Chris Murray, a University of Washington disease expert whose projections on COVID-19 infections and deaths are closely followed worldwide, is changing his assumptions about the course of the pandemic. 'When will it end?' he asks.
Business & Financial News, U.S & International Breaking News
Toronto 2018 van attack suspect guilty, judge rules
The man charged with plowing a rented van into dozens of people in Toronto in 2018, killing 10, is guilty of all 26 counts -- 10 of murder, 16 of attempted murder -- a judge ruled on Wednesday, dismissing the defense argument that the suspect's mental disorder left him with no idea how horrific his actions were.
Exclusive: U.S. House Democrats urge Biden to revert to Obama-era Cuba detente
Eighty U.S. House of Representatives Democrats urged President Joe Biden on Tuesday to repeal Donald Trump's "cruel" sanctions on Cuba and renew engagement, an early sign of support in Congress for easing the clamp-down on the Communist-run country.
Scientists warn of rebound after record 7% fall in global emissions
Coronavirus restrictions led to a record 7% fall in global carbon emissions last year, but the drop will be short-lived unless efforts to phase out fossil fuel are intensified, a study by scientists in the journal Nature Climate Change said.
Renewable diesel boom highlights challenges in clean-energy transition
For 17 years, trucker Colin Birch has been hitting the highways to collect used cooking oil from restaurants.
Exxon touts growing dividends, cutting spending as climate challenges loom for Big Oil
Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday unveiled plans to grow dividends and curb spending with projections that were muted from previous years after the top U.S. oil and gas producer posted a historic annual loss for 2020.
Kremlin shrugs off impact of U.S./EU sanctions, but pledges retaliation
The Kremlin on Wednesday played down the impact of sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union over Moscow's treatment of opposition politician Alexei Navalny, but said it would retaliate with reciprocal measures.
Have a news tip?
Reuters provides several ways to securely and confidentially share information and materials with our journalists.LEARN MORE ››