The U.S. Department of Education approved Georgia’s plans to use $1.4 billion in federal coronavirus relief money. Federal officials already distributed two-thirds of the $4.2 billion that Georgia schools received under the American Rescue Plan, the relief bill backed by President Joe Biden.
Risk of reinfection with Delta may be 46% greater than with the Alpha variant, national testing data finds
These brands have been losing favor with customers for years, a trend which is now more obvious thanks to mass closures and plummeting sales.
Television presenter causes heated debate after using disputed name during opening ceremony broadcast, prompting happiness from President Tsai Ing-wen and outrage from Chinese state media.
Iraq Arrests 'Terror Cell' Over Lethal Baghdad Market Bombing Iraq Market Bombing: Iraqis gentle candles at web site of bombing on the Baghdad market. Baghdad, Iraq: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi introduced Saturday the arrest of a “terror cell” behind a Baghdad market bombing that killed dozens and was claimed by the Islamic State group.
The far-right Alternative for Germany party failed in an attempt Friday to unseat the left-wing governor of an eastern German state, a long-shot bid that opponents denounced as political theater.
Thousands of Hungarians joined the annual Budapest Pride march on Saturday to support LGBTQ people and protest against a law that limits teaching about homosexuality and transgender issues in schools.
One person was shot dead in Iran during the eighth consecutive night of protests over severe water shortages, bringing the death toll in the unrest to at least five.
MPs vote unanimously for abolition, making it the 23rd African state to end capital punishment
Colombia on Friday gave the green light for exports of dried cannabis for medical and other industries, as the Andean country took another step to develop its marijuana industry, where progress has been slow despite high potential.
For first time, moment of silence held at start of Games for 11 Israeli athletes slain by Palestinian terrorists; victims' widows: 'This is the moment we've waited for'
The alleged assault happened after the couple had an argument about a swingers event they had attended earlier that night.
Tax authorities in India raided several offices of one of the world's biggest-selling newspapers on Thursday, a move journalists and leading opposition politicians described as an attack on press freedom.
Previous estimates indicated the Pfizer shot was only moderately less protective against Delta, though all studies indicate a high level of protection against hospitalization and severe illness.
Greek capital is first in Europe to create role, which will involve finding new ways to cool the city
The first gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has finally been awarded. Chinese sport shooter Yang Qian won the gold medal in the women’s 10m air rifle final. Qian had 251.8 points, narrowly edging silver medalist Anastasiia Galashina of the Russian Olympic Committee (251.1 points). Switzerland’s Nina Christen won the bronze medal with 230.6 points. American Mary Tucker finished…
California official says ‘Water stealing has never been more severe’ as water taken from hydrants, homes, rivers and wells
After refusing to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, Rick Dennison is out as a Vikings assistant coach, sources told ESPN. Patriots assistant Cole Popovich also won't be with his team in 2021 in a decision related to the vaccine, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Plague is caused by bacteria and usually is transmitted by bites from infected fleas. Prairie dogs, squirrels, chipmunks and other rodents many carry the fleas and become infected themselves, so ev…
Celebrity chef Mario Batali and his business partner have agreed to pay $600,000 to at least 20 former employees after an investigation found their Manhattan restaurants were rife with sexual harassment, the New York attorney general announced on Friday.