NBA veteran Andrew Bogut says players were “used like pawns” in the process that led to his Sydney Kings refusing to fly across the country for Game 4 of the Australian league’s finals series because of the coronavirus pandemic, a decision that ultimately handed the championship to Perth.
The cases of coronavirus are increasing rapidly across the world with the count crossing 245,749 globally and 195 in India
The novel coronavirus outbreak has forced millions of people around the world to limit what and who they touch and stay in place for the time being — all methods to try to tamp down on the spread of the virus in the absence of a vaccine or treatment. Working and studying from home, shopping and even a recreational walk outside isn’t always easy for blind persons because companies and leaders haven’t put immediate thought … Read more
The number of coronavirus cases have crossed 190 in India and at least four people have died due to the infection
Sen. Richard Burr warned some constituents to prepare for COVID-19’s dire effects, according to a recording obtained by NPR. ProPublica reports Burr unloaded stock before the market volatility.
While authorities warn against gatherings of more than 10 people, spring breakers continue to gather in large numbers. In Florida, many communities are closing bars, restaurants and beaches.
Student athletes normally are ineligible to continue playing after graduation. But with college careers cut short by the coronavirus, the NCAA may allow Division 1 seniors to play next year.(Image credit: Jeffrey Camarati/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Athletics)
Weddings in the era of coronavirus are, well, they’re not happening. It’s a disappointment for couples — and a financial loss to the planners, caterers and musicians who depend on weddings for income.(Image credit: Paul Flahive)
The bureau can’t stop work in the way many Americans have in response to the coronavirus. Special agents are interviewing remotely, staggering work hours and wearing protective gear.(Image credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
The Trump administration wants $3.1 billion more this year than last for the Energy Department’s nuclear weapons budget, but internal government documents show the raise is devoted substantially to covering previously undisclosed cost overruns and avoiding years of new delays in the majority of U.S. atomic weapons programs. The administration has sold the 25 percent budget boost for the National Nuclear Security Administration only in broad terms as necessary to maintain America’s nuclear deterrent. However, … Read more
A seeming lack of urgency marks the coronavirus in Spain, where cases began climbing three weeks ago, and where concepts like social distancing didn’t enter the discussion until this week.
The White House is asking Congress to approve billions for agencies and programs across the federal government. Here’s a breakdown of what each agency would get.(Image credit: Pool/Getty Images)
Instead, his owner threw a small impromptu celebration.
In some states, ammunition and gun sales have soared as the coronavirus pandemic grows. Lines have formed at gun stores as many gun buyers say they want to be ready with protection if there’s panic. (Image credit: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP)
As schools across the country close and employees are encouraged to work from home in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, some experts are concerned about an increase in domestic violence. “But in this particular time, with COVID-19, home can be pretty intense for domestic violence victims and survivors, due to the abusers ability to further control,” said Ruth Glenn, the president and CEO of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). … Read more
The automaker says it believes the Taycan Cross Turismo and other future EV projects are still on schedule.
The use of telemedicine has surged dramatically in Greater Washington in recent days.
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I’m not sure how you’re feeling about self-isolation and social distancing, but over here, we’re going a little stir crazy. There is only so much time you can spend catching up on TV shows and watching movies before you need something else to entertain yourself. We’ve decided to stimulate our creative sides and get really into crafting. And luckily there are a bunch of crafting kits you can get from Amazon, so you don’t even … Read more
Some of the Disney Plus content that became available to Hotstar users ahead of the streaming service’s launch in India on March 29, are no longer available on the app
American actor Daniel Dae Kim announced on Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Kim — who is known for his roles on Hawaii Five-0 and Lost — shared the news in a 10-minute video posted to his Instagram. He had been filming the series New Amsterdam in New York City for the past several weeks before the show halted production because of the threat of the … Read more
The government in Taiwan– in an effort to suppress the spread of the coronavirus– has employed a so-called “electronic fence” that uses location tracking on mobile phones to alert authorities if someone under quarantine is on the move or turns off their phones.