North Korean soldier looks across the border toward a South Korean soldier in the village of Panmunjom, inside the Demilitarized Zone. | Kim Hong-Ji/AFP/Getty Images Secretary of State Mike…

South Korea has brought new coronavirus cases under control. It’s taking steps to reopen public life.

A couple in a Seoul shopping district in April 2020. | Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images After May 6, facilities like parks, museums, and schools are set to gradually reopen. South Korea…

The Senate doesn’t have enough coronavirus test kits — but it doesn’t want ones from the White House

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the US Capitol in April 2020. | Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images Congressional leaders rejected Trump’s offer for special test kits as the country…

Trump’s purge of inspectors general continues. It’s an assault on good governance.

President Trump at the White House on May 1. | Erin Schaff/Pool/Getty Images Why Trump’s purge of US watchdogs is “a war on accountability.” President Donald Trump’s purge of officials…

Canada just banned military-style assault weapons after its deadliest mass shooting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses his country from his Ottawa residence. | Dave Chan/AFP/Getty Images “You don’t need an AR-15 to bring down a deer,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

I offered free rent because of the pandemic. Other landlords should do what they can, too.

Nathan Nichols offered to pause rent for his Portland, Maine tenants due to the coronavirus pandemic. | Courtesy of Nathan Nichols We should all do what we can to make…

This coronavirus model keeps being wrong. Why are we still listening to it?

White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Deborah Birx points to a model that estimates coronavirus cases and deaths in the US on March 31. | Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images…

Mindy Kaling’s Met Gala Challenge entry just won Instagram today

Mindy Kaling’s Met Gala Challenge entry just won Instagram today Update, May 1st, 2020, 3:35 p.m. ET: This story has been updated to add Mindy Kaling’s Met Gala Challenge entry.…

Remdesivir receives emergency approval as a Covid-19 treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency use authorization to remdesivir, an antiviral drug, to treat Covid-19. | Ulrich Perrey/AFP via Getty Images Recent studies showed mixed results…

The May Day strike from Amazon, Instacart, and Target workers didn’t stop business. It was still a success.

Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images In the time of coronavirus, essential workers can hold effective protests even without huge attendance. Essential workers at major companies like Amazon, Instacart, and Target…

Why some labs work on making viruses deadlier — and why they should stop

Newsweek reported that the Wuhan Institute of Virology (above) was engaged in gain-of-function research. While their research did not concern the novel coronavirus, the pandemic has many people rethinking such…

Pressure mounts on Trump to “drop the hammer” on China

President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House on April 30, 2020. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump wants to retaliate against China over its handling of…

Coronavirus’s new mystery: It’s causing strokes in healthy people

The Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, on April 21. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images “These people are clotting, and we can’t shut it off.” As more people around the…

Minutes after pledging to not lie, the new White House press secretary lied a whole bunch

Kayleigh McEnany during her first White House press briefing on Friday. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Kayleigh McEnany’s first press briefing got off to a promising start. It lasted all of…

These AI-generated coronavirus memes are better than human-generated ones

A computer created this coronavirus meme, and now we’re all living in the Matrix. | Imgflip Imgflip’s neural-network meme generator is going viral for its eerie, hilarious coronavirus memes. It’s…

A Woman Stuck At Home Ordered Flowers — and Ended Up With Hot Meals And Groceries

Author Maureen Johnson makes a living out of telling stories. As a young adult fiction writer who creates worlds of mystery and suspense in her books, Johnson loves a narrative…

10 comforting movies to watch in quarantine, as picked by HG editors

10 comforting movies to watch in quarantine, as picked by HG editors Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, people across the world have been trying to find ways to feel…

London’s National Theatre is streaming Benedict Cumberbatch’s mind-bending play for free today

London’s National Theatre is streaming Benedict Cumberbatch’s mind-bending play for free today Theater lovers know that one of the few bright spots amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the ability…

Kendall Jenner clapped back to a sexist joke about her dating history

Kendall Jenner clapped back to a sexist joke about her dating history Kendall Jenner: model, reality star, and someone totally “in control” of who she dates. Yesterday, a sexist Twitter…

John Krasinski is completing our senior week by throwing a virtual graduation

John Krasinski is completing our senior week by throwing a virtual graduation First, he threw a prom. Now, it’s time for the next big milestone. On April 28th, John Krasinski…

See what space looked like on your birthday, in honor of Hubble Telescope turning 30

See what space looked like on your birthday, in honor of Hubble Telescope turning 30 This story originally appeared on travelandleisure.com. The Hubble telescope is celebrating a milestone birthday this…