TOKYO (AP) — Only three months before the postponed Olympics are set to open, Tokyo and Japan's second largest metropolitan area of Osaka have been placed under emergency orders aimed at stemming surging cases of the coronavirus.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian troops began pulling back to their permanent bases Friday after a massive buildup that caused Ukrainian and Western concerns.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Four astronauts arrived at their launch pad early Friday morning for a SpaceX flight to the International Space Station, the company’s third bon voyage for a NASA crew in under a year.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hours after Israeli soldiers shot and killed Osama Mansour at a temporary checkpoint in the occupied West Bank, the military announced that it had thwarted a car-ramming attack — but the facts didn't seem to add up.
Max Paddock made 20 saves for the shutout, and the Prince Albert Raiders downed the Saskatoon Blades 4-0 on Thursday in Western Hockey League play.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bringing out the billionaires, the CEOs and the union executives Friday to help sell President Joe Biden's climate-friendly transformation of the U.S. economy at a virtual summit of world leaders.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is set to issue a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western urban prefectures amid skepticism it will be enough to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence ahead of the Olympics in July.
Having made its way through those who lined up eagerly to get vaccinated for COVID-19, the campaign to inoculate every American is now slowing down with surplus supply and open appointments appearing in pockets nationwide.
A strong majority of Americans favor Democratic voting reforms being pushed in Congress and in state legislatures, but the two parties became much more polarized on the issues during the Trump era, according to a new survey.