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U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new administration takes office

U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new...

Washington (US), January 22: The United States registered a record high of over 4,300 daily COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as...

UN General Assembly adopts resolution to safeguard religious sites

UN General Assembly adopts resolution to safeguard religious...

United Nations, January 22: The General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to promote a culture of peace and tolerance...

McConnell Proposes 2-Week Window for Trump to Prepare Impeachment Defense

McConnell Proposes 2-Week Window for Trump to Prepare...

Washington (US), January 22: US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to give former President Donald Trump two weeks to...

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed From the Oval Office

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed...

Washington (US), January 22: The red button on the US president's desk was supposed to summon an aide whenever the...

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be Plateauing in US

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be...

Washington (US), January 22: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told reporters that the number...

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay Tough on Russia Over Ukraine

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay...

Washington (US), January 22: President Joe Biden's nominee for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, pledged during her conformation hearing to stay...

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid COVID-19

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid...

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders upon his inauguration on Monday, with...

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement on climate change

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement...

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order returning the United States to the...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her First Briefing

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her...

Washington (US), January 21: Jennifer Psaki is returning to public politics, as she was picked as the 34th White House...

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential Biden, Putin Call

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential...

Washington (US), January 21: The White House does not have anything to announce on a potential call between new US...

Several US Transport Companies Suspend Routes to Washington Over Security Concerns

Several US Transport Companies Suspend Routes to Washington...

Washington (US), January 17: Several US transport companies, including bus services Greyhound and Megabus, have suspended routes to Washington DC,...

UN chief condemns attack against convoy of UN mission in Mali

UN chief condemns attack against convoy of UN...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned the attack against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization...

Biden to Sign 'Roughly Dozen' Executive Actions on Inauguration Day, Chief of Staff Klain Says

Biden to Sign 'Roughly Dozen' Executive Actions on...

Washington (US), January 17: US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to sign executive orders addressing the coronavirus crisis, economic challenges,...

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New York - State Attorney General

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New...

Washington (US), January 14: The US state of New York is bracing for possible Inauguration Day riots, and has warned...

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold Vote to Bar Him From Running Again

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold...

Washington (US), January 13: The US Senate will vote on whether to bar US President Donald Trump from running for...

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican Desire to Leave Him Behind, Analyst Opines

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican...

Washington (US), January 14: The US Senate is unlikely to convict President Donald Trump despite Republican hopes to put him...

NYS expands eligible pool of trainees for COVID-19 vaccination

NYS expands eligible pool of trainees for COVID-19...

New York (US), January 9: New York State is encouraging eligible New Yorkers to take the required trainings to become...

White House coronavirus task force warns of possible "USA variant" fueling spread White House, Coronavirus, US

White House coronavirus task force warns of possible...

Washington (US), January 9: There would be a more transmissible variant of the coronavirus that evolved in the United States...

U.S. suffers record-high daily cases, deaths, hospitalizations

U.S. suffers record-high daily cases, deaths, hospitalizations

Washington (US), January 8: The United States witnessed another grim milestone on Wednesday amid the chaos at the Capitol, with...

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 deaths on New Year's Day

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 deaths...

California (US), January 2: California reported its highest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths on New Year's Day since the onset...

U.S. Congress votes to override Trump's veto of massive defense bill

U.S. Congress votes to override Trump's veto of...

Washington (US), January 2: The U.S. Congress has voted to override President Donald Trump's veto of a 740.5-billion-U.S.-dollar defense policy...

Experts warn of catastrophic post-holiday COVID-19 surge in U.S.

Experts warn of catastrophic post-holiday COVID-19 surge in...

Washington (US), December 31: As lots of Americans are heading home or traveling for holidays, public health experts are warning...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York (US), December 31: U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpassed 340,000 on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science...

UN confirms closure of Darfur peacekeeping mission

UN confirms closure of Darfur peacekeeping mission

United Nations, December 31: The joint United Nations-African Union mission in the Darfur region of Sudan (UNAMID) will officially end...

Over 10 mln children to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021: UNICEF

Over 10 mln children to suffer from acute...

United Nations, December 31: More than 10 million children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), northeast Nigeria, the...

UN chief appoints Hiro Mizuno as special envoy on innovative finance, sustainable investments

UN chief appoints Hiro Mizuno as special envoy...

United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Hiro Mizuno of Japan as...

UN condemns deadly Aden airport attack

UN condemns deadly Aden airport attack

United Nations, December 31: The United Nations on Wednesday strongly condemned the deadly attack on Aden airport, which reportedly has...