Spanish GP: F1 will renegotiate fees for races without fans

Formula One organizers are open to renegotiating hosting fees for races that may take place without fans this season because of the coronavirus pandemic, the general manager of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya said. Joan Fontsere told The Associated Press that Liberty Media is “conscious” that if races need to go on without fans the contracts […]


Scientists shed light on action of key tuberculosis drug

A new study led by scientists at the University of Birmingham has shed fresh light on how a key front-line drug kills the tuberculosis bacterium. The research paves the way for development of new antibiotic drugs targeted at emerging strains of TB. Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global health challenge, responsible for around 1.5 million deaths […]


Another 4.4 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

For the fifth week in a row, millions of American workers applied for unemployment benefits, seeking financial relief as businesses remained closed during the coronavirus pandemic. First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 4.4 million in the week ending April 18, after factoring in seasonal adjustments, the US Department of Labor said. Without those adjustments — […]


Coursera to give unemployed workers free access to 3,800 online courses

Online learning platform Coursera will make 3,800 of its courses available for free to people unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gizmodo reported. The Coursera Workforce Recovery Initiative is part of its Coursera for Government training program for government employees. The goal of the initiative is to help workers develop skills to become re-employed, according […]


Police: Teens taunted officers, sped away, then wrecked stolen car

Three teens honked at and taunted Mount Health Police Officers early Thursday before leading the officers on a chase and eventually crashing in a stolen car, officials said Chief Vincent Demasi said after the ordeal was over, the teens told officers they did not think the officers would try to arrest them due to the […]