From Scarcity to Abundance: US Faces Calls to Share Vaccines

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

16 days 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

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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

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

Modi: COVID-19 Has ‘Shaken’ India

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

Impact of Foreign-born Workers on American Jobs a Contentious Issue in US

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Many Americans struggle to separate objective economic analysis from passions surrounding larger immigration debate, one of America’s thorniest hot-button issues

Nearly 90 Human Traffickers Arrested in International Sweep

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Interpol says it also arrested 63 migrant smugglers in the operation that spanned 24 countries

White House Border Coordinator Jacobson Leaving Role at End of Month

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Move solidifies Vice President Kamala Harris' control over US diplomatic efforts in Central America

Biden Names Trump Critics to Two Key Immigration Posts

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President picks Chris Magnus, police chief in Tucson, Arizona, to lead US Customs and Border Protection agency, and Ur Jaddou as director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services

US Vice President to Visit Mexico, Guatemala 

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Kamala Harris says trips are part of her plan to use diplomatic efforts to slow migration to the US-Mexico border

UNHCR to Help Mexico Deal with Rising Tide of Asylum Claims  

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Registered asylum claims soared between 2014 to 2019 to 70,000 per year 

Biden Administration, in Response to Criticism, Says It Will Lift Refugee Cap Next Month

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President initially retained historically low 15,000-person limit set by Trump administration

Biden OKs More Foreign Seasonal Workers as Economy Improves

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Department of Homeland Security says US will approve an additional 22,000 H2-B seasonal, non-agricultural worker visas on top of annual limit of 66,000 set by Congress

US Employment Authorization Logjam Broken With New Filing Process for Foreign Students

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Delays in visa extension fixed by online filing, a US immigration agency says

Iraqi Kurds Say Major IS Attack on Capital Was Foiled

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The Kurdistan Regional Government released televised confessions of five Islamic State suspects who said they had crossed into the autonomous region from Syria to carry out explosions and assassinations

LGBT People Fleeing Harassment in Iran Find Life No Easier in Turkey

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LGBT Iranians who cross into Turkey endure discrimination again

US-Backed Syrian Forces Hand Over 34 Children of IS Fighters to Russia 

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Handover of children, between ages of three and 14, took place after meeting in city of Qamishli between local officials and Russian government delegation  

How Arab Spring Changed Culture of Journalist Safety

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High toll of journalists killed covering the Arab Spring and its aftermath in the past decade has resulted in important conversations about freelancer safety and training

Deby's Death Seen as Blow to Counterterrorism Efforts in Africa's Sahel

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Deby and his military had become a major actor in counterterrorism efforts in the Sahel and the Lake Chad Basin, where Boko Haram and other Islamist extremist groups have been active in several countries

Queen Elizabeth Expresses Thanks for 'Support and Kindness'

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Monarch says has been 'a comfort' to 'see and to hear all the tributes to my husband'

US Olympian Slams Call for China Winter Games Boycott

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Biathlete Clare Egan sees games as opportunity for athletes to call attention to China’s alleged human rights abuses of its Uyghur citizens, a Muslim minority 

Greta Thunberg Docuseries Amplifies Her Climate Change Fight

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Her activism and message is brought to life in a new docuseries, ‘Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World’

National Football Leagues Ponder Next Moves After Super League Collapses 

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One league considers sanctions; others say they will not punish the breakaway teams

Russians to be Serenaded by Tchaikovsky Music at Olympics After Anthem Ban

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The decision was designed to punish Moscow for providing global anti-doping authorities with doctored laboratory data that could have helped identify drug cheats.

As World Isolates Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, New Zealand Band Plays to 50,000 Fans

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While much of the world remains hunkered down, the band Six60 has been playing to huge crowds in New Zealand, where social distancing isn't required after the nation stamped out the coronavirus


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