The January 6 attack on The U.S. Capitol was the staggering culmination of years of political division and misinformation. Now, as debate rages over if President Trump should be held accountable for inciting the riot, President-elect Biden prepares to take…
By PBS NewsHour
America exceeded the mark Friday, less than a week after the country reached 19 million cases. COVID-19 deaths have also increased in the country, now totaling more than 346,000.
By Associated Press
New daily confirmed cases are up more than 60 percent over the past two weeks, to an average of nearly 109,000 a day. Average daily cases are on the rise in 48 states.
By Associated Press
Beatrice Fihn, head of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, said the U.S. action shows the treaty will soon become reality.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
By Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
Mexico has fallen behind in the amount of water it must send north from its dams under a 1944 treaty, and is struggling to make up the shortfall by the Oct. 24 deadline.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
The World Health Organization reported a single-day record of new infections at over 237,000. Daily death tolls have been reaching new highs in several U.S. states and India’s infections are over 1 million. Experts believe the true numbers around the…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration of if…
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
The action by the Human Rights Council on Friday stopped short of ordering a more intensive investigation singling out the United States after George Floyd's death on May 25.
By David McHugh, Associated Press
The coronavirus pandemic is straining social safety nets across the globe — and underlining sharp differences in approach between wealthy societies such as the United States and Europe.
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