Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq’s health care system is on the verge of breakdown. The Supreme Court rejected Illinois Republicans’ request to hold big political gatherings.
Yuriko Koike has received high marks for her visible presence during the pandemic, but the coronavirus’s resurgence has raised anxiety in the Japanese capital.
In his push for economic development, Turkey’s president has flooded the archaeological gem of Hasankeyf and displaced thousands of families.
In a city where China has made some ideas suddenly dangerous, people are trying to figure out where the boundaries lie, and how their lives have changed.
Instead of the usual media circus, this summer’s made-for-TV political confabs will have a whole lot less TV.
The private equity industry, which has led to more than 1.3 million job losses over the last decade, reveals the truth about free markets.
His ominous remarks were a reflection of his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists.
Brick-and-mortar retail was in the midst of seismic changes even before the pandemic. Analysts say as much as a quarter of America’s malls may close in the next five years.
Even with more than 500,000 dead worldwide, scientists are struggling to learn how often the virus kills. Here’s why.
How to live a full and cultured life during the pandemic, at home.
As the coronavirus prevents people from going back to work and paying their rent, evictions have begun, often targeting vulnerable people such as unauthorized immigrants.
At one South Korean hotel, hundreds of quarantined foreigners are enduring noisy daily protests from local residents, who want them out.
The death toll is lower, but there are echoes of March as cases spike, doctors fall ill and supplies run short. Now, Texas is trying to adapt hard-won lessons while addressing a new set of challenges.
The deployment of an American aircraft carrier and its strike force is often used as a signal to deter adversaries. Deploying two at once is recognized as a significant show of force.
The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive.
In a harrowing first workout of the summer, the Yankees starting pitcher was struck on Saturday. Later, the team announced that All-Star infielder D.J. LaMahieu and pitcher Luis Cessa tested positive for Covid-19.
The cartoon, which shows Gov. Laura Kelly wearing a Star of David mask as people are loaded into a cattle car, was posted Friday on the Facebook page of a newspaper owned by a Republican county chairman.
The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.
Officials said that at least 17 people were feared dead as a result of the deluge and mudslides that struck the island of Kyushu overnight.
In the neighborhoods most devastated by the coronavirus, food insecurity has emerged as a major concern.