Some places have adopted statewide crisis standards of care, in which health systems can prioritize patients for scarce resources - based largely on their likelihood of survival - and even deny treatment.
The move raised worries that two of the world’s most successful companies are more comfortable bowing to undemocratic edicts — and maintaining a steady flow of profits — than upholding the rights of their users.
In an unprecedented move, France recalled its ambassador after the U.S., Australia and Britain announced a new Indo-Pacific defense deal last week.
The House faces a deadline Monday to vote on the first part of the president’s plan — a nearly $1 trillion public works measure that was already approved by the Senate but has become tangled in disputes over the broader package.
Dozens of penguin bodies appeared on a South African beach one morning. What killed them?
Restrictions have displaced people across the country, with some setting up camp in the Outback while they wait - and wait - for permission to go home.
The former president’s lawsuit, filed in state court in New York, accuses Mary Trump of breaching a settlement agreement by disclosing tax records she received in a dispute over family patriarch Fred Trump’s estate.
Evacuated residents hoping to save some belongings queued up so they could be escorted back into the village of Todoque.
The officials undercut the Biden administration’s public statements that virtually all of the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.
The nation could plunge into an immediate recession if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling and the country defaults on its payment obligations, according to one analysis released Tuesday.
Authorities are continuing to search a swampy Florida preserve area near the home of Petito’s boyfriend.
Experts say encouraging signs last spring led to false confidence about the shrinking role for tests: falling case numbers, rising vaccination rates and guidance from health officials that vaccinated people could largely skip testing.
Researchers say it will allow them to gain important new insights into how extremists operate online.
The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.
Under the FDA’s emergency use authorization, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is given as a single dose, unlike the two shots required for full immunization with the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines.
The girls, all teens, and their families had been trying to leave, fearful not just because women and girls are forbidden to play sports, but because they were advocates for girls and active members of their communities.
President Joe Biden used his first address before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to declare that the world must move quickly and cooperatively to address the festering issues of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights abuse.
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday backed the conclusion of a British inquiry that Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing of Alexander Litvinenko.
News cameras and photographers recorded scenes Sunday along the Rio Grande where horse-mounted Border Patrol agents attempted to grab migrants and used their animals to push them back toward Mexico.
More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants had been expelled, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response, while others returned to Mexico.