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nasa jun11 Forced lockdowns across the world due to the coronavirus pandemic had a direct impact on the effect on ozone pollution, a NASA study has found. As the lockdowns slowed global commerce, emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) decreased 15 percent globally, with local reductions as high as 50 percent, according to a study led by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California. As

uscoronavirus jun11 With 14880 new cases, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. increased to 34,275,783. The 7-day average of daily new cases is 13,412. 424 new deaths reported on Thursday took the total COVID death toll in the country to 614,007. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 387. California reported the most number of cases -1039, while most deaths - 37 - were recorded in Georgia. A t

g7 jun11 The leaders of G7 countries will endorse the historic agreement reached last week by finance ministers for a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15 percent during their ongoing summit. The U.S. proposal, agreed to by other member nations, is a critical step towards ending the decades-long race to the bottom that pushes nations to compete over who can offer the lowest tax rate to large corpor

uscoronavirus jun10 With 14201 new cases, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. increased to 34,264,727. The 7-day average of daily new cases is 14,143, down 10 percent from the previous week. 452 new deaths reported on Wednesday took the total COVID death toll in the country to 613,494. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 417. Texas reported the most number of cases at 9231 and deaths at 37

biden covid 061021 To help supercharge the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the United States will purchase and donate half a billion Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines to 92 low, and lower middle-income countries and the African Union. President Joe Biden, who is in England as part of his high-profile European tour, will make the historic announcement Thursday, the White House said. This is the largest-ever p

jeffbezoselonmuskwarrenbuffet jun10 A number of US billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett pay little in income tax compared to their massive wealth, says non-profit news outlet ProPublica. ProPublica said it has obtained "a vast trove of Internal Revenue Service data on the tax returns of thousands of the nation's wealthiest people, covering more than 15 years" to substantiate their points. The new report is par

uscoronavirus jun09 The seven-day averages of daily coronavirus deaths, cases and hospitalizations in the United States continue to decline, as per the U.S. Government's latest official data. At a routine press briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials Thursday, CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky presented a significantly improved picture of the results of the United States' fight ag

elsalvador jun09 El Salvador's parliament has passed a law to adopt Bitcoin as its legal tender, thus becoming the first country in the world to officially classify a cryptocurrency as legal currency. The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador approved the Bitcoin Bill by an overwhelming majority on Tuesday night. 62 Deputies in the 84-member Assembly voted in favor of the Bill, introduced by President Nayib Bukele

uscoronavirus jun08 With 12283 new cases, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. increased to 34,227,237. This is less than the weekly average of 15091 cases. 312 new deaths reported on Monday took the total COVID death toll in the country to 612,701. This is below the current weekly average of 459. North Carolina reported the most number of deaths - 48 - and cases - 1231 - on Monday. A total

socialmediaoffline jun08 A number of popular websites, government and major news websites, apps and social media platforms around the world went offline briefly on Tuesday apparently due to technical failure of a network run by Fastly, a U.S.-based cloud computing service provider serving many major websites. Internet users logging into high-traffic websites of Reddit, Spotify, Twitch, Stack Overflow, GitHub, Target, go

uscoronavirus jun07 COVID-19 metrics in the United States fell to the levels seen during the initial stages of the pandemic. New cases recorded on Sunday were the lowest in more than a year. With 6408 new cases, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. increased to 34,210,782. This is less than half of the weekly average of 13927 cases. 164 new deaths reported on Sunday took the total COVID death

trump jun07 Former President Donald Trump says China owes the world and the United States reparations for the damages caused by COVID-19. Addressing the North Carolina Republican Party state convention, Trump said, "The time has come for America and the world to demand reparations and accountability from the Communist Party of China. We should all declare within one voice that China must pay. They must pay."

covidvaccine 1117 04jun21 The White House announced the U.S. strategy for global vaccine sharing and their allocation plan for the first 25 million doses to be shared globally. This will be the first tranche of President Joe Biden's commitment to sharing a total of 80 million doses by the end of June. Out of the 25 million doses, approximately 6 million will go to Latin America and the Caribbean; 7 million to South an

bitcoin jun04 A tweet by Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinting at a breakup with Bitcoin sent the largest cryptocurrency further down by 7 percent on Friday. The automobile tycoon wrote "Bitcoin" on Twitter while Bitcoin was being traded at Asian hours in the crypto market, accompanied by a broken-heart emoji and a picture of a couple discussing a breakup.

uscoronavirus jun04 The seven-day average of daily coronavirus deaths, cases and hospitalizations in the United States has declined to a new low, as per the U.S. Government's official data. At a routine press briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials Thursday, CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky presented a significantly improved picture of the results of the nation's fight against th

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