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When can you be around others? CDC updates coronavirus guidance

People who have been sick with coronavirus infections should stay away from other people until they’ve gone at least three days with no fever, have seen symptoms improve, and until it’s been 10 days since they first noticed symptoms, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in updated guidance. The CDC updated guidance…MORE

Walmart enters the resale market with ThredUP partnership

Walmart on Wednesday announced a partnership with resale platform ThredUp to sell previously owned branded clothing, shoes, handbags and more online. This marks the first foray by Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, into the resale market. The company said it started planning the initiative a year ago and launched it at a time when the…MORE

Trump takes his war on masks to new heights

Trump takes his war on masks to new heights

The simple act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic is now a political and cultural flashpoint, underscoring the polarization afflicting every corner of American life. President Donald Trump’s use of the bully pulpit to defy his own government’s advice on face coverings has turned into the era’s latest ideologically motivated assault…MORE

USA Today front page honors the Americans who have died from coronavirus

USA Today front page honors the Americans who have died from coronavirus

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Wednesday’s front page of USA Today, clad in black, honors the Americans who have died from the coronavirus. The official counts of the death toll are expected to pass 100,000 very soon, most likely sometime…MORE

Australia angered China by calling for a coronavirus investigation. Now Beijing is targeting its exports

Australia angered China by calling for a coronavirus investigation. Now Beijing is targeting its exports

It didn’t take long after Australia’s first calls for an international investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic before rumblings of retaliation came from Beijing. Australian Foreign Minister Marisa Payne initially voiced support for an investigation on a Sunday morning television show in late April. Days later, China’s ambassador to Australia Chen Jingye responded…MORE