A stark racial disparity is emerging in the US, with more and more black people falling victim to coronavirus.
The US leads the list of countries with most Covid-19 infections with more than 300,000 cases, and a death toll that has climbed past 8,100; more than 3,500 of those deaths are in the state of New York.
After briefly becoming a Category 1 hurricane, the system weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall near Intracoastal City, about 257km (160 miles) west of New Orleans, the National Hurricane Center said.
Nearly 50,000 people are without power as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall on Louisiana's south-central coast.
Forecasters say the tropical storm could have winds of about 120 km per hour when it comes ashore, making it a Category 1 storm.
Malcolm John Rebennack's family announced on his official Twitter account that the musician died from a heart attack.
The high-flying rookie put out a call over the loudspeaker for the "biggest person in the building" and out strolled the 7-foot-1 O'Neal who is considered one of the greatest players in league history.
In a season when all sorts of offensive records were set, this Super Bowl rewrote the defensive record book.
The 25-year-old from Chicago, a five-time All-Star forward and member of the 2012 London Olympic gold medal squad, won't sign a contract extension, his agent Rich Paul told ESPN on Monday.
Marzieh Hashemi, who works for the Press TV network's English-language service, was released from jail in Washington after being detained for 10 days. Court documents have not included details on the criminal case in which she was named a witness.
Locals and foreigners flocked to the festival to watch bands from Riyadh, Beirut and New Orleans perform during the three-day outdoor event.
There was slightly less warming in many measurements than a record hot 2016, but scientists remain concerned because the far northern region is warming twice as fast as the rest of the globe.
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