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
An Associated Press analysis has found that 17 states do not appear to meet one of the key benchmarks set by the White House for loosening up — a 14-day downward trajectory in new cases or infection rates.
By Michelle R. Smith, Nicky Forster, Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
From the moment the novel coronavirus was identified, there were questions about its origin. This week, reports suggest U.S. diplomats are concerned about a lab in Wuhan, China -- the city where the outbreak began. Nick Schifrin reports and talks…
There are more captive tigers in the U.S. than there are in the wild around the world – and they can be bought for less than some breeds of dog puppies.
By Allison Skidmore, The Conversation
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 Nasser Karimi, Jon Gambrell, Zeina Karam, Associated Press
Iran said Sunday it would no longer abide by any of the limits of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after a U.S. airstrike killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad.
By Dudley L. Poston, Jr., The Conversation
What does the U.S. population look like today, and what will it look like 10 years from now, in 2030?…
In a new Frontline documentary, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman addresses, for the first time, his role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Frontline’s Martin Smith, who tracked the crown prince down for the film, says Khashoggi’s murder…
The U.S. government spends about 0.7 percent of GDP on scientific research and development, down from 2 percent in the 1960s. Less investment means fewer chances for breakthroughs like the weapon-seeking robots that saved thousands of soldiers in Iraq and…
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