"As a Christian, I certainly believe that's possible," the secretary of state said when asked whether the president had an explicitly divine mission.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern led two minutes of silence to honor the victims prior to the highly revered Friday afternoon prayer services.
Exterior sensors that tell pilots the angle of the plane were one safety feature that cost extra. The sensors might have been able prevent Lion Air crash that killed 189, an expert said.
Stories about animals abandoned during natural disasters drew widespread attention in the last few years as hurricanes slammed the U.S.
Intentionally exposing children to the virus hurts public health efforts and risks dangerous complications in some patients, experts say.