The Taliban is gaining significant ground in Afghanistan as U.S. troops withdraw from the country - along with thousands of refugees fleeing the violence. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for the latest updates.
"We have oil recovery operations happening on the water and oil recovery happening on the beach," a Coast Guard spokesman said.
Team USA is going for gold in several sports on day 10 of Tokyo 2020 as Simone Biles returns to compete and COVID cases in the Olympic Village continue to climb. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
"Any other governor that took a stronger mitigation measure, they broke their oath to the Constitution," Noem said. "Every governor that closed a business could be sued for the taking of that business."
Day 7 of Tokyo 2020 has seen several Olympic records broken and Team USA remains in the top five in the medal table.
"It definitely causes some discomfort for my family to not be certain about our future," one chief of staff for a Democratic state representative said.
More athletes have withdrawn from Tokyo 2020, including a U.S. pole vaulter, after positive COVID tests. Team USA continues to take gold and silver medals at the top events.
"The United States is taking action to promote accountability for entities and individuals that have perpetuated the suffering of the Syrian people," Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said.
Team USA picked up more medals in Day 5 of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Reps. Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor Green and 2 other Republican lawmakers plan to hold a press conference Tuesday outside the Department of Justice while the January 6 committee hears testimonies from Capitol officers.
Team USA finds itself competing at the top of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medal table already, having won several gold medals and set records, but athletes have fallen short of expectations elsewhere. Follow Newsweek's live blog for all the latest.
A freezing line at the poultry processing plant malfunctioned and sent a cloud of liquid nitrogen vapor into the workroom.
"We believe there is a potentially dangerous situation at the site, where the wall is in danger of collapse," Allyn Kilsheimer told city officials.
The Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony has just ended, marking the official opening of the Games. Follow the Games live on the Newsweek live blog.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are underway as organizers remain determined to press ahead despite COVID clusters and executive scandals. Follow Newsweek's live blog for the top Olympic events and news.
The Delta variant is sweeping across the U.S. and has left D.C., state and city governments scrambling to respond, while experts in Arkansas labelled a spike in hospitalizations a "raging forest fire". Stick with Newsweek's live blog for all the latest.
Top Republicans and Democrats, including President Biden, are fighting Facebook and Twitter over the truth. Read Newsweek's live blog as the row escalates.
"This is ignoring human rights and our right to life," one Olympics protestor in Tokyo said. "Infections are increasing. To do the Olympics is unforgivable."
Three Olympic athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Olympic Village as preparations for the Tokyo 2020 games get underway.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the flooding was a "catastrophe," calling Thursday "a day characterized by fear, by despair, by suffering."
"Many of them died from being trampled on during a stampede while people were looting items," the KwaZulu-Natal province's premier said.
"The whole state system has collapsed, and who paid the price? The people inside here. These people have paid the price," one witness said.
Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare autoimmune disorder where one's own immune system attacks the nerves, causing muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis.
"After a year and a half, no one can claim ignorance about the coronavirus anymore," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said
Bequette's campaign site touts him as "a true conservative who will advance the Trump conservative agenda."
Election was held just 3 months after an inconclusive vote and again produced a fragmented parliament that will struggle to form a viable governing coalition.
"Cuba is and will continue to be a peaceful country, contrary to the U.S.," Cuba's director-general for U.S. affairs said.
Forty percent of France's population is vaccinated, but COVID-19 infections have increased in the past two weeks.
"Measures taken to address the past will transform our future," the U.N.'s human rights chief said.
Garcetti is one of the president's high-profile allies and was a co-chair of his national campaign.