US top infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci says the surge in delta variant cases is predominantly among those refusing to get vaccinated.
Opposition leader Noel Vidaurre was put under house arrest for "undermining the sovereignty" of the country, in the latest of a series of arrests condemned by the US and European Union.
Although hot weather with afternoon winds posed a continued threat of spreading some blazes, weekend forecasts also called for a chance of scattered thunderstorms in California, Utah, Nevada, Arizona and other states.
Tens of thousands of people gathered for the fourth weekend of protests against President Jair Bolsonaro, who is being investigated for allegedly turning a blind eye to a scheme to embezzle government funds in the purchase of vaccines.
The social media platforms had given assurance of crackdown against vaccine misinformation but fake content continues to go around.
The money will be split among at least 20 former employees of B&B Hospitality and their Manhattan restaurants Babbo, Lupa and the now-closed Del Posto.
The Caribbean nation plunged into instability as tensions spiked after Jovenel Moise was shot dead in his home in Port-au-Prince in the early hours of July 7.
Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso declares a state of emergency in the country's prison system after deadly violence killed at least 22 inmates in jails in southern Guayas province and Cotopaxi province, south of capital Quito.
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control listed Alvaro Lopez Miera, a Cuban military and political leader, and the Interior Ministry Special Brigade, as among those who will face the latest sanctions.
Unilever CEO Alan Jope gave no indication that Unilever would force Ben & Jerry’s to roll back its controversial decision to stop serving Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem.
Witnesses say at least one person is shot during violence near the hometown of assassinated president Jovenel Moise ahead of his funeral on Friday.
The proposed settlement is the largest unveiled in courts to hold the industry accountable for the opioids crisis, which has caused more than 500,000 deaths in the US during the past two decades.
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