Coronavirus Editorial

Hot AI startup UiPath just raised $225 million, lifting its valuation to $10.2 billion, as its CEO eyes an IPO in early 2021

Hot AI startup UiPath just raised $225 million, lifting its valuation to $10.2 billion, as its CEO eyes an IPO in early 2021

3 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

UiPath raised $225 million in a Series E venture funding, the company said on Monday, boosting its overall valuation to $10.2 billion. The round was led by Alkeon Capital...
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Middle East Oil Exporters Are Facing $270 Billion Fall In Revenue This Year, Says IMF

5 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The coronavirus pandemic combined with low oil prices is exacting a heavy toll on the region's leading economies
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic Sprouts New Ideas

5 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Creations by Nicholas is the name of a new company. Nicholas, age 6, is building airplanes and selling them on the web. A great idea during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The federal government is due to execute its first inmate in 17 years after a court said it didn't need to pause due to COVID-19

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Barring a last minute order from the Supreme Court, the first federal inmate in 17 years is due to be executed on Monday. Daniel Lewis Lee, 47, was convicted in the 1996...
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One in four teachers at greater risk from coronavirus

One in four teachers at greater risk from coronavirus

20 minutes ago   |   WCVB

Nearly 1.5 million teachers are at higher risk of serious illness if they contract coronavirus, according to a new analysis.
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Hugging a tree in Israel to beat the coronavirus blues

25 minutes ago   |   National Post

APOLLONIA NATIONAL PARK - Can't embrace friends and family these days? Hug a tree instead.
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Attention All Women: Trump Is Coming for Your Health Care

25 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Even with a pandemic raging, the president wants the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
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What Could Trump Do or Not Do in a Second Term?

25 minutes ago   |   NY Times

He won't overthrow the Constitution. But he might persuade Americans that democracy just does not work.
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On the COVID-19 front, the U.S. has had a massive leadership failure

On the COVID-19 front, the U.S. has had a massive leadership failure

31 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. The notion of a trade-off between opening the economy and protecting public health has always been a false one. But in the U.S., we are now seeing proof of that...
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Global stocks surge as investors ignore record new COVID-19 infections, and pin their hopes on the start of earnings season

41 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Stocks across the globe rose on Monday despite continuing signs that the coronavirus pandemic is speeding up once again. Investors were upbeat ahead of earnings season kicking...
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Multiple investigations after social media video of Allentown police...

Multiple investigations after social media video of Allentown police kneeling on man sparks protest

This incident comes less than two months after George Floyd was killed in police custody while being held in a similar restraint by the Minneapolis police department, which... Read more ...

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dead at 59

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dead at 59

JOHANNESBURG - Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died aged 59. State television South... Read more ...

Tit for tat: China blacklists US Senators Rubio, Cruz & other officials in...

Tit for tat: China blacklists US Senators Rubio, Cruz & other officials in response to sanctions over Xinjiang

Beijing has placed sanctions on several US officials, including hawkish Republican Party Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. China said the move was made in response to US... Read more ...

Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders...

Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders despite Spanish judge's bar on lockdown

The leader of Spain's Catalonia Quim Torra has called on the residents of the city of Lleida to follow his government's home confinement orders, after a rise in coronavirus... Read more ...

Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

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Manchester City overturns 2-year ban from Champions League

Manchester City overturns 2-year ban from Champions League

GENEVA - Manchester City successfully overturned its two-year ban from the Champions League on Monday in a surprising legal victory. Read more ...

Rajon Rondo injury update: Lakers guard out 6-8 weeks with broken thumb

Rajon Rondo injury update: Lakers guard out 6-8 weeks with broken thumb

LA will be without a key reserve for its seeding games and part of the playoffs. Read more ...

New survey on Hong Kong security law shows business has concerns-but isn't...

New survey on Hong Kong security law shows business has concerns-but isn't taking action

The new national security law in Hong Kong is worrying the city's business community. Seventy-six percent of respondents to a new survey conducted by the American Chamber of... Read more ...

Service outages, compromised security possible unless government takes...

Service outages, compromised security possible unless government takes common-sense approach to Huawei - BT CEO

Rushing to exclude Chinese telecom giant Huawei from the UK market may have serious consequences, including a failure to keep British networks safe, the head of... Read more ...

Incumbent Andrzej Duda on course for 2nd term with narrow victory in...

Incumbent Andrzej Duda on course for 2nd term with narrow victory in Poland's runoff presidential vote

Polish President Andrzej Duda is leading the polls by a slim margin with the nationwide vote count nearly over. The election commission has said the final tally will not change... Read more ...