Art

The best art about the coronavirus pandemic, created by Washington Post readers

The best art about the coronavirus pandemic, created by Washington Post readers

Color us impressed by your sharply tinted art in these trying times. The Washington Post recently asked readers to share artwork that they have been creating during the pandemic, and received more than 650 submissions. Art came from near (Washington and its surrounding states) and far (Germany and England, with a nod to Guatemala). The entrants spanned from tweens to artists in their 90s. And the choice of media included oil and acrylic, ... Full story

Education

"California Governor Gavin Newsom provides a coronavirus update"

"California Governor Gavin Newsom provides a coronavirus update"

Reuters Top News: "California Governor Gavin Newsom provides a coronavirus update" - -. - Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Full story

Economics

Tesla shares surge 10% as strong deliveries drive profit optimism

Tesla shares surge 10% as strong deliveries drive profit optimism

FILE PHOTO: The Tesla logo is pictured on an electric car at Brussels Motor Show, Belgium, January 9, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir. (Reuters) - Shares of Tesla ( TSLA.O ) surged 10% to a record high on Monday, extending their rally to nearly 40% in five sessions after analysts raised their price targets on the electric car maker following its strong quarterly deliveries. JMP Securities increased its price target to $1,500 from $1,050 after ... Full story

Entertainment

Mary Trump's tell-all book to be published two weeks earlier on July 14

Mary Trump's tell-all book to be published two weeks earlier on July 14

A highly anticipated book by Mary L. Trump, the niece of President Trump, will be published two weeks earlier than planned after a court last week allowed Simon & Schuster to continue distributing copies. The book will be published on July 14 due to intense interest in it, the publisher announced Monday. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. While the publisher last week was released from a temporary restraining order, Mary Trump is still ... Full story

Health

Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases - BBC News

Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases - BBC News

Image caption Bats were probably the source of the current coronavirus pandemic, epidemiologists says. Zoonotic diseases - which jump from animals to humans - are increasing and will continue to do so without action to protect wildlife and preserve the environment, UN experts have warned. They blame the rise in diseases such as Covid-19 on high demand for animal protein, unsustainable agricultural practices and climate change. Neglected ... Full story

Law

Hong Kong details new powers under controversial China law

Hong Kong details new powers under controversial China law

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong released additional details of China’s new national security law for the former British colony on Monday, saying security forces had overriding authority to enter and search properties for evidence and stop people from leaving the city. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Hong Kong National Security Adviser Luo Huining (first row 2nd left); Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung (first row ... Full story

Living

The White House: "LIVE: @PressSec holds a briefing"

The White House: "LIVE: @PressSec holds a briefing"

The White House: "LIVE: @PressSec holds a briefing" - -. - Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Full story

Politics

Kayleigh McEnany scolds reporters for not asking about deadly weekend of violence across America

Kayleigh McEnany scolds reporters for not asking about deadly weekend of violence across America

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany scolded reporters during Monday’s press briefing for failing to ask a single question about a violent weekend that saw an 8 -year-old girl die in Atlanta, as the nation saw a surge in gun violence. “I’d end with this, I was asked probably 12 questions about the Confederate flag, this president is focused on action and I’m a little dismayed that I didn’t receive one question on the deaths that we got ... Full story

Sport

McEnany defends Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet  Post

McEnany defends Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet Post

Trump tweeted Monday morning of NASCAR’s most prominent black driver, “Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials who came to his aid, stood by his side, & were willing to sacrifice everything for him, only to find out that the whole thing was just another HOAX? That & Flag decision has caused lowest ratings EVER!”. McEnany, peppered with questions, referred to the FBI’s ruling on the situation a couple weeks ... Full story

Technology

How to Hide Home Screen App Pages on iPhone in iOS 14

How to Hide Home Screen App Pages on iPhone in iOS 14

Apple Officially Obsoletes First Macbook Pro With A Retina Display. As expected, Apple's first MacBook Pro with a Retina display is now officially classed as "obsolete" worldwide, just over eight years after its release. In a support document, Apple notes that obsolete products are no longer eligible for hardware service, with "no exceptions." This means that any mid-2012 Retina MacBook Pro 15-inch models still out there that require a battery ... Full story