WASHINGTON, Children aged 5-11 years old will soon be able get a COVID-19 vaccine at their local pediatrician, pharmacy, and possibly even their school. The White House announced Wednesday that it has detailed plans for the authorization of the Pfizer shot to younger children. It is expected to happen in the next few weeks.
BERLIN -- After a decade as head of Germany's central banking, the chief announced Wednesday that he would be retiring. This will remove a key hawkish voice in the European Central Bank's governance council.
BRUSSELS, -- Wednesday's top European Union official exhorted 27 member countries to get off natural gas. This was to accelerate the transition to cleaner energy and make the bloc a stronger player in the global marketplace.
LONDON -- To prevent global warming reaching dangerous levels, the world must reduce its coal, oil, and gas production by more than half in the next decade, according to Wednesday's U.N.-backed report.
After a weekend extradition, a Miami federal court judge ruled that a businessman accused of being a major conduit for Nicolas Maduro's corruption appeared Monday for the first time. This follows tensions between Venezuela's socialist government and the U.S.
Investigators believe that a cargo ship of 1,200 feet (366 meters) carrying an anchor in rough seas captured an underwater oil pipe and pulled it across to the seafloor. This happened months before a spillage from the line contaminated the coastline of Southern California with crude.
ROME, Tens of thousands of unionists and other Italians rallied in Rome Saturday to protest rising fascism. This was a week after right-wing extremists stormed into the headquarters Italy's largest labor confederation, while protesting the COVID-19 certification requirement at workplaces.
DES MOINES (Iowa) -- Rusty Kemp, like many ranchers throughout the country, complained for years about the rock-bottom prices he received for his cattle in central Nebraska. Even though the price of beef in grocery stores was increasing, it was still a bargain.
Republican Governor. Republican Gov. Mike Parson condemned Thursday's Missouri newspaper for reporting on a flaw within a state database that allowed the public to access thousands of teachers' Social Security numbers. The paper waited until the state had fixed the problem before it reported about the flaw.
MOSCOW , Russia is willing to supply up to 300,000,000 doses of its Sputnik V vaccination to the U.N.-backed COVAX initiative. This was according to a Russian top official who promotes the shot. However, the World Health Organization has not yet approved it, and customers worldwide are concerned about production issues.
WASHINGTON (AP), -- President Joe Biden attempted to reassure Americans Wednesday by announcing a deal at the Port of Los Angeles to expand operations. This announcement came as American prices continue to rise and container ships are unable to dock in a jam that threatens the U.S. economy.
The United States has seen a significant drop in hunger and food insecurity over the past six month, but it remains well above the pre-pandemic levels. Experts in hunger issues warn that millions of families are still facing a very difficult situation.
The International Monetary Fund has slightly lowered its outlook on the global recovery from the pandemic recession. This is due to the persistent supply chain disruptions in industrialized nations and the deadly disparities between the vaccination rates of rich and poor countries.
Ozy Media's CEO said Monday that it was premature to close down the company. He stated that he wanted to continue operating, despite scandal-ridden weeks that exposed Ozy as a media outlet that had little audience.
With increasingly strong talk in support of Taiwan, a new deal to supply Australia with nuclear submarines, and the launch of a European strategy for greater engagement in the Indo-Pacific, the U.S. and its allies are becoming more assertive in their approach toward a rising China.
Qatar played a significant role in the U.S. effort to evacuate tens and thousands of Afghan civilians. Because of its close ties to both Washington and Taliban in Kabul, the tiny Gulf Arab country is being asked for help in shaping Afghanistan's future.
Tonight, the electricity went out in Jawaher Nassir and Zaki's neighborhood. The only way to survive is from the rubble of their sitting room, which was blasted by Israeli missiles. Twilight and a neighbour's fire provide light.
Saudi Arabia's oil-producing firm, Aramco, reported Sunday that it had a net income of approximately $47 billion for its first half of the year. This is double the amount it earned during the same period last years, when the coronavirus crippled travel and lowered global oil demand.
Israel launched rare airstrikes against its northern neighbor on Thursday, according to officials from the army and Lebanese officials. This was in response to the rocket attacks that had been fired by Lebanon the day before.
Army Col. Scott Desormeaux is far from his Louisiana health-care business as he and his soldiers endure 108-degree heat while helping Syrian rebel forces defeat Islamic State militants. He also keeps an eye on Russian troops.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele declared in a recorded message played in a Bitcoin summit in Miami the next week he'll send proposed laws to the nation's congress that would produce the cryptocurrency legal tender at the Central American state.