New strain of coronavirus sets off alarm in Europe; borders closed
A potentially dangerous mutation of the novel coronavirus found to be spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom is causing alarm across Europe and prompting countries to close off travel with Britain.
Three months later, pandemic accelerates around the world
Three months after the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic, the number of new infections reported each day is climbing as the deadly virus attacks people in poorer parts of the world.
Trump labels climate activists “prophets of doom;” doubles down on fossil fuels
Trump said nothing about global warming, called climate activists “prophets of doom” and touted a future where “virtually unlimited energy reserves” from fossil fuels and other polluting energy sources will keep factories humming while government cuts regulations.
Trump in Europe: A solitary figure, and a no-show
President Donald Trump scowled for the TV cameras, gave a cold shoulder to European leaders, displayed chumminess with Russian President Vladimir Putin, posted a negative tweet about the French president, missed a forum on world peace, and a topless protester ran out on the wet Champs-Elysees in Paris as Trump’s motorcade passed, with “Fake Peacemaker” written on her breasts.