Climate change and human activity are harming Antarctica and threatening wildlife from humpback whales to microscopic algae, more than 280 scientists and conservation experts say in urging protections for the icy region.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Sunday that the United States will slap sanctions on any individual or entity that assists Iran’s weapons program, a move that will likely further aggravate tensions between Washington and Tehran.
The U.S. State Department and the Department of Education have issued a joint letter to leaders of school districts and colleges across the United States warning about the threat posed by the seemingly innocent Confucius Classrooms and Confucius Institutes set up at many schools.
Religious and human rights groups are applauding a bill designating the Chinese Communist Party as a “transnational criminal organization” for posing an “existential threat to American freedoms and liberties.”
India will reopen underground train networks and allow sports and religious events in a limited manner from next month as part of the government’s efforts to revive the economy, even as coronavirus infections soar.
A new report compiled by several federal agencies has concluded that the implementation of pro-life policies by the Trump administration has not had a negative impact on the distribution of healthcare aid to nongovernmental organizations operating in foreign countries.
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., accepted the Democratic Party’s vice-presidential nomination Wednesday night as she pulled from the New Testament in her speech on the third night of the Democratic National Convention.