• USA TODAY

    'DWTS' highlights: Olivia Jade doesn't pull the 'pity card,' JoJo Siwa grooves with same-sex partner

    "Dancing With the Stars" made TV history with JoJo Siwa's same-sex partner revealed, just the start of an epic first night of the dance competition.

  • Reuters

    Chinese city orders spas, mahjong salons to shut after COVID-19 case confirmed

    The temporary shutdowns were part of a range of restrictions imposed on the northeastern city after one case of community transmission, the report said, citing the Harbin government. The restrictions come as China celebrates the mid-moon festival on Tuesday, and ahead of the National Day golden week holiday starting on Oct. 1, a time of increased travel and social interraction. China on Tuesday reported 72 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland for Sept. 20, down from 49 a day earlier, with the latest cluster of infection in the southeastern province of Fujian, according to National Health Commission data.

  • Reuters

    UK may give state loans to energy companies after gas price rise

    Britain is considering state loans for energy companies that take on customers from firms which go bust due to soaring wholesale gas prices, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said on Tuesday. Asked if state-backed loans were an option, Kwarteng said: "There are lots of options ... It costs a company to absorb up to hundreds of thousands of customers from another company that's failed, that costs money, and there may well be a provision for some sort of loan and that's been discussed." "I don't think we should be throwing taxpayers money at companies which have been, let's face it, badly run," he told Sky News.