Many flock to Florida for spring break despite COVID-19 warnings

Crowds of university students in the United States are celebrating spring break, despite dire health warnings over the new coronavirus. Florida is one of the biggest destinations, where bars and clubs have been told to close early, some beaches and theme parks have also shut. But many are ignoring instructions to avoid large crowds, potentially putting others at risk. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Miami. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Coronavirus…

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Sen. Scott on decision to move forward with Florida primary

Ohio cancels primary election over coronavirus concerns; Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott weighs in. FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for 17 consecutive years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second…

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As Russia goes into lockdown, feminists fear an epidemic of domestic violence

Women in St Petersburg protest against domestic violence, January 2020. Photo (c): United Feminist Movement of St Petersburg / Instagram. Used with permission. Check out Global Voices’ special coverage of the global impact of COVID-19. As coronavirus cases in Russia rise rapidly, many cities across the country have gone into lockdown. At the time of writing, all of Russia’s large cities scored four to five points on Yandex’s “self-isolation map“: meaning that there is “nearly nobody on the streets.” Home should be a refuge from the pandemic — but for many women…

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