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Steve May 2, 2020

New Orleans has been one of the hot spots of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, with more than 6,000 infections. But, while front-line healthcare workers are overwhelmed and business is suffering, the community has banded together to keep the city’s spirit alive. Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou-Castro has more.

Steve May 2, 2020

Russia reported 9,623 new coronavirus cases – its highest daily rise since the start of the pandemic – bringing the total to 124,054, mostly in the capital Moscow. The death toll nationwide rose to 1,222 after 57 people died in the last 24 hours, Russia’s coronavirus crisis response centre said on Saturday. Concern was growing…

Steve May 2, 2020

For a substance known for its abundance, persistence, and rock-bottom prices, there is an enduring mystery to dirt: where does it come from? Generally speaking, it sits at the nexus of geology, meteorology, and time. Rock becomes dirt via weathering. But it is a process that is necessarily difficult for humans to observe. It’s long been assumed that…

Steve May 2, 2020

Image copyright AFP Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds have named their baby boy Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson.The names are a tribute to their grandfathers and two doctors who treated Mr Johnson while he was in hospital with coronavirus, Ms Symonds wrote in an Instagram post.She posted a picture of herself with the baby,…

Steve May 2, 2020

Image copyright Canadian Armed Forces Image caption From left tot right: Abbigail Cowbrough, Matthew Pyke, Matthew Cousins, Maxime Miron-Morin, Kevin Hagen, Brenden Ian MacDonald Five missing crew members of a Canadian navy helicopter that crashed off a Greek island during a Nato exercise are presumed dead, Canada’s military says.The body of a sixth crew member,…

Steve May 2, 2020

Hundreds of anti-lockdown protesters gathered in Springfield, Illinois, on Friday afternoon to rally against Gov. JB Pritzker’s extended stay-at-home order. Most of the demonstrators who participated in the rally outside the Capitol did not wear face coverings or adhere to social distancing guidelines meant to slow the spread of COVID-19. While many in the crowd […]

Steve May 2, 2020

As New York City residents ventured outside to enjoy a sunny Saturday, police sent 1,000 officers to ensure they abided by social distancing rules that remain in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus. “This is the nicest weather we’ve seen this year; we encourage people to come out and enjoy this weather,” Terence […]

Steve May 2, 2020

A teacher at a private New Jersey boys’ school claims he was fired because of a disability stemming from a traumatic brain injury. Teacher William Cook filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Superior Court of Mercer County against Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, alleging the school violated the state’s law against discrimination and retaliation when […]

Steve May 2, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett’s company reported a nearly $50 billion loss on Saturday because of a huge drop in the paper value of its investments, though it is still sitting on a big pile of cash. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said it lost $49.7 billion, or $30,653 per Class A share, during the first quarter. […]

Steve May 2, 2020

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit near southern Puerto Rico on Saturday, jolting many from their beds and forcing at least 50 families to relocate on an island where some people still remain in shelters from previous quakes earlier this year. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit just […]

Steve May 2, 2020

The “economy” does not exist. Human beings do. What nearly everyone understands, except Republican officials and economists on television, is that there is no singular, shared experience within one large-scale economic system. Leilani Jordan, a 27-year-old woman with a developmental disability, who worked as a grocery clerk at a satellite store of Giant Food — a chain throughout […]