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Antibody tests for Covid-19 wrong half the time, CDC says

Antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past with Covid-19 might be wrong up to half the time, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in new guidance posted on its website.

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4 Minneapolis cops fired after video shows one kneeling on neck of black man who later died

Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired for their involvement in the death of a black man who was held

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Fact check: Trump falsely claims California is sending mail-in ballots to undocumented immigrants

Twice on Tuesday, President Donald Trump attacked California's Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and his executive order expanding vote-by-mail in the state. Specifically, Trump claimed that Newsom's order would send ballots to everyone in California, including nonresidents and undocumented immigrants.

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Police swarm Hong Kong ahead of flashpoint anthem debate

Hong Kong police ramped up security around the city's legislature on Wednesday ahead of a debate over a law that

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House Republicans to sue Pelosi over remote proxy voting in pandemic

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans will sue Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi over rule changes that allow members

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Biden calls Trump 'absolute fool' for not wearing face mask

By Jarrett Renshaw and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday called his Republican rival

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Pentagon commanders drawing up options for early Afghanistan troop withdrawal

Senior US military commanders have been discussing options for significantly reducing the US troop presence in Afghanistan earlier than planned, according to several defense officials.

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Trump sounds warning over Hong Kong's future

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that Hong Kong could lose its status as a global financial center if

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EDF seeks building consent for Britain's Sizewell C nuclear plant

By Susanna Twidale LONDON (Reuters) - French utility EDF has submitted an application to Britain’s regulators to build the 17-18

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HKEX signs licence deal with MSCI to launch Asia, EM futures and options contracts

(Reuters) - The operator of the Hong Kong stock exchange said on Wednesday it has signed a licence agreement with

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Third Iranian fuel cargo reaches Venezuelan waters, others unloading - data

By Mircely Guanipa and Marianna Parraga MARACAY, Venezuela (Reuters) - The third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla carrying fuel

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Just as Covid-19 cases keep rising in 17 states, holiday revelers cram together without masks

Health officials estimate 40% of coronavirus transmissions happen before symptoms appear. And without proper precautions, summer gatherings can turn into breeding grounds for coronavirus.

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More peacekeeping operations, fewer troops in 2019: report

The number of international peacekeeping missions rose slightly in 2019, but the number of personnel deployed continued to decline, researchers

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How the House's new remote voting will work

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers are poised to be able to vote by proxy in the House of Representatives this week following a historic rules change to allow the chamber to operate remotely for the first time in its more than 200-year history.

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Costa Rica becomes the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage

The move to marriage equality follows an August 2018 ruling by the country's Constitutional Court, which ruled that laws preventing same-sex marriage were unconstitutional.

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‘Love Life’ Preview: Meet the dynamic cast of the upcoming romantic comedy on HBO Max

The all-new streaming service from HBO is releasing a romantic comedy anthology and here’s who will grace the very first story

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Congress plans online protest demanding aid for migrants

The opposition party is planning to hold an online nationwide protest on Thursday to put pressure on the Centre to accept its demands for providing immediate financial assistance to farmers, migrant workers, daily wage earners and small businesses hit by the pandemic.

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2 months on, lockdown has failed in its purpose: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi also reiterated that the coronavirus disease outbreak and lockdown have multiplied the unemployment problem and forced many small and medium businesses to go bankrupt.

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President Kovind yet to approve labour law changes

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states passed ordinances to give effect to various changes, some of which effectively suspend labour laws.

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Wind patterns unpredictable, locusts may tilt towards Capital

Scientists at the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the wind patterns have been unpredictable this year on account of the western disturbances over northern India.

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Nearly 200k in Assam affected due to floods

The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued a severe flood situation alert for the Brahmaputra in Assam’s Neamati Ghat and Jiabharali in Jorhat and Sonitpur districts, respectively.

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Delhiwale: A tree is reborn

One has to become acquainted again with the city’s little nooks and corners, that make up its soul. One such place is a peepal tree near south Delhi’s East of Kailash Enclave, just opposite the new multi-storey police station.

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250 homes gutted in Tughlaqabad fire

Authorities said there were no casualties in the fire and that it was likely caused by a short-circuit.

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Amtrak needs $1.5 billion bailout, prepares to cut up to 20% of workforce

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. passenger railroad service Amtrak said on Tuesday it needs a further $1.475 billion

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Quebec comes to rescue of struggling Cirque du Soleil

The Quebec government on Tuesday offered a conditional loan of US$200 million to Cirque du Soleil, the world's most famous

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