He followed President Trump's lead Sunday, declaring all Americans have the right to "worship at a church service."
The Hong Kong Police Force said that the demonstrators were detained for "unauthorized assembly, unlawful assembly and disorderly conduct in a public place."
National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien said China is likely using espionage to try and steal U.S. coronavirus vaccine research, but he declared American scientists would develop it first.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the national unemployment rate had risen to 14.7 percent.
Stimulus checks in Utah, Idaho and Alaska were the highest on average per individual, but California, Texas and Florida received the most in IRS Economic Impact Payments overall.
On Friday, the Virginia Department of Health confirmed 813 new cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, and 37 new fatalities.
Russia on Sunday confirmed 8,599 new coronavirus infections and 153 deaths over the past 24 hours, marking the country's highest single day death toll of the pandemic.
"What we are seeing is a new Chinese dictatorship," Chris Patten said.
The percentage of Americans who approve of the President Trump's handling of the economy has fallen to its lowest level in months, according to the survey.
The full front page of Sunday's edition of The New York Times will be filled entirely with the names of about 1,000 people who died as a result of the coronavirus in the United States.
British leader Boris Johnson reportedly plans to limit the Chinese tech giant's influence in Britain's 5G network to zero by the year 2023.
Mexican health officials, doctors and residents along the border with the United States say new outbreaks of COVID-19 are tied to people crossing south over the border.
The vice president further accused the World Health Organization of being China's "willing partner" in its reported concealment of COVID-19 information.
In a joint statement, spokespersons for the U.K., Canada and Australia said they were "deeply concerned" by new security legislation.
The parishioners were diagnosed with COVID-19, after attending a Baptist service in Frankfurt, Germany.
New York state on Saturday saw its coronavirus death toll drop below 100 for the first time in months.
The president of a Rochester Islamic Center said that he would wait for local leaders to allow places of worship to resume despite Trump earlier saying he would order them to reopen.
The New York Civil Liberties Union sued the governor Friday for penalizing "New Yorkers who wish to engage in protest activity but are barred from doing so."
New York lawmakers, including one Republican, said the state should not be "penalized" for reducing its amount of coronavirus cases.
The Japanese wrestler alluded to being bullied on social media just hours before her death.
The Trump administration's Department of Justice said that Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's stay-at-home order was "unsupported by state law" in a legal brief issued Friday.
"Without this prohibition, intelligence officials would potentially have access to information such as our personal health, religious practices, and political views," Wednesday's letter said.