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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

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

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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

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

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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

US students who took India's Covaxin, Russia's Sputnik V, asked to get re-vaccinated

American students have access to the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines

04 Jun 2021 2:46 PM

Trump says he was right about 'China Virus coming from Wuhan Lab' remark

He also called for imposing fine on China for the death and destruction they have caused due to this 'lab leak

04 Jun 2021 9:37 AM

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Two dead, over 20 injured in banquet hall shooting in South Florida: Police

The banquet hall had been rented out for a concert

30 May 2021 5:14 PM

Antigua PM accuses Opposition UPP of supporting Choksi to secure campaign funding

The Opposition reminded Prime Minister Gaston Browne that every citizen is entitled to constitutional protection and due process of law

30 May 2021 1:59 PM

Eight killed by employee in California rail yard mass shooting

Multiple victims were also wounded in the attack

27 May 2021 9:15 AM

US has provided over USD 500 million in COVID relief to India, says White House

The Biden administration, she said, is now working to extend that assistance to other South Asian countries that have been impacted by COVID

20 May 2021 10:22 AM

US President Joe Biden tells Netanyahu he backs 'ceasefire' in Israel: White House

Biden has so far resisted joining other world leaders and much of his own Democratic party in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Israel

18 May 2021 12:28 PM

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