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WORLD VIEW: Haiti Hostage Drama, Biden’s Woes, Japan’s Success, China’s...

Oct 18, 2021 U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults and five children with a...

Costa Rica, Bahamians Among 5 Winners of First ‘Save the Planet’...

BBC- Two best friends who grow coral and the country of Costa Rica are among the winners of the first ever Earthshot Prizes. The annual...

India: 70-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth to Her First Baby

In India, a 70-year-old woman has given birth to a baby boy with the help of invitro fertilization (IVF) in India. The footage, filmed on...

US Open to Vaccinated International Travelers from Nov. 8

by Nathaniel Wexel The Hill The United States will lift border restrictions for fully vaccinated international travelers beginning Nov. 8, according to the White House. The policy...

World View: Texas Abortion Ban, Russian Vaccine Demand, Beirut Battle, More

Oct 15, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can continue banning most abortions after a...

World View: Climate Talks, Deadly Taiwan Fire, Norway Murders, Africa Vaccine...

Oct 14, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown AP Exclusive: Kerry says climate talks may miss target WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry is tempering expectations...

World View: US Borders to Reopen, Migrant Abuse, Capt....

Oct 13, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will reopen its land borders...

U.S. to Lift Canada, Mexico Land Border Restrictions in Nov for...

By David Shepardson and Steve Holland   WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The United States will lift restrictions at its land borders with Canada and Mexico...

Report: UK Initial Pandemic Response Worst Health Failure, Praise for Vaccination...

By Nick Triggle Health correspondent BBC The UK's failure to do more to stop Covid spreading early in the pandemic was one of the worst ever public...

World View: Humanitarian Afghanistan Aid, More French Catholic Church Abuse Claims,...

Oct 11, 2021 Taliban say U.S. to provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan U.S. lawmakers brace for battles that pose risks to parties, leaders French...

Report Details Trump’s Election Pressure Campaign

The Hill- A nearly 400-page report released by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday caps an eight-month investigation into former President Trump’s efforts to...

Pandora Papers: 4 takeaways Focus on Offshore Holdings – Pressure to...

By Aris Folley A massive leak revealing the secret assets of some of the world's most powerful figures is putting new pressure on global leaders to...

World View: US Debt Deal, Nobel Peace Prizes, Israel-Arab Body Diplomacy,...

Oct 08, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Senate avoids US debt disaster and votes to delay borrowing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has dodged a U.S. debt...

Fight to Save Hawaii Sign Language from Extinction

Corinne Chin, CNN Honolulu, Hawaii (CNN)  Linda Yuen Lambrecht stands in front of a webcam, with her head to her hips -- her signing space...

World View: Judge Suspends Texas Anti-Abortion Law, Taliban War on Drugs,...

Oct 07, 2021 The Associated Press Advancing the Power of Facts The Rundown Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal...

WorldView: Biden Caves on Budget, Facebook Revelations, Pope Sorry for Abuse,...

Oct 06, 2021   The Associated Press The Rundown In budget turning point, Biden conceding smaller price tag WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats' push for...

A flight of Fancy or the Shape of Things to Come:...

Drones are being used to deliver post to a remote Orkney island. A large, twin-engine drone is carrying mail between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay. Up to...

Pandora’s Box: US States Now Competing With Offshore Tax Havens

US OFFSHORE HAVENS Suspect foreign money flows into booming American tax havens on promise of eternal secrecy Confidential documents lay bare the inner workings of U.S....

World View: Calif. Oil Spill Response, France: 330,000 Kids...

Oct 05, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Records show slow response to report of California oil spill HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard received...

Taiwan in War Preparations, US Warns China

Taiwan is preparing for potential war with China following a series of increasingly aggressive military activity from Beijing, with Taipei’s foreign minister warning that...

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