Biden's Climate Pledge: Not Easy, Not Impossible

over 1 year ago

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

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

over 1 year ago

He’s the only Black Republican in the Senate

College Voters Overwhelmingly Approve of Biden's Job in Office

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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 

over 1 year 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

over 1 year ago

Lava flow stretches at least 5 kilometers

Haitian Protesters Use Vodou to Persuade the President to Step Down

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year ago

Drought conditions now cover 85% of Mexico

3 of 7 Catholic Clergy Members Kidnapped in Haiti Are Released

over 1 year ago

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

Biden Touts Economic Benefits of Combating Climate Change

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year ago

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

Modi: COVID-19 Has ‘Shaken’ India

over 1 year ago

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

over 1 year ago

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

over 1 year ago

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

over 1 year ago

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

Biden Names Trump Critics to Two Key Immigration Posts

over 1 year ago

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 

over 1 year ago

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  

over 1 year ago

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


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