Speaking to CNN's David Culver in Beijing, China, the outgoing US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad denounced Beijing's initial handling of coronavirus, saying that "what could have been contained in Wuhan ended up becoming a worldwide pandemic."
The storm, often called a "Medicane" (Mediterranean + hurricane) has features similar to hurricanes and typhoons, but can form over cooler waters and usually moves from west to east whereas hurricanes move from east to west. CNN's meteorologist Tyler Mauldin reports.
Australian airline Qantas has announced plans for a seven-hour scenic flight that will perform a giant loop taking in Queensland and the Gold Coast, New South Wales and the country's remote outback heartlands. CNN's Richard Quest reports.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump answered questions on Covid-19 and policing at two separate town halls hosted by CNN and ABC News.
While testifying before the House Homeland Security Committee, FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers that white supremacists are the largest group of racially motivated domestic terrorists.
Former senior Trump administration official Miles Taylor tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that he's personally witnessed Vice President Mike Pence praise former homeland security adviser to Pence, Olivia Troye, who slammed President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic in a new video.