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Harris' Asia trip carries new urgency after Afghan collapse

A longtime district attorney and former senator, Harris is largely untested in international diplomacy and foreign policy

20 Aug 2021 10:56 AM

US warns of new outbreak of Polio-like illness in children later this year: CDC

AFM is a medical emergency and patients should seek immediate medical care, even in areas with high novel coronavirus incidence

19 Aug 2021 2:26 PM

US eases travel advisory for India to second-lowest level

In April, the US issued a level 4 travel health notice for India as the country was reeling under the second wave of COVID-19

17 Aug 2021 1:01 PM

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated: US media

Tech giants like Facebook, Google and Microsoft have all said they will require employees to get jabbed before returning to their US offices

06 Aug 2021 1:55 PM

Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assaults in California

The pandemic and procedural delays meant that Weinstein’s extradition took well over a year

22 Jul 2021 12:37 PM

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US eases travel recommendations on India as COVID-19 cases fall

The US also eased travel recommendations on Pakistan from Level 4 to Level 3

20 Jul 2021 11:30 AM

Dispiriting setback: COVID deaths, cases rise again globally

Cases rose 10 per cent last week to nearly 3 million, with the highest numbers recorded in Brazil, India, Indonesia and Britain

15 Jul 2021 10:12 AM

California and other parts of the West broil and burn

Late Saturday, flames jumped U.S. 395, which was closed near the small town of Doyle in California’s Lassen County

12 Jul 2021 5:49 PM

Pfizer pushes for third shot as variant drives global outbreaks

Delta is the most infectious strain of the virus since the start of the global pandemic in early 2020

09 Jul 2021 8:56 AM

UN chief calls for global vaccination plan as COVID-19 death toll tops 4 million

The world needs a global vaccine plan to at least double the production of vaccines and ensure equitable distribution

08 Jul 2021 12:00 PM

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Haiti in upheaval: President Moise assassinated at home

Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said the police and military were in control of security in Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas

08 Jul 2021 11:40 AM

Hundreds in Canada, US believed dead in heat wave despite efforts to help

Weather experts say the number of heat waves are only likely to rise in the Pacific Northwest, a region normally known for cool weather

02 Jul 2021 9:43 AM

Deadly heat wave slams Canada, US

The heat wave has stretched emergency services, with at least 134 people dying suddenly since Friday

01 Jul 2021 11:32 AM

Brazil to suspend Indian COVID-19 vaccine deal as graft allegations probed

Brazilian federal prosecutors have opened an investigation into the deal, citing comparatively high prices and pending regulatory approvals

30 Jun 2021 10:41 AM

With virtual and in-person events, NYC commemorates Pride

The main New York City Pride parade was presented as a television broadcast special

28 Jun 2021 8:47 AM

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US ex-cop sentenced to over 22 years for George Floyd murder

The sentencing was long awaited in Minnesota, with hundreds of people gathering near the courthouse into the evening

26 Jun 2021 11:48 AM

Report: over 600 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada

The bodies were discovered at the Marieval Indian Residential School, which operated from 1899 to 1997

25 Jun 2021 11:02 AM

US allows some H-1B visa seekers to re-submit their applications

Such petitions must be re-submitted before October 1, 2021

24 Jun 2021 1:32 PM

Delta COVID-19 variant greatest threat to U.S. pandemic response: Fauci

Fauci said that the vaccines authorized in the United States, including the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, are effective against the new variant

23 Jun 2021 12:38 PM

Novavax holds vaccine trials in US, Mexico, says shot 90% effective against Covid

Novavax's study involved nearly 30,000 people aged 18 and up in the US and Mexico

14 Jun 2021 4:19 PM

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