Two days after the US recorded its first case of coronavirus, Donald Trump said the situation was "totally under control" and assured the public it was "going to be just fine". Fast forward four months…

Image copyright Reuters The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak, figures from Johns Hopkins University show.It has seen more deaths (currently 100,047) and infections (1.69 million) than any other country.The first US…

On May 22, the Friday before the long Memorial Day weekend, President Donald Trump’s administration announced the United States would withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty. Most Americans likely know very little about this nearly…

Image copyright Jane O'Brien/BBC Image caption Dark, threatening clouds shrouded Kennedy through much of the day Poor weather has forced SpaceX to call off the launch of Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to…

By Kara Mayer Robinson On any given episode of Watchmen, the HBO series where masked vigilantes take on white supremacists in an alternate universe, actor Regina King may shatter a solid glass door, chase down…

One of the hardest parts of the coronavirus crisis has been the nationwide shutdown of schools. Help for harried parents is now arriving from an unexpected corner. J.K. Rowling, the almost-billionaire author of the “Harry…

Image copyright EPA Image caption Commission President Ursula von der Leyen must convince EU member states to back her proposals This unprecedented money raising effort is about a collective responsibility as President Ursula von der…