BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that it’s “extremely crucial” to take every possible measure to combat a new coronavirus that has infected 217 people in the country. His remarks, cited by state broadcaster CCTV, came the same day that the country reported a sharp rise in the number of people infected by the novel form of viral pneumonia, including the first cases in the capital. The outbreak comes as the country… Read at AP News
Most Popular View all
Amelia Bassano: The True Shakespeare?
Did a black woman named Amelia Bassano really write all of the plays attributed to William Shakespeare? Unlikely.
Was the Netflix CEO Arrested on Child Pornography Charges?
False rumors were spread on social media in order to capitalize on heightened panic about pedophilia.
Did Ruth Bader Ginsburg Say that Pedophilia Was Good for Children?
A 1974 report co-authored by Ruth Bader Ginsburg about sex bias in U.S. law has been grossly misinterpreted.
Allegations of Mass Hysterectomies at ICE-Contracted Facility Spark Outrage
Most of the whistleblower complaint dealt with general medical negligence at a Georgia facility, particularly around COVID-19.
Was Rapper YNW Melly Stabbed to Death in Prison?
Rumors of the rapper's demise spread in December 2019 after posts on "prank" news websites.