Lebanon's president is asking the international community for assistance to help the country recover from one of the worst financial crises the world has seen in modern history.
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
With cascading crises casting a pall over the proceedings at this year's UNGA, Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová had this reminder on the first day of debate: “We cannot save our planet if we leave out the vulnerable — the women,…
By Mallika Sen, Associated Press
It was looted from an Iraqi museum 30 years ago. Now, a 3,500-year-old clay tablet discovered in the ruins of the library of an ancient Middle Eastern king is finally headed back to Iraq.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week for a second straight week to 351,000, a sign that the delta variant of the coronavirus may be disrupting the job market’s recovery, at least temporarily.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
By David McHugh, Associated Press
The analysis probes what would happen to banks, companies and the economy under different climate scenarios.
By Alex Veiga, Associated Press
Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell in August and prices that have been soaring eased, the latest sign the housing market is cooling as intense competition leaves many would-be buyers on the sidelines. Existing homes sales fell 2% last…
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The Federal Reserve is expected this week to send its clearest signal yet that it will start reining in its ultra-low-interest rate policies later this year, the first step toward unwinding the extraordinary support it’s given the economy since the…
Racism, climate change and the world’s worsening divisions will take center stage at the U.N. meeting of world leaders, a day after Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world was "on the edge of an abyss.”…
By Associated Press
U.S. President Joe Biden and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson underscored their commitment to tackling climate change Tuesday, during a White House meeting after both addressed the U.N. General Assembly earlier in the day.
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