Cash-strapped governments are leaning toward a new regulatory regime in the wake of pandemic relief efforts.
The number of global coronavirus infections has surged past 4.5 million, with over 306,000 deaths and 1.7 million recoveries. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 15:
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the change for the 93rd Academy Awards as a response to how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the film industry.
Public health authorities have determined that technology is crucial to apps that will alert people when they have been close to people who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Facebook, Google and Twitter are introducing stricter rules, altered algorithms and thousands of fact checks to stop the spread of bad misinformation online about the virus.
Islamic finance – an amalgamation of Sharia law and modern banking – has become a $2 trillion business over the past two decades, covering everything from bonds to buying cars.
Wealthy nations will have less food security as developing nations cut back on food exports.
England's Rugby Football Union (RFU) last month confirmed the end of the 2019-20 season for all league, cup and county rugby due to Covid-19 but the English Premiership was excluded.
Tropical Cyclone Harold, which claimed 27 lives when it swept through the Solomon Islands last week, lashed Vanuatu's northern provinces overnight as a scale-topping category five superstorm.
Citing sources close to the German government, a local newspaper reported that US President Donald Trump had offered "a billion dollars" to secure the vaccine "only for the United States".
Environmental activists are up against Tesla and the law as they try and stop the march of capitalism on their environment.
Elon Musk's SpaceX has signed a deal with Axiom Space to transport the tourists along with a commander on one of its Crew Dragon capsules in the second half of 2021.
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