The head of the global Olympic movement said on Wednesday the rescheduled Tokyo Games faced "thousands" of logistical and financial problems but could go ahead before summer 2021.
When the Justice Department dropped charges against a Russian entity indicted as a result of the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, the resistance was alarmed. President Donald Trump’s attorney general was abandoning the case in the middle of a pandemic, they said, and hoping no one would notice.
People and firms are struggling with life under lockdown, but the government’s predicament is greater. Many countries are now familiarising themselves with the economic self-distancing that will change our world as we know it.
The spectacular failure of the Trump administration to assert positive US leadership in the global fight against the coronavirus has followed years of US decline in international affairs.
Brought forward by Trump at the outdoor briefing, Fauci said his projection of a potential 100,000 to 200,000 deaths is "entirely conceivable" if not enough is done to mitigate the crisis.
The US may be reaching its “Chernobyl moment” as it fails to lead in combating the coronavirus epidemic. As with the nuclear accident in the Soviet Union in 1986, a cataclysm is exposing systemic failings
Boris Johnson’s attempt to model himself on Winston Churchill seemed absurd, until now. In America, most presidential candidates write books about themselves; Johnson wrote a book called The Churchill Factor.
Governments in emerging markets, which have suffered an exodus of capital of more than $83 billion in recent weeks, can cover much of that, but "clearly the domestic resources are insufficient" and many already have high debt loads.
Trump's signature brings an end to a dramatic, weeklong legislative saga on Capitol Hill and triggers the distribution of millions of relief checks of up to $3,400 for an average American family of four.