General News

US Surgeon General Urges Everyone to Wear Masks

The top U.S. health official is urging everyone to wear a mask when out in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but he stopped…

Key Issues

Advocates to Mark World Press Freedom Day Amid Coronavirus-Related Crackdowns

Ahead of World Press Freedom Day on Sunday, media rights groups and free speech advocates have highlighted the importance of an independent press in times…

Science

Rescinded Offers, Dashed Dreams for Wisconsin College Students

MADISON, WISCONSIN – The Class of 2020 may as well be dubbed the Class of COVID-19. Graduating seniors said an abrupt and socially distanced goodbye…

Economy

Global Markets Sluggish Wednesday

  Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as optimism over a potential coronavirus vaccine earlier this week steadily begins to fade. The Nikkei index in Tokyo…

Legal

Singapore Sentences Man to Death Via Zoom

The Singapore Supreme Court has sentenced a man to death via a video chat service due to the coronavirus lockdown in the city-state. A 37-year-old…

Athletic

NASCAR to Resume Season May 17 with 7 Races in 10 Days

NASCAR announced Thursday that it will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina with the premier Cup Series…