Tag: US

migrant camp: Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise

Three hours after being freed from a giant migrant camp under an international bridge, Mackenson Veillard stood outside a gas station and took stock of...

US believes in UN, its value: Biden tells Guterres

The US believes in the United Nations and its value, President Joe Biden has told UN chief Antonio Guterres, underlining that the strong bonds between...

Jobless Americans will have few options as benefits expire

Millions of jobless Americans lost their unemployment benefits on Monday, leaving only a handful of economic support programs for those who are still being hit...

US exit from Afghanistan: Graveyard of superpowers: Joy in Taliban heartland over US exit

Thousands of Taliban supporters on Tuesday poured on to the streets of Kandahar, the spiritual birthplace of the Islamist movement, waving flags and shouting “God...

How Big Tech is faring against US lawsuits and probes

Big Tech platforms Facebook Inc and Google have been hit with a series of antitrust lawsuits by the U.S. federal government and states on charges...

Afghan independence: Taliban marks Afghan independence as challenges to rule rise

The Taliban celebrated Afghanistan‘s Independence Day on Thursday by declaring it had beaten “the arrogant of power of the world” in the United States, but...

White population falls below 60% amid browning of America

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 12, 2021) The browning of America is accelerating with the white population in the country is poised to...

More than 99.99% of fully vaccinated people have not had a severe breakthrough case of Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, infections caused by the Lambda variant have been emerging in the United States, including in Texas, where Houston Methodist Hospital last...

Less than 1% of fully vaccinated people experience a breakthrough Covid-19 infection, analysis finds

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said there is currently no evidence that the United States needs to go ahead with...

New Orleans EMS can’t keep up with calls due to the Covid-19 surge as mayor restores a mask mandate

“We have been here before; we’ve seen the movie. … What was once unpreventable, today is preventable. And it’s through our people getting vaccinated.” Over...

How residents are living in Vermont, America’s most vaccinated state

They clasped hands and rock stepped and spun in and out of quick embraces to swinging jazz rhythms on one of the last hardwood ballrooms...

LyondellBasell: At least two dead and four injured after an acetic acid leak at a facility near La Porte, Texas

“The leak has been isolated, and air monitoring at the facility perimeter indicates no offsite impact. There is no shelter in place or other protective...

Record Store Day 2021 offers a sign of hope for businesses working on their pandemic rebound

Of all the aspects of normality Americans missed throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, physical touch has been a common theme. The touch associated with browsing at...

L.A. County will reinstate mask mandate as Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations rise

People wear face masks at an outdoor mall in Los Angeles on June 11. (Damian Dovarganes/AP/File) Los Angeles County will reinstate its mask mandate regardless...

The FDA updated the label on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine. Here’s why.

A nurse prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Orlando, Florida, on April 25. (Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images) The US Food...

Taiwan’s Foxconn, TSMC ink $350 mln COVID-19 vaccine deal

Syringes are seen in front of a displayed Biontech logo in this illustration taken November 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo TAIPEI, July 12 (Reuters) –...

California wildfire advances as heat wave blankets US West

Firefighters struggled to contain an exploding Northern California wildfire under blazing temperatures as another heat wave hits the U.S. West this weekend, prompting an excessive...

EU fines Volkswagen, BMW $1 bln for emissions cartel

Sets precedent by applying antitrust law to technical talks Daimler gets off fine after blowing whistle on cartel VW considering taking legal action BMW says...

Miami Beach apartment building ordered to evacuate

The rest of the Champlain South tower is seen being demolished in Surfside, Florida, north of Miami Beach, late on July 4.  Giorgio Viera/AFP/Getty Images...

EXCLUSIVE S.Korea in talks with mRNA vaccine makers to make up to 1 bln doses -govt official

South Korean senior citizens receive their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a vaccination centre in Seoul, South Korea April 1,...

Britain’s Morrisons agrees $8.7 bln offer from Fortress-led group

A Morrisons store is pictured in St Albans, Britain, September 10, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra//File Photo Fortress-led group offers 254 pence a share Tops CD&R’s proposal...

NFL fines Washington Football Team $10 million after workplace culture investigation

“For many years the workplace environment at the Washington Football Team, both generally and particularly for women, was highly unprofessional,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said...

Cosby has been released from prison, official says

Bill Cosby, right, walks through the Montgomery County courthouse in 2018. Dominick Reuter/Pool/Getty Images Bill Cosby will be released from prison as soon as today...

Massive Bill Aims to Keep U.S. Innovation Ahead of China’s

June 30, 2021 — The budget of the National Science Foundation (NSF) could double, to $81 billion over the next 5 years, if a...

Mother and daughter said they saw garage collapse before running from Surfside condo

Search and Rescue teams look for possible survivors in the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on June 29, in Surfside, Florida. Chandan...