NYC TEACHERS UNION STICKS BY STRINGER, CALLS TREATMENT WRONG

The decision by New York City's largest teachers union to stand by mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer as he fights a sexual-misconduct...

TURKEY'S NEW CANAL ACROSS ISTANBUL WILL COST $15 BILLION

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's project to build a canal in Istanbul will cost around $15 billion, according to the nation's...

 
 
 

WHITE HOUSE LIFTS SECRECY OF VISITOR LOGS CLOAKED BY TRUMP

President Joe Biden's White House released its first set of records detailing visits by official guests, returning to a practice set...

SCOTLAND'S FUTURE CASTS SHADOW OVER JOHNSON'S ELECTION WIN

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is celebrating triumphant early results in U.K. elections, but he faces trouble ahead with Scotland cementing...

 
 
 

N.J. MULLS CASH INCENTIVES; U.K. TO EASE TRAVEL: VIRUS UPDATE

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said he is considering cash incentives to lure people to get vaccinated. New York City Mayor Bill de...

SOLARWINDS SAYS RUSSIAN GROUP LIKELY TOOK DATA DURING CYBER-ATTACK

The Russia-linked hackers that compromised popular software by the Texas-based firm SolarWinds Corp. last year broke into email accounts...

 
 
 

GIULIANI RAID PUSHED BY PROSECUTORS DOING THINGS THE ‘HARD WAY'

Two months ago, Rudy Giuliani's lawyer offered to bring his client in for questioning by Manhattan federal prosecutors, provided they...

LAGARDE SAYS ECB POLICY HAS ALLEVIATED, NOT DEEPENED INEQUALITY

 
 
 

AUSTRALIA TO RESUME REPATRIATION FLIGHTS FROM INDIA ON MAY 15

Australia will resume repatriation flights for citizens stranded in pandemic-hit India from May 15, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

ELECTION WATCHDOG CLOSES TRUMP CASE ON 2016 PAYMENT TO PORN STAR

The Federal Election Commission deadlocked on continuing the inquiry into the payoff of an adult film star who claimed to have had...

 
 
 

AUSTRALIA'S BATTERED MORRISON BETS ON BUDGET TO REPAIR IMAGE

For Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Tuesday's annual budget can't come soon enough as he tries to put a torrid opening to...

SHIPYARDS IN CHINA'S VESSEL-REPAIR HUB BAN ARRIVALS FROM INDIA

Shipyards in the Chinese coastal city of Zhoushan have banned vessels that called at or changed crews in India in the last three months,...

 
 
 

SOUTH AFRICA ON TRACK TO RECEIVE FULL VACCINE ORDERS THIS YEAR

South Africa is on track to receive enough Covid-19 vaccines to cover about two-thirds of the population by the end of the year, made...

HONG KONG RESIDENTS REVOLT AGAINST COVID-19 QUARANTINE CAMP

It's becoming a growing fear in Hong Kong: being sent to a spartan quarantine camp for as many as three weeks if a Covid-19 case is...

 
 
 

AFRICAN LEADERS SEEK VACCINE-MAKING SITES TO COUNTER INEQUALITY

Rwanda, South Africa and Senegal are among countries calling for the establishment of full vaccine-manufacturing plants to prepare...

U.K. TO OFFER UNDER-40S ALTERNATIVE TO ASTRAZENECA COVID VACCINE

The U.K. plans to offer under-40s an alternative to the AstraZeneca Plc Covid-19 vaccination because of concerns about blood clots...

 
 
 

BRITAIN COUNTS VOTES IN MAJOR ELECTION TEST FOR BORIS JOHNSON

Voting has finished in crucial British elections set to shape the future of the U.K., in the first electoral test for Prime Minister...

HOW CYRIL RAMAPHOSA WON SOUTH AFRICAN RULING PARTY POWER PLAY

It was a showdown more than three years in the making.

 
 
 

BIG OIL BRACES FOR CLIMATE VOTES AS INVESTOR PRESSURE MOUNTS

As Europe's oil majors prepare to host their annual shareholder meetings, one topic is garnering almost all the attention.

COUNTRIES NEED COVID VACCINES NOW, AND PATENT WAIVERS WON'T DELIVER THEM

The U.S.-backed effort to waive patent protection for Covid-19 vaccines, even if successful, is unlikely to narrow a yawning gap in...

 
 
 



In Response To Justice Dept., Arizona Senate Says Plan To Canvass Voters Is...

In Response To Justice Dept., Arizona Senate Says Plan To Canvass Voters Is On Hold

The U.S. Justice Department had said that plans for door-to-door canvassing, as part of the controversial GOP-led election review, may violate federal laws aimed at preventing... Read more ...

Mets' top pitching prospect Matt Allan needs Tommy John surgery

Mets' top pitching prospect Matt Allan needs Tommy John surgery

Mets' top pitching prospect Matt Allan has been dealt a serious blow. He will be undergoing Tommy John surgery. Read more ...

Trump DOJ secretly pulled Washington Post reporter phone records, and tried...

Trump DOJ secretly pulled Washington Post reporter phone records, and tried to score email records

Summary List Placement In the early days of the Trump administration, the Justice Department covertly pulled phone records from several Washington Post journalists and also... Read more ...

Ohio GOP Censures Rep. Anthony Gonzalez Over Trump Impeachment Vote

Ohio GOP Censures Rep. Anthony Gonzalez Over Trump Impeachment Vote

Gonzalez and nine other House Republicans voted to impeach Trump following the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters. Read more ...

Cubs hang on to beat Pirates 3-2, win 4th in a row

Cubs hang on to beat Pirates 3-2, win 4th in a row

CHICAGO - Zach Davies allowed five hits in seven scoreless innings, Rex Brothers got his first save in eight years and the Chicago Cubs held on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates... Read more ...

Pelicans furious over Zion Williamson injury: ‘Open season'

Pelicans furious over Zion Williamson injury: ‘Open season'

It's unclear exactly when Pelicans star Zion Williamson fractured his finger, but the team sure knows how it happened. Read more ...

Bus driver accused of having gun on school bus

Bus driver accused of having gun on school bus

A school bus driver is facing charges after allegedly bringing a loaded gun onto a bus. Read more ...

Pfizer Seeks Full FDA Approval For COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer Seeks Full FDA Approval For COVID-19 Vaccine

The agency's approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine - shown to be 95% effective - would go beyond the speedier and less rigorous emergency use authorization currently granted... Read more ...

The economist who was off by 1.8 million in Friday's jobs report explains...

The economist who was off by 1.8 million in Friday's jobs report explains why she's doubling down on her call for stellar job growth

Summary List Placement Having the least-correct forecast for April payrolls isn't swaying Aneta Markowska, chief economist at Jefferies. The US added just 266,000 payrolls last... Read more ...

No one injured when bowling ball crashes through school bus window in Franklin

No one injured when bowling ball crashes through school bus window in Franklin

Franklin police are trying to figure out how a bowling ball crashed through the window of a school bus. Read more ...