Tim Hume

coronavirus

The Coronavirus Cruise Ship Was a Disease-Spreading Hellscape

Crew members weren't quarantined, and passengers have reportedly been spotted talking to each other without masks across neighboring balconies.
Tim Hume
2 days ago
Hong Kong

Arson, Pepper Spray, and Arrests: Hong Kong Protesters Want to Close the Border With China Over Coronavirus

On Sunday riot police used pepper spray during a protest of a new coronavirus quarantine facility in Kowloon Bay.
Tim Hume
3 days ago
coronavirus

Exhausted and Infected: Thousands of Chinese Doctors Are Risking Their Lives to Fight Coronavirus

More than 1,700 medical workers have been infected as the government scrambles to get supplies and protective gear to overwhelmed hospitals.
Tim Hume
2.17.20
coronavirus

Coronavirus Cruise: The Worst Outbreak Outside China Is On a Ship Quarantined In Japan

Passengers will be stuck on the Princess Diamond for another week of quarantine as the number of infections on board rises to 175.
Tim Hume
2.13.20
coronavirus

People Stranded on a Cruise Ship Over Coronavirus Fears Are Tweeting at Trump for Help: ‘Everybody Is Stuck’

Thailand became the fifth country refusing to dock the Westerdam, a luxury liner with 2,257 aboard.
Tim Hume
2.12.20
hong kong protests

China Keeps Arresting Hong Kong Protesters for ‘Soliciting Prostitution’

A student who provides medical care to injured protests is the second protest supporter to be arrested on the charge in Mainland China.
Tim Hume
1.20.20
Wuhan virus outbreak

China's Mysterious Pneumonia-Like Virus Is Now Spreading to Other Countries

One person in China has died and more than 40 have been hospitalized, some of them in critical condition.
Tim Hume
1.17.20
iran

Iran Arrested the Man Who Filmed the Jet Getting Accidentally Shot Down

President Rouhani is pledging a thorough investigation into the Tehran disaster — even as he blamed U.S. aggression as one of the “root causes.”
Tim Hume
1.15.20
iran

Witnesses Say Iranian Security Forces Opened Fire on Protesters Chanting ‘Death to the Dictator’

Iranians were in the streets for a third consecutive day protesting the regime's shooting down of a passenger jet that was carrying 82 Iranians.
Tim Hume
1.14.20
Iran plane crash

A Boeing Jet Crashed in Iran, Killing Everyone Onboard, and Nobody Knows Why

Tensions between Iran and the U.S. are already complicating the investigation into the crash that killed all 176 people on board.
Tim Hume
1.9.20
hong kong protests

Hong Kong Cops Aren’t Sorry For Pepper Spraying A Politician Right In the Face

A police officer tore off a politician's goggles and sprayed him at close range — twice.
Tim Hume
1.2.20
russia

White House Confirms Trump Had a Super-Friendly Phone Call With Putin Over the Weekend

Putin thanked Trump for U.S. intelligence that purportedly thwarted a terrorist attack planned for St. Petersburg on New Year's Eve.
Tim Hume
12.31.19
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