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Iraq Appoints Third PM-Designate, After Second Withdraws

President appointed Mustafa al-Kadhimi, 53, as prime minister-designate shortly after Adnan al-Zurfi's resignation  

IMF Chief Warns of Global Economic Crisis Due to COVID-19 

Warns more than 170 countries likely to see negative Growth his year  

HOLD for FRI 6A - American Coronavirus Lawsuits Seek Compensation from China

In less than a month, more than 5,000 Americans have joined class-action lawsuit in Florida seeking reparations from Chinese government for COVID-19 damages

COVID-19 Diaries: New Delhi Shutdown Brings Cleaner Air, But No One Breathes Easy

Coronavirus brings once noisy, bustling Indian capital and its satellite towns, home to over 20 million people, to a tense standstill

Georgia Postpones Primaries Again Because of Coronavirus 

The move came a day after New Jersey and Virginia joined at least 15 other states in delaying their primaries amid the coronavirus pandemic

Africa Must Not Be 'Neglected' in Virus Fight, Officials Say

African officials warn that if the virus is left to spread on the continent the world will remain at risk.

USNORTHCOM Medical Capabilities to NYC

U.S. Northern Command, the Department of Defense's lead for COVID-19 operations in the United States, is working closely with the State of New York to ensure DoD medical support evolves to best relieve pressure on the New York hospital system.

Fact Check: China's Official Coronavirus Timeline Starts Out Weeks Too Late

China falsely claims COVID-19 wasn't in the city of Wuhan in "late December 2019"

Coronavirus: Should surfers still be out on the waves?

In Australia, for one, some beaches are closed but others remain packed. So should people stay away?

Amnesty: More than 30 Inmates Killed in Iran Coronavirus Riots

Thousands of inmates in at least eight prisons have staged protests in recent days over fears about potentially contracting the virus while incarcerated, sparking 'deadly responses' from prison officers and security forces, Amnesty International says