The North's official news agency also reported that Kim's sister blamed the COVID outbreak on leaflets flown from across the border from South Korea, while warning of deadly retaliation.
Hong Kong's COVID lockdown measures have devastated the city's tourism industry and disrupted business travel in a city known for being an international financial center and a business hub.
President Biden is negative for COVID-19 after a rebound case but will remain in isolation pending a second negative test, the White House announced on Saturday.
Tennessee expects to soon disenroll about 300,000 people from Medicaid. But families like the Lesters have been entangled in bureaucracy and clerical mistakes, causing them to unfairly lose coverage.
China's leaders effectively acknowledged the struggling economy won't hit its official 5.5% growth target this year and said Thursday they will try to prop up sagging consumer demand.
North Carolina has added the Novavax vaccine to its arsenal of vaccines to help combat COVID-19.
Biden's physician says the president's symptoms "continue to improve significantly" and that he is now mainly dealing with a sore throat.
The president's symptoms now include a sore throat and body aches, Dr. Kevin O'Connor said. Biden is likely infected with the BA.5 subvariant of omicron.
It's a common dilemma in this summer of surging travel and surging COVID. If one member of a vacation party comes down with the virus, what steps can be taken to reduce the risk to others?