A new coronavirus variant identified in southern Africa is leading to a new round of travel restrictions just as many had finally begun to ease.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown.
Maybe. As of noon Friday, travelers arriving in the U.K. from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini and Zimbabwe will have to sel…
What can sensible adults agree on regarding Kyle Rittenhouse, the latest young symbol on whom America can hang its devastating internal division and the newest tool for social media networks to monetize without regard to individual and societal hurt? Those who believe in the rule of law, which should be all of us, might start with the notion that a murder trial involving self-defense is no ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviving three-way North American summitry after a five-year break, President Joe Biden on Thursday joined with the leaders of Canada and Mexico to declare their nations can work together and prove “democracies can deliver” even as they sort out differences on key issues.
The nation's capital is planning to lift most of its indoor masking requirements next week, as COVID-19 infection cases in Washington D.C. con…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime advocates of paid family and medical leave are scrambling to make sure that the long-sought Democratic priority remains in a massive social and environmental spending bill after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi revived it. But the outcome will likely come down to the support of one man.
Government negotiators from nearly 200 countries have adopted a new deal on climate action after a last-minute compromise on coal. Get the latest.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — At 19, Glasgow college student Ross Hamilton doesn't think highly of world leaders — “they chat a lot of” nonsense — or expect them to accomplish anything on a problem he cares deeply about, climate change.
Actress Deborra-Lee Furness thinks everyone has "experienced childhood trauma" to varying degrees.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine voters passed the nation’s first “right to food” constitutional amendment on Tuesday.
ROME (AP) — Leaders of the Group of 20 countries gathering for their first in-person summit since the pandemic took hold will confront a global recovery hampered by a series of stumbling blocks: an energy crunch spurring higher fuel and utility prices, new COVID-19 outbreaks, and logjams in the supply chains that keep the economy humming and goods headed to consumers.
Commentary: A democratic society, if it is to persevere, must be comprised of people with democratic dispositions.
Rachel Levine was ceremonially sworn in Tuesday as a four-star admiral, becoming the nation’s first openly transgender four-star officer.
Old Person, 92, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer.
The growth in the American Indian and Alaska Native population in the last decade contributes to the country being much more multi-racial and more diverse, according to recently released 2020 Census data. The demographic data will be used to redraw the nation's political maps, including in Montana which regained a second congressional seat.
Arden Pepion would have turned 4 on the day of the search. The event is slated to last all day, running from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 5.
President Joe Biden is facing a summer slump, with Americans taking a notably less positive view of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
President Biden said the United States is committed to evacuating all Afghans who assisted the war effort — a potentially vast expansion of the administration's commitments on the airlift so far.
The U.S. Geological Survey, issuing a "red alert" for the disaster, estimated fatalities could stretch into the thousands. Here's what's known so far.