Will Protests Set Off a Second Viral Wave?
by Roni Caryn Rabin on 31 May 2020 at 22:36
Across the country, mayors, public health experts and other officials worry that even though many protesters are wearing masks, the risk of new coronavirus cases will increase as thousands gather.
Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Protests Set Off Fears of New Outbreaks
on 31 May 2020 at 21:29
Cities across the U.S. smolder from protests over police violence, in which virus precautions were uneven. Nicaragua has become a place of midnight burials.
Astronauts Dock With Space Station After Historic SpaceX Launch
by Kenneth Chang on 31 May 2020 at 21:23
Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley could stay in orbit for months to aid the station’s short-staffed crew.
Do Runners Need to Wear Masks?
by Heather Murphy on 31 May 2020 at 19:30
Some people have taken to yelling (online and off) at people exercising without masks. But does it really matter?
Trump Hopes for His Own Booster Shot From SpaceX Rocket Launch
by Peter Baker on 31 May 2020 at 04:30
The president, beleaguered by a pandemic, economic troubles and racial unrest, viewed the liftoff as a welcome moment of triumph that he celebrated with a campaign rally-style speech.
SpaceX Launch: Highlights From NASA Astronauts’ Trip to Orbit
on 31 May 2020 at 04:27
Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s second launch attempt of NASA astronauts in the Crew Dragon spacecraft.
SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New Era of Spaceflight
by Kenneth Chang on 31 May 2020 at 04:26
The trip to the space station was the first from American soil since 2011 when the space shuttles were retired.
Live Coronavirus Pandemic Updates: G7, Lake of the Ozarks, W.H.O., India, California
on 31 May 2020 at 03:42
The German chancellor had announced earlier Saturday that she would not travel to the U.S. for the G7. Businesses are starting up again, but workers commuting by public transportation face dilemmas.
John E. Randall, Ichthyologist Extraordinaire, Dies at 95
by John Schwartz on 30 May 2020 at 23:29
He swam the world’s oceans, identified hundreds of new fish species and named 834 of them.
Scientists Question Major Hydroxychloroquine Study
by Roni Caryn Rabin on 30 May 2020 at 14:54
Experts demanded verification of data and methods used in a study of drugs to treat Covid-19. The study suggested the drugs might have increased deaths.
SpaceX Launch: Highlights From the Weather-Delayed Mission
on 30 May 2020 at 14:28
Follow SpaceX's launch of NASA astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft.
SpaceX Launch of NASA Astronauts Is Postponed Over Weather
by Kenneth Chang on 30 May 2020 at 12:58
Persistent clouds did not clear in time, pushing the launch back to either Saturday or Sunday, the next window of opportunity.
India Loosens Restrictions, Despite Coronavirus Surge
on 30 May 2020 at 04:07
Baghdad has shut down again; Israel might as well. Moscow has doubled its official death toll.
SpaceX Astronaut Launch Postponed to Saturday
by The New York Times on 30 May 2020 at 04:05
What you need to know about the mission taking two NASA astronauts to the space station on Wednesday.
Sparring and Schedules Offer Glimpse of Pandemic’s Partisan Lens
on 30 May 2020 at 04:03
The White House directly challenges the House’s new rules. President Trump plans to resume in-person fund-raising soon. New York City, Washington and Los Angeles plan to lift some restrictions.
Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O.
by Donald G. McNeil Jr. and Andrew Jacobs on 30 May 2020 at 03:52
America’s decades-long relationship with the organization has been instrumental in improving health around the world.
The Birds Are Not on Lockdown, and More People Are Watching Them
by Jacey Fortin on 29 May 2020 at 22:16
Bird-watching has surged in popularity during the pandemic. It’s easy to start, and you can do it anywhere — even from inside, and even in urban spaces.
Senior Interior Official Broke Ethics Rules a 2nd Time, Watchdog Says
by Lisa Friedman on 29 May 2020 at 20:45
An assistant secretary at the department used his position to help a family member get a job at the Environmental Protection Agency, according to an internal government investigation.
It’s Not Whether You Were Exposed to the Coronavirus. It’s How Much.
by Apoorva Mandavilli on 29 May 2020 at 19:20
The pathogen is proving a familiar adage: The dose makes the poison.
Economic Giants Are Restarting. Here’s What It Means for Climate Change.
by Somini Sengupta on 29 May 2020 at 18:59
Want to know whether the world can avert catastrophe? Watch the recovery plans coming out now in Europe, China and the United States.