Health

US coronavirus deaths near 6,000, cases top 240,000: Live updates

UN General Assembly approves resolution recognising 'unprecedented effects' of virus as cases surpass one million.

Why the US keeps getting the census wrong

On National Census Day, The Take podcast explores why inaccurate census data disproportionately hurts indigenous communities within the US.

Trump signals oil price war truce as Saudis call OPEC+ meeting

Trump signals oil price war truce as Saudis call OPEC+ meeting

Saudi Arabia calls for emergency meeting of OPEC and its allies led by Russia to balance oil markets.

Doctors want opioid production boost as virus saps supplies

Doctors want opioid production boost as virus saps supplies

Hospitals are churning through drugs, including injectable fentanyl, used to safely place patients on ventilators.

Fine print: US borrowers seeking aid from banks face hurdles

Fine print: US borrowers seeking aid from banks face hurdles

Fine print of some big banks can prevent customers from getting assistance, as millions of Americans are laid off.

Germany to lift border controls imposed amid virus for harvests

Germany to lift border controls imposed amid virus for harvests

Up to 80,000 Eastern European farm workers to be allowed to enter in April and May, relaxing earlier travel blocks.