Leaders Aim to Drum up Billions for Virus Vaccine Research


An alliance of world leaders is holding a virtual summit Monday hoping to drum up billions of dollars to fund research into a vaccine for the new coronavirus as well as develop better treatments and more efficient testing. Governments have reported around 3.5 million infections and more than 247,000 deaths from the virus, according to […]

DHS report: China Hid Virus’ Severity to Hoard Supplies


U.S. officials believe China covered up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak — and how contagious the disease is — to stock up on medical supplies needed to respond to it, intelligence documents show. Chinese leaders “intentionally concealed the severity” of the pandemic from the world in early January, according to a four-page Department of […]

Unimpressed by Online Classes, College Students Seek Refunds


They wanted the campus experience, but their colleges sent them home to learn online during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, students at more than 25 U.S. universities are filing lawsuits against their schools demanding partial refunds on tuition and campus fees, saying they’re not getting the caliber of education they were promised. The suits reflect students’ […]