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U.S. airlines mandating facial coverings for all passengers

FILE PHOTO: An airline pilot walks through Reagan National Airport during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Washington, U.S., April 5, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The largest U.S. airlines are moving rapidly to mandate facial coverings for all passengers, with Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) and Alaska Airlines (ALK.N) on…

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Wall Street slides as Trump warns of new China tariffs

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to slap new tariffs on China over the coronavirus crisis, while a profit warning from Amazon added to the gloom. FILE PHOTO: The Wall Street sign is pictured at the New York Stock exchange (NYSE) in the Manhattan…

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‘We Need a New Society’: Labor Day Demonstrators Protest in Greece

Low Pay, High Risk: Nursing Home Workers Confront Coronavirus Dilemma ‘Health Care Kamikazes’: How Spain’s Workers Are Battling Coronavirus, Unprotected She’s an Honors Student. And Homeless. Will the Virtual Classroom Reach Her? ‘People Are Dying’: 72 Hours Inside a N.Y.C. Hospital Battling Coronavirus Coronavirus Has Hospitals in Desperate Need of Equipment. These…

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Coronavirus, Gretchen Whitmer, Joe Biden: Your Friday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the lifting of coronavirus-related restrictions in some states, a rare closing of New York’s subway, and Joe Biden’s denial of a sexual assault allegation. Today’s briefing also represents a personal milestone, as it will be the last one…

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Street Art Confronts the Pandemic

Street art is the ultimate visual source of social commentary and the pandemic has lit a fire under the feet of muralists around the world. “Soap Bear,” by the San Francisco-based artist Fnnch.Credit… Andrew Rettman “Hippie Bear,” also by Fnnch.Credit… Andrew Rettman Some works are humorous, even playful, like those done by…

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