(MOSCOW) -- Russia's state censor has threatened to block YouTube in the country in retaliation for the Google-owned video platform deleting two German-language channels belonging to the Kremlin-funded broadcaster RT for allegedly publishing misinformation around COVID-19. The Russian censor, Roskomnadzor, sent a letter to Google... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- It's been nearly one month since the U.S. withdrew all U.S. troops from Afghanistan on President Joe Biden's order to leave by Aug. 31, ending a chaotic evacuation operation after the Afghan government collapsed and the Taliban seized the capital Kabul. Top Pentagon... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Over one month into Taliban control of Afghanistan, fears for women's and girl's rights and education have only grown -- fueled further Tuesday by a top Taliban official's comments that "women will not be allowed to come to universities or work." The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's been nearly one month since the U.S. withdrew all U.S. troops from Afghanistan on President Joe Biden's order, ending a chaotic evacuation operation after the Afghan government collapsed and the Taliban seized the capital Kabul. Since then, the U.S. has facilitated... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Top White House climate negotiator John Kerry said in an interview with ABC News Live that every country needs to act to reduce emissions and address climate change faster than ever before, especially after warnings the upcoming climate summit in November could... Read More.
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea fired a short-range missile toward the East Sea early Tuesday, according to its neighboring countries, South Korea and Japan, marking the third such weapons test this month. Military officials in Seoul, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. were investigating whether the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After almost 16 years as leader of Europe's most powerful economy, Angela Merkel will be leaving the chancellorship behind as Germany votes on a new parliament. Merkel's successor -- either her Christian Democratic Union appointee, Armin Laschet, or Olaf Scholz of... Read More.
(MOSCOW) — Russia's best-known opposition figure, Alexey Navalny, has criticized Google and Apple for bending to Kremlin demands for censorship during recent parliamentary elections, accusing the tech giants of "cowardice" and of becoming "accomplices" to president Vladimir Putin's efforts to suppress political opposition. Both companies... Read More.
(BEIJING) -- Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies dipped in value on Friday after China declared all transactions involving these digital currencies "illegal." China's central bank, the People's Bank of China, issued a statement on Friday saying that use of these virtual currencies is disrupting economic... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Amid outrage over images the White House said President Joe Biden found "horrible," the U.S. Border Patrol has temporarily stopped using agents on horseback against Haitian migrants in Del Rio, Texas, Homeland Security officials said Thursday. Shortly afterward, White House press secretary Jen... Read More.
(EUROPE) -- Lawmakers in Europe on Thursday unveiled a proposal to force smartphone makers to adopt a universal, brand-agnostic charging cable in an effort to reduce electronic waste. The plans call for a USB-C cable to become the universal standard for all smartphones, tablets and... Read More.