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The most detailed map of the moon's geology ever released may help astronauts explore the lunar surface

Researchers at the US Geological Survey combined six flat maps and data from two spacecraft to create a rich 3D depiction of the moon.
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LIVE UPDATES: Amazon confirms its largest-known warehouse coronavirus outbreak, Trump mega-donor gets biggest coronavirus payout

Here's the latest news about the coronavirus pandemic outbreak around the world and COVID-19, the disease it causes.
Tech 2020-04-23T20:34:52Z
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'We are trying to save lives, not be Big Brother': US police are facing backlash for using 'dystopian' drones to ask people to stay home

Some US police departments have started using drones to tell people to social distance and distribute coronavirus updates.
Science 2020-04-23T20:31:00Z
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News 2020-04-23T20:25:00Z
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The stimulus money was supposed to help small businesses. But big banks reportedly let their wealthiest clients get money first.

When asked if JPMorgan Chase prioritized richer clients first, a spokesperson told Business Insider: "We didn't."
BI Prime Science 2020-04-23T20:18:00Z
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Bankruptcies, tech-savvy doctors, and data for the greater good: The CEO of health-tech giant Epic shares her predictions for how US healthcare will change after the coronavirus

"It's going to be a tough, tough time," Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner said in an interview with Business Insider.
Science 2020-04-23T20:15:00Z

A comprehensive timeline of the new coronavirus pandemic, from China's first COVID-19 case to the present

In a few months, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, spiraled into a pandemic and global lockdown of millions of people.
Science 2020-04-23T18:56:00Z

MAP: See when the coronavirus outbreak will peak in every state, according to projections

Some states are already past the peaks of their coronavirus outbreaks. The worst is still to come in other parts of the country.
Science 2020-04-23T18:51:00Z

A staggered, 4-part plan to reopen the US could start in May. Only 20% of the workforce would be back in offices by August.

The plan is estimated to cost $50-300 billion over 2 years, which the authors say is cheaper than the "$100 to 350 billion a month" we're losing now.
News 2020-04-23T18:51:00Z

A third of the global population is on coronavirus lockdown — here's our constantly updated list of countries locking down and opening up

China, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, and Spain have implemented mass quarantines to slow the coronavirus spread.
Science 2020-04-23T18:42:00Z

First responders say years of low pay and chronic turnover have put coronavirus patients' lives at additional risk during the pandemic: 'We're screaming for help'

EMTs and paramedics say there's a potentially deadly lack of experience in their ranks as they contend with record 911 call volumes.
Science 2020-04-23T17:53:00Z

A statewide antibody study estimates that 21% of New York City residents have had the coronavirus, Cuomo says

The study tested the blood of 3,000 New York residents for antibodies that indicate they've had the coronavirus.
Politics 2020-04-23T17:52:28Z

In an era of political polarization, Americans are united behind coronavirus stay-at-home orders, polling shows

The coronavirus pandemic is breeding rare levels of solidarity among Americans, at least when it comes to social distancing and stay-at-home orders.
Politics 2020-04-23T17:41:41Z

The Wisconsin GOP's treasurer asked people attending an anti-lockdown rally to 'please leave Confederate flags' and guns at home to 'try to control the optics'

"Ok folks, I implore you, please leave Confederate flags and/or AR15s, AK47s, or any other long guns at home," Brian Westrate posted on Facebook.
Politics 2020-04-23T17:10:15Z

Cuomo lays into 'self-proclaimed grim reaper' McConnell over states going bankrupt: 'This is one of the really dumb ideas of all time'

Cuomo scolded McConnell for saying states should go bankrupt instead of getting more stimulus money, condemning his "pettiness" and "partisanship."
Science 2020-04-23T17:06:00Z

Coronavirus UK live: Millions more people will be able to get tests from this week

The UK death toll hit 18,738 on Thursday. Here's the latest as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across Britain.
Markets 2020-04-23T17:04:50Z

More than 80 million Americans received stimulus checks last week. But top Democratic economists say the government should be doing even more to fight coronavirus.

Top Democratic economists say another wave of stimulus checks is likely needed to help people confront the economic fallout from the coronavirus.
Politics 2020-04-23T16:34:20Z

Black Americans are disproportionately losing their jobs but overwhelmingly support social distancing policies, according to a new poll

Despite the devastating job losses, 70% of black Americans support strict social distancing for anyone who's not an essential worker, the poll found.
News 2020-04-23T16:12:48Z

Photos show how shortages are forcing doctors and nurses to improvise coronavirus PPE from snorkel masks, pool noodles, and trash bags

PPE shortages for hospitals have been an ongoing problem for countries battling the coronavirus outbreak
Military & Defense 2020-04-23T15:57:32Z

How USNS Comfort went from a symbol of hope with the president's blessing, to heading back from NYC having treated fewer than 180 patients

The Navy hospital ship arrived in New York City to great fanfare. Less than a month later, it is being sent home to Virginia.
News 2020-04-23T15:53:49Z

Coronavirus propaganda from Russia, China, and Iran are beginning to mimic each other, State Department report says

The state report viewed by Politico warns that the three countries are using the COVID-19 crisis as an opportunity to spread anti-US messaging.
International Contributors 2020-04-23T15:27:20Z

Portugal shares a border with Spain but its death toll is 30 times lower. Here's how the country curbed the spread of the coronavirus.

To date, just under 800 people have died during the pandemic in Portugal. In Spain, the death toll is over 22,000.
News 2020-04-23T15:16:00Z

American factory workers describe 12-hour shifts and 13-day rotations to make masks face shields faster than ever before

"Blue-collar industrial American workers are standing tall and proud with the other workforces deemed essential," said one worker who creates masks.
Personal Finance 2020-04-23T15:11:00Z

Where's my stimulus check? Here's when your payment should arrive

Where's my stimulus check? Most people's stimulus checks are being sent by direct deposit. Some will get paper checks, starting in late April.
Politics 2020-04-23T14:57:45Z

Elizabeth Warren's oldest brother dies from the novel coronavirus

Warren's brother, Donald Herring, was diagnosed with cancer years ago and underwent treatment. He was also hospitalized for pneumonia in February.
Science 2020-04-23T14:25:00Z

Bill Gates reveals the 6 unanswered questions he's pondering that are critical to understanding the coronavirus

Bill Gates details what we still don't know about the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19.
Science 2020-04-23T14:23:00Z

Coronavirus patients are suffering from anxiety and panic attacks. Experts worry the psychological effects could linger.

Surviving COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, doesn't just mean enduring a physical battle, but often a psychological and emotional one.
Opinion 2020-04-23T14:00:00Z

INSIDER TODAY: What happens if we reopen too early? Let's look at 1918.

States are starting to reopen as cases of coronavirus plateau. Evidence from the 1918 flu pandemic suggests that is a mistake.
News 2020-04-23T13:51:00Z

'Health comes before politics': Georgia residents told us how they feel about orders to reopen the state this week

"If people are rapidly getting sick, then what do you do?" Kriti Lodh, a senior at UGA, asked. "It's still going to impact the economy."
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-23T13:34:00Z

America's billionaires have become even richer since Donald Trump became president, and it says a lot about the country's record-high wealth gap

Household wealth has remained relatively flat over the past 30 years. In 2018, the gap between the rich and the poor widened to an all-time high.
Science 2020-04-23T13:00:00Z

Bill Gates shares the 5 key innovations that are crucial to overcoming the coronavirus pandemic

Bill Gates says we need discoveries in areas including treatments and vaccines to beat the coronavirus.
Politics 2020-04-23T12:47:22Z

A journalist who disappeared while investigating a coronavirus cover-up in Wuhan reappeared 2 months later, praising the police who detained him

Li Zehua reported on allegations of a coronavirus cover-up in Wuhan in February. On Wednesday, he remerged on YouTube after a 56-day silence.
Science 2020-04-23T11:24:00Z

Yes, the coronavirus mutates. But those tiny changes haven't affected how dangerous it is — instead, they help scientists track its spread.

By tracking and categorizing various coronavirus strains, experts can pinpoint how the virus spread worldwide and how it might behave in the future.
News 2020-04-23T09:52:57Z

Oklahoma's GOP governor plans to reopen the state starting Friday, despite opposition from doctors and Democrats who say it's way too soon

Personal care businesses like hair salons, barber shops, and pet groomers will be the first businesses allowed to reopen in Oklahoma, starting Friday.
News 2020-04-23T06:31:12Z

John Hopkins University, which has been instrumental in tracking the coronavirus globally, is expecting layoffs and furloughs due to the economic impact of the pandemic

"There will be no effect on our pandemic efforts," Jill Rosen, a university spokeswoman told the Associated Press.
News 2020-04-23T06:13:30Z

An entire Ukrainian town had to be sealed off after dozens of people including priests were infected with COVID-19 at a famous monastery

According to the Kyiv Post, the town of Pochayiv was quarantined on April 21 after more than 90 people contracted COVID-19 at the monastery.
Science 2020-04-23T05:31:51Z

'We need to listen to the experts': Climate activist Greta Thunberg says coronavirus has proven the dependence society has on scientific data

Thunberg spoke with earth systems scientist Johan Rockström in a digital conversation to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
News 2020-04-23T04:59:46Z

5 tigers, 3 lions, and 2 pet cats have all tested positive for the coronavirus in New York

The two cats are believed to be the first pets in the US to test positive for COVID-19. The lions and tigers tested positive at the Bronx Zoo.
News 2020-04-23T03:40:58Z

Fauci said he's 'convinced' that COVID-19 would linger in the fall, right after Trump said it could be gone by then

"We will have coronavirus in the fall. I am convinced of that," Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious-disease expert, said.
Politics 2020-04-23T03:13:42Z

Human rights groups are pleading with Mexico's top health official to pressure the release of detained migrants at risk of contracting COVID-19

The majority of Mexico's detained migrant population cannot be repatriated due to COVID-19 travel restrictions in Honduras and El Salvador.
Healthcare 2020-04-23T00:58:17Z

Photos inside an emergency room of a Yonkers hospital offer a glimpse into New York's coronavirus outbreak

"We have a volume of sick people like you can't believe," Anthony Leno, a New York ER doctor, told AP. "In one shift, I pronounced six people dead."
Politics 2020-04-23T00:21:00Z

Trump signs executive order suspending immigration into the US for 60 days

Trump signed the order on Wednesday. It does not apply to any non-immigrant visas and includes exemptions for essential workers and medical staff.
Politics 2020-04-22T23:16:04Z

Trump: 'I disagree strongly' with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's decision to reopen businesses in his state

Trump's remarks are at odds with a CNN report that said he and VP Mike Pence called Kemp on Tuesday night to express their support for his decision.
Politics 2020-04-22T22:28:21Z

Trump and Biden's battle to look tough on China could be a roadblock to a coronavirus vaccine

Anti-China rhetorical attacks could stifle the development of a vaccine, and put the US at a disadvantage if China develops one first.
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