The presidents and prime ministers gathering at the United Nations this week have six weeks to go until a crucial global climate summit in Scotland where they must join forces to slow the warming of the planet — something they have struggled to do in the past.
Since January more than 70 people have been killed inside northeast Syria’s al-Hol camp as fanatics enforce strictures, settle scores. The killings have taken on a creeping sense of inevitability, guards say, and no one admits to hearing them, let alone knowing who is responsible.
As large insurance providers stop fully covering covid-related hospital stays, an uneven patchwork of patient billing has emerged. In some cases, patients in the same ICU can be hit with very different charges.
The case was discovered during a quarantine period required upon arrival in American Samoa. Officials say the individual, who was fully vaccinated, tested negative before traveling and was asymptomatic.