Coronavirus Live Updates: 2.1 Million More U.S. Workers File for Unemployment Benefits
on May 28, 2020 at 2:37 pm
Testing becomes a campaign issue: President Trump would leave it to the states, while Joseph R. Biden Jr. said he would create a national program. Even the hardest-hit cities are far from herd immunity.
Coronavirus Live: Global Updates
on May 28, 2020 at 2:18 pm
A fire tore through a Covid-19 ward in Bangladesh, killing five. And scientists are revising the timeline of when the virus reached Europe and the United States.
‘We Loved Each Other’: Fauci Recalls Larry Kramer, Friend and Nemesis
by Donald G. McNeil Jr. on May 28, 2020 at 2:06 pm
In public, the activist berated the infectious disease expert for federal inaction on AIDS. But their affection lasted decades and changed the course of the epidemic.
‘More Blue’: An Artwork Shows the Sea Changing During Lockdown
by Nina Siegal on May 28, 2020 at 1:43 pm
A data-driven media installation, created to reflect marine conditions around the world, has altered with the slowing human activity.
SpaceX Launch: Highlights From the Weather-Delayed Mission
on May 28, 2020 at 1:12 pm
Follow SpaceX’s launch of NASA astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft.
What Is a Clinical Trial?
on May 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm
The only way to know if a medical treatment actually works is with a randomized-controlled trial.
on the Four Months After First Case, U.S. Death Toll Passes 100,000
on May 28, 2020 at 12:23 pm
Scientists are revising the timeline of how the virus spread. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she would direct public school districts to share federal aid with private schools.
Pandemic Swells in South America, as the U.S. Nears 100,000 Deaths
on May 28, 2020 at 10:35 am
Gaza reports its first coronavirus death. New York is allowing gatherings of up to 10.
How SpaceX Got to Launch NASA’s Astronauts to Orbit
by Kenneth Chang on May 28, 2020 at 9:59 am
A successful launch on Wednesday could forever change how the world thinks about getting people to space.
France Bans Malaria Drug for Coronavirus Treatments
on May 28, 2020 at 4:57 am
Nissan and Renault and trying to reset their troubled relationship. An E.U. recovery plan could bring the bloc closer to a shared budget.
Coronavirus Epidemics Began Later Than Believed, Study Concludes
by Carl Zimmer on May 28, 2020 at 3:50 am
In Washington State and Italy, the first confirmed cases were not linked to the outbreaks that followed, the analysis found. The epidemics were seeded later.
What a Week’s Disasters Tell Us About Climate and the Pandemic
by Somini Sengupta on May 28, 2020 at 12:22 am
Extreme weather presents an even bigger threat when economies are crashing and ordinary people are stretched to their limits.
SpaceX Astronaut Launch Postponed to Saturday
by The New York Times on May 28, 2020 at 12:18 am
What you need to know about the mission taking two NASA astronauts to the space station on Wednesday.
SpaceX Launch of NASA Astronauts Is Postponed Over Weather
by Kenneth Chang on May 27, 2020 at 11:27 pm
Persistent clouds did not clear in time, pushing the launch back to either Saturday or Sunday, the next window of opportunity.
How Will We Remember the Coronavirus Pandemic?
on May 27, 2020 at 10:28 pm
Years later, our memories of the pandemic may be somewhat distorted because of the way our brain processes emotions and events.
Coronavirus Isn’t Keeping Florida Crowds From SpaceX Launch
by Mariel Padilla on May 27, 2020 at 9:49 pm
Many beachside hotels along the state’s Space Coast were already at capacity before Wednesday’s scheduled launch, a local tourism executive said.
How to Recover From Covid-19 at Home
by Maggie Astor on May 27, 2020 at 9:12 pm
Rest and fluids are essential, but not always enough. Here are some more things you can do to feel better.
States Sue to Block Trump From Weakening Fuel Economy Rules
by Hiroko Tabuchi on May 27, 2020 at 8:41 pm
At stake in the lawsuit is the single biggest effort by the United States to fight the climate crisis.
India Faces Swarm of Locusts
by Jeffrey Gettleman and Suhasini Raj on May 27, 2020 at 6:14 pm
Blizzards of bugs are descending on India at an already tough time. Scientists say climate change is making the infestation worse.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX Suit Is Like a Tuxedo for the Starship Enterprise
by Vanessa Friedman on May 27, 2020 at 5:34 pm
It also may herald the return of wearable tech.
Meet Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, SpaceX’s First NASA Astronauts
by Kenneth Chang on May 27, 2020 at 4:36 pm
They’re best friends and veterans of the astronaut corps, and each is married to another astronaut.