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E.U. tells Russia not to carry out cyber attacks as Germany heads for Sunday election

The E.U.'s foreign policy chief linked hacking efforts to the Ghostwriter group, which German officials have associated with Russian military intelligence.
  • Sep 25, 2021

CDC director defends decision to endorse booster shots for adults in high-risk jobs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said the decision was a “scientific close call.”
  • Sep 24, 2021

Catalan separatist chief wanted for rebellion and sedition detained in Italy

Carles Puigdemont, who orchestrated a 2017 independence referendum that was not recognized by Madrid, faces charges that carry a prison sentence of up to 30 years.
  • Sep 24, 2021

U.S. had its slowest week of first-dose vaccinations since July, worrying health experts ahead of flu season

Although flu infections and deaths hit record lows last year, the likely reasons for those drops, such as social distancing and mask-wearing, have diminished as covid hospitalizations remain high in some areas.
  • Sep 23, 2021

Some of the least vaccinated states report grim numbers; FDA panel endorses boosters for some

Mississippi is now leading the country in total deaths per capita during the pandemic, ahead of New Jersey, Louisiana, New York and Massachusetts.
  • Sep 17, 2021

Denmark moves to bar some prisoners from meeting new lovers after submarine killer romance controversy

The bill comes after public frustration over how Peter Madsen, who was responsible for one of Denmark's most heinous murders, pursued relationships with female admirers while incarcerated.
  • Sep 17, 2021

Aurora, Colo., police have pattern of racial bias, according to probe triggered by Elijah McClain death

The 14-month investigation by a team appointed by the state attorney general’s office was triggered by the death of Elijah McClain, who was stopped by police on his way home from a convenience store.
  • Sep 16, 2021

Hawley threatens to block national security nominees unless Austin and Blinken resign over Afghanistan

Because Democrats control the Senate, Hawley can effectively only delay President Biden’s nominations.
  • Sep 15, 2021

India’s covid wave is receding. Now the world wants it to get back to exporting vaccines.

The ban is devastating for developing nations with low vaccination rates, though Western officials mindful of their own booster programs have been careful not to push New Delhi too hard.
  • Sep 14, 2021

Two Florida middle-schoolers charged with plotting mass shooting after ‘extensively studying’ Columbine

Authorities in Lee County, Fla., say the eighth-grade boys were attempting to learn how to construct pipe bombs and how to buy firearms on the black market, and that they had researched the 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado.
  • Sep 13, 2021