coronavirus pandemic

    Amid Germany troop pullout, Pompeo seeks friendly faces to east

    As President Donald Trump orders US troops out of Germany and faces a tough re-election battle, his top diplomat, Mike Pompeo, is heading to...

    Coronavirus and Tech: How COVID-19 has brought tech initiative into education

    As the deadly Covid-19 marches from country to country, – it ravages the flailing economy, exacerbates social inequity and engenders political upheavals. While it...

    At least 17 dead as India airliner overshoots runway

    At least 17 people were killed Friday when a passenger jet was ripped in two after it overshot and skidded off the runway upon...

    NY Fed finds ‘stark’ racial disparities in access to COVID-19 aid

    Black-owned businesses have been hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic and there are stark disparities in their ability to access US government aid, the...

    Two huge Beirut explosions kill 50, wound thousands

    Two enormous explosions rocked Beirut’s port on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people and wounding thousands, shaking distant buildings and leaving the Lebanese capital...

    US CEOs urge Congress to provide help to small businesses

    More than 100 American business leaders sent a letter to top Congressional lawmakers on Monday urging them to lay aside partisan bickering and approve...

    New UK quarantine rules shake up summer travel plans

    The Lunt family from Bath, in western England, had planned to visit Spain this summer but like so many British holidaymakers have had their...

    US tech giants too powerful, antitrust panel chair warns

    Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook are too powerful and will likely emerge from the coronavirus pandemic even stronger, the head of a US congressional...

    Trump ditches new tone on coronavirus to tout questionable theories

    President Donald Trump’s much heralded new tone on the coronavirus pandemic evaporated Tuesday in a burst of misleading medical speculation, criticism for his own...

    McDonald’s profits tumble, shifting focus to value amid US economic woes

    The coronavirus pandemic took a bite out of McDonald’s profits and the Big Mac maker said Tuesday it plans to focus on affordability in...