A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation to repeal the 1991 and 2002 authorizations for the use of military force in the Middle East amid escalating tension between the U.S. and Iran.
Vaccines tweaked for Covid variants fast-tracked, MHRA says UK’s death toll fuelled by its obesity problem, say experts Economy ‘will bounce back faster thanks to the success of vaccinations’ Rishi Sunak’s five-year tax raid after Covid crisis Fears of ‘mask apartheid’ as schools threaten to segregate pupils.
China’s legislature begins its annual meeting this week with economic growth, climate, and a crackdown on political opponents in Hong Kong expected to be on the agenda. The gathering of the National People’s Congress and its advisory body, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, brings handpicked delegates from across the […]
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Engineering has been an important profession, helping to tackle major issues such as poverty reduction, climate resilience, public health, and sustainable development. “The foremost problem facing the world today is sustaining human development and preserving the planet. Whenever there is a problem, there is a need for […]
North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium to make more nuclear weapons at its main atomic complex, recent satellite photos indicated, weeks after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to expand his nuclear arsenal. The 38 North website, which specializes in North Korea studies, cited the imagery as indicating that […]
As part of its clean-energy agenda, the Biden administration is reviving an Energy Department program that disbursed billions of dollars in loan guarantees to companies such as electric car maker Tesla and the failed solar company Solyndra, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm says. The program boosted Tesla’s efforts to become a […]
Kirsten Gillibrand was the first Democratic senator to call for her colleague Al Franken’s resignation in 2017 as he faced allegations of sexual misconduct, building a profile as a leading advocate for women that became the centerpiece of her 2020 presidential bid. In a series of statements, Gillibrand has said […]
The San Diego Zoo has vaccinated nine great apes for the coronavirus after a troop of gorillas in its Safari Park became infected. The vaccinations followed a January outbreak of COVID-19 at the zoo’s Safari Park.
Smartphones have made us more selfish, Europe’s chief rabbi has suggested, but coronavirus has forced us to care more about others. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, Chief Rabbi of Moscow and President of the Conference of European Rabbis, made the comments as the world’s Jewish community celebrate Rosh Hashanah this weekend. Speaking […]
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Saturday posted a photo to his Instagram account in which he is walking down a flight of stairs as part of his recovery after he was poisoned last month. In the photo’s caption, Navalny, one of Russia’s most prominent Kremlin critics, wrote that he […]