United States

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward

Florida surpassed 300,000 total positive cases and 4,521 according to the latest tally.

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward

Iran

Tanker sought by US over Iran sanctions was 'hijacked'

Satellite photos showed Dominica-flagged vessel in Iranian waters on Tuesday.

Tanker sought by US over Iran sanctions was 'hijacked'

Iran

Seven ships damaged after fire breaks out at Iran's Bushehr port

No casualties reported in what appears to be the latest in a series of fires and explosions in Iran.

Seven ships damaged after fire breaks out at Iran's Bushehr port

Qatar 2022

Qatar releases match schedule for 2022 FIFA World Cup

It has been designed to reduce the effect on the European football season, and organisers hope the tournament will act as a global celebration of overcoming the coronavirus pandemic.

Donald Trump

Trump lawyers plan further attempts to block tax records release

New poll suggests many in US are concerned about Trump's finances and potential conflicts with his business.

Trump lawyers plan further attempts to block tax records release

Coronavirus pandemic

Which US states require face masks in public?

Some states have mandated mask-wearing in public, while others have left it to counties and cities to issue rules.

Which US states require face masks in public?

Asia

Iran denies 'dropping' India from key railway project

The Chabahar-Zahedan rail line will eventually stretch to Zaranj in Afghanistan, enabling hassle-free trade.

Iran denies 'dropping' India from key railway project

Europe

Ireland's baby mass grave scandal remains a mystery

The mass grave discovered at the mother and baby home in Taum may just be one of many such scandals.

United States

George Floyd death: Body cam footage could reveal more

A judge ruled the public may view the police footage by appointment, a move critics say is equal to keeping it sealed.

George Floyd death: Body cam footage could reveal more

United States

LA teachers demand better technology ahead of remote school year

Teachers are demanding better connectivity, equipment and tech support, especially for lower-income students.

LA teachers demand better technology ahead of remote school year

US & Canada

Trump makes u-turn on international students with online courses

In the face of widespread opposition, Trump administration backs down on plans to withdraw the visas of international students whose studies were moved entirely online.

Yemen

Air strikes kill civilians in Yemen's al-Jawf province

Air raids by Saudi-led coalition hit residential homes in northern al-Hazm district, killing women and children.

Air strikes kill civilians in Yemen's al-Jawf province