The coronavirus pandemic is straining social safety nets across the globe — and underlining sharp differences in approach between wealthy societies such as the United States and Europe.
By David McHugh, Associated Press
A Norwegian man suspected of killing his ethnic Chinese stepsister and then opening fire in an Oslo mosque says he acted out of “emergency justice.”…
By Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press
Britain has become the first country in Europe to confirm more than 30,000 coronavirus deaths, and infections are rising sharply again in Russia. That took place Tuesday even as other nations reported strides in taming the virus.
By Jill Lawless, David Rising, Nick Perry, Associated Press
The start of a new week marked more reopenings across the United States, whose death toll from COVID-19 is now over 68,000. In Washington, D.C., the Senate returned to the Capitol, while the House remained at recess due to the…
By Stephanie Sy
By Masha Macpherson, David McHugh, Associated Press
Government programs are keeping hard-hit businesses across Europe afloat, preventing millions of workers from losing their jobs and income for now, and thousands of bosses from seeing their trained staff scatter.
By Associated Press
According to the tally, Europe accounts for almost half the global case load and more than half the total deaths.
By Marina Villeneuve, John Leicester, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
With coronavirus deaths climbing rapidly in New York, the governor announced Friday he will use his authority to take ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren’t using them.
By David Rising, Chris Blake, Associated Press
Overnight reporting showed 85% of the new cases are being reported in Europe and the United States, said Dr. Margaret Harris, a WHO spokeswoman.
By Joseph Wilson, Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Spain is set to follow Italy on Saturday in declaring a far-reaching nationwide lockdown to slow the accelerating spread of the coronavirus epidemic. Spain's decision Saturday came as European countries took ever more severe, though widely varying, measures to reduce…
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