Covid-19 Worldwide: Live Updates on Cases and Deaths

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA Covid burial in Santiago, Chile, this week.Credit…Javier Torres/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Key data of the day The outbreak is growing: Two of the highest daily tallies in new global cases were reported this week. The number of coronavirus cases continues to grow globally, with two of the

Coronavirus Bankruptcies Are Coming

Already, companies large and small are succumbing to the effects of the coronavirus. They include household names like Hertz and J. Crew and comparatively anonymous energy companies like Diamond Offshore Drilling and Whiting Petroleum. And the wave of bankruptcies is going to get bigger. Edward I. Altman, the creator of the Z score, a widely

Your Friday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering a surge in anti-Chinese anger in India, a backlash against salmon in Beijing and an email slip-up in Britain that helped us land a story. ImageAn anti-China demonstration in Kolkata, India, on Thursday. Credit…Dibyangshu Sarkar/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An anti-China backlash in India Anger is surging in India over the loss

Brazil Coronavirus Cases and Deaths: What To Know

Here’s what you need to know: ImageGravediggers at the Vila Formosa Cemetery in São Paulo burying victims of Covid-19 in June.Credit…Victor Moriyama for The New York Times Brazil could have the world’s highest Covid-19 death toll by July. Latin America became the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in late May, largely driven by Brazil’s ballooning

Far-Right Groups Push Back as Protesters Rally in Europe

LONDON — Thousands of people rallied against police brutality and racism in European cities like London and Paris on Saturday, punctuating a week of protests across the continent that included destruction of statues linked to slavery and demands for a reckoning with racial discrimination. As European protesters have shown solidarity with demonstrators in the United

The Economy Is Reeling. The Tech Giants Spy Opportunity.

SAN FRANCISCO — Even as Facebook grappled this month with an internal revolt and a cascade of criticism over its refusal to take action on President Trump’s inflammatory posts, the social network was actively making other bets behind the scenes. Late one Tuesday, as attention was focused on how Facebook might handle Mr. Trump, the