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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Russia Claimed It Created a Coronavirus Cure, but It’s an American Malaria Drug

The headline of the Russian state media outlet RIA Novosti read, “Russia Created the Treatment for Coronavirus.” The article went on to boast about the remedy based on...

Young Medical Graduates Find Themselves on the Front Lines of Italy’s Coronavirus Fight

On the morning of March 8, Francesca Tamburelli was in her apartment in Heidelberg, Germany, when she learned that part of Italy was entering lockdown due to the...

Late-breaking news: there's been a pandemic while you were away

A full-scale disaster unfolded as we switched our phones back on after nine days of Colombian beaches and junglesYou can learn a lot about yourself in times of...

One Battle Boris Johnson Is Clearly Winning

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- As recently as a few weeks ago, it seemed as though U.K. politics could not possibly talk about anything besides Brexit, even after the country’s...

Another U.K. Cabinet Member Has Developed COVID-19 Symptoms

(LONDON) — Another member of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet has developed symptoms of COVID-19, as the number of people with the coronovrius to die in the...

Coronavirus live news: Trump appears to back down on New York 'quarantine'

President had triggered confusion and alarm, with New York governor responding that sealing off state would be ‘federal declaration of war’; meanwhile more than 10,000 have died in...

China Sends Medical Personnel, Supplies to Pakistan to Combat Coronavirus

(ISLAMABAD) — China sent a plane loaded with medical personnel and supplies Saturday to help Pakistan fight the spread of the coronavirus in one of the world’s most...

The Coronavirus Disaster You’re Not Paying Attention To

BARCELONA—It was a perfect Barcelona day. The wet air was filled with spring smells. The city’s pollution rate had declined by 89 percent. Crime had dropped more than 70...

Whales May Face More Fatal Ship Collisions as Ocean Temperatures Warm

(PORTLAND, Maine) — Climate change is imperiling the world’s largest animals by increasing the likelihood of fatal collisions between whales and big ships that ply the same waters. Warming...

Trump Weighs NYC Quarantine; Michigan New Hotspot: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump said a quarantine may soon be ordered for metropolitan New York, the disease’s U.S. epicenter. The U.K. had its deadliest 24 hours. Spain’s...
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Excess Deaths, March-May 2020

From “Estimation of Excess Deaths Associated With the COVID-19 Pandemicin the United States, March to May 2020,” JAMA, today: Across the United States, there were...

Peruvians Fill the Streets as Lockdown Ends Despite New Infections

LIMA, Peru — Blocks-long lines formed at bus stops, food markets and shopping centers in Peru’s capital Wednesday as people left their homes...

With Earnings On The Horizon, How Low Are Expectations?

By: Spencer Israel Time flies when there’s volatility in the market—the Q2 earnings season is already around the corner. Unlike the Q1 earnings season,...