Politics Nov 07World leaders celebrate Biden-Harris win
Cascading around the globe on social media and live news broadcasts, word of the victory in Pennsylvania that pushed former Vice President Joe Biden past the threshold of 270 Electoral College votes needed to take over the Oval Office brought…
World Oct 11Nadal ties Federer at 20 Slams by beating Djokovic in Paris
Rafael Nadal tied Roger Federer with 20 Grand Slam titles by producing a nearly perfect performance against Novak Djokovic in the French Open final.
World Aug 01Mexico no. 3 in virus deaths; storm could hinder U.S. response
Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind Brazil and the United States, where a hurricane bearing down on the East Coast on Saturday is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the virus.
Economy Jul 31Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months
The economy of the 19-country eurozone shrank by a devastating 12.1% during the second quarter from the quarter before as coronavirus lockdowns shut businesses and hampered consumer spending.
Nation Jul 07Study shows virus hit African immigrants hardest in France
A new study from the French government's statistics agency shows that death rates doubled among immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa and tripled in the Paris region at the height of the country's coronavirus outbreak.
Nation Jun 06Mourners hold memorial for Floyd as more protests gather
Mourners are holding a private memorial service in George Floyd’s North Carolina hometown while the nation’s capital prepares for what is expected to be the city’s largest demonstration against police brutality yet.
Arts May 21Italian woman wins Picasso valued at 1 million euros
An Italian accountant whose son bought her the raffle ticket as a Christmas present has won a 1-million euro ($1.1 million) painting by Pablo Picasso in a charity draw.
Health Apr 03Cuomo to sign order allowing for ventilators to be taken from private companies
With coronavirus deaths climbing rapidly in New York, the governor announced Friday he will use his authority to take ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren’t using them.
Economy Apr 03Novel coronavirus ends 50-year-low jobless rate in U.S.
The U.S. government figures do not include the last two weeks, when nearly 10 million thrown-out-of-work Americans applied for unemployment benefits.
World Mar 11WATCH: WHO declares that COVID-19 crisis is now a pandemic
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who heads the U.N. agency, said the WHO is “deeply concerned by the alarming levels of spread and severity” of the outbreak. He also expressed concern about “the alarming levels of inaction.”…