The global death toll attributed to the coronavirus pandemic has topped four million and is still climbing, according to figures released Thursday by Johns Hopkins University.
President Joe Biden was greeted by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) on Wednesday when he arrived for a speaking appointmentat an Illinois community college. The city's rampant gun violence however was not on the public agenda, with Biden instead choosing totalk about "human infrastructure" and
Hollywood screen legend Carroll Baker has weighed into the Bill Cosby saga, asking just why his accusers might have sought his company in the first place and said she "hates" how women "come back from years before and they ruin a man's career.
The seminal workTo Kill A Mockingbird will no longer be taught at a secondary school in Scotland after teachers claimed the book promotes a "white saviour" narrative.
Coronavirus fears could see sports fans banned from the opening ceremonies of the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics later this month whileVIPs, politicians, and elite Games officials will still be able to attend, a Japanese newspaper reported.
A globally renowned China scholarsaid Twitter temporarily restricted her account after she mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping. The New Zealand academic addedFacebook, LinkedIn, Zoom and other major social media players appeared eager to silence critics of the Communist Party dictatorship.
A petitionchallenging the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) transgender policy and calling for the exclusion of New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard from competing in Tokyo later this month is building with more than 21,000 signatures already added.
Controlled explosionstoppled the remaining 12-story portion of a collapsed South Florida condo building late Sunday night, clearing the way for rescuers seeking access to new areas of the rubble in their continuing search for survivors.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg chose a hovering electric hydrofoil, the U.S. flag and a John Denver “Take Me Home, Country Roads” soundtrack to underline his everyday, all American boy self-regard on July 4.
An essay published in theNation on Friday accuses Americans celebrating independence of failing to “reckon with the fact that the founders of our nation were colonizers,” with American “exceptionalism” and foreign policy being “grounded in racism,” adding that issues such as climate change and
Fireworks, fireworks, and yet more fireworks. Americans are expected to honor the nation’s 245th birthday Sunday with pyrotechnic displays lighting up a land celebrating both patriotism and freedom from (most) coronavirus restrictions.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has reached a $850m settlement with some 60,000 people over claims of historic sexual abuse.
Endless forecasts of impending climate peril built on floods, fires, droughts, pestilience, and rising sea levels as favored by"climate action heroes" are “wearing the public out,” former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger warned Thursday.
Pop superstarBritney Spears' request to replace her father's conservatorship with a financial institution was deniedby a Los Angeles, California, judge on Wednesday.
Record numbers of antisemitic incidents have been recorded in the UK since last month's rocket attack on Israel by Hamas terrorists, figures released by the Community Security Trust (CST) reveal.
Gas prices across the United States are at their highest level since late 2014 with shortages predictedin the run up to the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
The U.N. human rights chief on Monday called on the world to immediately dismantle systemic racism againstpeople of African descent and “make amends” to the oppressed — including reparation payments while groups like Black Lives Matter should receive "funding, public recognition and support.
First Lady Jill Biden is tipped to visit Japan for the Tokyo Olympics on a solo trip in place of President Joe Biden, the Yomiuri Shimbun daily reported Sunday.
Just two months after President Joe Biden's son Hunter released his confessional memoirs to an underwhelming reception, another family member has announced a lucrative deal of their own:Valerie Biden Owens.
A multi-level building suffered a partial collapse early Thursday morning in Florida's Miami-Dade County, with fire and rescue crews racing to the scene in response.
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