Israel’s prime minister has announced that the country will offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated.
Tokyo reported 3,177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another all-time high just days after the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title.
U.S. star Simone Biles pulled out of the women's gymnastics team final at the Tokyo Olympics after not being in the right headspace to compete.
An explosion at a complex of chemical companies in Leverkusen, Germany, killed at least one person. Another 31 were hurt and four are still missing.
France passed a new law requiring health care workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as setting up a health pass for restaurants and other venues.
Most experts believe India’s official toll of more than 414,000 dead is a vast undercount, but the government has dismissed those concerns as exaggerated and misleading.
Flooding in central China left at least 25 dead, including some who became trapped in an underground subway system.
Brisbane has been picked to host the 2032 Summer Olympics. It won in a new bidding format that let the IOC pick a preferred choice early.
In 2020, the world was sadder, angrier, more worried and more stressed than it has been in the past 15 years.
The book by the Duke of Sussex, currently untitled, is expected to come out late in 2022.
A video shows some people in Belgium rescuing a pair of dogs that were trapped in the floodwater that’s devastated Western Europe and killed nearly 200 people.
Poor countries have vaccinated 1% of their population, compared with 55% in the United States and about 25% globally.
Martine Moïse, the wife of Haiti’s assassinated president who was injured in the July 7 attack at their private home, returned to the Caribbean nation on Saturday.
The death toll from disastrous flooding in Western Europe has risen above 160 as rescue workers toil to clear up the devastation revealed by receding water and prevent further damage.
Canada’s current vaccination rate continues to accelerate, while efforts here in the U.S. have stalled.
The first resident of the Olympic Village at the Tokyo Summer Games has tested positive for COVID-19, though officials said it was not an athlete.
The Eiffel Tower is reopening for the first time in nine months, despite France's new rules aimed at taming COVID-19' fast-spreading delta variant.
Rescue operations are underway after flooding left more than 100 people dead in parts of Germany and Belgium.
More than 60 people have died and dozens are missing as severe flooding in Germany and Belgium turned streams and streets into raging, debris-filled torrents that swept away cars and toppled houses.