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Nouriel Roubini, an economics professor, speaks at a panel discussion at the SALT conference in Las Vegas May 14, 2014.

The ‘Dr.Doom’ economist lays out 3 reasons why the coronavirus-induced US recession could become a ‘Greater Depression’

"What's happening in the United States is totally crazy," economist Nouriel Roubini, nicknamed "Dr. Doom," said.

Dramatic photos show the pope delivering an ‘extraordinary’ prayer of hope to a hauntingly empty St. Peter’s Square during ItalyR...

"Like the disciples in the Gospel we were caught off guard by an unexpected, turbulent storm," the pope said on Friday evening.
Residents socialize from their balconies during the coronavirus outbreak in Seville, Spain.

People around the world are playing bingo with neighbors from their balconies

As more places go into lockdown because of the coronavirus, neighborhoods are turning to balcony bingo to stay connected.
A worker sanitizes the Piazza dei Miracoli near to the Tower of Pisa in Pisa, Italy, on March 17 2020.

Italy again reported the highest single-day death toll since the coronavirus outbreak began: 919 deaths. Its cases have surpassed China’s.

Italy's coronavirus death toll is the world's highest: More than 9,000 people have died, compared with 1,300 people in the US and 3,300 in China.

The US now has the world’s biggest coronavirus outbreak — its case total just surpassed China’s

The number of coronavirus cases in the US has now exceeded the total in China, where the virus originated.
Doug Hassebroek walks home from a grocery store in Brooklyn, New York, on Wednesday.

The US is well on the way to having a coronavirus outbreak worse than China’s or even Italy’s

Cases in the US are rising sharply, and data suggests that only harsh lockdowns — which the US has not adopted wholesale — can slow it down.
Atalanta beat Valencia 4-1 on February 19, but the game had much greater consequences.

Doctors say a ‘biological bomb’ Champions League football match in February was an ‘incredible accelerator’ for the coronaviru...

Atalanta vs. Valencia has been described as "Game Zero" by Italian media, as doctors and politicians believe it helped rapidly spread the virus.
An Italian Army soldier stands guard in front of the Turin Synagogue during as Italy continues it nationwide lockdown to control the coronavirus pandemic.

Russia sent Italy a military convoy of medical supplies to help with the coronavirus outbreak. Italy said it was useless and accused them of a PR stun...

"Eighty percent of Russian supplies are totally useless or of little use to Italy. In short, this is little more than a pretext," an official told local media.
A soldier stands in downtown Tunis on March 24, after Tunisia's president ordered the army to patrol the streets and enforce a public curfew from 6 pm to 6 am to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Robots, government-mandated selfies, and military lockdowns — here are some of the innovative and sometimes startling ways in which countries ar...

Countries are trying to contain the spread of coronavirus. Taiwan is tracking mobile phones while Tunisia has military personnel lining the streets.