The Senate on Thursday blocked dueling plans to provide hundreds of billions to help small businesses contend with the coronavirus-fueled economic meltdown amid a stalemate over the scope of the package. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell to try to pass small business funds Thursday, warns against holding […]
Enlarge/ A Long March 3B rocket lifts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in 2018. 132 with 78 posters participating, including story author The Long March 3B rocket is one of China’s oldest active and most reliable boosters, with more than five dozen successful launches. On Thursday, however, the […]
Some 1.4 million Americans were expected to “cross borders for care in 2020,” according to Patients Beyond Borders CEO Josef Woodman.
Tens of thousands of people in the U.S. who had planned trips abroad to access affordable medical and dental care in March are likely to have been forced to cancel their plans due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Patients Beyond Borders, a consultancy providing information on medical tourism. Each […]
A range of 5G coronavirus conspiracy theories have been spreading on the internet recently, leading some to set 5G towers on fire in the UK. None of the theories make sense, especially when you consider that the only types of viruses you can transmit via radi…
Radio waves can only spread computer viruses, not human ones Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Online conspiracy theories have been trying to link the novel coronavirus pandemic to the rollout of 5G technology recently. Despite there being no scientific links, multiple 5G towers have been set on fire […]
It’s one of the biggest-selling albums ever and took country-pop global but its themes of female empowerment are often forgotten. In our second column on personal favourites, Roisin O’Connor reappraises a record that impresses her, very much
I was seven years old when Come On Over was released in the UK. It was 1999, and my half of the bedroom I shared with my younger brother was littered with cassettes, felt-tip pens, and books by Roald Dahl and Jacqueline Wilson. Downstairs, we had a CD player and […]
A dispute over whether Taiwan warned of human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus before China did has renewed calls to allow the island to join the World Health Organization.
TAIPEI, Taiwan A dispute over whether Taiwan warned the World Health Organization about human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus before China did has renewed calls to allow the island to join the organization, over the strong objections of Beijing. The conflict stems from Taiwan’s decadeslong struggle for international recognition and China’s […]
Lombardy’s death toll is projected to reach nearly 10,000 in about three days, while the death count in New York is on track to reach nearly 12,600 in less than three days.
New York has seen the highest number of COVID-19 virus deaths in the U.S., the epicenter of the outbreak, with at least 6,268 fatalities, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed on Wednesday. The state has recently surpassed the point of a doubling death rate every day, according to Financial Times’analysis […]
Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed in principle Thursday to lead a 23-nation coalition in massive oil-production cuts after a monthlong feud and a drop in demand due to the coronavirus crisis devastated oil prices. But following more than 11 hours of negotiations, Mexico abruptly exited the talks, jeopardizing a final […]