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All U.S. residents age 12 and up to be eligible for Covid vaccinations

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the rate of Covid infections continues to decline in the United States, regulators have approved the use ...

Biden warns unemployed that they will lose benefits if not working

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid criticism that the generous COVID-19 unemployment benefits rolled out in March are keeping Americans from accepting new ...

Washington looks to financial reforms to stop massive postal losses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. House of Representatives is seeking solutions to reduce the $10 billion annual loss suffered by the ...

Test with genetically modified mosquitoes seeks to reduce diseases

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - To reduce the spread of diseases, such as dengue, yellow fever and the Zika virus, genetically modified ...

Defective roof clips cause Ford to recall 661,000 Explorers

DETROIT, Michigan: Acting on the request of federal regulators in the United States, American automaker Ford Motor will recall 661,000 ...

California population falls by 182,000; largest loss in 100 years

SACRAMENTO, California: For the first time in 120 years, California's population declined last year.The state lost 182,083 people during 2020, ...

Hiring disappoints officials as business unable to find workers

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job growth fell in April, likely hit by raw material and worker shortages, amid an economic boom ...

S. Carolina to end unemployment checks, calls labor shortage severe

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a bid to end the state's labor shortage, Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all state ...

US, Japan, Taiwan likely to hold dialogue

Tokyo [Japan], May 14 (ANI): Japan is aiming to hold a "strategic dialogue" with the United States and Taiwan later ...

Mysterious death of 17-year-old in China sparks protest

Beijing [China], May 14 (ANI): The mysterious death of a 17-year-old student at Chengdu No 49 Middle School on Sunday ...

Report: Rangers get OK to interview Gerard Gallant for coaching job

The New York Rangers plan to interview Gerard Gallant for their head coaching job, TSN reported. The Vegas Golden Knights, ...

Visegrad Ministers In Poland To Talk Security, Post-Pandemic Measures

A meeting of the Visegrad Group foreign ministers is under way in Poland to discuss closer ties between Europe and ...

Kyrgyz Ex-President Jeenbekov To Sue Jailed Activist For Slander

BISHKEK -- Former Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov plans to sue jailed opposition activist Melis Aspekov for his accusation that current ...

Study: E-cigarette causes wheezing, shortness of breath

New York [US], May 14 (ANI): A research presented at the ATS 2021 International Conference, found that the use of ...

US Leaves Key Base as Afghan Eid Truce Largely Holds

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan confirmed Friday that the United States had turned over another major military base to the ...

Philippines Ignores China Fishing Ban in South Sea

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The Philippine government took another step this month in opposing China by telling its vast fishing fleet ...

Armenia and Azerbaijan in new border crisis

Azerbaijani forces advanced significantly into territory along the border with Armenia this week, sparking a security crisis in which Russia ...

The Week's Best: 11 RFE/RL Stories You Need To Read (Or Watch)

Hey, you're busy! We know rferl.org isn't the only website you read. And that it's just possible you may have ...

Olivia Munn said she was 'obsessed' with John Mulaney

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): American actor Olivia Munn may have started dating stand-up comedian John Mulaney for a few ...

US Could Free These Iranians in Prisoner Swap

WASHINGTON - As the United States and Iran hold indirect talks about engaging in a rare exchange of prisoners, observers ...

Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Go Maskless, CDC Says

U.S. health officials said Thursday that people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus can go maskless and stop maintaining ...

US Still Supports Israel, but Fissures Emerge

WASHINGTON - For decades, a bedrock principle of United States foreign policy has been unwavering American political support for Israel.But ...

Declining vaccination rates in Pakistan linked to CIA

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 14 (ANI): Declining vaccination rates in Pakistan have been linked to operations undertaken by the Central Intelligence ...

U.S. Embassy In Moscow Temporarily Resumes Consular Services

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow will temporarily resume consular services following the Russian government's move to postpone a ban on ...

Russia Labels VTimes Media Outlet As Foreign Agent

MOSCOW -- Russia has labeled the media outlet VTimes as a 'foreign agent,' a move that will require it to ...

Young Belarusian Activists Go On Trial Over Unsanctioned Protests

MINSK -- Eleven Belarusian student activists and a teacher have gone on trial in Minsk amid a deepening crackdown on ...

US Ramps Up Effort to Convince Young Adults COVID Vaccine is Safe

FORT WASHINGTON, MARYLAND - The race to get the COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of Americans is now focusing on ...

LawSikho launches US Intellectual Property Law

New Delhi [India], May 14 (NewsVoir): LawSikho, a leading online law education company, has announced the launch of a certificate ...

US considering sanctions on China solar over forced labour,

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): The Biden administration is considering sanctions over China's use of forced labour in the production ...

The Week In Russia: Triumph And Tragedy

To receive Steve Gutterman's Week In Russia via e-mail every Friday, subscribe by clicking here. If you have thoughts or ...

The oil pipeline that will expand China's influence in Africa

Egypt is a highly strategic partner in the Middle East, and the China-Iran bloc is looking to expand influence in ...

Players announce plan to keep All Blacks in Kiwi hands

New Zealand's Rugby Players' Association on Friday unveiled a funding proposal designed to keep the legendary All Blacks in Kiwi ...

Calls at UN to admit rights chief to Xinjiang

New York [US], May 14 (ANI): Several western countries and human rights organizations have yet again called on China to ...

US Communities Push to Vaccinate Young Adults

FORT WASHINGTON, MARYLAND - The race to get the COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of Americans is now focusing on ...

Proteas skipper Temba Bavuma spending 2 weeks with the Sharks

Proteas ODI and T20 captain Temba Bavuma is working with medical personnel at the Sharks in Durban as he continues ...

Robert De Niro injured off-set while filming

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): Hollywood star Robert De Niro returned back home to New York after injuring his leg ...

Red-hot Mets open 9-game road trip at Tampa Bay

Following a day off Thursday, the National League East-leading New York Mets begin a nine-game road trip Friday night against ...

Short-handed Yankees start three-game series at Baltimore

A case of COVID-19 will deprive Gleyber Torres of visiting one of his favorite ballparks, and the New York Yankees ...

UNSC to hold open meeting on Israeli-Palestinian tensions

New York [US], May 14 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations (UN) Security Council will hold an open meeting on Sunday to ...

NBA roundup: Suns get by Blazers on Devin Booker's late FTs

Devin Booker made two free throws with 2.4 seconds left as the Phoenix Suns edged the Portland Trail Blazers 118-117 ...

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All U.S. residents age 12 and up to be eligible for Covid vaccinations

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the rate of Covid infections continues to decline in the United States, regulators have approved the use ...

Biden warns unemployed that they will lose benefits if not working

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid criticism that the generous COVID-19 unemployment benefits rolled out in March are keeping Americans from accepting new ...

Melia, Georgian opposition leader, free from jail with EU help

TBILISI, Georgia: Opposition leader Nika Melia was released from jail this week. Melia's jailing had been seen as a largely ...

New California drought means less water, greater chance of wildfires

SACRAMENTO, California: California has expanded a drought emergency to 41 of 58 counties covering 12 million residents, some 30 percent ...

Test with genetically modified mosquitoes seeks to reduce diseases

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - To reduce the spread of diseases, such as dengue, yellow fever and the Zika virus, genetically modified ...

Defective roof clips cause Ford to recall 661,000 Explorers

DETROIT, Michigan: Acting on the request of federal regulators in the United States, American automaker Ford Motor will recall 661,000 ...

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