Four months ago, America’s most populous state was struggling to combat a surge in coronavirus hospitalizations that packed patients into outdoor tents and killed
Florida Republicans passed a series of sweeping voter restrictions Thursday targeting mailed ballots, drop boxes and other popular election methods, becoming the latest GOP-controlled
More than two-thirds of all US citizens of the voting age population participated in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new US Census
A Japanese sumo wrestler has died a month after falling on his head during a bout in a case that has raised questions about
For months, human traffickers beat and drugged Blessing, hauling the 27-year-old from one gold mine encampment to the next, where each night she was
Announcing a firm withdrawal deadline, President Joe Biden cut through the long debate, even within the US military, over whether the time was right.
A record-breaking wave of Chinese tourists will hit the road for the Labour Day break, and with borders still shut many will be travelling
Russia has produced the world’s first batch – 17,000 doses – of Covid-19 vaccines for animals, its agricultural regulator said on Friday.
South Africa’s Zulu regent Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu has died at 65, officials said, just over a month after she took the role
Indonesia said Friday it will salvage a submarine that sank off the coast of Bali, as grieving relatives paid their respects to the dozens
Italy is nearing its goal of administering a half-million Covid-19 vaccines a day. Premier Mario Draghi’s office said early Friday that provisional data indicates
Minnesotans spent 18 months worrying over whether the 2020 census would finally cost them a precious seat in Congress, expecting to lose one to
The Pentagon is preparing for possible Taliban attacks on US and coalition forces as they withdraw from Afghanistan, a prospect that complicates the outlook
Beijing and Moscow have stepped up “state-sponsored disinformation” campaigns denigrating Western-developed vaccines against Covid while promoting their own, the EU said on Wednesday.
A cease-fire on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan largely held Friday following a day of intense clashes that killed more than 20 people
Hospitalisations and deaths from Covid-19 have started declining after four weeks of slowing infections in Brazil, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Russia’s financial monitoring agency said on Friday it had added jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s network of regional campaign offices to a list of
President Joe Biden took aim at China in his first speech to Congress on Wednesday, pledging to maintain a strong US military presence in
Kamala Harris, the first woman and the first Black and Asian person to serve as vice president, sat to Biden’s right. Nancy Pelosi, who
After 20 years of American valour and sacrifice in Afghanistan, it’s time to bring troops home, US President Joe Biden has said, assuring fellow
Iran’s president has replaced the head of a think tank that recorded an interview with the country’s foreign minister that leaked out this week,
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny denounced Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “naked, thieving king” on Thursday, looking gaunt but defiant in a courtroom video