The United States of America (USA)

page 2
Global coronavirus cases surpass one million

Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 52,000 deaths as the pandemic further exploded in the United States and the death toll climbed in Spain and Italy, according to a Reuters tally of official data. …

Weekly US jobless claims top 6 mln for first time

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits last week shot to a record high for a second week in a row – topping 6 million – as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, …

Nurmagomedov vs Ferguson cancelled due to coronavirus

Lightweight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. American Tony Ferguson is off. On Wednesday, Nurmagomedov announced on Instagram that he won’t be competing since he’s stuck in Russia …

U.S. emergency medical stockpile out of protective gear?

An emergency stockpile of medical equipment maintained by the U.S. government has nearly run out of protective gear that could be useful to combat the coronavirus pandemic, according to two officials with the U.S. Department of Homeland …

Oil for $1.75 a barrel?

The long-term ramifications of the COVID-19 outbreak on the oil industry could be significant and long-lasting

U.S. oil market reaches negative prices

In an obscure corner of the American physical oil market, crude prices have turned negative -- producers are actually paying consumers to take away the black stuff. As Bloomberg …

112,000 people infected with coronavirus in US

The United States now has more than 112,000 coronavirus diagnoses after 7,681 more people tested positive for Covid-19 overnight, Metro reports. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the update Saturday, with the US surging far …

Trump considers quarantine of New York

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise, CNN reports. "We're thinking …