Rescuers in northern China have brought 11 workers safely to the surface two weeks after they were trapped by an explosion in a gold mine.
Russian police have arrested more than 1,600 protesters who took to the streets across the country to demand the release of Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe.
Researchers analyzing preliminary data of recently discovered COVID-19 mutations in South Africa and Brazil say the new variants exhibit a higher possibility of reinfection as well as evasion of immune responses.
There is emerging evidence to suggest that the recently discovered, highly transmissible COVID-19 variant first reported in the United Kingdom is potentially more deadly, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
Ambulances waiting to deliver COVID-19 patients queued outside hospital emergency departments Friday as Portugal’s COVID-19 surge continued unabated, adding a new record of daily deaths for the fifth day in a row.
A candy company is hiring chocoholics and candy lovers to test treats for the sweet salary of $30 per hour.
A lozenge plant in Prince Edward Island has laid off 30 workers, citing an "almost non-existent" cold and cough season amid COVID-19 restrictions.
The Biden administration is proposing to Russia a five-year extension of the New START treaty limiting the number of U.S. and Russian strategic nuclear weapons, U.S. officials said Thursday.
World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald Trump ridiculed.
People in a tiny Indian village watched on television as village descendant Kamala Harris took the oath to become the U.S. vice president.
The incoming director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is arriving at an agency that has been relegated to the sidelines during the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking ahead of President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland, said the country “will be very happy to say ‘cheerio’ to Donald Trump.”
Zélia de Carvalho Morley rolled up a sleeve and looked stoically to the side as a nurse slid in a COVID-19 shot. She was one of thousands in Brazil to get the shot on Wednesday, but one of very few old enough to recall an earlier viral pandemic that swept her nation and the world a century ago.
Museum of London has added a giant balloon that depicts Donald Trump as a screaming orange baby to its collection.
Thefts of oxygen mounted as Mexico reported its highest daily death toll since the coronavirus pandemic began, with 1,584 deaths confirmed Tuesday. There was also a near-record one-day rise in new virus cases of 18,894.
The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.
Outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China’s policies on Muslims, ethnic minorities in Xinjiang Province constitute 'genocide.'
A college student from Georgia jailed in the Cayman Islands for violating COVID-19 quarantine measures is back home, according to media reports.
The Quebec coroner is investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside a portable toilet early Sunday morning close to a Montreal homeless shelter he frequented.
Frenchwoman Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She's officially dead. She has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive.