Hurricane Laura races toward heart of U.S. oil refining industry

2/2 © Reuters. Tropical Storm Laura in Cuba 2/2 By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) – Laura intensified into a strong Category 4 hurricane on Wednesday as it raced over evacuated oil production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and took aim at the energy industry’s refining hub along the Texas/Louisiana coast. The storm gathered […]

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Coronavirus hits ‘heart and soul’ as New York, Los Angeles bars and theaters forced to close

© Reuters. A worker wears a protective face mask and gloves at a factory for masks, as part of precautionary measures against coronavirus, in Misrata NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bars, restaurants, theaters and movie houses in New York and Los Angeles were ordered to shut down to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic as […]

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