The Trump administration has said the video app poses security concerns because of its Chinese ownership.
Prince Manvendra’s journey from an excruciatingly lonely child to a global L.G.B.T.Q. advocate included death threats and disinheritance.
In a televised speech, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, said that negotiating with Washington over his country’s nuclear program would only help President Trump get re-elected.
The world’s largest vaccine producer, the Serum Institute, announced a plan to make hundreds of millions of doses of an unproven inoculation. It’s a gamble with a huge upside. And huge risks.
The discussions come as TikTok’s ownership by a Chinese company is under scrutiny by the White House and lawmakers.
The Treasury Department imposed sanctions on a powerful government entity that runs companies and farms in the Xinjiang region, where officials carry out the mass internment of Muslims.
The spirit and the letter of the new law has been used to crush Hong Kong’s opposition. In the latest blow to the pro-democracy movement, the government postponed an election, citing the coronavirus.
Pro-democracy politicians, who had hoped to ride widespread discontent to big gains in the fall, saw the yearlong delay as an attempt to thwart their momentum.
City officials did a quick U-turn in the face of public anger, after viral photos showed workers eating lunch on curbs and bridges in the hot sun.
Anger over the closing of the border because of coronavirus fears triggered demonstrations, and then artillery barrages.
When items like umbrellas and leaf blowers are subverted into objects of resistance, they become very shareable.
In the absence of a unified message from the national government, local officials and opportunists have filled the gap with misinformation and quack remedies.