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Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus retracted

06/05/2020

Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report, saying independent reviewers were not able to verify information that’s been widely questioned by other scientists. Thursday’s retraction in…

AP source: NBA presents players with plan for season restart

Associated Press 06/04/2020

The NBA has told the National Basketball Players Association that it will present a 22-team plan for restarting the season to the league’s board of governors on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The…

Russia’s coronavirus cases increase; 3rd highest in the world

05/28/2020

MOSCOW — Russia is continuing to see high numbers of new coronavirus cases even though its far-flung regions have increasingly moved to reopen the economy. The government’s anti-coronavirus task force reported 8,371 new infections Thursday, about the…

Swarms of desert locusts threaten India’s summer crops

05/27/2020

NEW DELHI — An invasion by swarms of desert locusts has devastated crops in India’s heartland, threatening an already vulnerable region that is struggling with the economic cost of coronavirus lockdown. The situation has been particularly grim…

NASA, SpaceX bringing astronaut launches back to home turf

05/22/2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time in nearly a decade, U.S. astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil. And for the first time in the history of human…

Astronauts arrive for NASA’s 1st home launch in decade

05/21/2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for NASA arrived at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight. It will be the first time…

LeBron: “Definitely not giving up on the season”

05/19/2020

LeBron James reiterated Monday that he is hopeful the NBA season can resume, with the caveat that the health and well-being of players won’t be jeopardized by a return to play. The Los Angeles Lakers star, speaking…

Kobe Bryant’s sports academy retires ‘Mamba’ nickname

05/13/2020

LOS ANGELES— The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by Kobe Bryant has retired his “Mamba” nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball icon’s death in a helicopter crash. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna…

Chemical gas leak at Indian plant kills 8, nearly 1,000 sick

05/07/2020

HYDERABAD, India — A chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. At least eight people were killed…

China plans to complete space station by 2022

05/06/2020

BEIJING — China plans to send four crewed space missions and the same number of cargo craft to complete work on its permanent space station within about two years, officials said after the launch of a newly designed…

Journey cancels 2020 tour amid coronavirus pandemic

05/05/2020

NEW YORK  — Journey is the latest act to cancel their 2020 tour, saying “safety must come first” amid the coronavirus pandemic. The rock band was supposed to kick off their new tour on May 15 but…

Billions projected to suffer nearly unlivable heat in 2070

05/05/2020

KENSINGTON, Maryland  — In just 50 years, 2 billion to 3.5 billion people, mostly the poor who can’t afford air conditioning, will be living in a climate that historically has been too hot to handle, a new…

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