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What a gift: Russia offers UN staff free virus vaccines

Sep 22, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin is offering an unusual gift to mark the U.N.'s 75th anniversary

Oregon grieves for natural places wiped out by wildfires

Sep 22, 2020

Oregonians are grieving the loss of some of their most treasured natural places to wildfires

China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

Sep 22, 2020

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060

City restricts access before decision in Breonna Taylor case

Sep 22, 2020

Officials have closed the federal courthouse and other buildings for the week.

New Hampshire white nationalist on trial over rape threats

Sep 22, 2020

A white nationalist who rose to prominence during a deadly 2017 rally in Virginia is on trial on federal charges of threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a racist group he had been feuding with for months

Russia's Putin urges end to sanctions to boost world economy

Sep 22, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin argued at the U.N. General Assembly that ending “illegitimate sanctions” could boost the virus-hit global economy and employment

Expert: Loads left cargo ship unstable when it overturned

Sep 22, 2020

A U.S. Coast Guard analysis found a cargo ship departing a Georgia seaport overturned because of unstable loading that left its center of gravity too high

The Latest: BLM gets first mention at UN's virtual gathering

Sep 22, 2020

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is the first world leader at the United Nations″annual gathering to mention the Black Lives Matter movement

China's Xi: COVID reveals isolationism as a futile pursuit

Sep 22, 2020

China’s leader took oblique potshots at the United States and its diplomatic policies Tuesday

State audit says University of California wrongly admitted 64 wealthy students over the past six years, some as athletes

Sep 22, 2020

State audit says University of California wrongly admitted 64 wealthy students over the past six years, some as athletes

UN chief: 'epochal' crisis as world powers meet remotely

Sep 22, 2020

The world is facing an “epochal" crisis

Trooper who faced firing in Black man's death dies in crash

Sep 22, 2020

A Louisiana state trooper has died following a single-vehicle crash hours after learning he would be fired for his role in the in-custody death of a Black man last year

Pandemic highlights opportunity gaps in public schools

Sep 22, 2020

Supporters of an education funding plan vetoed by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan say it's needed now more than ever to help schools operate during the coronavirus pandemic

US homes sales rise 2.4% August, hitting highest level since 2006

Sep 22, 2020

US homes sales rise 2.4% August, hitting highest level since 2006

Kansas City police ID 1-year-old killed in triple shooting

Sep 22, 2020

Kansas City police have identified a child killed in a triple shooting there as a 1-year-old boy, making him the city's youngest homicide victim this year