Researchers analyzing preliminary data of recently discovered COVID-19 mutations in South Africa and Brazil say the new variants exhibit a higher possibility of reinfection as well as evasion of immune responses.
Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement was one of several moves President Joe Biden made in the first days of his administration to undo actions by former President Donald Trump.
Anyone who searches on Facebook for terms related to the Holocaust or Holocaust denial will see a message labeled “Learning about the Holocaust,” which includes a link to read credible information about the Nazi genocide.
A woman won the lottery after playing the same numbers for the past 20 years that appeared in her husband’s dream.
More than 3,000 people were arrested Saturday in Russia as protesters braved sub-zero temperatures and called for the release of Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe.
There is emerging evidence to suggest that the recently discovered, highly transmissible COVID-19 variant first reported in the United Kingdom is potentially more deadly, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.
World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald Trump ridiculed.
The incoming director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is arriving at an agency that has been relegated to the sidelines during the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking ahead of President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland, said the country “will be very happy to say ‘cheerio’ to Donald Trump.”
The United States reached a grim milestone Tuesday when reported COVID-19 deaths from Johns Hopkins University surpassed 400,000 - a death toll far greater than any other country in the world.
Outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China’s policies on Muslims, ethnic minorities in Xinjiang Province constitute 'genocide.'
A Georgia college student jailed in the Cayman Islands for violating COVID-19 quarantine measures is back home.
A woman says she mistook a small box of firework poppers for popping candy. When she tried to eat a handful of the poppers, she reportedly suffered burns to her mouth.
2020 has officially been ranked as Earth’s second hottest year, according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Officials believe the coronavirus was able to survive in the ice cream due to the cold temperature and was likely transferred from a person who had the disease.
The number of dead from the virus is about equal to the population of Brussels, Mecca, Minsk or Vienna.
A South African father was arrested after going out to buy baby formula for his newborn baby during curfew hours.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States has designated Cuba as a "state sponsor of terrorism."
Pope Francis said Sunday that he is praying for those who died in the U.S. Capitol rioting and has appealed for calm to prevail in the United States to help safeguard that nation's democratic values.