A nonpartisan group called Count Every Hero says that calling the election on election night may disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of military voters overseas who vote by mail.
Police raided the homes of dozens of suspected Islamist extremists on Monday in France following the brutal murder of a history teacher near Paris. And, In a remarkable turn of events, former leader Evo Morales’ handpicked successor, Luis Arce, appears set to return the socialist movement back to power. Also, on Sunday the UN arms embargo on Iran barring the country from purchasing foreign weapons expired under its nuclear deal with world powers.
As herd immunity gains new ground as a possible public health strategy, a growing chorus of public health experts is speaking out against it as an extremely dangerous idea.
Moscow meddled in the 2016 election, but hasn’t entirely done well with the Trump administration. Yet a Biden presidency could be much worse for the Kremlin.
In July, Nairobi announced that schools across the country would stay closed for the rest of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic. This week's last-minute reopening is a pleasant surprise for many teachers, parents and students.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK should prepare for Brexit to take place in 10 weeks, even in the absence of a trade deal with the European Union. Voters in New Zealand head to the polls Saturday to decide whether Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern should serve a second term. And, Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, the former Mexican defense minister, was arrested Thursday by US authorities — acting on the orders of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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.