Niger Says 26,000 Displaced People in Southeast Are Now Home

10 months ago

They’d been driven out by Boko Haram and Iswap, officials say

UAE Sends 6 Gitmo Detainees to Yemen Amid Concerns

10 months ago

Some say the former detainees could face significant dangers at home in Yemen, which is largely lawless after years of civil war

COVID-19 Infections Reach Record High in Tokyo

10 months ago

New record set one day after Japan extended a state of emergency for Tokyo through the end of August to contain coronavirus spread

Florida Sets Daily Record of More Than 21,000 COVID-19 Cases  

10 months ago

State had recorded about 17,000 new cases just a day before; CDC says Southeast US state is now epicenter of the disease 

Russians Hacked Federal Prosecutors, US Justice Department Says

10 months ago

Officials say the same hackers were behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign

Russians Hacked Federal Prosecutors, US Justice Department Says

10 months ago

Officials say the same hackers were behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign

US Eviction Ban Set to Expire With 6.5M Households Behind on Payments 

10 months ago

Landlord groups have opposed moratorium; some have struggled to keep up with mortgage, tax and insurance payments on properties without rental income

Martine Moise, Wife of Slain Haiti Leader, Says Killers Left Her for Dead

10 months ago

The July 7 assassination heaped a fresh crisis on the fragile Caribbean nation

Lawmakers Seek to Curb Chinese Ownership of US Farmland

10 months ago

While current Chinese land holdings are miniscule, some see long-term threat to US food security

States Push to Charge Packagers for Recycling, but Industry Fights

10 months ago

Some say shifting packaging disposal costs away from taxpayers and toward producers is long overdue

Why Canada Leaped Ahead of US in COVID-19 Vaccinations

10 months ago

After a late start in vaccinating its public, Canada has surged past its southern neighbor

Blinken, Southeast Asia Leaders to Meet Virtually Next Week 

10 months ago

Five days of virtual meetings come after Biden administration in its early days was seen as paying little attention to the region

Heat Wave Causes Massive Melt of Greenland Ice Sheet 

10 months ago

Since Wednesday, ice sheet covering vast Arctic territory has melted by about 8 billion tons a day, twice its normal average rate during summer

Heat Wave Causes Massive Melt of Greenland Ice Sheet 

10 months ago

Since Wednesday, ice sheet covering vast Arctic territory has melted by about 8 billion tons a day, twice its normal average rate during summer

Taliban Assault Major Afghan Cities as US Troops Exit

10 months ago

Government forces in Afghanistan battling major Taliban assault on Lashkar Gah, capital of embattled southern Helmand province

Switzerland's Bencic Takes Gold in Women's Tennis at Tokyo

10 months ago

Biles withdraws from uneven and vault finals

Ledecky Wins Third Gold Medal in 800-Meter Freestyle

10 months ago

Biles withdraws from uneven and vault finals

WHO Chief: ‘Pandemic Will End When World Chooses’

10 months ago

WHO has long warned about vaccine inequity

COVID-19 Spreads in China, Australia as WHO Sounds Alarm on Delta

10 months ago

Worldwide, coronavirus infections are once again on the upswing

US Poverty Rate, Slashed During COVID-19, Set to Rise as Relief Expires

10 months ago

New report gives ammunition to advocates who claim poverty rates are a ‘policy choice’

Evictions Looming in US as Congress Fails to Extend Ban

10 months ago

More than 3.6 million Americans are at risk of eviction

Evictions Looming in US as Congress Fails to Extend Ban

10 months ago

More than 3.6 million Americans are at risk of eviction

Evictions Looming in US as Congress Fails to Extend Ban

10 months ago

More than 3.6 million Americans are at risk of eviction

Argentina Lakes Turn Pink, but Outlook Not Rosy, Environmentalists Say

10 months ago

Activist says it could potentially be the result of a dye typically used to give prawns raised nearby their typically rose-colored hue

Argentina Lakes Turn Pink, but Outlook Not Rosy, Environmentalists Say

10 months ago

Activist says it could potentially be the result of a dye typically used to give prawns raised nearby their typically rose-colored hue

Q&A: Genome sequencing against COVID needs to be global

by Louise Coghlin, 10 months ago

A new pandemic prevention institute set up by the Rockefeller Foundation aims to bolster global genome sequencing.

US Seizes Tanker Used to Deliver Oil to North Korea

10 months ago

New York federal judge issues judgment of forfeiture authorizing US to take ownership of M/T Courageous, which is in Cambodia

CDC: COVID Delta Variant May Spread as Easily in Vaccinated as Unvaccinated

10 months ago

Internal CDC report urged staff to "acknowledge the war has changed" in light of the delta variant

Trump Urged Justice Officials to Declare Election 'Corrupt,' Notes Say

10 months ago

The notes of the Dec. 27 call were released by the Democratic-led House Oversight Committee

IRS Must Give Trump Tax Returns to Congress, Justice Department Says

10 months ago

During the Trump administration, then-Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he wouldn't turn over the tax returns because he concluded they were being sought by Democrats who control the House of Representatives for partisan reasons


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