China, the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, released its latest five-year economic plan in conjunction with the annual meeting of its National People’s Congress on Friday.
Treasures of Colombia breeds tiny amphibians, native to Colombian forests, for export to Europe and the US.
Top of The World: In a move to tighten Beijing’s grip over Hong Kong, China's the top lawmaking body unveiled a plan specifying only "patriots" can govern Hong Kong. And, the US Supreme Court has dismissed several cases related to “sanctuary cities.” Also, the Biden administration is moving to speed up asylum cases by transitioning some detention centers in Texas to processing facilities.
Pope Francis’ upcoming three-day tour of the country will include meetings with political and religious leaders plus visits to historical sites.
The multibillion-dollar Danish company Velux is pledging to address its legacy emissions dating back to 1941 through forest conservation projects in places like Myanmar.
Before password protection or message encryption — or even envelopes — there was something known as “letterlocking" to secure letters from prying eyes.
Top of The World: Pope Francis is set to visit Iraq starting Friday despite criticism of traveling amid rising COVID-19 infections and security concerns. And, Wednesday marked the “the bloodiest day” in Myanmar with a brutal crackdown on protests. Also, a new study found that the risk of death from COVID-19 is about 10 times higher in countries where more than half of the population is overweight.