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Persian Gulf Tensions

U.S. navy explosive experts believe a "drone strike" targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday.

Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:20 am
Virus Outbreak Florida

Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state's highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to data released Saturday, as its theme park resorts again started asking visitors to wear masks indoors.

Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:54 pm

Fires continued in southern coastal provinces of Adana, Osmaniye, Antalya, Mersin and the western coastal province of Mugla, a popular resort region for Turks and foreign tourists, where some hotels have been evacuated this week.

Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:00 pm
People line up at Dakar's Leopold Sedar Senghor stadium, so they can be vaccinated

A resurgence of coronavirus cases in West Africa is hitting the region hard, inundating cemeteries where funeral numbers are rising and hospitals where beds are becoming scarce.

Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:11 pm
France Virus Outbreak Protests

Thousands of people protested France's special virus pass by marching through Paris and other cities on Saturday. Most demonstrations were peaceful, but some protesters in Paris clashed with riot police, who fired tear gas.

Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:53 pm
Nurse prepares Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 dose

The war against COVID-19 has changed because of the highly contagious delta variant, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said, proposing a clearer message, mandatory vaccines for health workers and a return to universal masking.

Posted: July 30, 2021, 10:46 pm

The Broadway League has announced that audience members must wear face coverings and show proof they're fully vaccinated when they enter theatres. Cast and crew members are also required to be fully vaccinated.

Posted: July 30, 2021, 10:29 pm
Artists painting murals of slain Haitian president Jovenel Moïse

Haitian police said Friday that a fourth officer has been arrested in the killing of President Jovenel Moïse on July 7.

Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:29 pm
Harrowing brush with wildfires in Turkey

Murat Aktan and his friends were delivering meals to firefighters trying to contain the wildfires in the town of Manavgat, Turkey, on Thursday evening when they encountered a wall of flame that threatened to envelop their car before they retreated to safety.

Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:21 pm
People living on the street sit near a bonfire to keep warm in Sao Paulo, Brazil

A fierce cold snap is bearing down on homeless people in Brazil, and authorities, activists and religious leaders are doing what they can to limit suffering on the streets.

Posted: July 30, 2021, 6:38 pm