The World Health Organization released recommendations for the Moderna vaccine, saying it is “currently not recommended” for pregnant women unless they are at high risk of exposure.
Beginning Jan. 26, proof of a negative COVID-19 test or proof of recovery is now required from all air travelers arriving to the U.S. — including U.S. citizens.
A variant of COVID-19 that originated in Brazil has been discovered in a Minnesota patient, officials say. It is the first known case documented in the United States.
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President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders, according to two White House officials.
More than 3,000 people were arrested Saturday in Russia as protesters braved sub-zero temperatures and called for the release of Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe.
Biden has enacted a flurry of immigration orders in his first week in office.
Researchers analyzing preliminary data of recently discovered COVID-19 mutations in South Africa and Brazil say the new variants exhibit a higher possibility of reinfection as well as evasion of immune responses.
There is emerging evidence to suggest that the recently discovered, highly transmissible COVID-19 variant first reported in the United Kingdom is potentially more deadly, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.
The Biden administration is proposing to Russia a five-year extension of the New START treaty limiting the number of U.S. and Russian strategic nuclear weapons, U.S. officials said Thursday.
World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald Trump ridiculed.
Construction on the long-disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline has been halted as U.S. President Joe Biden decided to revoke its permit.
Paul Petersen, the former Maricopa County Assessor who pleaded guilty in connection with a human trafficking adoption scheme, must report to prison to serve out the first of his three prison sentences.
The incoming director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is arriving at an agency that has been relegated to the sidelines during the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking ahead of President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland, said the country “will be very happy to say ‘cheerio’ to Donald Trump.”
U.S. stocks are rallying to records Wednesday on encouraging earnings reports and continued optimism that new leadership in Washington will mean more support for the struggling economy.
Outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China’s policies on Muslims, ethnic minorities in Xinjiang Province constitute 'genocide.'
A pigeon initially believed to have made an 8,000-mile journey across the Pacific from Oregon to Australia was set to be killed because the country declared it a quarantine risk. But the bird has now been given a reprieve after its identifying leg band was deemed a fake.
2020 has officially been ranked as Earth’s second hottest year, according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.