CONFLICTING VISIONS EMERGE FOR SOUTH AFRICA'S POST-VIRUS REVIVAL

South Africa is awash with plans on what's needed for an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic and power shortages. What's missing...

HIGH-STAKES VOTE IN POLAND TESTS POPULIST RULE

Poland votes in a high-stakes presidential election as the coronavirus pandemic tests the populists' grip on power and threatens one...

 
 
 

THAI VACCINE TRIALS; U.K. TO TIGHTEN MASK RULES: VIRUS UPDATE

Thailand plans to start human trials for a locally developed, potential Covid-19 vaccine as early as September, making it among the...

TEHRAN POLICE SAY BLAST AT CLINIC DUE TO NEGLIGENCE

A deadly explosion in a Tehran clinic last month was caused by staff negligence, Tehran's deputy police chief said, ruling out sabotage.

 
 
 

IRAN SAYS FORGETFUL OPERATOR WAS TRIGGER FOR UKRAINE JET CRASH

An Iranian air defense unit that “forgot” to adjust its radar system triggered a chain of communication and human errors that led to...

TRUMP WEARS FACE MASK DURING VISIT TO WALTER REED HOSPITAL

President Donald Trump wore a face mask during a visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, a rare instance of doing...

 
 
 

HONG KONG OPPOSITION PRIMARIES DRAW MORE VOTERS THAN EXPECTED

Almost 230,000 people voted on Saturday in primaries held by Hong Kong's pro-democracy opposition parties, exceeding expectations for...

U.K. GOVERNMENT SET TO TIGHTEN RULES ON WEARING FACEMASKS

Boris Johnson is set to tell Parliament next week it will be compulsory for Britons to wear face coverings in shops, according to news...

 
 
 

UN APPROVES LIMITED AID TO SYRIA'S NORTHWEST AFTER VETOES

The United Nations Security Council approved a resolution authorizing the renewal of one checkpoint for aid delivery to Syria after...

FACEBOOK MULLS A POLITICAL AD BAN FOR ELECTION, PLEASING NO ONE

Civil rights groups were swift in their criticism of a plan being weighed by Facebook Inc. to halt political advertising before the...

 
 
 

PANDEMIC, PROTESTS BEGIN TO RESHAPE WORLD ORDER: WEEKEND READS

The U.S. and parts of the rest of the world remain solidly in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic, but already questions are emerging...

ERITREA SAYS PRIZE-WINNING ETHIOPIAN PEACE-PACT IS FALLING SHORT

 
 
 

ROGER STONE'S ONGOING APPEAL STILL PITS HIM AGAINST JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

Roger Stone's commutation by President Donald Trump spares the Republican operative from spending more than three years at a federal...

 
 
 

ZIMBABWE'S RULING PARTY APPEARS TO BACK EXPULSION OF OLD MUTUAL

WHY PRESIDENTIAL PARDONS ARE NORMAL, TRUMP'S LESS SO

The U.S. president has vast constitutional power to grant clemency in the form of pardons to people facing possible prison terms or...

 
 
 

ROMNEY LIGHTS UP TWITTER BY CONDEMNING TRUMP'S MOVE ON STONE

Mitt Romney became the first and so far only major Republican elected official to condemn President Donald Trump‘s decision to commute...

POLICE EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT AT HOME OF GUN-TOTING COUPLE

St. Louis - Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during...

 
 
 

FLORIDA CORRECTS DAY'S VIRUS DEATHS TO 95 FROM 188 EARLIER

MALI PRESIDENT URGES CALM AFTER VIOLENT PROTESTS ROCK CAPITAL

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita sought to ease tensions Friday after violent protests calling for him to resign left several...

 
 
 



President Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

President Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

“When you're in a hospital, especially... I think it's expected to wear a mask,” President Donald Trump said. Read more ...

LeBron won't wear social justice message on Lakers jersey

LeBron won't wear social justice message on Lakers jersey

“I commend anyone that decides to put something on the back of their jersey," LeBron James said. "It's just something that didn't seriously resonate with my mission, with my goal." Read more ...

Kamaru Usman beats Jorge Masvidal to retain welterweight title at UFC 251

Kamaru Usman beats Jorge Masvidal to retain welterweight title at UFC 251

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Kamaru Usman retained his welterweight title with a smothering victory over short-notice challenger Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on Sunday... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Kamaru Usman's 'boring as ' title defense over Jorge...

Twitter reacts to Kamaru Usman's 'boring as ' title defense over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

Kamaru Usman 's second successful title defense was a big one as he beat his nemesis Jorge Masvidal on Saturday in the UFC 251 headliner. Usman kept his perfect undefeated... Read more ...

Somebody paid a record $114,000 for a rare Super Mario Bros. video game

Somebody paid a record $114,000 for a rare Super Mario Bros. video game

An anonymous buyer bid a record $114,000 for a rare, unopened copy of the classic video game Super Mario Bros. Read more ...

Police execute search warrant at home of Missouri couple who pointed guns at...

Police execute search warrant at home of Missouri couple who pointed guns at protesters

A search warrant was served Friday evening and the gun Mark McCloskey was holding in the now-viral video was seized. Read more ...

Supreme Court vacates 4 more sentences after Oklahoma ruling

Supreme Court vacates 4 more sentences after Oklahoma ruling

Justices concluded that Congress had never officially terminated the reservations' autonomy before combining what had been the Indian and Oklahoma territories into the state of... Read more ...

UFC 251: Petr Yan stops Jose Aldo with ground-and-pound barrage, grabs...

UFC 251: Petr Yan stops Jose Aldo with ground-and-pound barrage, grabs bantamweight belt

Yan unleashed a barrage of strikes on the canvas, with Aldo not responding. The referee Read more ...

UFC 251 bonuses: Rose Namajunas-Jessica Andrade war nets 'Fight of the...

UFC 251 bonuses: Rose Namajunas-Jessica Andrade war nets 'Fight of the Night' honors

UFC 251 was an eventful evening, and it ended, per usual, with four fighters taking home bonus money. Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade met up on the evening's main card in a... Read more ...

Walt Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

Walt Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

“The Most Magical Place on Earth” has reopened after nearly four months. Read more ...