Some cities are so shorthanded they have temporarily stopped collecting things like recyclables or oversized junk to focus on the grosser, smellier stuff.
The launch corresponded with an unexplained order by the FAA to ground some flights on the U.S. West Coast.
More than 1,400 flights canceled worldwide Monday, adding to thousands canceled over the Christmas weekend. And across the country, long lines continued at COVID-19 testing sites.
Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov accused Western allies of continuously pushing the envelope in relations with Russia.
Pakistan's foreign minister said his message to Sunday meeting is "Please do not abandon Afghanistan. Please engage. We are speaking for the people of Afghanistan."
Researchers in South Africa have found that people infected with omicron, on average, are less likely to end up in the hospital. But the variant may act differently here in the U.S.
Russian President Vladimir Putin once floated the prospect of his country joining NATO.
Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, in an interview with The Associated Press, said the Taliban have changed since they last ruled. He says they have no issue with the United States.
As North Korea's dictator marks a milestone on Friday, he might be facing his toughest moment yet, as crushing sanctions, the pandemic and growing economic trouble converge
Military experts say Russia would face stronger resistance from Ukraine than it did when it annexed the Crimean Peninsula seven years ago
The 25% tariff on U.S. whiskey will be removed in January. Gone too will be the tariffs on U.S. motorcycles and denim, all levied during the Trump administration's trade battle with the E.U.
The high-level talks come at a time when the U.S. and Mexico are dealing with an ongoing surge at their shared border.
The number of murders in the U.S. rose nearly 30% in 2020 compared with the previous year, according to FBI statistics. It is the largest single-year increase since the record-keeping began.
Democrat Amy Klobuchar and Republican Mitt Romney issued a new call for Biden officials to protect Afghan journalists. Last month, the pair requested safe evacuation for those who wanted to leave.
People will be eligible for a booster shot eight months after their second dose of their vaccines from Pfizer or Moderna, according to U.S. health officials.