Saturday, March 6, 2021

US secretary of defence to visit India this month to discuss bilateral military ties

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NEW DELHI: In the first such top-level visit after the Biden administration took charge in Washington in January, US secretary of defence...

Open spaces, no pharmacies: Rural US confronts vaccine void | World News

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SURRY: When Charlome Pierce searched where her 96-year-old father could get a Covid-19 vaccine in January, she found zero options anywhere near their home...

Americans vaccinated against Covid-19 still wait for advice

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WASHINGTON: More than 28 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health officials for what...

Bye, Bismarck: 144 cities could lose status as metro areas

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Bye-bye, Bismarck. So long, Sheboygan. Those cities in North Dakota and Wisconsin, respectively, are two of 144 that the federal government is...

WHO incapable of holding China accountable for Covid-19: Dissident

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WASHINGTON: The chances of a deeper investigation on the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and holding Beijing accountable will depend a great deal on...

NASA’s Perseverance rover drives on Mars for first time

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WASHINGTON: US Space agency NASA's Perseverance rover took its first drive on Mars and covered 21.3 feet (6.5 meters) across the Martian landscape. The...

Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight

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WASHINGTON: Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam...

Mars rover Perseverance takes first spin on surface of red planet

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LOS ANGELES: NASA's Mars rover Perseverance has taken its first, short drive on the surface of...

Boeing Max makes emergency landing due to engine indicator

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NEWARK: An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max made an emergency landing Friday afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, after pilots noticed...

Ex-chief: Dallas cop kept on job to not tip him off to probe

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DALLAS: The Dallas Police Department allowed an officer to continue patrolling for more than a year while investigating whether he ordered two...