Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin spoke by phone on Thursday about the Russian troop buildup near Ukraine.
By Bernard McGhee, Associated Press
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld are among the many noteworthy people who died in 2021. Also among those who died this year was a man who for years held the title of baseball’s…
Russian authorities have designated a member of the Pussy Riot punk group, a satirist and an art collector as "foreign agents" as part of efforts to stifle dissent.
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Prince Andrew wasn't on trial in the Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking case but her conviction is bad news for the man who is ninth in line to the British throne.
By Zen Soo, Associated Press
Two former editors from a Hong Kong online pro-democracy news outlet have been charged with sedition and denied bail.
By Nasser Karimi, Isabel Debre, Associated Press
Iranian state television says Tehran has launched a rocket with a satellite carrier bearing three devices into space, though it's unclear if any object entered orbit.
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
One of the largest remaining independent media outlets in Hong Kong shut itself down Wednesday. The closure came after police raided its offices, arrested editors and board members, and accused them of “sedition.” As Nick Schifrin reports, the death of…
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
Days before its start date, an international conference on a landmark Cold War-era nuclear treaty is poised to be postponed because coronavirus cases are surging in the host city of New York.
France's government is forging ahead with efforts to increase pressure on unvaccinated people to get coronavirus jabs.
China is urging the United States to protect a Chinese space station and its three-member crew after Beijing complained that satellites launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX nearly struck the station.
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