Monthly Archives: April 2020

Coronavirus to Spark Record Drops in Energy Demand, Report Finds

Economic lockdowns imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic may spark record cuts in global energy demand and carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.…

NASA Awards US Companies Contracts for Human Moon Landing

The U.S. space agency NASA has awarded contracts to three American companies to develop spacecraft to land humans on the moon by 2024.
In a remote news conference Thursday, NASA …

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 racing three more times in …

This Time, Pence Wears Mask as He Tours Indiana Plant

This time, he wore a mask.
Vice President Mike Pence donned a face covering Thursday as he toured a General Motors/Ventec ventilator production facility in Indiana after coming under fire …

Coronavirus Sends Economies Plunging; Glimmer of Hope on Treatment

The coronavirus is sending the U.S. economy into the biggest and fastest collapse since the Great Depression, with economic output reported shrinking at an alarming rate Wednesday and the number …

Gilead Drug Proves Effective Against Coronavirus in US Study

U.S. government officials say an experimental drug has proved effective against the new coronavirus in a major study.
Gilead Sciences’s remdesivir is the first treatment to pass such a strict …