According to the CDC’s current best estimate, the case fatality rate of the coronavirus is .4 percent.
As riches grow, empathy for others seems to decline
…any form of communication in support of national objectives designed to influence the opinions, emotions, attitudes, or behavior of any group in order to benefit the sponsor, either directly or indirectly.
How the US Funds the Taliban
With Pentagon cash, contractors bribe insurgents not to attack supply lines for US troops
Welcome to the wartime contracting bazaar in Afghanistan. It is a virtual carnival of improbable characters and shady connections, with former CIA officials and ex-military officers joining hands with former Taliban and mujahedeen to collect US government funds in the name of the war effort.
How safe is your job?
Because despite the “Everything is Awesome!” mirage the financial markets are desperate to project, the real economy — you know, where people actually live their lives — is telling us a far darker story.
A private technology company that gathers data for a coronavirus database said a nondisclosure agreement with the Trump administration blocks it from discussing its $10.2 million contract.
Huawei’s status as a major relay for China’s Belt and Road Initiative could further solidify its presence in the continent
African officials say they won’t be influenced by Washington’s fears that the Chinese company is a national security threat