Vaccine developers say temporary halts show that the tests are being done properly, and that a difficult timeline comes with the territory. But the skeptical public might view it differently.
Digital tools like SIKU facilitate real-time monitoring and data gathering to give Arctic communities more capacity to track trends in sea ice and wildlife — and plan for the future.
France has become the latest European nation to announce stricter measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Also, Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has tendered his resignation in the face of calls by political opponents for him to step down after a disputed election. And, a long-awaited prisoner swap between the warring parties in Yemen has begun.
For many textile workers in Oaxaca who have long depended on tourism to support their handicrafts, pivoting to face masks has helped keep their businesses going.
As many as 35,000 people may have been displaced and 200 people killed or injured in the Taliban's latest offensive in the southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.
Policy decisions made by the next US president will affect millions of queer people around the world.
A company that organizes the colorful, larger-than-life bouts has set up fights to be enjoyed from the socially distant comfort of spectators' own cars.
Notable violators were among the countries elected to the UN Human Rights Council, as Saudi Arabia failed in its bid to earn a three-year term starting Jan. 1. Independent monitors have paused new enrollment in an Eli Lilly study testing an experimental, antibody cocktail. Also, Lebanon and Israel have begun indirect talks mediated by the US over their disputed maritime border.