There were more than 2,060 overdoses in New York City during 2020. The CDC estimated the U.S. had more than 93,000 overdoses last year, up 30 percent from 2019.
The sixth corruption charge Tuesday involves former President Win Myint, plus a new witness is now allowed to testify, which delayed the trial verdict.
The UNRWA is responsible for helping nearly 5.7 million Palestinian refugees by running schools, food distribution programs and health clinics.
Japan announced a ban on all foreign visitors through the end of the year as a precaution for the new COVID variant after the country received its first case.
The girl was allegedly punished for wetting the bed and was chained to a barred window in direct sunlight where temperatures reached 122 Fahrenheit.
Black Friday deals aren't the same this year. Shoppers are expected to pay 5 percent to 17 percent more for items like clothes, TV and appliances.
This year the state of Florida had 32.5 million travelers between July and September. The advanced bookings for Orlando's holiday season are up 95% this year.
Sixty-one passengers on South African flights tested positive for COVID-19 at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Thirteen of them are said to have the Omicron variant.
Two Iowa teens are being held on a $1 million bond each in the death of their high school Spanish teacher. The defense asked the judge to lower the bond.
Officials projected the 2030 Winter Olympics to cost between $2.5-$2.65 billion. The recent Tokyo Summer Olympics was $15.4 billion, but some think it was more.
The 12-member jury and six alternates will remain anonymous throughout the trial which is expected to last six weeks. Opening statements start later today.
Vaccine was chosen in part because of a 608 percent increase in the number of times the word was searched in 2020 and a 1,048 percent increase this year.
Blasphemy carries the death penalty in Pakistan, where mere allegations of the offense are often enough to provoke mob violence.
The United States lawsuit against Alabama claimed the state's prison conditions are so bad they violate the constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
The Base, a neo-nazi group, was formed in the United States in 2018. The Base is the second far-right group to make Australia's list of banned organizations.
NFT is an abbreviation for non-fungible token. The term vax can be used as a noun or verb and is the root for other common phrases such as "getting vaxed."
The LAPD received about 140,000 calls related to the homeless per year. The new program will allow officers to respond to more crime-related calls.
President Joe Biden to use 50 million barrels of oil from America's strategic reserve in an attempt to lower the high gas prices across the country.
A witness came forward after reading a book about the 1966 crime. A 13-year-old paperboy at the time said his account of what happened differed from officials'.
Last Friday, more than 2.2 million people flying across the U.S. went through airport security. It was the busiest travel day since the pandemic started.
The Netherlands saw an overall 39 percent spike in infections in the past week. Children ages 5 to 11 had the highest rate of COVID-19 infections.
Truck drivers must be fully vaccinated by January 22 to cross at the U.S. border as the Biden Administration announced new rules regarding vaccinations.
A spiritual advisor is allowed to accompany Bigler Stouffer II in the execution chamber and can touch him during his final moments before the execution.
About 20 houses were damaged from the explosion, which was felt miles away. It is unknown what caused the blast but an investigation is underway.
Meharry Medical College President James Hildreth sent the school's students a video on Monday in which he said the money is theirs with no strings attached.
Virginia Giuffre claimed she was forced to have sexual encounters with billionaires, politicians, royals and heads of state because of Ghislaine Maxwell.
"The picture is horrifying, the people who were on the bus are turned to charcoal," Bulgarian Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov said at the crash site.
Washington's 16th secretary of state, Steve Hobbs, is the first Democrat to hold the position in 56 years and the first person of color.
Jeff Bezos also donated $166 million on Monday to NYU Langone Health as he plans to focus more of his attention on philanthropy since stepping down as Amazon CEO.
"We're moving quickly to make sure that Boston will set the tone for what is possible for that brightest greenest future for all of our kids," Michelle Wu said.