Putin offers week-long holiday for Russians in social package to combat coronavirus

By Alexander Marrow MOSCOW, March 25 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday proposed various…

Neither hurricanes nor 9/11 caused as big a surge in gun sales as coronavirus

Gun shop owners have never seen such a surge in sales — not after the 9/11…

10 things you need to know today: March 25, 2020

1. Senators and the White House reached an agreement early Wednesday on a $2 trillion package…

Trump administration pushes environmental rollbacks while Americans battle pandemic

The Trump administration is barrelling ahead with a rule aimed at curtailing scientific research used in…

Target withdraws forecasts, curbs spending to meet virus-related demand

By Aishwarya Venugopal March 25 (Reuters) – Target Corp on Wednesday withdrew its financial outlook and…

Malaria expert warns White House to avoid touting benefits of chloroquine for coronavirus

With more than 50,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. and climbing, Americans are…

Drivers to be given MOT exemption

Motorists will be granted an MOT exemption to allow people to continue with essential travel during…

‘Cacophony of coughing’: Inside NYC’s virus-besieged ERs

NEW YORK (AP) — A “cacophony of coughing” in packed emergency rooms. Beds squeezed in wherever…

Colombians scramble to get ready for coronavirus quarantine

By Nelson Bocanegra BOGOTA, March 24 (Reuters) – Thousands of Colombians were rushing to return to…

England skipper Root still in training despite virus

London (AFP) – There may be no training nets for them to attend right now but…