The global death toll from the coronavirus infection topped 2.507 million; over 112.9 million cases of the infection were detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
Earlier, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stirred additional controversy by observing that the former US president, Donald Trump, is “practically and morally responsible” for the deadly 6 January uprising, but refused to condemn him during the final Senate vote on Trump’s second impeachment.
Researchers have been scrambling to learn more about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. So far, the deadly virus has infected more than 113 million people worldwide and killed more than 2.5 million others.
Even as the Kremlin’s military budget continues to shrink, Western military leaders are claiming Russia poses an “existential threat” to them, justifying greater and greater expenditures on their own weapons of war.
Mr. Potato Head, an iconic American children's toy created by Hasbro, is a vaguely anthropomorphic plastic potato to which one can adjust body parts such as arms, legs, eyes, eyebrows and hats, along with some clothes.
A retired diplomat and academic has urged that the US cannot outcompete China militarily, it can only spark an arms race that will give Beijing a powerful military-industrial complex that will ultimately make both nations poorer in the end.
Toyota has sunk half a billion dollars into Uber’s self-driving car program, but that effort has proceeded at a snail’s pace. However, it’s Aurora’s tech that will be featured in the next version of its Sienna minivan, the company announced earlier this month.
Recent unrest in US financial markets has again raised the question of how much and to what degree stocks and cryptocurrencies should be regulated, although the point of the latter is to avoid any centralized control and possibly even to dominate the world's currencies.