With the highly infectious delta coronavirus variant spreading at an alarming rate, the World Health Organization in late June 2021 urged people to again wear masks indoors - even those who are fully vaccinated.
The news over the past months has been saturated with stories about another "surge" of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border of the U.S.
Human activities, such as burning fossil fuels for transportation and electricity, have worsened the intensity of extreme rainfall and snowfall over land in recent decades, not just in a few areas but on a global scale, new research shows.
Haitian President Jovenel Moise was assassinated in the early morning hours of July 7, 2021, in a brazen attack on his private home outside Port-au-Prince.
The proposed global minimum corporate tax has support from 130 countries, but now several prominent nations have refused to back the plan.
The United States and Mexico are tussling over their dwindling shared water supplies after years of unprecedented heat and insufficient rainfall.
Who is Ebrahim Raisi, and how will his presidency alter Iran's domestic and foreign policies?
President Joe Biden reaffirmed the strong U.S. commitment to NATO at the 2021 NATO Summit in Brussels but departed from the previous administration's aggressive push for member nations to contribute more financially.
How can a single company bring down a noticeable proportion of the internet?
The U.S. Department of Justice has recovered the majority of the ransom paid to the hackers who caused a major shutdown of a Georgia-based gas pipeline.