Global Coronavirus Cases Top One Million, as Economic Toll Mounts

Confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus world-wide surpassed one million Thursday, a grim milestone for the pandemic as governments deploy increasingly stringent measures to battle its spread and a record 6.6 million U.S. workers applied for unemployment benefits last week. The U.S. has 234,462 reported…

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Top 1,000

China reported a rise in coronavirus infections imported from abroad as the number of cases in the U.S. topped 1,000, highlighting the challenges authorities face containing an epidemic rapidly spreading around the world. The virus is disrupting business and spurring governments to act to offset…

Top Saudi Royal Family Members Detained

Saudi Arabian authorities detained two of the kingdom’s most prominent figures for an alleged coup attempt, further consolidating the power of the king’s son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and clearing away once-formidable rivals to the throne, according to people familiar with the matter. The…

The people who got to the top on a four-day week

Image copyright Timewise Image caption Marc Nohr For Marc Nohr, being a part-time boss means he can spend more time with his family and on charity work. He is one of about a million people in senior or manager-level jobs who work part time, a…

Top psychologist: No certainty terror offenders can be ‘cured’

Image copyright Getty Images The psychologist behind the UK’s main deradicalisation programme for terror offenders says it can never be certain that attackers have been “cured”. Christopher Dean told the BBC some terror offenders who take part in his Healthy Identity Intervention (HII) scheme appear…