Married same-sex partners will be allowed to own subsidized housing together in Hong Kong after a landmark High Court ruling on Friday, a major stride for LGBT rights in the financial hub.
At least 18 people were killed and 16 injured when a fire broke out at a martial arts school in central China in the early hours of Friday, according to a local government statement.
Hundreds of fire and rescue workers scoured through tons of rubble on Thursday after a 12-storey oceanfront residential building partially collapsed close to Miami, with at least one person dead and 51 still unaccounted for, officials said.
US President Joe Biden on Thursday embraced a bipartisan Senate deal to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on infrastructure projects, building roads, bridges and highways and helping stimulate the economy.
The United States is planning to evacuate a group of vulnerable Afghan interpreters before the US military completes its withdrawal from Afghanistan so they can wrap up their visa applications from safety, US officials said on Thursday.
A New York court suspended Rudy Giuliani’s law license on Thursday for claiming that Donald Trump lost last year’s presidential election because of fraud.
An estimated 230,000 people have been displaced by fighting in Myanmar and need assistance, the United Nations said on Thursday, as a major armed ethnic group expressed concern about military force, civilian deaths and a widening of the conflict.
Japan’s Emperor Naruhito is concerned that holding the Olympics and Paralympics in Japan this summer will lead to an increase in COVID-19 infections in his country, a spokesman said Thursday.
An indigenous group in Canada’s Saskatchewan province has found the unmarked graves of 751 people at a now-defunct residential school, the group said on Thursday, just weeks after a similar discovery in British Columbia rocked the country.
The US Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it plans to move quickly to add a warning about rare cases of heart inflammation in adolescents and young adults to fact sheets for the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.