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62 articles published


‘We’re expendable’: Russian doctors face hostility and mistrust

World May 21, 2020

‘We’re expendable’: Russian doctors face hostility and mistrust

There are no daily public displays of gratitude for Russian doctors and nurses during the coronavirus crisis like there are in the West. Instead of applause, they face mistrust, low pay and even open hostility. Residents near the National Medical Research Center for Endocrinology, a ...

Like Trump, Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro also bets big on chloroquine

World May 21, 2020

Like Trump, Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro also bets big on chloroquine

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro neatly sums up how thoroughly politics has hijacked the debate over using malaria drugs against the new coronavirus: "Right-wingers take chloroquine." The far-right leader made the remark Tuesday, a day before his government recommended widespread use of chloroquine and a less-toxic ...

20 years after withdrawal, Israel and Hezbollah brace for war

World May 21, 2020

20 years after withdrawal, Israel and Hezbollah brace for war

Twenty years after Hezbollah guerrillas pushed Israel’s last troops from southern Lebanon, both sides are gearing up for a possible war that neither seems to want. Israeli troops are striking Hezbollah targets in neighboring Syria and drilling for what could be an invasion of Lebanon. ...

Australia's NRL on road to resuming season

Rugby May 21, 2020

Australia's NRL on road to resuming season

If there’s such a thing as clarity in this uncertain pandemic world, National Rugby League players and their fans in Australia received a bit more of it on Thursday. The NRL announced a revised 16-round schedule for the competition, which has been suspended since March ...

Body of WWE's Shad Gaspard found after suspected drowning

More Sports May 21, 2020

Body of WWE's Shad Gaspard found after suspected drowning

The body of former World Wrestling Entertainment pro Shad Gaspard was found early Wednesday on Los Angeles' Venice Beach, after he was caught in a rip current last weekend, police said. Patrol officers were flagged down around 1:25 a.m. by a person reporting that a ...