Covid-19 has infected more than 265M people and killed over 5.2M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
US Senate passes a stopgap spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through February 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates.
Children were 50% more likely to be diagnosed with autism by age 4 in 2018 than in 2014, data released by the US government shows.
Officials find 667 animals abandoned in a confined area and many more carcasses on a dairy farm in the town of Brotas, some 250 km from the capital of Sao Paulo.
President Biden's administration will restart a controversial Trump-era border programme that forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for US immigration hearings, in keeping with a federal court order.
President Joe Biden urges Americans to get behind his plan to tackle the new omicron variant through wider availability of vaccines and shots, but without new major restrictions on daily life.
New York police said there was no threat to the general public.
Washington has announced it is ready to respond with hard-hitting sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine.
President Biden's strategy, outlined in a 98-page document, seeks to address social issues in the country that contribute to HIV risk and health outcomes.
US contributed around 42 million metric tonnes in plastic waste in 2016 –– more than twice as much as China and more than EU countries combined, a new report shows.
Dubbed "Planting Opportunities," the project brings together development agencies from both sides and targets the so-called Northern Triangle countries consisting of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.
Fifteen-year-old Ethan Crumbley, who was charged with murder and terrorism for a shooting that left four of his classmates dead, recorded a video night before the violence, officials say.
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