Coronavirus

As World Struggles to Contain COVID-19, Malaysia Offers Bold Solutions

The coronavirus pandemic may have started in China, but its effects are being felt the world over. Authorities struggling to contain the virus have proposed a variety of solutions aimed at preventing its spread. But while many governments have confined citizens to their homes during the crisis, few have offered guidance on how to behave in quarantine.

Biden Calls for Iran Sanctions Relief Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

U.S. sanctions do not prevent Iran from importing medicine, humanitarian aid

Joe BidenFormer vice president Joe Biden is calling on the Trump administration to provide economic sanctions relief to Iran, falsely claiming the administration's measures are preventing Iran from importing medicine and humanitarian aid to combat the coronavirus.

March Shatters Monthly Gun Sales Record as U.S. Faces Down Threat of Coronavirus

More than 2.5 million guns sold in March

March 2020 set the record for most gun sales of any month in the history of the FBI's background check system, according to an industry analysis released Wednesday.  Industry group Small Arms Analytics and Forecasting (SAAF) estimates that more than 2.5 million firearms were sold in the United States in March as fears over the effects of the coronavirus spread. The buying craze marked the busiest month on record for gun stores, even as some faced shutdown orders from state and local authorities, according to the analysis.