Wikinews interviews Neil Manson, SDP candidate for 2021 Airdrie and Shotts by-election in Scotland

7 months ago

Australia Appoints Its First Space Commander 

7 months ago

Inspired by Apollo 11 — Australia appoints long serving female air force officer as its first space commander

US Government Working to Aid Top Fuel Pipeline Operator After Cyberattack

7 months ago

The attack is one of the most disruptive digital ransom schemes reported

US Government Working to Aid Top Fuel Pipeline Operator After Cyberattack

7 months ago

The attack is one of the most disruptive digital ransom schemes reported

Amid Opposition, Japan PM Says has 'Never Put Olympics First'

7 months ago

Japan has extended a state of emergency in Tokyo until the end of May and is struggling to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases

Wikinews interviews Donald Mackay, UKIP candidate for 2021 Airdrie and Shotts by-election in Scotland

7 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Corpsman William Halyburton Jr.

by Katie Lange, 7 months ago

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class William Halyburton Jr. lost his life on his first day of combat during World War II trying to help a wounded Marine on the Japanese island of Okinawa. His courage and devotion to duty earned him the Medal of Honor.

The Biden-Harris administration is the most diverse ever

by Amirah Ismail, 7 months ago

A government that looks like America is a Biden administration priority — and new data shows this is the most diverse government in America’s history.

Famous German Architect Killed in Illinois Bike Accident

7 months ago

Helmut Jahn, 81, was struck Saturday afternoon while riding north on a village street in Campton Hills, about 90 kilometers (55 miles) west of Chicago

Q&A: refugee rector targets racism

by Julien Chongwang, 7 months ago

Congolese lawyer Debora Kayembe says fighting racism is her top priority as rector of the University of Edinburgh.

Gunman Attacks Birthday Party, Kills 6 Adults, Himself, Colorado Police Say

7 months ago

Suspect is boyfriend of one of the female victims; motive unclear

Top House Republican Says He Backs Ousting Cheney From No. 3 Job

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy says Liz Cheney is distracting from Republicans’ bid to win back House in 2022 and successfully oppose President Joe Biden's agenda

Tearful Reunions Mark 2nd Mothers Day Under Pandemic

7 months ago

Joyous reunions among vaccinated parents and children across the country marked this year's Mother's Day, the second one celebrated during the coronavirus pandemic

US ‘Turning the Corner’ Against Coronavirus, White House Says  

7 months ago

58% of U.S. adults have had at least one shot, but a fifth of the country remains skeptical of getting inoculated or refuses to do so 

UN Slams Deadly Brazil Police Operation in Favela 

7 months ago

At least 25 people, including one policeman, killed in dawn raid

Three injured in a school shooting in Idaho, US; sixth grader in custody

7 months ago

COVID Variants May Emerge That Are Not Covered By Vaccine, Scientists Warn

7 months ago

In rare but expected development, a small number of people have developed COVID-19 after being vaccinated

US Government Working to Help Top Fuel Pipeline Operator after Cyberattack

7 months ago

Government officials are working closely with top fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline to help it recover from ransomware cyberattack that forced company to shut critical fuel network supplying populous eastern states

Afghan Taliban Chief Hails Troop Exit as Kabul Bombing Death Toll Soars  

7 months ago

The Taliban have intensified battlefield attacks since the foreign troop withdrawal started, inflicting heavy casualties on Afghan government forces and capturing new territory

White House: US ‘Turning the Corner’ Against Coronavirus 

7 months ago

58% of U.S. adults have had at least one shot, but a fifth of the country remains skeptical of getting inoculated or refuses to do so 

White House: US ‘Turning the Corner’ Against Coronavirus 

7 months ago

58% of U.S. adults have had at least one shot, but a fifth of the country remains skeptical of getting inoculated or refuses to do so 

UN Criticizes Brazil’s Deadly Police Operation in Favela 

7 months ago

At least 25 people, including one policeman, were killed in a dawn raid

Coronavirus Cases Still Surging in India 

7 months ago

More than 403,000 new cases and 4,000 deaths recorded in last 24 hours

Sunday is Mother’s Day in US

7 months ago

The second Sunday in May is a day especially designated to show moms and other mother figures how much they are loved and appreciated

Sunday is Mother’s Day in US

7 months ago

The second Sunday in May is a day especially designated to show moms and other mother figures how much they are loved and appreciated

Scientists on Guard for COVID-19 Variant to Break Through Vaccine

7 months ago

Infections among vaccinated people are extremely rare, but need to be watched

Dogecoin Tumbles After Elon Musk Calls it a 'Hustle' on Saturday Night Live

7 months ago

Dogecoin was quoted as low as $0.47 on crypto exchange Binance, down 28% from levels around $0.65 before the show

Last Wild Macaw in Rio is Lonely and Looking for Love

7 months ago

Blue-and-yellow macaw that zookeepers named Juliet is believed to be the only wild bird of its kind left in the Brazilian city where the birds once flew far and wide

Last Wild Macaw in Rio is Lonely and Looking for Love

7 months ago

Blue-and-yellow macaw that zookeepers named Juliet is believed to be the only wild bird of its kind left in the Brazilian city where the birds once flew far and wide

Uyghur Editors’ Family Members Charge Chinese Documentary Misrepresents Them

7 months ago

Families of Uyghur officials portrayed as extremists in state media documentary call them victims of crackdown by Beijing


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