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US urges Americans 'do not travel' to majority of countries amid 'unprecedented' risk

(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department has updated its travel warnings to better reflect the advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it said, meaning that as of Tuesday, approximately 80% of countries are now a "Level 4: Do Not Travel" on its advisory. The agency warned that the…... Read More

Russia moves Alexey Navalny to prison hospital as allies warn his life is at risk

(MOSCOW) -- Russia’s prison service said it is moving the jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny to a hospital at another prison camp, as Navalny’s allies continue to warn that he is dangerously ill and could die within days. International concerns has been growing for Navalny after his team said his…... Read More

Duchess Kate wore the queen's necklace for Prince Philip's funeral

(WINDSOR, England) -- Duchess Kate paid homage to Queen Elizabeth II in a touching way during Prince Philip's funeral. She arrived on Saturday wearing an elegant necklace from the queen's collection along with pearl drop earrings, a beautiful black fascinator, a veil and a protective face mask. The Duchess of…... Read More

NASA's Mars helicopter makes first flight on another planet

(NEW YORK) -- All systems were a go as NASA made history on the red planet Monday. The agency launched its Ingenuity helicopter into the atmosphere of Mars around 3:30 a.m. ET, marking the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. The four-pound helicopter, which landed on…... Read More

Russia's Alexey Navalny 'is dying' in prison, allies call for nationwide protests

(NEW YORK) -- There is growing international concern for jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, as his team warned he is now dangerously ill and could die within "a matter of days." Navalny’s allies are calling for mass protests this week, saying if the Kremlin is not forced to give…... Read More

11 dead, 98 injured after passenger train derailment in Egypt

(CAIRO) — A Eleven people are dead and 98 are injured after a passenger train derailed in Banha, Egypt, on Sunday. Video broadcast by local media showed several carriages overturned in the province of Qalyoubeya, about 18 miles north of Cairo. Health Ministry officials said 14 people receiving treatment for…... Read More

WHO warns of global surge in COVID cases, deaths as world approaches 'highest rate of infection'

(LONDON) — The pandemic is reaching deadly new heights across the world, the WHO warned this week, even as the focus in some countries, including the U.S., has shifted toward how quickly to ease restrictions as vaccination figures eke upward. "Around the world, cases and deaths are continuing to increase…... Read More

Duchess Meghan sends wreath, handwritten note for Prince Philip's funeral

(LONDON) -- As Britain's royal family gathers to remember the life of Prince Philip, who died at the age of 99, one family member will be notably absent from St. George's Chapel, the site of the funeral. Duchess Meghan, the wife of Philip's grandson, Prince Harry, is pregnant with the…... Read More

Funeral of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh: Recap

(LONDON) -- The funeral for Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, is set to begin at 3 p.m. local time, 10 a.m. ET, at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England. The Duke of Edinburgh, who died on April 9 at the age of 99, will not lie…... Read More

Queen Elizabeth faces new life ahead after funeral for husband of 73 years, Prince Philip

(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth has served her country as the ruling monarch for nearly 70 years, but she is now doing it for the first time without her husband, Prince Philip, by her side. The queen was joined by her closest family members Saturday for the funeral of Philip, who…... Read More

Fierce Beijing critic Jimmy Lai jailed for 14 months over Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

(LONDON) -- Hong Kong's rebel media tycoon Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 14 months in prison in Hong Kong District Court Friday after being found guilty of charges related to pro-democracy protests in 2019. Lai, a 73-year-old billionaire and founder of pro-democracy paper Apple Daily, has been remanded in jail…... Read More