The US currently has by far the world's highest number of deaths and cases.
America saw protests against stay-at-home orders intensify over the weekend as Governor’s criticised Donald Trump’s demands to open the economy back up. In Britain, the government’s handling of the crisis is under pressure, as weekend reports gave a sense of drift and lack of action in the critical early part of the pandemic. Meanwhile, New Zealand is opening back up after reporting minimal deaths and a so far successful strategy in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. And Ellie Goulding gatecrashed a wedding, singing the first song for a NHS worker who’s wedding had been postponed.
Although not mentioned, the impeachment hearings dominated the State of the Union as Donald Trump seemed to ignore House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s handshake, with her later tearing up his speech behind him.
The statement “Iran and the United States do not get on” is perhaps one thing we can all agree on. What is less clear, however, is: why? Here’s a brief history of the tense relationship between the two countries.
Beachgoers battled to help a pod of pilot whales refloat back into the sea, after coming too close to the shore in the US state of Georgia. Rescuers were able to push six back into deeper waters, but three died.
Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of an oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the UK government said. The stand off followed a warning by Donald Trump that US sanctions on Iran would soon be "substantially" increased as part of his drive to curb Iran's nuclear activities and regional behaviour.
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut ate 71 wieners and buns to secure his 12th title at Nathan's Famous annual 4th of July hot dog eating contest. He was just shy of breaking the 74-hot dogs record he set last year and has lost the competition just once since 2007.
The US president misquoted the death toll by hundreds of millions
Everything you need to know – and how it could affect the UK.
The U.S. president's seemingly ad hoc decision to end military exercises with ally South Korea evoked responses from scepticism to horror in political and military circles.