The United States, where the virus has killed about 205,000 people, accounts for 1 out of 5 deaths worldwide, far more than any other country despite its wealth and medical resources.
Learning and understanding how politics and voting work in other countries can help you learn about other issues they're facing, and motivate you to make a change.
For many 12th graders, the closure of Nigeria’s public schools to combat the spread of COVID-19 presents a particular problem: How to prepare for crucial, final exams?
The "socially distanced" truck pull will now be at the Heartland Church on Oct. 24. Organizers say the event will be similar to the past, but will also have a few major changes.
“This is more made up Fake News given by disgusting & jealous failures in a disgraceful attempt to influence the 2020 Election!” Trump tweeted late Thursday.
The future of facial recognition technology may depend on one very specific part of the face: the area around the eyes.
China said on Monday it has imposed sanctions on 11 Americans, including four US officials, for "behaving badly on Hong Kong-related issues."
The order does not state that a certain amount of money from the sale needs to be sent to the US Treasury Department, which the President has been insisting on for several days.
An upsurge of coronavirus cases in Japan meant a much smaller than normal turnout, but the bombing survivors’ message was more urgent than ever.
Trump's nominee, Jennifer Yue Barber, of Louisville, Kentucky, will serve with the rank of Ambassador, as well as an Alternative Representative of the U.S. to the Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
The compound itself typically doesn’t detonate on its own and requires another ignition source. That likely came from a fire that engulfed what initially appeared to be fireworks that were stored at the port.
U.S. officials say Russian intelligence officers are spreading disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic through English-language websites, trying to exploit a crisis that America is struggling to contain before the presidential election in November.
In Kentucky, the state agriculture department was notified that several residents received unsolicited seed packets sent by mail that appeared to have originated in China.
Global markets have regained most of this year’s losses but forecasters warn the rebound might have been too big and too early as virus case numbers rise in the United States and some other economies.
A former Nazi concentration camp guard was convicted of thousands of counts of being an accessory to murder and given a two-year suspended prison sentence Thursday, a court announced.
In an interview with Japanese broadcaster NHK, Yoshiro Mori said he was hopeful the situation would improve and suggested a vaccine was the key.
Delta Air Lines will now require medical screenings for passengers who can't wear face masks due to health reasons — and asks that they reconsider flying altogether as the coronavirus pandemic rages.
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement begins a new chapter for trade between the three countries. The agreement is a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement giving stable access to the Canadian and Mexican markets, providing increased growth in the U.S. economy.
A vote on amendments to Russia’s constitution that could allow President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036 entered its final day Wednesday amid widespread reports of pressure on voters and other irregularities.
Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor reportedly said Monday.
The intelligence assessments came amid Trump’s push to withdraw the U.S. from Afghanistan and suggested Russia was making overtures to militants as the U.S. and the Taliban held talks to end the long-running war.
The 250,000 treatment courses that the company had donated to the U.S. and other countries will run out in about a week, and the prices will apply to the drug after that.
Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving sibling of President John F. Kennedy and a former ambassador to Ireland, died Wednesday, her daughter confirmed to The New York Times. She was 92.
The drug, called dexamethasone, reduced deaths by 35% in patients who needed treatment with breathing machines and by 20% in those only needing supplemental oxygen, researchers in England said. It did not appear to help less ill patients.
American airlines have been cleared to resume a limited schedule of flights to China after an agreement between the two countries to defuse what was shaping up to be a tense travel standoff.
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety says three arrests have been made for an early Sunday morning shooting which left seven people injured and two dead.
The Dow and the US stock market rallied back Friday after the sharpest selloff in three months. The Dow was up 3.1%, or 775 points. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite both rose 2.5%.
Wall Street hit the brakes Tuesday, a day after its remarkable, weeks long rally brought the S&P 500 back to positive for the year and the Nasdaq to a record high.
"The Crystal" is dubbed a horizontal skyscraper and stretches nearly 383 yards across four skyscrapers. Aerial walkways also connect it to two more skyscrapers.
Protests were largely peaceful and the nation’s streets were calmer than they have been in days since the killing of George Floyd set off sometimes violent demonstrations against police brutality and injustice against African Americans.
The Kentucky State Police Driver Testing Branch announced today that it will resume permit testing in select counties where the required CDC and Healthy at Work guidelines can be followed.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he doesn’t believe the federal government can send military troops into his state. He accused the president of creating an “incendiary moment” by threatening to do just that to stop the violence that has arisen as demonstrators have taken to the streets after George Floyd's murder.
From Sydney to Paris, world outrage at George Floyd’s death in the U.S. was growing Tuesday as the European Union’s top diplomat said the bloc was “shocked and appalled” by it and thousands marched in Australia’s largest city.
French lawmakers were set to vote Wednesday on whether to endorse a contact-tracing app designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus amid sharp debate over privacy concerns.
China's top military commander in Hong Kong has emphasized the role of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in upholding "national sovereignty" in the city a day ahead of expected anti-government protests.
A jetliner carrying 98 people crashed Friday in a crowded neighborhood near the airport in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi after an apparent engine failure during landing. Officials said there were two survivors from the plane but they also found at least 57 bodies in the wreckage.
More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a video teleconference meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, May 22. The Commission says they will not be holding an in-person meeting because of the executive order from Gov. Beshear.
Thousands of people have been left homeless in the wake of Cyclone Amphan, which slammed into India's eastern coast on Wednesday afternoon.
The CDC reported a "notable decrease" in the number of vaccines ordered through a federal program that immunizes half of all kids in the U.S. Unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children will be at risk of other infectious diseases besides coronavirus, the CDC cautioned at the time.