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“There is nothing we can do.” In Sri Lanka, a ship with tons of chemicals completely sank to the bottom

Off the coast of Sri Lanka, a vessel with 25 tons of chemicals completely sank to the bottom. Due to difficult weather conditions in the near future, its wreckage will not be obtained, reports Associated Press.   A container ship with chemicals completely sank off the...

Dinosaurs became extinct not because of an asteroid collision: Harvard put forward their version

The cause of the global cataclysm about 66 million years ago, which led to the extinction of dinosaurs, many species of animals and plants, could not have been an asteroid that rammed the Earth. Astronomers of the Harvard-Smithsonian Institute write about this in Scientific...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily press conference on the COVID-19 outbreak, which has infected more than 84,000 people in the state as of Thursday morning. On Wednesday, Cuomo announced he would close New York City's playgrounds after...

Supplies sent to NYC, global growth heads to zero

This is CNBC's live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 800,000Global deaths: At least 38,714US cases: At least 164,610US deaths: At...

Pelosi says US must move to vote by mail, taking aim at Trump

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks to the press after the House passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill, on March 27, 2020, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty ImagesHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday that...

Man charged with billing for fraudulent test claims

Items from a COVID-19 test kit are displayed for a photograph.Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFederal prosecutors have criminally charged a Georgia man for allegedly conspiring to defraud federal and private health-care benefit programs "by submitting fraudulent testing claims" for coronavirus and genetic...