US Trying to Insulate Electrical Grid From Cyberattacks  

6 months ago

100-day plan calls for the power industry owners and operators to modernize cybersecurity defenses

European Union Moves to Regulate Artificial Intelligence

6 months ago

Leaders seek to embrace benefits while limiting potential threat to rights, privacy that technology poses

A Look at Why Ghana Is Attracting IT Firms 

6 months ago

Social media giant Twitter recently announced it would open an office there, and the nation’s minister of communications and digitalization points to high standards for doing business 

Effects of Jim Crow Era Live On in Modern America, Some Say 

6 months ago

Republicans across the US are proposing — and sometimes passing — laws that place additional restrictions on voting. Many Democrats say these are modern-style Jim Crow laws meant to disenfranchise Black voters 

US House Passes DC Statehood Bill on Party-Line Vote

6 months ago

Bill now goes to Senate where it faces difficult odds

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill

6 months ago

Vote was 94-1; Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri was only lawmaker to vote against bill

Biden's Climate Pledge: Not Easy, Not Impossible

6 months ago

The technology mostly exists but needs an unprecedented scale-up, experts say

Sen. Tim Scott to Deliver Republicans’ Rebuttal to Biden Address

6 months ago

He’s the only Black Republican in the Senate

College Voters Overwhelmingly Approve of Biden's Job in Office

6 months ago

Harvard Youth Poll says college voters set new record with 63% approval rating for Biden

US-Japan Statement Raises Issue of Taiwan Defense Against China

6 months ago

Japan, a staunch but informal ally of Taiwan, is seen as backing a US-led defense of the island but not initiate military action

Pentagon Internet Mystery Now Partially Solved

6 months ago

Military hopes to 'assess, evaluate and prevent unauthorized use of DoD IP address space,' according to a statement released Friday; project hopes to 'identify potential vulnerabilities' as part of efforts to defend against cyber-intrusions by global adversaries

Catholic Officials Halt Activity in Haiti Over 9 Kidnapped 

6 months ago

Catholic institutions including schools and universities close in three-day protest to demand release of people kidnapped more than a week ago amid a spike in violence the government is struggling to control

Lava From Guatemala's Pacaya Volcano Threatens Towns

6 months ago

Lava flow stretches at least 5 kilometers

Haitian Protesters Use Vodou to Persuade the President to Step Down

6 months ago

Dozens join midday demonstration that circled national palace seven times while expressing outrage over the president’s inability to curb kidnappings that have

Olympic Athletes Promised Legal Support if They Protest

6 months ago

Several groups pledge to back athletes who choose to make social justice statements not allowed under Olympic rules

Mexico's Drought Reaches Critical Levels as Lakes Dry Up

6 months ago

Drought conditions now cover 85% of Mexico

3 of 7 Catholic Clergy Members Kidnapped in Haiti Are Released

6 months ago

The clergy members, 5 Haitians and 2 French citizens, were kidnapped April 11, 2021

Biden Touts Economic Benefits of Combating Climate Change

6 months ago

Billionaires, CEOs and unions help sell president's vision of climate-friendly transformation of US economy at virtual global summit

Biden Urges World Leaders to Keep Promises on Climate Following Summit

6 months ago

US president addresses world leaders on final day of virtual climate change summit

Canada Top Court Rules US-based First Nation has Cross-border Rights

6 months ago

Decision opens the door to other groups with similar ties to assert their rights on matters from hunting to environmental concerns

From Scarcity to Abundance: US Faces Calls to Share Vaccines

6 months ago

There are calls across the world for the US to start shipping vaccine supplies to poorer countries

US Government Funds Mental Health Crisis Teams to Stand In for Police

6 months ago

The effort to reinvent policing after the death of George Floyd in police custody is getting an assist through a federal-state health insurance program

Malawi Rejects WHO Call to Use Expired COVID Vaccine

6 months ago

The WHO and Africa CDC this week urged African countries not to destroy COVID-19 vaccines that may have passed their expiration date, saying they are still safe to use

China Points Toward Asteroid Defense System, Comet Mission

6 months ago

China has made space exploration a top priority in recent years, aiming to establish a program operating thousands of space flights a year

French Isolation Study for 15 People Ends After 40 Days in Cave

6 months ago

Fifteen people in France emerged Saturday from a scientific experiment to say that time seemed to pass more slowly in their cavernous underground abode in southwestern France, where they were deprived of clocks and light

Vaccine Doses Pass 1 Billion Mark as Global Cases Set Another Record

6 months ago

At least 1,002,938,540 doses have been administered in 207 countries and territories, according to an AFP tally

From Scarcity to Abundance: US Faces Calls to Share Vaccines

6 months ago

There are calls across the world for the US to start shipping vaccine supplies to poorer countries

India Coronavirus Cases Set New Global Record, US Readies Help

6 months ago

India’s number of cases surged by 349,691 in the past 24 hours

Thailand Sets Daily Record of COVID-19 Deaths for Second Day

6 months ago

Authorities step up the response to a rapid third wave of infections

Modi: COVID-19 Has ‘Shaken’ India

6 months ago

India records a single day toll of 349,691 new COVID cases


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