Warner Bros. new film "Tenet", a clever blockbuster that slips between espionage and science fiction, is being billed as the film of the summer that operators hope will reboot the beleaguered industry amid coronavirus pandemic.
One of the largest group of fires, dubbed the LNU Lightning Complex, has scorched nearly 89,000 hectares, burned nearly 500 structures and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people.
Health fears, uncertainty, and, a second wave of coronavirus cases have meant few movie producers braving a return so far in Hollywood, with some heading elsewhere or even overseas.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened to pull the company’s factory and headquarters out of California in an escalating spat with local officials who have stopped the company from reopening its electric vehicle factory.
With pressure growing in many countries for more measures to restart the economy, politicians also are trying to boost funding for research into a vaccine for Covid-19 which many scientists warn could take much longer than a few months.
The number of global coronavirus deaths has surpassed 237,000 with more than 3.3 million infections. Here are updates for May 1, 2020.
The firearms industry was not part of the federal agency's original list of critical infrastructure issued just over a week ago. The designation in an update later released follows a brewing legal battle between gun rights groups and officials.
Millions of people have been without power for days as fire crews raced to contain two major wind-whipped blazes that have destroyed dozens of homes in California.
More than 180,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes in Sonoma County north of San Francisco because of the wind-fueled "Kincade Fire."
The ruling by US District Judge Morrison England Jr. comes as the president faces multiple Democratic-led efforts to force him to reveal his returns.
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