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Kansas could elect its first transgender lawmaker this November

CNN - 5 hours 37 min ago
Stephanie Byers, a retired public-school teacher of nearly three decades, is many things. She is passionate about expanding Medicaid and funding public education. She is a member of the Chickasaw Nation. And she could become the first transgender lawmaker in the state of Kansas' history.
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Vladimir Putin says Russia has approved 'world first' virus vaccine. But questions over its safety remain

CNN - 5 hours 57 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the approval of a coronavirus vaccine for use on Tuesday, claiming it as a "world first," amid continued concern and unanswered questions over its safety and effectiveness.
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In pictures: Spectacular storms light up England skies

BBC - 6 hours 1 min ago
Overnight thunderstorms lit up the skies around England and more are forecast this week.
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After nine years as CEO of Apple, Tim Cook is now a billionaire

CNN - 6 hours 7 min ago
Apple CEO Tim Cook has become a billionaire as he nears a decade at the helm of the world's most valuable company.
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Having sex safely in the summer of coronavirus

BBC - 6 hours 21 min ago
Using face coverings and not kissing is also recommended by the Terrence Higgins Trust.
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Crowds seen at motorcycle rally raise fears of super spreader event

CNN - 6 hours 23 min ago
Hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders and enthusiasts have descended on Sturgis, South Dakota, for the annual motorcycle rally. The event is raising concerns about the spread of coronavirus. CNN's Ryan Young reports.
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3 races to watch Tuesday in Minnesota and Georgia

CNN - 6 hours 37 min ago
Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive Democratic "squad," is fighting to keep her seat in a Minnesota primary election on Tuesday.
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Coronavirus: Putin says vaccine has been approved for use

BBC - 6 hours 38 min ago
The Russian president says the vaccine has passed all the required checks but experts are sceptical.
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Teen Vogue's August issue tackles voter suppression

CNN - 6 hours 41 min ago
Teen Vogue is joining the ranks of other news organizations by dedicating resources to covering voting rights ahead of the November elections.
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Facial recognition use by South Wales Police 'unlawful'

BBC - 6 hours 54 min ago
Ed Bridges, 37, from Cardiff, brought a legal challenge after having his image captured twice.
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How one man and his cellphone in Canada rescued a group of Africans stuck in China because of the coronavirus pandemic

CNN - 7 hours 1 min ago
Even for 2020, with its once-in-a-generation global pandemic and the countless travel bans that have followed, this rescue mission seems a bit far-fetched.
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Coronavirus: Test and trace system 'successful', says health minister

BBC - 7 hours 3 min ago
Health minister Edward Argar says it is "evolving and flexing", amid plans to cut 6,000 contact tracers.
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Who rescues migrants in the Channel?

BBC - 7 hours 18 min ago
The number of migrants crossing the English Channel is increasing, but who is responsible for them?
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This beauty trend is spreading online, but critics say it's racist

CNN - 7 hours 34 min ago
"Ching chong eyes!" That's what elementary school kids used to call Sophie Wang. It was an insidious racist slur casually thrown around as they mocked her Asian ethnicity while pulling on the corner of their eyes. Upward for Japanese. To the side for Chinese. Downward for Korean.
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This 21-year-old thought he had overcome a mild case of Covid-19. Then he went into organ failure

CNN - 7 hours 39 min ago
Spencer Rollyson says he didn't think much of it when he experienced mild coronavirus symptoms in May. Weeks later, the disease almost took his life.
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Alyssa Milano says she's losing her hair after battling Covid-19 for months

CNN - 7 hours 58 min ago
Alyssa Milano revealed on Twitter Sunday that she is dealing with hair loss after testing positive for Covid-19 antibodies.
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Not just for tomboys (and their parents): Kids and gender roles

CNN - 8 hours 7 min ago
Beginning in preschool, Lisa Selin Davis' daughter expressed her preference for what are considered more masculine clothing, haircuts and play styles. In first grade she announced she was a "tomboy."
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Derecho moves southeast after storms leave more than 1 million without power overnight

CNN - 8 hours 16 min ago
A line of severe storms is moving southeast as many in Iowa and Illinois wake up Tuesday to wreckage and power outages.
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Tea, milk and other drinks to help you sleep (and some that will hurt)

CNN - 8 hours 17 min ago
We know to avoid coffee and chocolate before bedtime since both contain caffeine and can keep you awake at night. But what to replace those delicious options with?
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Rock band Smash Mouth performed to crowd of hundreds during Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

CNN - 8 hours 18 min ago
The rock band Smash Mouth put on a performance for hundreds of people -- many of whom were not wearing masks -- over the weekend in South Dakota.
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