IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.
The Biden administration is proposing to Russia a five-year extension of the New START treaty limiting the number of U.S. and Russian strategic nuclear weapons, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Speaking ahead of President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland, said the country “will be very happy to say ‘cheerio’ to Donald Trump.”
2020 has officially been ranked as Earth’s second hottest year, according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The number of dead from the virus is about equal to the population of Brussels, Mecca, Minsk or Vienna.
The World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned that even as numerous countries start rolling out vaccination programs to stop COVID-19, herd immunity is highly unlikely this year.
The CDC announced that all international travelers, including U.S. citizens traveling from abroad, must test negative for COVID-19 before boarding a flight heading to America.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused greenhouse gas emissions in the United States to drop by 10.3% in 2020, according to preliminary data by the Rhodium Group.
Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, while reaffirming they cannot be priests.
Pope Francis said Sunday that he is praying for those who died in the U.S. Capitol rioting and has appealed for calm to prevail in the United States to help safeguard that nation's democratic values.
Authorities said they determined the location of the crash site and black boxes of a Boeing 737-500 on Sunday, a day after the aircraft crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board shortly after taking off from Indonesia's capital.
A persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with 50-year record levels of snow, killing at least four people and leaving thousands trapped in cars.
Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, have received their coronavirus vaccinations.
Iraq’s judiciary says it has issued an arrest warrant for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is among those in the United States and abroad speaking out after a mob of violent protesters made its way into the U.S. Capitol.
A new study has confirmed that the new variant B.1.1.7 first discovered in the U.K. and since reported in the U.S. is more transmissible than COVID-19.
A new report estimates that Amazon generated enough plastic packaging waste in 2019 to circle the Earth 500 times.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus, even as Britain ramped up its vaccination program by becoming the first nation to start using the shot developed by Oxford University and drugmaker AstraZeneca.
Britain has taken another giant step in the fight against COVID-19, ramping up its immunization program by giving out the first shots in the world from the vaccine created by Oxford University and pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca.
A British judge has rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges, saying it would be “oppressive” because of his mental health.