Climate change is driving widespread forest death, creating shorter trees

Climate change is driving widespread forest death, creating shorter trees

Aerial view showing smoke billowing from a patch of forest being cleared with fire in the surroundings of Boca do Acre, a city in Amazonas State, in the Amazon basin in northwestern Brazil, on August 24, 2019. Lula Sampaio | AFP | Getty Images Forests across the world are transforming as the Earth heats up […]
Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine has higher risk of death, study says

Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine has higher risk of death, study says

A pack of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate medication is held up on March 26. John Phillips | Getty Images Hospitalized Covid-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug President Donald Trump says he’s taking to prevent the coronavirus, had a higher...
Spain daily death toll slow to decline

Spain daily death toll slow to decline

The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s U.S. team. Global cases: More than 4.2 million Global deaths: At least 291,366 Most cases reported: United States (1,369,314), Russia...
Sweden boosts elderly care spending as coronavirus death toll rises

Sweden boosts elderly care spending as coronavirus death toll rises

The Swedish government said the funding boost should be enough to fund training for 10,000 people. Maskot/Getty Images The Swedish government has pledged to spend an additional 2.2 billion Swedish krona ($226 million) on care for the elderly, as its death toll from...