Protests in Sudan won't fade away and the country's leader is fast running out of options.
The infant mortality rate is almost twice as high for African-American babies as for their white counterparts, says the US government.
De Blasio, now in his second term as mayor of the country’s most populous city, has long supported universal healthcare coverage.
The latest forecast by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office makes it more difficult for the already fraught Republican-drafted healthcare bill to win support for speedy passage.
The former US president urged members of Congress "to speak the truth" on healthcare reform in a rare speech since ending his term in office.
The US House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, handing President Donald Trump a partial victory as the healthcare legislation now heads to the Senate.
US Congress is scheduled to vote on a newly revised healthcare legislation on Thursday.
Republicans have long sought to dismantle Obamacare, insisting it is unworkable and expensive. President Trump has promised to "repeal and replace" the Act, but no one knows what to expect under a new plan.
The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, who opposes regulation of the medical system, published an open letter Thursday expressing support for Trump's efforts to stop travel from seven Muslim countries, keeping refugees out of the US.
One of the biggest objectives of the new Republican administration is to repeal the outgoing president's signature healthcare programme.
More than 500 children whose parents are seeking asylum in the country are waiting to see whether they will be able to continue their lives as equal members of Japanese society.
The call comes days before Human Rights Council elections in which Russia, Hungary and Croatia will be running for two seats representing Eastern Europe.
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