OPEC, Other Oil Producers Agreed to Extend Cuts Through July


OPEC and other key oil producers agreed Saturday to extend production cuts of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through July to boost oil prices severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. “All participating countries… agreed the option of extending the first phase of the production adjustments pertaining in May and June by one […]

World Reaches 400,000 Virus Deaths as Pope Urges Caution


BARCELONA – The confirmed global death toll from the COVID-19 virus reached at least 400,000 fatalities on Sunday, a day after the government of Brazil broke with standard public health protocols by ceasing to publish updates of the number of deaths and infections in the hard-hit South American country. Worldwide, at least 6.9 million people […]

‘A long Time Coming’: Iconic Lee Statue to Be Removed


RICHMOND, VA. – David Harris Jr., a nephew of humanitarian and tennis legend Arthur Ashe, tried for decades to get a street named after his uncle in Richmond, the hometown that once denied Ashe access to segregated public tennis courts. Finally, in 2019, the City Council approved the renaming over the objections of some city […]