Nikki Haley to continue Presidential bid
Republican candidate Nikki Haley said "we don't anoint kings in this country" and that she did not fear Donald Trump's retribution, as she vowed to press ahead with her long-shot presidential bid ahead of Saturday's nominating contest in...
U.S. to impose sanctions on Russia over Navalny's death
The U.S. is set to announce a major package of sanctions against Russia on Friday. Officials said the package was intended to "hold Russia accountable" over the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and the two-year Ukraine war.
Japan bets $67B on chip development program
Japan has embarked on its most ambitious chip development program to date. It faces a need to fall in line with US chip restrictions and wants to leverage that as an opportunity to learn from past mistakes and rebuild its presence in an ...
U.S. vetoes ceasefire resolution in Gaza for the fourth time
The U.S. has blocked Security Council action on an immediate ceasefire resolution for the fourth time, despite strong support from the other 13 delegations on the Security Council.
Cuban boxers credit humble training for their success
Cuba's national boxing school in the small town of Wajay has been punching above its weight. Since 1972, Cuban fighters have taken more than 40 Olympic gold medals.
Escalating conflict in Congo as M23 rebels advance on Goma
The conflict, which began in the 1990s, has escalated in recent weeks as M23 rebels closed in on the provincial capital of Goma, killing dozens. Congo's minerals, particularly coltan, have made the region a lucrative target for armed gro...
'Death ship' carrying cattle causes stench in Cape Town
A "death ship" carrying thousands of cattle whose foul smell caused a stink in top tourist city Cape Town is expected to continue its voyage to Iraq later port officials said.
Farmers block Ukrainian border in protest
Polish farmers have blocked multiple border crossings demanding talks over low grain prices and claims of unfair competition from neighbouring Ukraine. It's one of around 180 protests across the country that is crippling transport routes.
Biden mulls more sanctions against Russia
President Joe Biden said he's considering more sanctions against Russia after the death of prominent opposition figure, Alexei Navalny, drew ire from the international community.
Lawmakers introduce bill to end ticket price gauging
Maryland lawmakers are introducing a bill that clamps down how much second-party ticket resellers can increase the price of the tickets they sell. This comes after years of pushback against Ticketmaster for inflating prices to popular ev...
American Airlines raises baggage fees
American Airlines has announced an increase in prices related to checked luggage. The first checked bag is now $40, or $35 if you pay before you get to the airport, while the second bag will cost you $45.
Early primary voting has begun in Texas
Early voting is now underway in the 2024 Texas primary election. One of the most-watched races of the primary season, Texas voters share matters most to them.
White Sox owner proposes new $1 billion stadium
A new stadium for the Chicago White Sox may be one step closer to reality. The team's owner is meeting with key Illinois legislators in hopes of securing state funding for a move to the South Loop, but locals are increasingly angry about...
F.D.A. approves new drug for food allergies
The FDA approved a new drug for treating food allergies, but it comes with a hefty price tag. The new drug, Xolair, carries the potential to help Americans with extreme allergies live a better life.
Arizona educators call on lawmakers to increase pay
Arizona educators and staff are calling on lawmakers to pass a bi-partisan compromise to raise their pay. The Arizona Education Association was joined by school teachers and staff on Monday to express support for renewing Prop 123, which...
Israeli protesters block humanitarian aid to Gaza
Israel has opened alternative border crossings into Gaza for humanitarian aid trucks, but a group of protesters are attempting to stop trucks at inspection sites. Many Israelis fear that aid, particularly fuel, is helping Hamas rather th...
Military leaders dissolve government in Guinea
The military leadership in Guinea has dissolved the government, but hasn't explained why. Government ministers have been ordered to surrender their passports and have had their bank accounts frozen. The armed forces deposed president Alp...
U.S. vetoes Gaza ceasefire resolution at the U.N.
The United States vetoed a draft United Nations Security Council resolution on the Israel-Hamas war, blocking a demand for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire as it instead pushes the 15-member body to call for a temporary ceasefire link...
South Korea trainee doctors walk out in protest against reforms
Thousands of trainee doctors in South Korea have started an indefinite strike. Their walkout is over the government’s plan to end what it says is a doctor shortage. But the medical profession is denying there’s a shortage – and opposes t...
Egyptian officials back on trial in Italy over death of academic
The trial has resumed in Italy of four Egyptian security agents for the kidnapping and murder of an Italian doctoral student in Cairo. Prosecutors in Rome have been unable to track down the accused so they're being tried in their absence...
Assange's last-ditch effort to avoid U.S. extradition
A two-day hearing began Tuesday that could be WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's last chance to stop his extradition from Britain to the United States, with his lawyer saying his case was politically motivated and a concern to journalist...
Russia calls defected pilot killed in Spain 'moral corpse'
Russia's foreign intelligence chief described a Russian pilot who defected to Ukraine and was found shot dead in Spain as a "moral corpse" for betraying his country, in Moscow's first comment on the case since news of the killing emerged.
Colombia recognizes women’s full-time care work
In Bogotá, an estimated 1.2 million women do full-time work as caregivers. The Colombian capital wants to empower these women and fight the country’s gender inequality by giving them more time and space for themselves.
Polish farmers anger Ukraine with border blockade
Polish farmers have stepped up protests on the border with Ukraine in what they say is a bid to save their livelihoods. Protesters poured Ukrainian grain at the border and enforced a near-total blockade of the crossing, disrupting traffi...
China’s C919 jetliner showcased at Singapore Airshow
Asia’s biggest air show in Singapore is showcasing the first "made in China" passenger jet. Airline industry experts say it’s a new challenger for Airbus and Boeing. But the airliner has a long way to go before making a big impression wi...
U.A.E. poised to exit watchdog's dirty money list
The United Arab Emirates is poised to exit a global watchdog's "gray list" as soon as this week, following a push to clamp down on illicit financial flows in and out of the oil-rich Gulf state.
Capital One to buy Discover in $35 billion deal
Capital One Financial Corp. agreed to purchase Discover Financial Services in a $35 billion all-stock deal that is expected to complete in late 2024 or early 2025.
Walmart tops 4Q estimates, forecasts slower growth
Walmart Inc. topped fourth-quarter earnings estimates as the retailer says shoppers remain "choiceful."
Clearing up misinformation on Chiefs parade shooting
There has been a lot of information circulating online since the shooting at the Chiefs Super Bowl victory rally. The reason why certain details surrounding the shooting remain unknown to the media and public is because the suspects are ...
South Africa asks I.C.J. to find Israeli occupation illegal
On the second day of hearings at the International Court of Justice, also known as the World Court, South Africa asked for a non-binding legal opinion that the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories is illegal.
Israeli protesters block aid convoys bound for Gaza
Even as the threat of famine stalks the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, Israeli protesters have gathered repeatedly to stop desperately needed aid from getting into the Palestinian territory.
Italy prosecutes Egypt officials for 2016 death of student
Four high-level Egyptian security officials went on trial in absentia before a Rome court, accused in the 2016 abduction, torture and slaying of Italian doctoral student Giulio Regeni in Cairo.
South Korean trainee doctors stage walkout
South Korean hospitals have turned away some patients and delayed surgeries as hundreds of trainee doctors stopped working in a protest against medical training reforms. Almost 6,500 doctors submitted their resignations with 1,600 walkin...
U.K. court to hear final Assange appeal against extradition
The High Court in London will begin hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's final U.K. appeal against extradition to the United States to face trial over publishing secret military and diplomatic files.
Sudanese fleeing war arrive in South Sudan, desperate for food
Over 500,000 Sudanese refugees have fled to Renk, South Sudan due to fighting, with women and children being the most vulnerable. The World Food Program reports that many are already malnourished and facing food shortages.
Big orders soar at Singapore air show
Singapore has kicked off Asia's biggest aviation gathering with orders for China's COMAC and Boeing planes as the industry grapples with a rebound in post-health crisis travel demand in the face of severe supply constraints.
Indonesian village adapts to life on sinking land
Much of Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, is expected to be submerged by 2050, but villagers along the coast of Java are at the forefront of this emergency. Around 400 residents in Timbulsloko, Central Java, adapt to life on sinking land.
Signs show emerging fentanyl crisis in Mexico
Outreach workers in Mexico are urging authorities to face up to what they see as a growing fentanyl crisis, as Reuters research finds the opioid is tightening its grip on the country that has been a major trafficking hub for the highly p...
Telehealth helping get Aussie men back to the doctor
According to a new survey, 77% of Australian men have brushed off a health concern rather than talking about it. Telehealth operators, though, say they’re helping break that healthcare hesitancy with providers like Mosh reporting a rise ...