India

More than a dozen killed in southern India plane crash

Officials say 16 people killed and dozens wounded as Air India Express flight skids off runway in city of Calicut.

Beirut explosion multiplies Lebanon’s crises

Beirut's governor estimates about 300,000 people have been displaced as Lebanon braces for devastating economic effects.

USPS chief warns of 'dire' finances as Democrats call for probe

USPS chief warns of 'dire' finances as Democrats call for probe

Democrats in Congress ask post office inspector general to probe changes they say could threaten 2020 ballot deliveries.

US sanctions Hong Kong's Carrie Lam over protest crackdown

US sanctions Hong Kong's Carrie Lam over protest crackdown

Lam and 10 other individuals were blacklisted under an executive order issued by President Trump last month.

US: Why were Black-owned businesses the hardest hit by pandemic?

US: Why were Black-owned businesses the hardest hit by pandemic?

Researchers at the New York Fed identify three key drivers for racial disparities in COVID-19 business closures.

WeChat, TikTok ban could have widest impact of Trump China salvos

WeChat, TikTok ban could have widest impact of Trump China salvos

With more than one billion users, WeChat is so heavily relied on that many users never exchange phone numbers or emails.