The Beirut explosion killed at least 214 people and injured thousands. Lebanon is marking one year since the blast with a national day of mourning.
The CDC has added 16 more countries to their highest level of COVID-19 risk for travelers as the delta variant continues to fuel cases around the world.
The Canadian government can fine individuals 5000 CAD a day for violations.
Tokyo reported 3,177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another all-time high just days after the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
Customs and Border Patrol agents in Detroit found 2,583 pounds of marijuana in a semi-truck at the U.S. and Canada border.
The disappointment came just days after Naomi Osaka left the nation teary-eyed when lighting the Olympic cauldron with her torch to open the Olympics.
The German women’s gymnastics team took the floor for their first competition at the Tokyo Olympics wearing unitards with leggings that stretched down to the ankle.
President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi are set to announce that they’ve come to an agreement to end the U.S. military’s combat mission in Iraq by the end of the year.
France passed a new law requiring health care workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as setting up a health pass for restaurants and other venues.
Bethesda's own Katie Ledecky is attempting to break the all-time record of eight gold medals won by a U.S. woman.
Most experts believe India’s official toll of more than 414,000 dead is a vast undercount, but the government has dismissed those concerns as exaggerated and misleading.
They previously failed to medal on day one of the 2018 Winter Olympics as well.
A record number of new cases being reported in countries across the region have left health care systems struggling and governments scrambling to implement new restrictions to try to slow the spread.
A senior Chinese health official said he was “taken aback" that the WHO plan includes further investigation of the COVID-19 lab leak theory.
This is the first time Pfizer's vaccine will be produced in Africa, in a move to help address the continent's desperate need for more doses amid a recent surge of cases.
India's deaths during the pandemic could be 10x the official COVID-19 toll, likely making it modern India’s worst human tragedy, researchers said.
A video shows some people in Belgium rescuing a pair of dogs that were trapped in the floodwater that’s devastated Western Europe and killed nearly 200 people.
More than 60 people have died and dozens are missing as severe flooding in Germany and Belgium turned streams and streets into raging, debris-filled torrents that swept away cars and toppled houses.
After 10 straight days of hiccups, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been admitted to a hospital with an intestinal obstruction.
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel has acknowledged shortcomings in his government’s handling of shortages and of neglecting certain sectors, but he is urging Cubans to not act with hate — a reference to violence during recent street protests.