Pandemic hits poorest hardest as India, Pakistan…

The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are urging that governments and others unite in developing a “people’s vaccine” to protect everyone against the coronavirus

BTS fans keep their passion alive amid coronavirus

Fans of K-pop superstars BTS are still finding ways to celebrate the group's recent comeback despite concert cancellations due to the global coronavirus outbreak. Gloria Tso reports.

Russia Declares State of Emergency After Oil Spill

A massive oil spill in Siberia is being called "Russia's Exxon Valdez"—and Vladimir Putin is furious with a company that allegedly failed to report it. The Russian leader declared a state of emergency in the region Wednesday and slammed executives at Norilsk Nickel, the BBC reports. Officials said Krasnoyarsk...

PM Says U.K. Could Admit Millions From Hong Kong…

​In an op-ed, Boris Johnson said the U.K. would change its immigration laws if China imposes a new security law on Hong Kong.

Protests large but peaceful after new charges in…

Demonstrations in cities across the U.S. condemning racism and police abuses after the death of George Floyd remained large but mostly without the violence of previous nights on the eve of his Thursday memorial service

Bernie Sanders talks about ''unprecedented' crises

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders spoke to Americans in a livestreamed address after presidential primaries in Florida, Arizona and Illinois on Tuesday (March 17).

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Madeleine McCann Development Is 'Biggest Since…

After 13 agonizing years, the parents of Madeleine McCann may finally get some answers. In what friends of Kate and Gerry McCann say is the biggest breakthrough in the case since the 3-year-old disappeared in Portugal in 2007, a German man has been identified as a suspect, the Telegraph reports....

Protests Break Out In Paris Over Report On A 2016…

The deaths of George Floyd and Adama Traoré led to protests in Paris.

Barcelona locals reclaim city from tourists…

Barcelona has become one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its Mediterranean climate, mesmerizing architecture and liberal way of life

NFL star Tom Brady expected to sign with Tampa Bay

New England Patriots star quarterback and six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is set to move to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Gloria Tso reports.

SS Officer's Diary Points to Billions in Looted…

Rumors of a Nazi gold train in Poland resulted in nothing . But a new gold rush could be coming with the airing of a 75-year-old diary written by an SS officer in charge of transport, who describes 11 locations where Nazis hid gold, jewels, priceless paintings, and religious artifacts. The...

U.K. Parliament To Vote On Future Of Remote…

In order to obey the country's social distancing guidelines, lawmakers have been utilizing a "hybrid" way of working since April.

On Tiananmen anniversary, Hong Kong bans insults…

Hong Kong’s legislature has passed a contentious bill that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem

Joe Biden calls for unity amid coronavirus…

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus outbreak and how the U.S. is responding.

Trudeau Pauses for 21 Seconds When Asked About US

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau was apparently choosing his words carefully Tuesday when asked about the unrest in the US —it took him more than 20 seconds to respond to a reporter's question. You can see for yourself in this Yahoo Finance video . Here is how the question was posed, and...

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Hong Kong Won't Hold Tiananmen Square Vigil For…

​Hong Kong police said the event was canceled due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

UN office denounces human rights violations in…

The U.N. human rights office is calling on the Philippine government to end all violence targeting suspected drug offenders and to disband and disarm private and state-backed paramilitary groups

Penguins tour their empty Chicago aquarium

Without guests in the building, caretakers at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium are getting creative in how they provide enrichment to animals, resulting in a field trip for some of the penguins there on Sunday (March 15).

Hong Kong's Leader Accuses US of 'Double Standard'

Hong Kong's leader has defended China's new national security law blocking secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in the city while accusing the US of a double standard. "For some countries that have had a high-profile response and claimed they will take action, I can only describe them as upholding...

Protests Over George Floyd's Death Spread Across…

Multiple solidarity gatherings were held in New Zealand Monday.

Coronavirus strands merchant ship crews at sea…

Countries across the world have imposed lockdowns, shut borders and suspended international flights to curb the spread of the new coronavirus

Prepare to shelter in place: NYC mayor

With the number of reported U.S. cases of the coronavirus surging past 5,200 and deaths approaching 100, millions of Americans hunkered down in their homes, as New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio told residents to be prepared for a 'shelter in place' order.

Australians Want Assange Free on Bail

Julian Assange refused to attend a court hearing Monday in England, even as a group of Australian lawmakers, journalists and human rights advocates pushed for him to be released on bail. A judge in London said an email from the prison where the WikiLeaks founder is being held said that...

United Nations Postpones Climate Summit Until 2021

The annual meeting will be pushed back one year to November 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Asia Today: Australia to restart flights to New…

Canberra Airport has opened a register for travelers interested in flying from the Australian capital to New Zealand on July 1 in a proposed resumption of international travel

Wall Street rebounds from Monday's sell-off

The Dow soared more than 1000 points, and the S&P 500 tacked on 6% Tuesday, a day after the steepest decline since the 1987 crash. As Fred Katayama reports, the Fed took several steps to boost liquidity.

Hong Kong Bans Annual Tiananmen Square Vigil

Police in Hong Kong have banned the annual candelit vigil in memory of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre—and organizers fear it will never be allowed again. In 1990, an estimated 180,000 people attended the vigil in Victoria Park to mark the first anniversary of the massacre of pro-democracy...