Coronavirus: US passes 150,000 deaths as infection rates spike in some states

More than 150,000 people have died with coronavirus in the US, as deaths in the country are rising at their fastest rate in two months.A further 1,074 deaths were reported on Wednesday, bringing the total up to 150,159, according to Johns Hopkins Uni

Coronavirus: US passes 150,000 deaths as infection rates spike in some states

WHO says pandemic 'not even close' to over as toll passes 500,000

The coronavirus pandemic is "not even close to being over", the WHO warned Monday, as the global death toll passed half a million and cases surged in Latin America and the United States. In another grim milestone, the number of infect

US House passes law to make Washington DC a new state

The House of Representatives has approved a law that would make Washington DC the country's 51st state - if it were to pass the next stage.It is the first time a chamber of Congress has passed a DC statehood bill, despite decades of demands from Demo

US House passes law to make Washington DC a new state