Performers fume as Serbia reopens but theaters remain shut

BELGRADE (Reuters) – While lockdown measures have eased in Serbia, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 500 people and a soccer match attended by around 20,000, the country’s theaters... Read more »

Kept home by COVID-19, U.S. politics goes virtual with digital dance parties and avatars

(Reuters) – When stay-at-home orders sparked by the coronavirus forced him to find new ways to reach young voters ahead of the November U.S. election, Felix Clarke turned to... Read more »

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity of the new coronavirus... Read more »

‘Very strong’ tornado rips through Nashville, killing at least nine

(Reuters) – At least nine people were killed by a powerful tornado that struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, flattening buildings, damaging an airport and... Read more »

U.S. intelligence told lawmakers of Russian bid to boost Trump re-election: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence officials told lawmakers last week that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign by aiming to cast doubt on the integrity of the... Read more »

Trump’s acting intelligence chief Grenell says won’t be tapped for permanent post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Germany who was tapped to be acting director of national intelligence, said on Thursday that Trump would not... Read more »

Trump blasts best-picture Oscar for South Korean film ‘Parasite’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the... Read more »

Joe Biden’s campaign raised $8.9 million in January, ended month with $7.1 million cash

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden departs after delivering remarks as he joined gun violence survivors and activists in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.,... Read more »

Bloomberg presidential campaign reports $409 million in total spending so far

FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Doug Strickland WASHINGTON (Reuters)... Read more »

Bloomberg comes under scathing attack at first Democratic presidential debate in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg faced a barrage of attacks at his first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, as his rivals assailed the free-spending and fast-rising billionaire over... Read more »