BREAKING: U.S. House votes 219-212 to approve $1.9T Covid-19 relief package; bill moves to the Senate, where a provision increasing the federal minimum wage is expected to be stripped following a ruling by the Senate parliamentarian.
Just hours after Myanmar's own ambassador to the UN makes an extraordinary plea to the international community to restore democracy, "police in Myanmar have fired rubber bullets and made more than a dozen arrests to break up anti-coup protests."
The truth is that we see Congress party getting weak. That is why we have gathered here. We had gathered together earlier too and we have to strengthen the party together: Congress leader Kapil Sibal at 'Shanti Sammelan' in Jammu
New Zealand's largest city Auckland back to lockdown after COVID-19 case
A 1,270-square-kilometre iceberg – the size of New York City – separated from Antarctica on February 26. This is what it looked like 10 days before it broke away completely.
Captain Sir Tom Moore, we salute you. These four performers wrote this poem in memory of the veteran whose funeral is later today. 💖
A newly discovered version of the first on-screen kiss between two Black actors has surfaced at the National Library of Norway.
People in the UK aged 40-49 will be prioritised next for a Covid-19 jab, vaccine expert announces
Beijing pretends it stands with the people of Myanmar, but each night for more than a week unregistered flights have been transporting unknown goods and personnel from China to Myanmar. The junta "is trying very hard to hide the flights."
NEW: There are some disastrous aspects of what went wrong with security on Jan. 6, but it all seemed to culminate in this 2:28 p.m. conference call, when the Pentagon heard pleas for help — and didn't respond for hours. Per Sund:
A #California program intended to improve #COVID_19 #vaccine availability to people in hard-hit communities of color is being misused by outsiders who are grabbing appointments reserved for residents of underserved Black and Latino areas.
BACK IN THE WATER: Thousands of previously cold-stunned sea turtles are being returned to the Gulf of Mexico after volunteers in Texas rescued them from freezing temperatures amid two historic winter storms.
A telling moment. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to President Biden just now: "U.S. leadership has been sorely missed over the past years."
A 30-year-old Northern California man undergoing a mental health episode died days after police officers kneeled on the back of his neck for nearly five minutes to subdue him, lawyers for his family say