A single mom with HIV. A grandmother who thought she had enough money to get by. A lawyer who lost her job. They're among the millions around the world pushed into food insecurity by the pandemic.
The Australian navy will be able to patrol faster and farther with the submarine technology. The rare move comes as the United States looks for ways to counter China.
An intern accused a well-known TV anchor of forcibly kissing her. In a ruling this week, a Beijing court found that it could not determine whether sexual harassment had occurred.
Officially, at least 6,000 Filipinos, mostly poor drug peddlers and addicts, have been killed in the anti-drug police operations. But rights groups say the number of victims could be four times that.
Afghans are trying to reach Pakistan via the frontier near the Khyber Pass, but Pakistan is wary of more refugees. Cargo trucks are backed up for miles, waiting to deliver goods into Afghanistan.
U.S. Secretary of State Blinken testifies before a Senate panel about Afghanistan. Californians decide Tuesday whether to recall Gov. Newsom. Consumer Prices for August are expected to show a jump.
The Taliban government's new higher education minister said Islamic dress is compulsory. Their last time in power, girls and women were denied an education and were excluded from public life.
The country says it fired off its new weapons over the weekend, North Korea's first known testing activity in months, amid a stalemate in nuclear negotiations with the U.S.
A case of the virus, which claimed a 12-year-old boy's life, has sparked fears of a new outbreak in India. Researchers fear that the deadly disease has the potential to cause global outbreaks as well.
Investigations from The New York Times and The Washington Post call into question a recent U.S. military drone strike against an alleged ISIS-K sympathizer.
Just hours after the Sept. 11 attacks, President George W. Bush said, "The resolve of our great nation is being tested." So here we are 20 years later. Have we passed the test?
The end of the Afghan war has left lingering questions about the costs. More than 100,000 Afghans killed. More than 2,400 U.S. service members lost. This is the story of one of those lives.
In only their second call since Biden took office, the two leaders spoke about "the responsibility of both nations to ensure competition does not veer into conflict," according to the White House.
A new NPR/Ipsos poll shows unusually wide support for resettling Afghans allies. Even many Republicans who favor tighter controls on immigration say the U.S. should help those who fled the Taliban.
Risking beatings by the Taliban, Afghan women have taken to the streets to protest against the hard-line regime, its new curbs on their rights — and Pakistan's influence in their country.